Sights And Sounds Of The 2017 BET Awards; Winners Too

Sunday’s BET Awards was laced with a ton of great performances, top honors and new music. Performers included Bruno Mars, Tamar Braxton, Xscape, and Mary J. Blige to name a few. New Edition was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Xscape left fans wanting more and we can’t wait to see them again on the Essence Festival stage. And Mary J. Blige definitely gave her fans an unforgettable performance.

There were a lot of hit and misses on the red carpet as well but that’s to be expected. To check out all the performances, see here.  For a complete list of the night’s winners and more pictures, see below.

BET Awards 2017 winners

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Beyoncé *WINNER
Kehlani
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna
Solange

Best Collaboration

Beyoncé Ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Freedom”
Chance The Rapper Ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne — “No Problem” *WINNER
Brown Ft. Gucci Mane & Usher — “Party”
Dj Khaled Ft. Beyoncé & Jay Z — “Shining”
Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad and Boujee” *WINNER
Rae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane — “Black Beatles”

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B
Missy Elliott
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma *WINNER
Young M.A.

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Beyoncé — “Sorry” *WINNER
Bruno Mars — “24k Magic”
Drake — “Fake Love”
Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad And Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane — “Black Beatles”
The Weeknd Ft. Daft Punk — Starboy”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

Big Sean
Chance The Rapper
Drake
Future
Cole
Kendrick Lamar *WINNER

Youngstars Award

Ace Hunter
Caleb Mclaughlin
Jaden Smith
Marsai Martin
Yara Shahidi *WINNER

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Beyoncé *WINNER
Kehlani
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna
Solange

Best Collaboration

Beyoncé Ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Freedom”
Chance The Rapper Ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne — “No Problem” *WINNER
Brown Ft. Gucci Mane & Usher — “Party”
Dj Khaled Ft. Beyoncé & Jay Z — “Shining”
Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad and Boujee” *WINNER
Rae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane — “Black Beatles”

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B
Missy Elliott
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma *WINNER
Young M.A.

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Beyoncé — “Sorry” *WINNER
Bruno Mars — “24k Magic”
Drake — “Fake Love”
Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad And Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane — “Black Beatles”
The Weeknd Ft. Daft Punk — Starboy”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

Big Sean
Chance The Rapper
Drake
Future
Cole
Kendrick Lamar *WINNER

Youngstars Award

Ace Hunter
Caleb Mclaughlin
Jaden Smith
Marsai Martin
Yara Shahidi *WINNER

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bruno Mars *WINNER
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Usher

Best New Artist

21 Savage
Cardi B
Chance The Rapper *WINNER
Khalid
Young M.A.

Best International Act: Africa

Aka
Babes Wodumo
Davido
Nasty C
Stonebwoy
Tekno
Wizkid *WINNER
Mr Eazi

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Gabby Douglas
Serena Williams *WINNER
Simone Biles
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year Award

Cam Newton
Lebron James
Odell Beckham Jr.
Russell Westbrook
Stephen Curry *WINNER

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Cece Winans
Fantasia Ft. Tye Tribbett
Kirk Franklin Ft. Sarah Reeves, Tasha Cobbs & Tamela Man
Lecrae *WINNER
Tamela Mann

Centric Award

Fantasia — “Sleeping with the One I Love”
Kehlani — “Distraction”
Mary J. Blige — “Thick of It”
Solange — “Cranes in the Sky” *WINNER
Syd — “All About Me”
Yuna — “Crush Ft. Usher”

Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
A Tribe Called Quest
Fat Joe & Remy Ma
Migos *WINNER
Rae Sremmurd

Video of the Year

Beyoncé — “Sorry” *WINNER
Big Sean — “Bounce Back”
Bruno Mars — “24k Magic” *WINNER
Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad And Boujee”
Solange — “Cranes in the Sky”

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom
Bruno Mars & Jonathan Lia
Director X
Hype Williams
Kahlil Joseph & Beyoncé Knowles-Carter *WINNER

Album of the Year

24k Magic — Bruno Mars
4 Your Eyez Only — J. Cole
A Seat at the Table — Solange
Coloring Book — Chance The Rapper
Lemonade — Beyoncé *WINNER

Best Actress

Gabrielle Union
Issa Rae
Janelle Monáe
Taraji P. Henson *WINNER
Viola Davis

Best Actor

Bryshere Y. Gray
Denzel Washington
Donald Glover
Mahershala Ali *WINNER
Omari Hardwick

Best Movie

“Fences”
“Get Out”
“Hidden Figures” *WINNER
“Moonlight”
“The Birth of a Nation”

Best International Act:

EuropeBooba
Mhd
Craig David
Emeli Sandé
Giggs
Skepta
Stormzy *WINNER
Wiley

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