Beyonce, Bruno Mars Among Winners at 2018 BET Awards

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June 25, 2018

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The 2018 BET Awards were presented Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, with big names taking home the top awards.

Beyonce won for best female R&B/pop artist and Bruno Mars won for best male in the same category, even though neither artist released a new album last year. Beyonce did, however, release "Everything is Love", a joint album with her husband, Jay-Z, on June 16, though that was after the April 1 2017 and March 31 2018 timeframe the awards show includes.

Drake was recognized for having the best video of the year with "God's Plan", in which he gives away food and money to people in the Miami area.

Cardi B was named best female hip hop artist and Kendrick Lamar was a winner for best male hip hop artist.

Migos was recognized as the best group, while DJ Khaled, Rihanna and Bryson Tiller won for best collaboration with their radio-friendly hit, "Wild Thoughts".


In the movies category, "Black Panther" won for best film and its star, Chadwick Boseman, took home the best actor award.

Comedian Tiffany Haddish was awarded for best actress for her breakout role in "Girls Trip", which was also nominated for best film.
 
Host Jamie Foxx asks Michael B. Jordan to come up on stage and do an meorable and important line from 'Black Panther'.

Here's your list of winners

 

Best Actress Award
Angela Bassett
Issa Rae
WINNER: Tiffany Haddish
Taraji P. Henson
Lupita Nyong'o
Letitia Wright

Best Actor Award
WINNER: Chadwick Boseman
Denzel Washington
Donald Glover
Daniel Kaluuya
Michael B. Jordan
Sterling K. Brown

Best Movie Award
A Wrinkle in Time
WINNER: Black Panther
Girls Trip
Mudbound
Detroit

Young Stars Award
Caleb McLaughlin
Lonnie Chavis
Marsai Martin
Miles Brown
WINNER: Yara Shahidi
Ashton Tyler

Album of the Year Award
Grateful, DJ Khaled
Culture II, Migos
CTRL, SZA
WINNER: DAMN., Kendrick Lamar
4:44, Jay-Z
Black Panther: The Album, Kendrick Lamar and various artists

 

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Award
WINNER: Beyoncé
Kehlani
H.E.R.
Rihanna
SZA

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Award
WINNER: Bruno Mars
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Khalid
Daniel Caesar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award
WINNER: Cardi B
Rapsody
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
DeJ Loaf

Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award
DJ Khaled
Jay-Z
Drake
J. Cole
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar

Best Group Award
Chloe x Halle
A Tribe Called Quest
N.E.R.D.
WINNER: Migos
Rae Sremmurd

 

Best Collaboration Award
WINNER: DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts"
Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B, "Finesse (Remix)"
Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna, "Loyalty"
DJ Khaled feat. Future, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, "Top Off"
Cardi B feat. 21 Savage, "Bartier Cardi"
French Montana feat. Swae Lee, "Unforgettable" 

Video of the Year Award
Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B, "Finesse (Remix)"
Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow"
Migos feat. Drake, "Walk It Talk It"
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts"
WINNER: Drake, "God's Plan"
Kendrick Lamar, "Humble"

Video Director of the Year Award
WINNER: Ava Duvernay
Chris Brown
Director X
Dave Meyers
Benny Boom

Best New Artist Award
Goldlink
WINNER: SZA
H.E.R.
A Boogie wit da Hoodie
Daniel Caesar

Best International Act Award
Booba (France)
Cassper Nyovest (SA)
Dadju (France)
WINNER: Davido (Nigeria)​
Distruction Boyz (SA)
Fally Ipupa (Dr. Congo)
J Hus (UK)
Niska (France)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Stefflon Don (UK)
Stormzy (UK)

Best Image / BACKGRID

Sportswoman of the Year Award
Elana Meyers Taylor
WINNER: Serena Williams
Candace Parker
Skylar Diggins-Smith
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year Award
WINNER: Lebron James
Odell Beckham Jr.
Stephen Curry
Kevin Durant
Dwayne Wade

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
WINNER: Lecrae feat. Tori Kelly, "I'll Find You"

Snoop Dogg feat. B Slade, "Words Arew Few"
Ledisi and Kirk Franklin, "If You Don't Mind"
Marvin Sapp, "Close"
Tasha Cobbs Leonard feat. Nicki Minaj, "I'm Getting Ready" 

BET Her Award
Janelle Monaé, "Django Jane"
Lizzo, "Water Me"
WINNER: Mary J. Blige, "Strength of a Woman"
Remy Ma feat. Chris Brown, "Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)"
Chloe x Halle, "The Kids Are Alright"
Leikeli47, "2nd Fiddle"

Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award
Migos feat. Cardi B and Nicki Minaj, "MotorSport" 
Kendrick Lamar, "Humble" 
WINNER: Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow" 
Drake, "God's Plan"
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts"
SZA feat. Travis Scott, "Love Galore"

EOnline Variety