The BET Awards were hosted by DJ Khaled, who along with Cardi B and Kendrick Lamar, lead the way with nine award nominations at the 2017 ceremony. The producer took home two awards including DJ of the Year and MVP of the Year.
Kendrick Lamar won 4 awards including Best Video for HUMBLE, Lyricist of the Year, Hot Ticket Performer, and Best Album. The big act was Eminem roasting Donald Trump in a 4 minute freestyle takedown. Trina, Trick Daddy and Rick Ross honored Uncle Luke in a surprise performance.
It was a big night for Cardi B, who took home Single of the Year, Best New Artist, and Hustler of the Year. Other artists nominated for Best New Artist included Playboi Carti, Aminé, Kodak Black and Tee Grizzley.
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