Alabama-based hip-hop artist Yung Bleu exited the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Tuesday night (March 23) with a major win, taking home the award for Best New Hip-Hop Artist. He proudly posed with his new trophy on the red carpet after being nominated alongside BIA, Coi Leray, Lil Tjay and Pooh Shiesty.

The Grammy-nominated artist regained his confidence after his win, tweeting, “I’m winning this whole year, that’s nothing anyone can tell me.”

Co-nominee Coi Leray made sure to celebrate this moment for Bleu, writing on Instagram, “CONGRATULATIONS YOU ARE THE F*CKING GOAT. AND YES YOU ARE THE BEST F*CKING TTTT.”

Screenshot via @coileray on Instagram

At the time of this publication, Coi is the only other nominee in this category to publicly congratulate Yung Bleu on his victory.

The award comes at an important time in Bleu’s career, as the rapper is also starting to gain recognition as a capable producer, making beats for Lil Wayne and many others in recent months. As he continues to boast that the music industry only cares about numbers, this achievement should be an indicator for the young hitmaker that he is appreciated in this industry and that his contributions will not be forgotten or diminished. .

Congratulations to Yung Bleu for winning Best New Hip-Hop Artist at the iHeartRadio Awards!

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