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BET Awards 2020: Who Won What?

June 29, 2020

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This year’s BET Awards was held virtually on 29th June 2020 at 2am CAT due to the coronavirus pandemic with African stars Burna boy, Sha Sha, Wizkid and Anatii picking up honours.

The ceremony’s 20th-anniversary celebration was hosted by Amanda Seales and aired simultaneously via ViacomCBS networks and, for the first time ever, on CBS in its national broadcast premiere on June 28 starting at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The BET Awards also honored talent in television, film, and sports.

The African Giant Burna Boy successfully defended his Best International Act accolade up against DRC’s Inoss’B and South Africa’s Sho Madjozi with Nigeria’s Rema missing out on the Best New International Act award to Zimbabwe’s Sha Sha.

Wizkid and Anatii picked were also awarded for their contributions towards Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl song which won the BET HER Award.

See the full list of winners for the 2020 BET Awards below.

BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST

Beyoncé

H.E.R.

Jhene Aiko

Kehlani

Lizzo

Summer Walker

BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST

Anderson Paak

Chris Brown

Jacquees

Khalid

The Weeknd

Usher

Chloe X Halle

BEST COLLABORATION

Chris Brown ft. Drake – “No Guidance”

DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – “Higher”

Future ft. Drake – “Like is Good”

H.E.R. ft. YG – “Slide”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign – “Hot Girl Summer”

Wale ft. Jeremih – “On Chill”

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST

Dababy

Drake

Future

Lil Baby

Roddy Ricch

Travis Scott

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST

Cardi B

Doja Cat

Lizzo

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Saweetie

BEST GROUP

City Girls

Earthgang

Griselda

Jackboys

Migos

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Chris Brown ft. Drake – “No Guidance”

Dababy – “Bop”

DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – “Higher”

Doja Cat – “Say So”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign – “Hot Girl Summer”

Roddy Ricch- “The Box”

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Benny Boom

Cole Bennett

Dave Meyers

Director X

Eif Rivera

Teyana “Spike Tee” Taylor

BEST NEW ARTIST

Danileigh

Lil Nas X

Pop Smoke

Roddy Ricch

Summer Walker

YBN Cordae

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Cuz I Love You  – Lizzo

Fever – Megan Thee Stallion

Homecoming: The Live Album – Beyoncé

I Used to Know Her – H.E.R.

Kirk – Dababy

Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial – Roddy Ricch

DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

Fred Hammond – “Alright”

John P. Kee ft. Zacardi Cortez – “I Made It Out”

Kanye West – “Follow God”

Kirk Franklin – “Just For Me”

PJ Morton ft. Le’Andria Johnson & Mary Mary – “All In His Plan”

The Clark Sisters – “Victory”

BEST ACTRESS

Angela Bassett

Cynthia Erivo

Issa Rae

Regina King

Tracee Ellis Ross

Zendaya

BEST ACTOR

Billy Porter

Eddie Murphy

Forest Whitaker

Jamie Foxx

Michael B. Jordan

Omari Hardwick

BEST MOVIE

Bad Boys for Life

Dolemite Is My Name

Harriet

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Just Mercy

Queen & Slim

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR

Ajee Wilson

Claressa Shields

Coco Gauff

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams

Simone Biles

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Kawhi Leonard

Lebron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Patrick Mahomes II

Stephen Curry

BET HER AWARD

Alicia Keys – “Underdog”

Beyoncé ft. Blue Ivy Carter, Wizkid & Saint Jhn – “Brown Skin Girl”

Ciara ft. Lupita Nyong’o, Ester Dean, City Girls & La La – “Melanin”

Layton Greene – “I Choose”

Lizzo ft. Missy Elliott – “Temp”

Rapsody ft. PJ Morton – “Afeni”

VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARD

Chris Brown ft. Drake – “No Guidance”

Dababy – “Bop”

Future ft. Drake – “Like is Good”

H.E.R. ft. YG – “Slide”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj- “Hot Girl Summer”

Roddy Ricch- “The Box”

The Weeknd – “Heartless”

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Innoss’B (DRC)

Sho Madjozi (South Africa)

Dave (U.K.)

Stormzy (U.K.)

Ninho (France)

BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT

Rema (Nigeria)

Sha Sha (Zimbabwe)

Celeste (UK)

Young T & Bugsey (UK)

Hatik (France)

Stacy (France)

YOUNGSTARS AWARD

Alex Hibbert

Asante Blackk

Jahi Di’Allo Winston

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

Storm Reid

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