Chris Brown Wins Big At BET Awards, Takes Home Four Trophies

By Allen Starbury  |  06/27/2011

Chris Brown - 2011 BET AwardsChris Brown was the front-runner even before the 2011 BET Awards, earning himself six nominations to lead the pack. After Sunday's (June 26) ceremony in Los Angeles, it was Breezy who was the big winner, taking home honors in four categories -- including Best Male R&B Artist.

The singer also won Best Collaboration, the fan-voted Viewers' Choice Award, and the Video of the Year honor for the video for "Look At Me Now."

"I appreciate all the support," a humble Chris said during an acceptance speech. "I know it's been a long road, so I appreciate every blessing in front of me."

Other winners included Rihanna for Best Female R&B Artist, Kanye West for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, Nicki Minaj for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, and Wiz Khalifa for Best New Artist.

Below is the full list of winners:

Best Female R&B Artist: Rihanna
Best Male R&B Artist: Chris Brown
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist: Kanye West
Best Collaboration: Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, "Look at Me Now"
Best New Artist: Wiz Khalifa
Best Group: Diddy-Dirty Money
YoungStars Award: (tie) Jaden Smith and Willow Smith
Best Gospel: Mary Mary
Centric Award: Marsha Ambrosius
Best Actress: Taraji P. Henson
Best Actor: Idris Elba
Best Movie: For Colored Girls
Sportsman of the Year: Michael Vick
Sportswoman of the Year: Serena Williams
Best International Act (U.K.): Tinie Tempah
Best International Act (Africa): 2Face Idibia and D'Banj
Video Director of the Year: Chris Robinson
Video of the Year: Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, "Look at Me Now"
Viewers' Choice: Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, "Look at Me Now"