The BET Awards 2019 Edition took place on the night of Sunday, June 23 at the Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. Burna boy won the award for the Best International Act category.
The 2019 BET Awards kicked off with a performance by Cardi B; and she came into the night leading with 7 nominations. Not surprisingly, she also picked up the award for album of the year for her “Invasion of Privacy.”
It wasn’t a good night for Nigeria’s Teni as the singer lost the best new international act to South African artist, ShoMadjozi.
The late Nipsey Hussle also received a posthumous award for a best male hip-hop artist. His mother took the stage for an emotional recounting of the day he was shot.
Other top nominees included Drake with 5, and Beyonce, Travis Scott and J. Cole, each with four. Bruno Mars, 21 Savage, Childish Gambino, H.E.R. and Ella Mai also received multiple nominations.
See the full list of winners below;
Rihanna Presents Mary J. Blige With BET Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o Can’t Say ‘No’ in This ‘Black Panther’ Q&A
Album of the Year- Cardi B, “Invasion Of Privacy”
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist- Beyoncé
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist. – Bruno Mars
Best Group- Migos
Best Collaboration- Travis Scott Ft. Drake “Sicko Mode”
Best Male Hip Hop Artist- Nipsey Hussle
Best Female Hip Hop Artist- Cardi B
Video Of The Year- Childish Gambino “This Is America”
Video Director of the Year- Karena Evans
Best New Artist- Lil Baby
Dr Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award- Snoop Dogg Ft. Rance Allen “Blessing Me Again”
Best International Act- Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Best New International Act- ShoMadjozi (South Africa)
Best Actress- Regina King
Best Actor- Michael B. Jordan
Young Stars Award- Marsai Martin
Best Movie- Blackkklansman
Sportswoman of the Year- Serena Williams
Sportsman of the Year- Stephen Curry
2019 Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award- Ella Mai “Trip”
BET Her Award- H.E.R. “Hard Place”