Complete List of Nominees and Winners at the BET Awards 2021

On 27 June, the 2021 BET Awards returned to Los Angeles with the theme “Year of the Black Woman,” and here are the full winners.

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In addition to winning the Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award, the Best Collaboration Award, Viewer’s Choice Award, and Video of the Year Award, rapper Megan Thee Stallion received the most nominations of the night. PHOTO/BILLBOARD

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA — Here is the complete list of the 2021 BET awards winners for the show, which was held in Los Angeles on 27 June under the theme “Year of the Black Woman.”

The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles hosted the ceremony as award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson conducted the live broadcast. This was the first live audience since the pandemic began.

During an opening speech, Taraji P. Henson said, “Celebrating Black women isn’t a fad or a trend, it’s a forever mood, because no one can be like me, and nobody can be like you.”

Black women aren’t a fad or a trend, they’re forever” Henson said, opening up the show, adding, “We have more than enough room to thrive because no one can be me or you like you.”

This year, Queen Latifah received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her “amazing success” during her decades-long career.

Rappers Lil Kim, Rapsody, MC Lyte, and Monie Love performed Queen Latifah’s songs “Ladies First” and “U.N.I.T.Y.” Queen Latifah then spoke, expressing her gratitude.

When receiving her Lifetime Achievement Award from BET, Queen Latifah said, “BET created a platform for beautiful Blackness to flourish, to shine.”

“I want to thank BET for creating an outlet for beautiful Blackness to thrive and to shine,” Queen Latifah said as she accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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“When we couldn’t get our songs played on the radio in other places, and when our videos couldn’t get played in other places, it was BET that allowed us to be in our fullness.” she added.

[“When we couldn’t get plays on the radio elsewhere, when we couldn’t get our videos played elsewhere, BET let us be in our fullest.” she added.]

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion had the most nominations of all the night and took home the awards for “Best Female Hip Hop Act,” “Best Collaboration,” “Viewers’ Choice,” and “Video of the Year.”

Hip-hop legend DMX, who passed away from a heart attack earlier this year, was honored by Busta Rhymes, Method Man, Swizz Beatz, and Michael K. Williams, who gave a special tribute performance.

The performances by Andra Day, the City Girls, DJ Khaled, Jazmine Sullivan, Lil Nas X, Kirk Franklin and Migos were among the highlights of the annual ceremony.

The BET AWARDS 2021 winners are listed below:

Album of the Year

  • “Heaux Tales” Jazmine Sullivan — Winner
  • “Ungodly Hour” — Chloe x Halle
  • “King’s Disease” — Nas
  • “Good News” — Megan Thee Stallion
  • “Blame it on Baby” — DaBaby
  • “After Hours” — The Weeknd

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist

  • H.E.R. — Winner
  • Beyoncé
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • Jhené Aiko
  • Summer Walker
  • Sza

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist

  • Chris Brown — Winner
  • 6LACK
  • Anderson .Paak
  • Giveon
  • Tank
  • The Weeknd

Best Group

  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic — Winner
  • 21 Savage & Metro Boomin
  • Chloe X Halle
  • Chris Brown & Young Thug
  • City Girls
  • Migos

Best Collaboration

  • “WAP” Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion — Winner
  • “Rockstar” — DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch
  • “Popstar” — DJ Khaled ft. Drake
  • “What’s Poppin (Remix)” — Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez and Lil Wayne
  • “Cry Baby” — Megan Thee Stallion ft. DaBaby
  • “For the Night” — Pop Smoke ft. Lil Baby and DaBaby
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Best Male Hip Hop Artist

  • Lil Baby — Winner
  • DaBaby
  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • Jack Harlow
  • Pop Smoke

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

  • Megan Thee Stallion — Winner
  • Cardi B
  • Coi Leray
  • Doja Cat
  • Latto
  • Saweetie

Video of the Year

  • “WAP” Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion — Winner
  • “Up” — Cardi B
  • “Do It” — Chloe x Halle
  • “Go Crazy” — Chris Brown and Young Thug
  • “Laugh Now Cry Later” — Drake ft. Lil Durk
  • “Leave the Door Open” — Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic

Video Director of the Year

  • Bruno Mars & Florent Déchard — Winner
  • Benny Boom
  • Cole Bennett
  • Colin Tilley
  • Dave Meyers
  • Hype Williams

Best New Artist

  • Giveon — Winner
  • Coi Leray
  • Flo Milli
  • Jack Harlow
  • Latto
  • Pooh Shiesty

Bobby Jones Best Gospel / Inspirational Award

  • “Strong God” — Kirk Franklin
  • “In Jesus Name” — Bebe Winans
  • “Never Lost” — Cece Winans
  • “Hold Us Together” — H.E.R.
  • “Thank You For It All” — Marvin Sapp
  • “Touch From You” — Tamela Mann

BET Her Award

  • “Good Days” Sza — Winner
  • “So Done” — Alicia Keys ft. Khalid
  • “Baby Mama” — Brandy ft. Chance the Rapper
  • “Anti Queen” — Bri Steves
  • “Baby Girl” — Chloe x Halle
  • “Rooted” — Ciara ft. Ester Dean

Best International Act

  • Burna Boy, Nigeria — Winner
  • Aya Nakamura — France
  • Diamond Platnumz — Tanzania
  • Emicida — Brazil
  • Headie One — United Kingdom
  • Wizkid — Nigeria
  • Young T & Bugsey — United Kingdom
  • Youssopha — France
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Viewer’s Choice Award

  • “Savage (Remix)” Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé – Winner
  • “WAP” – Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion
  • “Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug
  • “Rockstar” – DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch
  • “Popstar” – DJ Khaled ft. Drake
  • “Laugh Now Cry Later” – Drake ft. Lil Durk
  • “The Bigger Picture” – Lil Baby
  • “Leave the Door Open” – Silk Sonic

Best Movie

  • “Judas and the Black Messiah” — Winner
  • “Coming 2 America”
  • “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
  • “One Night in Miami”
  • “Soul”
  • “The United States Vs. Billie Holiday”

Best Actress

  • Andra Day — Winner
  • Angela Bassett
  • Issa Rae
  • Jurnee Smollett
  • Viola Davis
  • Zendaya

Best Actor

  • Chadwick Boseman — Winner
  • Aldis Hodge
  • Damson Idris
  • Daniel Kaluuya
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Lakeith Stanfield

Youngstars Award:

  • Marsai Martin — Winner
  • Alex R. Hibbert
  • Ethan Hutchison
  • Lonnie Chavis
  • Michael Epps
  • Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award:

  • Naomi Osaka — Winner
  • A’ja Wilson
  • Candace Parker
  • Claressa Shields
  • Serena Williams
  • Skylar Diggins-Smith

Sportsman of the Year Award:

  • Lebron James — Winner
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Russell Wilson
  • Stephen Curry

Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act

  • Bree Runway, United Kingdom — Winner
  • Arlo Parks — United Kingdom
  • Bramsito — France
  • Elaine — South Africa
  • MC Dricka — Brazil
  • Ronisia — France
  • Tems — Nigeria

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