Cardi B Becomes First Female Rapper, Second Woman Overall To Win BET Awards’ ‘Album of the Year’

Cardi B may not ‘need more press,’ but she’s certainly getting it thanks to the continued history-making success of her debut album, ‘Invasion of Privacy.’

Beyond its enduring status on charts, the set’s helped fill the 26-year-old’s trophy case with a Grammy, American Music awards, Billboard awards, ASCAP awards, and more.  With those game-changing captures in her rearview, the ‘Bodak Yellow’ beauty can now color in a new achievement on her list of accomplishments thanks to an ‘Album of the Year’ win at tonight’s BET Awards (June 23).

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With the win Cardi’s become the first female rapper to nab the ‘Album of the Year’ honors at the ceremony.  The category, introduced in 2017, saw rapper Kendrick Lamar‘s multi-platinum ‘DAMN’ as its inaugural recipient and followed with Beyonce‘s ‘Lemonade’ taking home the trophy in 2018.