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BET Awards: The Complete Winners List


The 16th annual BET Awards show aired live Sunday night from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The BET Award were handed out Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The show, which honors artists, actors and athletes across 20 categories, also featured tributes to Prince by a slew of artists, including Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder, and a surprise performance by Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar.

BET Awards Pay Tribute to Prince With The Roots, Stevie Wonder, Maxwell, Erykah Badu, Sheila E. & More

In addition, Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams was given the Humanitarian Award, delivering a passionate Black Lives Matter speech, while Samuel L. Jackson received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

A complete of winners is below.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist?

Beyonce (WINNER)


Andra Day

K. Michelle


Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bryson Tiller (WINNER)

Chris Brown


The Weeknd


Best Group

Drake & Future (WINNER)

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

Puff Daddy & the Family

Rae Sremmurd

The Internet

Best Collaboration

Rihanna ft. Drake - "Work" (WINNER)

Big Sean ft. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $ign - "Play No Games"

Big Sean ft. Kanye West & John Legend - "One Man Can Change the World"

Future ft. Drake - "Where Ya At"

Nicki Minaj ft. Beyonce - "Feeling Myself"

Best Male Hip Hop Artist?

Drake (WINNER)

Fetty Wap


J. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist?

Nicki Minaj (WINNER)

Dej Loaf

Lil Kim

Missy Elliott

Remy Ma

Video of the Year

Beyonce - "Formation" (WINNER)

Bryson Tiller - "Don't"

Drake - "Hotline Bling"

Kendrick Lamar - "Alright"

Rihanna ft. Drake - "Work"

Video Director of the Year?

Director X (WINNER)

Benny Boom

Chris Brown

Colin Tilley and the Little Homies

Hype Williams

Best New Artist?

Bryson Tiller (WINNER)

Alessia Cara

Andra Day


Tory Lanez

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award?

Kirk Franklin (WINNER)

Anthony Brown & Group Therapy

Erica Campbell


Tamela Mann

Tasha Cobbs

Best Actress?

Taraji P. Henson (WINNER)

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

Tracee Ellis Ross

Viola Davis

Best Actor?

Michael B. Jordan (WINNER)

Anthony Anderson

Courtney B. Vance

Idris Elba

O'Shea Jackson Jr.

YoungStars Award?

Amandla Stenberg (WINNER)

Quvenzhane Wallis


Willow Smith

Yara Shahidi

Best Movie

Straight Outta Compton (WINNER)

Beasts of No Nation




Sportswoman of the Year

Serena Williams (WINNER)

Cheyenne Woods

Gabrielle Douglas

Skylar Diggins

Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year?

Stephen Curry (WINNER)

Cam Newton

Kobe Bryant

LeBron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award?

Beyonce - "Formation" (WINNER)

Bryson Tiller - "Don't"

Chris Brown - "Back to Sleep"

Drake - "Hotline Bling"

Future ft. Drake - "Where Ya At"

Rihanna ft. Drake - "Work"

Centric Award?

Beyonce - "Formation" (WINNER)

Andra Day - "Rise Up"

K. Michelle - "Not a Little Bit"

Rihanna - "BBHMM"

The Internet - "Under Control"

Best International Act Africa?

Wizkid (Nigeria) (WINNER)

AKA (South Africa)

Black Coffee (South Africa)

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Mzvee (Ghana)

Serge Beynaud (Cote D'Ivoire)

Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best International Act UK?

Skepta (WINNER)


Krept & Konan

Lianne La Havas


Tinie Tempah







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