17th BET Awards Winner's List: Beyonce & Bruno Mars Win Big

The 17th Annual BET Awards took place on Sunday, June 25th from the Microsoft Theatre at L.A. LIVE. Hosted by Leslie Jones, the show opened with BRUNO MARS' performance of his hit “Perm” while rocking his signature 24 Karat hat and custom “Hooligans” baseball jersey.

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He then returned to the stage moments later to take home his first-ever BET Awards win for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist. MARY J. BLIGE performed “Set Me Free”, before being joined by A$AP ROCKY for a duet of their collaboration “Love Yourself.”

MICHELLE OBAMA andBET Chairman & CEO DEBRA LEE introduced CHANCE THE RAPPER after receiving the evening’s Humanitarian Award for supporting educational and social initiatives within his community and throughout the U.S.

Celebrating one of the most successful and influential adult R&B acts in music history, NEW EDITION was honored with the iconic Lifetime Achievement Award.

And the winners are:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

BEYONCÉ

 

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

BRUNO MARS

 

Best Group

MIGOS

 

Best Collaboration

CHANCE THE RAPPER FT. 2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE - NO PROBLEM

MIGOS FT. LIL UZI VERT - BAD AND BOUJEE

 

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

KENDRICK LAMAR

 

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

REMY MA

 

Video of the Year

BEYONCÉ - SORRY

BRUNO MARS - 24K MAGIC

 

Video Director of the Year

KAHLIL JOSEPH & BEYONCÉ KNOWLES-CARTER - BEYONCÉ “SORRY”

 

Best New Artist

CHANCE THE RAPPER

 

Album of the Year

LEMONADE - BEYONCÉ

 

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

LECRAE - CAN’T STOP ME NOW (DESTINATION)

 

Best Actress

TARAJI P. HENSON

 

Best Actor

MAHERSHALA ALI

 

YoungStars Award

YARA SHAHIDI

 

Best Movie

HIDDEN FIGURES

 

Sportswoman of the Year Award

SERENA WILLIAMS

 

Sportsman of the Year Award

STEPHEN CURRY

 

Centric Award

SOLANGE - CRANES IN THE SKY

 

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Awards

BEYONCE - SORRY

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