Latest: 2019 BET Awards Summary

The 19th Awards were held in California with the likes of Cardi B, Offset, Migos and Lil Baby performing last night.

The night was an emotional one with the late Nipsey Hussle being awarded the Humanitarian Award for his community work and help around his hometown of Los Angeles. Tributes were made throughout the night from the likes of Snoop Dogg, John Legend, DJ Khaled and YG and speeches were made by his Grandmother, Mother and Father during the acceptance speech. As well as this award, Nipsey Hussle was also awarded the Best Male Hip-Hop Act.

Childish Gambino took the award for the Video of the Year for his music video to “This Is America”. Beyonce and Bruno Mars won the Best Female/Male R&B/Pop Artist respectively.

Best International Act was won by Burna Boy with nominations for Dave, Giggs and Mr Eazi in the same category. Octavian and Headie One had nominations in the Best New International Act.

The Viewers Choice Award, sponsored by Coca-Cola was won by Ella Mai for her song “Trip”. Travis Scott & Drake took home the award for Best Collaboration with their track “Sicko Mode”.

Lastly, Regina King and Michael B.Jordan won Best Actress/Actor awards whilst Steph Curry and Serena Williams won Sportsman/Sportswoman of the Year awards. BlacKkKlansman won the award for Best Movie.

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