BET Awards 2019: The Winners List

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A running list of the evening’s honorees.

The 2019 BET Awards are a wrap.

Hosted by Regina Hall and fit with a Nipsey Blue carpet treatment for attendees (surely the first of many dedications to the late rapper,) the evening saw performances from Cardi B, Fantasia, Meek Mill, City Girls, Lucky Daye, Migos, and more. And, in a highlight, Rihanna presented Mary J. Blige with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

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This year’s awards was led by Cardi B, who was up for nine awards including Album of The Year, Video of The Year, and Best Female Hip-Hop Artist. She ended up taking home two: Best Female Hip-Hop Artist and Album of the Year for Invasion of Privacy.

It was also a special night for the Nipsey Hussle family. Hussle was named Best Male Hip-Hop Artist. He also was given a humanitarian award.

Check out all the big winners below.

Album of The Year:

Travis Scott – Astroworld 
Meek Mill – Championships
Ella Mai – Self-titled
The Carters – Everything is Love
Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy

Best New Artist:

City Girls
Lil Baby
Juice Wrld
Queen Naija

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist:

Cardi B
Kash Doll
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist:

21 Savage
J. Cole
Meek Mill
Nipsey Hussle
Travis Scott

Viewers Choice Award:

J. Cole – “Middle Child”
Ella Mai – “Trip”
Childish Gambino – “This is America”
Drake – “In My Feelings”
Travis Scott feat. Drake – “Sicko Mode”
Cardi B feat. Bad Bunny and J Balvin – “I Like It”

Best Collaboration:

21 Savage and J. Cole – “A Lot”
Cardi B and Bruno Mars – “Please Me”
Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin – “I Like It”
H.E.R. and Bryson Tiller – “Could’ve Been”
Travis Scott and Drake – “Sicko Mode”
Tyga and Offset – “Taste”

Best International Act:

Aya Nakamura
Burna Boy
Mr. Eazi

Best New International Act – Viewer’s Choice:

Headie One

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist:

Ella Mai
Teyana Taylor

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist:

Anderson .Paak
Bruno Mars
Childish Gambino
Chris Brown
John Legend

Young Stars Award:

Caleb McLaughlin
Lyric Ross
Marsai Martin
Michael Rainey Jr.
Miles Brown

Best Group:

Chloe x Halle
City Girls
Lil Baby and Gunna
The Carters

Video of The Year:

Cardi B – “Money”
21 Savage feat. J. Cole – “A Lot”
Cardi B and Bruno Mars – “Please Me”
Childish Gambino – “This America”
Drake – “Nice For What”
The Carters – “Apeshit”

Video Director of The Year:

Benny Boom
Colin Tilley
Karena Evans
Hype Williams
Dave Meyers

Best Actress:

Issa Rae
Regina Hall
Regina King
Taraji P. Henson
Tiffany Haddish
Viola Davis

Best Actor:

Denzel Washington
Chadwick Boseman
Omari Hardwick
Anthony Anderson
Mahershala Ali
Michael B. Jordan

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award:

Fred Hammond – “Tell Me Where It Hurts”
Erica Campbell feat. Warryn Campbell – “All of My Life”
Kirk Franklin – “Love Theory”
Snoop Dogg feat. Rance Allen – “Blessing Me Again”
Tori Kelly feat. Kirk Franklin – “Never Alone”

Sportsman of The Year:

Kevin Durant
LeBron James
Tiger Woods
Stephen Curry
Odell Beckham Jr

Sportswoman of The Year:

Allyson Felix
Candace Parker
Naomi Osaka
Serena Williams
Simone Biles

HER Award:

Alicia Keys – “Raise a Man”
Ciara – “Level Up”
H.E.R. – “Hard Place”
Teyana Taylor – “Rose in Harlem”
Janelle Monáe – “Pynk”
Queen Naija – “Mama’s Hand”

Best Movie:

Creed II
If Beale Street Could Talk
The Hate U Give
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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