This year’s BET Awards is boasting a star-studded lineup of performers and nominees, all serving as representatives of the culture as Beyonce heads up nominees with seven nominations including Album of The Year and Best Female R&B/Pop Artist while Bruno Mars follows behind with 5 nominations that also includes Album of the Year.
Chance The Rapper will be honored with the Humanitarian Award notably for his philanthropic efforts in his hometown of Chicago, and is also featured in the Best New Artist category alongside Cardi B, Young M.A., 21 Savage, and Khalid.
The show is set to air live from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater Sunday night at 8 PM ET. Check out the full list of winners below as they’re announced throughout the night.
Humanitarian Award Chance the Rapper
Lifetime Achievement Award New Edition
Album of the Year 24K Magic – Bruno Mars 4 Your Eyez Only – J. Cole A Seat at the Table – Solange Coloring Book – Chance the Rapper Lemonade – Beyoncé WINNER
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Beyoncé WINNER Kehlani Mary J. Blige Rihanna Solange
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Bruno Mars WINNER Chris Brown The Weeknd Trey Songz Usher
Viewers’ Choice Award The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk – “Starboy” Beyoncé – “Sorry” WINNER Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles” Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee” Drake – “Fake Love”
Best Group 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne A Tribe Called Quest Fat Joe & Remy Ma Migos WINNER Rae Sremmurd
Best Collaboration Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” Chance the Rapper ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – “No Problem” Chris Brown ft. Gucci Mane & Usher – “Party” WINNER DJ Khaled ft. Beyoncé & Jay Z – “Shining” Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee” Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Big Sean Chance the Rapper Drake Future J. Cole Kendrick Lamar WINNER
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist Cardi B Missy Elliott Nicki Minaj Remy Ma WINNER Young M.A.
Video of the Year Beyoncé – “Sorry” WINNER (TIE) Big Sean – “Bounce Back” Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” WINNER (TIE) Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee” Solange – “Cranes in the Sky”
Video Director of the Year Benny Boom – Kehlani, “CRZY” Bruno Mars & Jonathan Lia – Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like” Director X – Zayn Malik, “Like I Would” Hype Williams – Tyga “Gucci Snakes ft. Desiigner” Kahlil Joseph & Beyoncé Knowles-Carter – Beyoncé, “Sorry” WINNER
Best New Artist 21 Savage Cardi B Chance the Rapper WINNER Khalid Young M.A.
Best Actress Gabrielle Union Issa Rae Janelle Monae Taraji P. Henson WINNER Viola Davis
Best Actor Bryshere Y. Gray Denzel Washington Donald Glover Mahershala Ali WINNER Omari Hardwick
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award CeCe Winans – “Never Have to Be Alone” Fantasia ft. Tye Tribbett -“I Made It” Kirk Franklin ft. Sarah Reeves, Tasha Cobbs and Tamela Mann – “My World Needs You” Lecrae – “Can’t Stop Me Now (Destination)” WINNER Tamela Mann – “God Provides”
Youngstars Award Ace Hunter Caleb McLaughlin Jaden Smith Marsai Martin Yara Shahidi WINNER
Best Movie Get Out Moonlight Hidden Figures WINNER Fences The Birth of a Nation
Sportswoman of the Year Gabby Douglas Serena Williams WINNER Simone Biles Skylar Diggins Venus Williams
Sportsman of the Year LeBron James Cam Newton Odell Beckham Jr. Russell Westbrook Stephen Curry WINNER
Centric Award Fantasia -“Sleeping With the One I Love” Kehlani – “Distraction” Mary J. Blige – “Thick of It”Solange – “Cranes in the Sky” WINNER Syd – “All About Me” Yuna ft. Usher – “Crush”
Best International Act: Europe Stormzy WINNER Skepta Giggs Craig David Wiley Emeli Sande MHD Booba
Best International Act: Africa Wizkid WINNER Tekno Mr. Eazi Davido Stonebwoy Aka Nasty C Babes Wodumo