BET Awards, here’s the list of winners
The 18th BET Awards was held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on Saturday (June 24). The ceremony celebrated achievements in entertainment and honored music, sports, television, and movies released between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.
As you surely know, the BET Awards celebrate African Americans and other American minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment. The awards are presented annually, and are broadcast live on BET. This year, the event was hosted by Jamie Foxx.
Black Panther and the blockbuster’s star, Chadwick Boseman, were among the big winners this year. Chadwick, who portrays superhero T-Challa, picked up the Best Actor trophy for his role in the Marvel film, which claimed the Best Movie Award.
Kendrick Lamar and Cardi B were also double winners in the music categories – Kendrick claimed the Album of the Year and Best Male Hip Hop Artist honours, while Cardi took home the Viewers’ Choice Award and Best Female Hip Hop Artist prize.
There were also big wins for Tiffany Haddish, SZA, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, and Sweet Love singer Anita Baker, who picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Have a look at the full list of celebrity winners below.
- Best Movie Award: Black Panther
- Best Actress Award: Tiffany Haddish
- Best Actor Award: Chadwick Boseman
- Young Stars Award: Yara Shahidi
- Album of the Year Award: DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar
- Video of the Year Award: Drake – God’s Plan
- Viewers’ Choice Award: Cardi B – Bodak Yellow
- Best Collaboration Award: DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts
- Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Award: Beyonce
- Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Award: Bruno Mars
- Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award: Cardi B
- Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award: Kendrick Lamar
- Best Group Award: Migos
- Best New Artist Award: SZA
- Video Director of the Year Award: Ava DuVernay
- Best International Act Award: Davido (Nigeria)?
- Best Gospel/Inspirational Award: Lecrae feat. Tori Kelly – I’ll Find You
- BET Her Award: Mary J. Blige – Strength of a Woman
- Sportswoman of the Year Award: Serena Williams
- Sportsman of the Year Award: Lebron James