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BET Hip Hop Awards: Drake wins best album

By Breeanna Hare, CNN
updated 7:45 AM EDT, Wed October 15, 2014
Snoop Dogg was the host of the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards, which aired Tuesday night.
Snoop Dogg was the host of the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards, which aired Tuesday night.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards aired Tuesday
  • Drake and Kendrick Lamar each earned two honors
  • DJ Mustard was the biggest winner of the night with four

(CNN) -- Drake's "Worst Behavior" paid off at 2014's BET Hip Hop Awards.

The Toronto rapper took home two awards at Tuesday night's pre-taped ceremony, including album of the year for his 2013 release, "Nothing Was the Same."

He was competing against Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2"; Future's "Honest"; Rick Ross' "Mastermind"; Schoolboy Q's "Oxymoron"; and Yo Gotti's "I Am."

The rapper/actor wasn't the night's top winner, however: That title went to DJ Mustard, who could lay claim to the track of the year as the producer of rapper YG's "My Hitta."

Kendrick Lamar was also granted the recognition he controversially lost out on at the Grammy Awards this year. The California MC was honored with the title of Lyricist of the Year and Best Featured Verse for his mic-dropping rhymes on "Control."

This year's Hip Hop Awards were hosted by Snoop (who had a little digital dustup with new artist winner Iggy Azalea) and featured a tribute to hip-hop icon Doug E. Fresh, who gave a heartfelt and heartbreaking acceptance speech, and a throwback performance of Brandy's 1994 debut single, "I Wanna Be Down."

Here's the full list of winners:

Best Hip Hop Video

"Worst Behavior," Drake

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

"My Hitta," YG feat. Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan

Best Live Performer

Kanye West

Lyricist of the Year

Kendrick Lamar

Video Director of the Year

Hype Williams

DJ of the Year

DJ Mustard

Producer of the Year

DJ Mustard

MVP of the Year

DJ Mustard

Track of the Year

"My Hitta," produced by DJ Mustard

Album of the Year

"Nothing Was The Same," Drake

Who Blew Up Award

Iggy Azalea

Hustler of the Year

Dr. Dre

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)

Nicki Minaj

Best Hip Hop Online Site

WorldStarHipHop.com

Best Club Banger

"Move That Doh," Future feat. Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino

Best Mixtape

"28 Grams," Wiz Khalifa

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

"Control," Kendrick Lamar

Impact Track

"Kingdom," Common feat. Vince Staples

People's Champ Award

Drake, "Worst Behavior"

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