T.I. performs at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2011 at Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center on Oct. 1, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.

*The BET Hip Hop Awards earned landmark ratings Tuesday night, drawing 4.1 million viewers to become the award ceremony’s most-watched telecast since it premiered in 2006.

As previously reported, Chris Brown took home four trophies at the annual show, which was taped Oct. 1 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. The night’s other big winners were Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and Wiz Khalifa.

Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm-Jamal Warner of BET's "Reed Between the Lines"

The strong lead-in helped new comedy “Reed Between the Lines.” The Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm-Jamal Warner family sitcom pulled in 3.3 million viewers for its premiere episode at 10 p.m. and 2.9 million for a second episode at 10:30 p.m.