BET Awards 2019 Winners: The Complete List

Find out which stars are taking home trophies during tonight's show

By Jamie Blynn 24 Jun, 2019 12:23 AMTags
Cardi B, 2019 BET AwardsFrederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET

The 2019 BET Awards were one wild night, okurrrr.

Regina Hall hosted the annual event, which was held at the Microsoft Theater in L.A. on Sunday. Honoring the best in entertainment and sports, the awards show featured all your favorite stars, from Tiffany Haddish to Denzel Washington and Michael B. Jordan.

Cardi B, who led the pack with the most nominations, kicked off the night with an epic performance alongside husband Offset. Afterwards, the rapper "blew kisses to the audience," an eyewitness told E! News. "She was hugging people and was very happy." Later on the evening, John Legend and Taraji P. Henson posed for what we can only imagine to be the greatest picture. 

The night's big winner was Mary J. Blige, who was presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by Rihanna. After delivering an empowering speech, she performed a medley of her greatest hits. "The dancers waiting on stage before the second part of her performance were all rocking out," said the witness. "People were dancing in the aisles and loving it."

The show closed out with a tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle, who was honored with a posthumous Humanitarian Award. His grandmother Margaret Boutte accepted the trophy along with Nipsey's girlfriend and mom. Later, Boutte was "greeted by well wishers" in the aisle, added the insider. 

To find out who won in each category, check out the list below!

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BEST ACTRESS
Issa Rae
Regina Hall
WINNER: Regina King
Taraji P. Henson
Tiffany Haddish
Viola Davis

BEST ACTOR
Anthony Anderson
Chadwick Boseman
Denzel Washington
Mahershala Ali
WINNER: Michael B. Jordan
Omari Hardwick

YOUNG STARS AWARD
Caleb Mclaughlin
Lyric Ross
WINNER: Marsai Martin
Michael Rainey Jr.
Miles Brown

BEST MOVIE
WINNER: 
Blackkklansman
Creed II
If Beale Street Could Talk
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
The Hate U Give

BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST
WINNER: Beyoncé
Ella Mai
H.E.R.
Solange
SZA
Teyana Taylor

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BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST
Anderson .Paak
WINNER: Bruno Mars
Childish Gambino
Chris Brown
John Legend
Khalid

BEST GROUP
Chloe X Halle
City Girls
Lil Baby & Gunna
WINNER: Migos
The Carters

BEST COLLABORATION
21 Savage Feat. J. Cole, "A Lot "
Cardi B & Bruno Mars,  "Please Me"
Cardi B Ft. Bad Bunny & J Balvin, "I Like It"
H.E.R. Ft. Bryson Tiller, "Could've Been"
WINNER: Travis Scott feat. Drake, "Sicko Mode"
Tyga Ft. Offset,  "Taste"

BEST NEW ARTIST
Blueface
City Girls
Juice Wrld
WINNER: Lil Baby
Queen Naija

BEST MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
21 Savage
Drake
J. Cole
Meek Mill
WINNER: Nipsey Hussle
Travis Scott

BEST FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
WINNER: Cardi B
Kash Doll
Lizzo
Megan Thee Stallion 
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
21 Savage feat. J. Cole, "A Lot"
Cardi B, "Money"
Cardi B & Bruno Mars, "Please Me"
WINNER: Childish Gambino, "This Is America"
Drake, "Nice For What"
The Carters, "Apes**t"

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Benny Boom
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers
Hype Williams
WINNER: Karena Evans

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Astroworld,  Travis Scott
Championships, Meek Mill
Ella Mai, Ella Mai
Everything Is Love, The Carters
WINNER: Invasion Of Privacy, Cardi B

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SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR
Allyson Felix
Candace Parker
Naomi Osaka
WINNER: Serena Williams
Simone Biles

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
Kevin Durant
Lebron James
Odell Beckham Jr.
WINNER: Stephen Curry
Tiger Woods

BET HER AWARD
Alicia Keys,  "Raise A Man"
Ciara,"Level Up"
WINNER: H.E.R., "Hard Place"
Janelle Monáe, "Pynk"
Queen Naija, "Mama's Hand"
Teyana Taylor, "Rose In Harlem"

BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD
Erica Campbell Ft. Warryn Campbell, "All Of My Life"
Fred Hammond, "Tell Me Where It Hurts"
Kirk Franklin, "Love Theory"
WINNER: Snoop Dogg Ft. Rance Allen, "Blessing Me Again"
Tori Kelly Ft. Kirk Franklin, "Never Alone"

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT 
Aka (South Africa)
Aya Nakamura (France)
WINNER: Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Dave (U.K.)
Dosseh (France)
Giggs (U.K.)
Mr Eazi (Nigeria)

BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT (FAN VOTED CATEGORY)
Headie One (U.K.) 
Jok'air (France) 
Nesly (France)
Octavian (U.K.) 
WINNER: Sho Madjozi (Africa)
Teniola Apata (Africa) 

2019 COCA-COLA VIEWERS' CHOICE AWARD
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, "I Like It"
Childish Gambino, "This Is America"
Drake, "In My Feelings"
WINNER: Ella Mai, "Trip"
J. Cole, "Middle Child"
Travis Scott feat. Drake, "Sicko Mode"