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All The Must-Know News From The BET Awards

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 27: Megan Thee Stallion accepts the Best Female Hip Hop Artist award at the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for BET)

The BET Awards 2021 took place on Sunday, June 27, live, which really after a long time seemed like a return to normal life.

“As we return LIVE with culture’s biggest night, this year’s show marks many firsts-including the highest number of performers in 21 years of BET Awards; and viewers can expect several surprise moments,” Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy said in a press release. “Some of today’s hottest talent will join us for our return to LA for an unforgettable night celebrating Black excellence.”

Actress Taraji P. Henson was hosting the ceremony. The ceremony this year featured the theme “Year of the Black Woman.” The audience was also thrilled when Queen Latifah, who won the BET Lifetime Achievement Award, appeared on stage. Before stepping on stage to give a speech, Monie Love, Rapsody, MC Lyte and Lil ’Kim performed a tribute to Latifah, including her hit“ U.N.I.T.Y, ”when she became very emotional.

Also, another very emotional moment was when they performed a tribute to the rapper who died from a heart attack earlier this year, DMX. Busta Rhymes, Method Man, Swizz Beatz, and Michael K. Williams showed a special tribute. This really was a very emotional evening!

And here is the list of everyone who won at the BET awards:

Album of the Year

Heaux Tales — Jazmine Sullivan – WINNER
After Hours — The Weeknd
Blame It On Baby — DaBaby
Good News — Megan Thee Stallion
King’s Disease — Nas
Ungodly Hour — Chloe X Halle

Best Collaboration

Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “Wap” – WINNER
DaBaby Ft. Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”
DJ Khaled Ft. Drake — “Popstar”
Jack Harlow Ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne — “Whats Poppin (Remix)”
Megan Thee Stallion Ft. DaBaby — “Cry Baby”
Pop Smoke Ft. Lil Baby & DaBaby — “For The Night”

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist

H.E.R. – WINNER
Beyoncé
Jazmine Sullivan
Jhené Aiko
Summer Walker
SZA

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist

Chris Brown – WINNER
6lack
Anderson .PaakGiveon
Tank
The Weeknd

Best New Artist

Giveon – WINNER
Coi Leray
Flo Milli
Jack Harlow
Latto
Pooh Shiesty

Best Group

Silk Sonic – WINNER
21 Savage & Metro Boomin
Chloe X Halle
Chris Brown & Young Thug
City Girls
Migos

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Megan Thee Stallion – WINNER
Cardi B
Coi Leray
Doja Cat
Latto
Saweetie

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Lil Baby – WINNER
DaBaby
Drake
J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Pop Smoke

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Kirk Franklin — “Strong God” – WINNER
Bebe Winans — “In Jesus Name”
Cece Winans — “Never Lost”
H.E.R. — “Hold Us Together”
Marvin Sapp — “Thank You For It All”
Tamela Mann — “Touch From You”

BET Her Award

SZA — “Good Days” – WINNER
Alicia Keys Ft. Khalid — “So Done”
Brandy Ft. Chance The Rapper — “Baby Mama”
Bri Steves — “Anti Queen”
Chloe X Halle — “Baby Girl”
Ciara Ft. Ester Dean — “Rooted”

Viewer’s Choice Award

Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Beyoncé — “Savage (Remix)” – WINNER
Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “Wap”
Chris Brown & Young Thug — “Go Crazy”
DaBaby Ft. Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”
DJ Khaled Ft. Drake — “Popstar”
Drake Ft. Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Lil Baby — “The Bigger Picture”
Silk Sonic — “Leave The Door Open”

Video of the Year

Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “Wap” – WINNER
Cardi B — “Up”
Chloe X Halle — “Do It”
Chris Brown & Young Thug — “Go Crazy”
Drake Ft. Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Silk Sonic — “Leave The Door Open”

Video Director of the Year

Bruno Mars And Florent Déchard – WINNER
Benny Boom
Cole Bennett
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers
Hype Williams

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Written by Gossip Whiz

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