In case you missed it, the BET Awards were last night and of course, it was dripping with Black Excellence! Hosted by actor/singer/comedian Jamie Foxx the award show boasted multiple mega performances and even presented Anita Baker with the "Lifetime Achievement Award". Get into the recap of the show below!
Nicki Minaj "Chun Li"
Migos Performs "Walk It Talk It" And "Stirfry"
"Stay Woke"! Meek Mill & Miguel In An Emotional Police Brutality Live Performance
Ella Mai "Boo'd Up"
During the ceremony, Jamie Foxx honored legendary artist Anita Baker with the "Lifetime Achievement Award". Watch her musical tribute then hear her acceptance speech!
Anita Baker Tribute!
Check out the full list of award winners below courtesy of Variety.
Best Female R&B / Pop Artist Award Beyonce (WINNER) SZA H.E.R. Rihanna Kehlani
Best Male R&B / Pop Artist Award Bruno Mars (WINNER) Chris Brown The Weeknd Khalid Daniel Caesar
Best Group Award Migos (WINNER) A Tribe Called Quest N.E.R.D. Rae Sremmurd Chloe X Halle
Best Collaboration Award Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)” DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (WINNER) DJ Khaled feat. Jay-Z, Future & Beyonce – “Top Off” Cardi B feat. 21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi” French Montana feat. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable” Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna – “LOYALTY.”
Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award Drake Kendrick Lamar (WINNER) DJ Khaled Jay-Z J. Cole
Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award Cardi B (WINNER) Nicki Minaj Remy Ma DeJ Loaf Rapsody
Video of the Year Award Drake – “God’s Plan” (WINNER) Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)” DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” Migos feat. Drake – “Walk It Talk It”
Video Director of the Year Award Benny Boom Director X Ava Duvernay (WINNER) Chris Brown Dave Meyers
Best New Artist Award SZA (WINNER) H.E.R. Daniel Caesar GOLDLINK A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award Lecrae feat. Tori Kelly – “I’ll Find You” (WINNER) Snoop Dogg feat. B. Slade – “Words Are Few” Ledisi & Kirk Franklin – “If You Don’t Mind” Marvin Sapp – “Close” Tasha Cobbs Leonard feat. Nicki Minaj – “I’m Getting Ready”
The Best International Act Award Booba (France) Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) Dadju (France) Davido (Nigeria) (WINNER) Distruction Boyz (South Africa) Fally Ipupa (Congo) J Hus (U.K.) Niska (France) Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) Stefflon Don (U.K.) Stormzy (U.K.)
Best Actress Award Tiffany Haddish (WINNER) Lupita Nyong’o Issa Rae Angela Bassett Letitia Wright Taraji P. Henson
Best Actor Award Chadwick Boseman (WINNER) Michael B. Jordan Donald Glover Sterling K. Brown Denzel Washington Daniel Kaluuya
Young Stars Award Yara Shahidi (WINNER) Ashton Tyler Caleb McLaughlin Lonnie Chavis Marsai Martin Miles Brown
Best Movie Award “Black Panther” (WINNER) “Girls Trip” “A Wrinkle in Time” “Detroit” “Mudbound”
Sportswoman of the Year Award Serena Williams (WINNER) Venus Williams Skylar Diggins-Smith Candace Parker Elana Meyers Taylor
Sportsman of the Year Award Stephen Curry LeBron James (WINNER) Kevin Durant Dwyane Wade Odell Beckham Jr.
Album of the Year Award “DAMN.” – Kendrick Lamar (WINNER) “Ctrl” – SZA “4:44” – Jay-Z “Culture II” – Migos “Black Panther: The Album” – Kendrick Lamar & Various Artists “Grateful” – DJ Khaled
BET Her Award Janelle Monae – “Django Jane” Lizzo – “Water Me” Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman” (WINNER) Remy Ma feat. Chris Brown – “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)” Chloe X Halle – “The Kids Are Alright” Leikeli47 – “2nd Fiddle”
Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award SZA feat. Travis Scott – “Love Galore” Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” (WINNER) Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” Drake – “God’s Plan” Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj – “Motor Sport” DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”