Event details, full list of winners for 2021 BET Awards

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    The BET Awards, which honours Black excellence in entertainment and sports, was held on Sunday night with the theme “Year of the Black Woman.”

    The show was hosted by award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where a live audience attended for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.

    We reported that award winning Nigerian musician, Burna Boy who was nominated alongside Wizkid won the best International act on the recently concluded BET awards.

    Veteran rapper and actress, Queen Latifah received this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her “amazing success” throughout her decades-long career.

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    Rapper Megan Thee Stallion was tied with DaBaby for having the most nominations of the night and took home awards for “Best Female Hip Hop Artist,” “Best Collaboration,” “Viewer’s Choice” and “Video of the Year.”

    Rap legend DMX, who died from a heart attack earlier this year, was honored at the ceremony with a special tribute performance from Busta Rhymes, Method Man, Swizz Beatz, and Michael K. Williams.

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    Also, Late Chadwick Boseman who died after a long battle with cancer won the award for ‘Best Actor.’

    See full list of winners below:

    Album of the Year

    “Heaux Tales” Jazmine Sullivan

    Best Female R&B / Pop Artist


    Best Male R&B / Pop Artist

    Chris Brown

    Best Group

    Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic

    Best Collaboration

    “WAP” Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion

    Best Male Hip Hop Artist

    Lil Baby

    Best Female Hip Hop Artist

    Megan Thee Stallion

    Video of the Year

    “WAP” Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion

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    Video Director of the Year

    Bruno Mars & Florent DĂ©chard

    Best New Artist


    BET Her Award

    “Good Days” Sza

    Best International Act

    Burna Boy, Nigeria

    Viewer’s Choice Award

    “Savage (Remix)” Megan Thee Stallion ft. BeyoncĂ©

    Best Movie

    “Judas and the Black Messiah”

    Best Actress

    Andra Day

    Best Actor

    Chadwick Boseman

    Youngsters Award:

    Marsai Martin

    Sportswoman of the Year Award:

    Naomi Osaka

    Sportsman of the Year Award:

    Lebron James

    Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act

    Bree Runway, United Kingdom


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