Here’s the Winners for the 2016 BET Awards


The 2016 BET Awards went down in Los Angeles on Sunday (June 26), and it was Beyonce winning big with awards in five categories.

After appearing for a surprise opener with Kendrick Lamar, Bey took home trophies for Video for the Year for “Formation”, Best Female Artist and the FANdemonium Award. She skipped out early though to catch a flight to Europe for the next leg of her “Formation World Tour,” so her mother Tina Lawson accepted on her behalf, thanking Mathew Knowles and Jay Z during her two speeches.

Drake was a no-show for the ceremony, but took home three awards, including Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, and Best Group with Future, who accepted the honor on their behalf.

Nicki Minaj took home Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, marking her seventh consecutive win in the category.

See the full list of winners below:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist: Beyonce
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist: Bryson Tiller
Best Group: Drake & Future
Best Collaboration: Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work”
Best Male Hip Hop Artist: Drake
Best Female Hip Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Video of the Year: Beyonce – “Formation”
Video Director of the Year: Director X
Best New Artist: Bryson Tiller
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award: Kirk Franklin
Best Actress: Taraji P. Henson
Best Actor: Michael B. Jordan
YoungStars Award: Amandla Stenberg
Best Movie: Straight Outta Compton
Sportswoman of the Year: Serena Williams
Sportsman of the Year: Stephen Curry
Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award: Beyonce – “Formation”
Centric Award: Beyonce – “Formation”
Best International Act Africa: Black Coffee (South Africa)
Best International Act UK: Skepta

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