BET Awards: Full List of Winners

4:59 PM 6/23/2019

by Kimberly Nordyke

Regina Hall hosted the ceremony, where winners included Cardi B, Mary J. Blige was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Tyler Perry was named the Ultimate Icon.

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The 2019 BET Awards were handed out Sunday night.

Regina Hall hosted the 19th annual BET Awards ceremony, which aired live from the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles across seven Viacom networks in the U.S., including BET, BET HER, MTV, MTV 2, MTV Classic, VH1 and Logo.

Heading into the show, Cardi B scored a leading seven nominations, including nods for best female hip hop artist, best collaboration, video of the year, album of the year and the viewers' choice award. She was among the winners on Sunday night, taking home album of the year for Invasion of Privacy, and best female hip-hop artist, and she also performed.

The broadcast also featured live performances from Migos, Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus, DJ Khaled, Lizzo, Mustard, H.E.R., Lil Baby, City Girls’ Yung Miami, Lucky Daye and Kiana Lede, among others.

In addition, Tyler Perry gave a powerful speech as he was honored with the Ultimate Icon Award, and Mary J. Blige performed a show-stopping medley of hits after receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. Grammy-nominated rapper, entrepreneur and community activist Nipsey Hussle was honored posthumously with the Humanitarian Award.

In addition, Taraji P. Henson, Lena Waithe, Morris Chestnut, Yara Shahidi and Marsai Martin were among those who presented.

A full list of winners follows.

  • Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

    Beyoncé (WINNER)
    Ella Mai
    Teyana Taylor

  • Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

    Bruno Mars (WINNER)
    Anderson .Paak
    Childish Gambino
    Chris Brown
    John Legend

  • Best Group

    Migos (WINNER)
    Chloe x Halle
    City Girls
    Lil Baby & Gunna
    The Carters

  • Best Collaboration

    "Sicko Mode," Travis Scott ft. Drake (WINNER)
    "A Lot," 21 Savage ft. J. Cole
    "Please Me," Cardi B & Bruno Mars
    "I Like It," Cardi B ft. Bad Bunny & J Balvin
    "Could've Been," H.E.R. ft. Bryson Tiller
    "Taste," Tyga ft. Offset

  • Best Female Hip Hop Artist

    Cardi B (WINNER)
    Kash Doll
    Megan Thee Stallion
    Nicki Minaj
    Remy Ma

  • Best Male Hip Hop Artist

    Nipsey Hussle (WINNER)
    21 Savage
    J. Cole
    Meek Mill
    Travis Scott

  • Video of the Year

    "This Is America," Childish Gambino (WINNER)
    "A Lot," 21 Savage ft. J. Cole
    "Money," Cardi B
    "Please Me," Cardi B & Bruno Mars
    "Nice For What," Drake
    "APES**T," The Carters

  • Video Director of the Year

    Karena Evans (WINNER)
    Benny Boom
    Colin Tilley
    Dave Meyers
    Hype Williams

  • Best New Artist

    Lil Baby (WINNER)
    City Girls
    Juice WRLD
    Queen Naija

  • Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational

    "Blessing Me Again," Snoop Dogg ft. Rance Allen (WINNER)
    "All Of My Life," Erica Campbell ft. Warryn Campbell
    "Tell Me Where It Hurts," Fred Hammon
    "Love Theory," Kirk Franklin
    "Never Alone," Tori Kelly ft. Kirk Franklin

  • Best International Act

    Burna Boy (Nigeria) (WINNER)
    AKA (South Africa)
    Aya Nakamura (France)
    Dave (U.K.)
    Dosseh (France)
    Giggs (U.K.)
    Mr. Eazi (Nigeria)

  • Best New International Act

    Sho Madjozi (South Africa) (WINNER)
    Headie One (UK)
    Jokair (France)
    Nesly (France)
    Octavian (UK)
    Teni (Nigeria)

  • Best Actress

    Regina King (WINNER)
    Issa Rae
    Regina Hall
    Taraji P. Henson
    Tiffany Haddish
    Viola Davis

  • Best Actor

    Michael B. Jordan (WINNER)
    Anthony Anderson
    Chadwick Boseman
    Denzel Washington
    Mahershala Ali
    Omari Hardwick

  • Young Stars

    Marsai Martin (WINNER)
    Caleb McLaughlin
    Lyrics Ross
    Michael Rainey Jr.
    Miles Brown

  • Best Movie

    BlacKkKlansman (WINNER)
    Creed 2
    If Beale Street Could Talk
    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
    The Hate U Give

  • Sportswoman of the Year

    Serena Williams (WINNER)
    Allyson Felix
    Candace Parker
    Naomi Osaka
    Simone Biles

  • Sportsman of the Year

    Stephen Curry (WINNER)
    Kevin Durant
    LeBron James
    Odell Beckham Jr.
    Tiger Woods

  • Album of the Year

    Invasion of Privacy, Cardi B (WINNER)
    Astroworld, Travis Scott
    Championships, Meek Mill
    Ella Mai, Ella Mai
    Everything Is Love, The Carters

  • BET Her

    "Hard Place," H.E.R.
    "Raise a Man," Alicia Keys
    "Level Up," Ciara
    "Pynk," Janelle Monáe
    "Mama's Hand," Queen Naija
    "Rose In Harlem," Teyana Taylor

  • Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice

    "Trip," Ella Mai (WINNER)
    "I Like It," Cardi B ft. Bad Bunny & J Balvin
    "This Is America," Childish Gambino
    "In My Feelings," Drake
    "Middle Child," J. Cole
    "Sicko Mode," Travis Scott ft. Drake