2017 BET Awards Winners List
The 2017 BET Awards are finally here. Several of your favorite artists are looking to take home some trophies tonight.
Beyoncé dominates the list of nominees with seven mentions including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Album of the Year for Lemonade. Interestingly, Queen Bey’s sister, Solange Knowles, has four nods and will be competing with her sibling in several categories including Video of the Year, Album of the Year and Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.
Meanwhile, Bruno Mars secured five nominations, including Album of the Year for 24K Magic and Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, while Chance the Rapper received four mentions, including Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Album of the Year. The Chicago rhymer will also receive the Humanitarian Award for his work with the inner-city youth in Chicago.
Nominations aside, the list of performers are also impressive. Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Tamar Braxton, 2 Chainz, Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz and more are set to rock the mic at the star-studded event. In addition, rap vets Lil' Kim and Havoc reportedly will pay tribute to the late rapper Prodigy who passed away last week from complications related to sickle cell anemia.
The 2017 BET Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8PM ET.
So who will win Album of the Year? How about Best New Artist? Check out the winners below as they’re announced.
See the full list of winners below.
CHANCE THE RAPPER
Lifetime Achievement Award
Album of the Year
24K Magic - Bruno Mars
4 Your Eyez Only - J. Cole
A Seat at the Table - Solange
Coloring Book - Chance the Rapper
Lemonade – Beyoncé - WINNER
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyoncé - WINNER
Mary J. Blige
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Bruno Mars - WINNER
Viewers' Choice Award
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk, "Starboy"
Beyoncé, "Sorry" - WINNER
Bruno Mars, "24K Magic"
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane, "Black Beatles"
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert, "Bad and Boujee"
Drake, "Fake Love"
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
A Tribe Called Quest
Fat Joe & Remy Ma
Migos - WINNER
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar - "Freedom"
Chance the Rapper ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne - "No Problem"
Chris Brown ft. Gucci Mane & Usher - "Party"
DJ Khaled ft. Beyoncé & Jay Z - "Shining"
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert - "Bad and Boujee" - WINNER
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane - "Black Beatles"
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Chance the Rapper
Kendrick Lamar - WINNER
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Remy Ma - WINNER
Video of the Year
Beyoncé - "Sorry"
Big Sean - "Bounce Back"
Bruno Mars - "24K Magic" - WINNER
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert - "Bad and Boujee"
Solange - "Cranes in the Sky"
Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom - Kehlani, "CRZY"
Bruno Mars & Jonathan Lia - Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"
Director X - Zayn Malik, "Like I Would"
Hype Williams - Tyga "Gucci Snakes ft. Desiigner"
Kahlil Joseph & Beyoncé Knowles-Carter - Beyoncé, "Sorry" - WINNER
Best New Artist
Chance the Rapper - WINNER
Taraji P. Henson - WINNER
Bryshere Y. Gray
Mahershala Ali - WINNER
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
CeCe Winans, "Never Have to Be Alone"
Fantasia ft. Tye Tribbett, "I Made It"
Kirk Franklin ft. Sarah Reeves,
Tasha Cobbs and Tamela Mann, "My World Needs You"
Lecrae, "Can't Stop Me Now (Destination)" - WINNER
Tamela Mann, "God Provides"
Yara Shahidi - WINNER
Hidden Figures - WINNER
The Birth of a Nation
Sportswomen of the Year
Serena Williams - WINNER
Sportsman of the Year
Odell Beckham Jr.
Stephen Curry - WINNER
Fantasia, "Sleeping With the One I Love"
Mary J. Blige, "Thick of It"
Solange, "Cranes in the Sky" - WINNER
Syd, "All About Me"
Yuna ft. Usher, "Crush"
Best International Act: Europe
Stormzy - WINNER
Best International Act: Africa
Wizkid - WINNER