Cardi B and Mary J Blige at the 2019 BET Awards.

The 2019 BET Awards were held yesterday night at the downtown Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater.

The award, a “celebration of black culture” which is in its 19th year saw Cardi B kick off performances.

Slain rapper Nipsey Hussle received a posthumous award for best male hip-hop artist, an award his emotional mother collected, recounting the day he was killed.

Below is the full list of winners(marked *):

Album of the Year

Travis Scott, “Astroworld”

Meek Mill, “Championships”

Ella Mai, “Ella Mai”

The Carters, “Everything Is Love”

* Cardi B, “Invasion Of Privacy”

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

* Beyoncé

Ella Mai




Teyana Taylor

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Anderson .Paak

* Bruno Mars

Childish Gambino

Chris Brown

John Legend


Best Group

Chloe X Halle

City Girls

Lil Baby & Gunna

* Migos

The Carters

Migos at the 2019 BET Awards.

Best Collaboration

21 Savage Ft. 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”

* Travis Scott Ft. Drake “Sicko Mode”

Tyga Ft. Offset “Taste”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

21 Savage


J. Cole

Meek Mill

* Nipsey Hussle

Travis Scott

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

* Cardi B

Kash Doll


Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Video Of The Year

21 Savage “A Lot Ft. J. Cole”

Cardi B “Money”

Cardi B & Bruno Mars “Please Me”

* 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

* Karena Evans

Best New Artist


City Girls

Juice Wrld

* Lil Baby

Queen Naija

Best International Act

Aka (South Africa)

Aya Nakamura (France)

* Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Dave (Uk)

Dosseh (France)

Giggs (Uk)

Mr. Eazi (Nigeria)

Best New International Act

Headie One (Uk)

Jokair (France)

Nesly (France)

Octavian (Uk)

* ShoMadjozi (South Africa)

Teni (Nigeria)

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Best Actress

Issa Rae

Regina Hall

* Regina King

Taraji P. Henson

Tiffany Haddish

Viola Davis

Best Actor

Anthony Anderson

Chadwick Boseman

Denzel Washington

Mahershala Ali

* Michael B. Jordan

Omari Hardwick

Young Stars Award

Caleb Mclaughlin

Lyric Ross

* Marsai Martin

Michael Rainey Jr.

Miles Brown

Best Movie

* Blackkklansman

Creed 2

If Beale Street Could Talk

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

The Hate U Give

Sportswoman of the Year

Allyson Felix

Candace Parker

Naomi Osaka

* Serena Williams

Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year

Kevin Durant

Lebron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

* Stephen Curry

Tiger Woods

2019 Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin  “I Like It”

Childish Gambino “This Is America”

Drake “In My Feelings”

* Ella Mai “Trip”

J. Cole “Middle Child”

Travis Scott Ft. Drake “Sicko Mode”

BET Her Award


Alicia Keys “Raise A Man”

Ciara “Level Up”

* H.E.R. “Hard Place”

Janelle Monáe “Pynk”

Queen Naija “Mama’s Hand”

Teyana Taylor “Rose In Harlem”