SAD NEWS: Black Sherif fails to win 2022 BET Award; Check full list of winners

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The fast-rising music star was hoping to become only the second Ghanaian to win the award but it was never meant to be so

Ghana’s music sensation Black Sherif failed to make his history as he could not win Best International Flow category at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2022.

The 21-year-old lost the coveted award to French Rapper Benjamin Epps after he was highly tipped by many music lovers and legends.

Sherif, whose First and Second Sermon made him a household name, became a global icon after realising new song Kwaku The Traveller which has enjoyed massive airplay across the globe.

However, Epps was believed to have done enough than the Ghanaian and other competitors like Central Cee (UK), Blxckie (South Africa), Haviah Mighty (Canada), Knucks (UK), Le Juiice (France), Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe) and Tasha & Tracie of Brazil.

Sherrif would’ve become only the second Ghanaian after Sarkodie to win the award since its establishment in 2019.

King Sark became the maiden winner when he shrugged off competitions from UK’s Lil Simz and Ghetts as well as Falz (Nigeria), Kalash (France), Nasty C (South Africa) and Tory Lanez (Canada).

After Sarkodie lifted the diadem in 2019, UK rapper with Ghanaian descent Stormzy became second winner before Lil Simz won it after losing to the Ghanaian two years before.

Kendrick Lamar — **WINNER!
Megan Thee Stallion

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
ATL Jacob
Baby Keem
Hit-Boy
Hitmaka — **WINNER!
Kanye West
Metro Boomin
Pharrell Williams

BEST BREAKTHROUGH HIP HOP ARTIST
Baby Keem
Blxst
Doechii
Fivio Foreign
Glorilla — **WINNER!
Nardo Wick
Saucy Santana

DJ OF THE YEAR
D-Nice
DJ Cassidy
DJ Drama — **WINNER!
DJ Kay Slay
DJ Premier
Kaytranada
Mustard
Nyla Symone
L.A. Leakers: DJ sourMILK & Justin Credible

BEST HIP HOP PLATFORM
Big Boy’s Neighborhood
Breakfast Club
Caresha Please — **WINNER!
Complex
Drink Champs — **WINNER!
HipHopDX
Million Dollaz Worth of Game
NPR Tiny Desk
Verzuz

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR
50 Cent — **WINNER!
Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Drake
Jay-Z
Kanye West
Megan Thee Stallion

SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE
Drake, “Churchill Downs” (Jack Harlow feat. Drake) — **WINNER!
J. Cole, “Poke It Out” (Wale feat. J. Cole)
J. Cole, “London” (BIA & J. Cole)
Lil Baby, “Girls Want Girls” (Drake feat. Lil Baby)
Kanye West, “City of Gods” (Fivio Foreign, Kanye West & Alicia Keys)
Drake, “Wait for You” (Future feat. Drake & Tems)
Jadakiss, “Black Illuminati” (Freddie Gibbs feat. Jadakiss)

IMPACT TRACK
Lizzo, “About Damn Time” — **WINNER!
Fivio Foreign, Kanye West & Alicia Keys, “City of Gods”
Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”
Nas feat. Ms. Lauryn Hill, “Nobody”
Latto, “Pxssy”
Kendrick Lamar, “The Heart Part 5”
Doja Cat, “Woman”

BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW
Benjamin Epps (France) — **WINNER!
Black Sherif (Ghana)
Blxckie (South Africa)
Central Cee (UK)
Haviah Mighty (Canada)
Knucks (UK)
Le Juiice (France)
Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe)
Tasha & Tracie (Brazil)

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