BET Awards honor Mary J. Blige, Nipsey Hussle, Tyler Perry

AmNews Staff Reports | 6/24/2019, 10:54 a.m.
The 2019 BET Awards featured a number of contemporary pop and rap stars who are dominating the charts.
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The 2019 BET Awards featured a number of contemporary pop and rap stars who are dominating the charts, from Cardi B to Lil Nas X. But the show belonged to artists viewed as icons in the Black community, including singer Mary J. Blige, filmmaker Tyler Perry and the late rapper Nipsey Hussle.

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COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS

Video of the year

21 Savage featuring J. Cole, "A Lot"

Cardi B, "Money"

Cardi B and Bruno Mars, "Please Me"

Childish Gambino, "This Is America" *WINNER

Drake, "Nice for What"

The Carters, "Apeshit"

Best female R&B/pop artist

Beyoncé *WINNER

Ella Mai

H.E.R. Solange

SZA

Teyana Taylor.

Best male R&B/pop artist

Anderson .Paak

Bruno Mars *WINNER

Childish Gambino

Chris Brown

John Legend

Khalid

Best female hip-hop artist

Cardi B *WINNER

Kash Doll

Lizzo

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Best male hip-hop artist

21 Savage

Drake

J. Cole

Meek Mill

Nipsey Hussle *WINNER

Travis Scott

Best new artist

Blueface

City Girls

Juice WRLD

Lil Baby *WINNER

Queen Naija

Best group

Chloe x Halle

City Girls

Lil Baby and Gunna

Migos *WINNER

The Carters

Best collaboration

21 Savage featuring J. Cole, "A Lot"

Cardi B and Bruno Mars, "Please Me"

Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny, "I Like It"

H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller, "Could've Been"

Travis Scott featuring Drake, "Sicko Mode" *WINNER

Tyga featuring Offset, "Taste"

Album of the year

Cardi B, "Invasion of Privacy" *WINNER

Ella Mai, "Ella Mai"

Meek Mill, "Championships"

The Carters, "Everything Is Love"

Travis Scott, "Astroworld"

Viewers' choice award

Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny, "I Like It"

Childish Gambino, "This Is America"

Drake, "In My Feelings"

Ella Mai, "Trip" *WINNER

J. Cole, "Middle Child"

Travis Scott featuring Drake, "Sicko Mode"

Dr. Bobby Jones best gospel/inspirational award

Erica Campbell featuring Warryn Campbell, "All of My Life"

Fred Hammond, "Tell Me Where It Hurts"

Kirk Franklin, "Love Theory"

Snoop Dogg featuring Rance Allen, "Blessing Me Again" *WINNER

Tori Kelly featuring Kirk Franklin, "Never Alone"

Best actress

Issa Rae

Regina Hall

Regina King *WINNER

Taraji P. Henson

Tiffany Haddish

Viola Davis

Best actor

Anthony Anderson

Chadwick Boseman

Denzel Washington

Mahershala Ali

Michael B. Jordan *WINNER

Omari Hardwick

Best movie

"BlacKkKlansman" *WINNER

"Creed 2″

"If Beale Street Could Talk"

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

"The Hate U Give"

Young stars award

Caleb McLaughlin

Lyric Ross

Marsai Martin *WINNER

Michael Rainey Jr.

Miles Brown

Sportswoman of the year

Allyson Felix

Candace Parker

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams *WINNER

Simone Biles

Sportsman of the year

Kevin Durant

LeBron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Stephen Curry *WINNER

Tiger Woods

BET HER award

Alicia Keys, "Raise a Man"

Ciara, "Level Up"

H.E.R., "Hard Place" *WINNER

Janelle Monae, "PYNK"

Queen Naija, "Mama's Hand"

Teyana Taylor, "Rose in Harlem"

Video director of the year

Benny Boom

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Hype Williams

Karena Evans *WINNER

Best international act

AKA (South Africa)

Aya Nakamura (France)

Burna Boy (Nigeria) *WINNER

Dave (U.K.)

Dosseh (France)

Giggs (U.K.)

Mr Eazi (Nigeria)

Best new international act

Headie One (U.K.)

Jok'Air (France)

Nesly (France)

Octavian (U.K.)

Sho Madjozi (South Africa) *WINNER

Teni (Nigeria)