Stars Shine At BET Awards 2017

The BET Awards 2017 welcomed a host of music and film stars to the Staples Centre, Los Angeles.

Guests enjoyed a surprise collaboration of I’m The One by DJ Khaled, Chance The Rapper, Lil Wayne and baby Asahd Khaled, as well a performance of Mask Off by Future and Kendrick Lamar.

Breaking Nicki Minaj’s tradition of winning Best Female Rapper, Remi Ma relished an opportunity in her acceptance speech to snipe at her competitor.

Chance The Rapper was presented with a Humanitarian Award for his work with the local community, particularly helping children in Chicago’s to have quality learning experiences that include the arts.

Arrivals Gallery

Winners On The Night

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

WINNER: Beyoncé
Kehlani
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna
Solange

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

WINNER: Bruno Mars
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Usher

Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
A Tribe Called Quest
Fat Joe & Remy Ma
WINNER: Migos
Rae Sremmurd

Best Collaboration

Beyoncé Feat. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom”
Chance The Rapper Feat. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – “No Problem”
Chris Brown Feat. Gucci Mane & Usher – party
DJ Khaled Feat. Beyoncé & Jay Z – “Shining”
WINNER: Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd Feat. Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

Big Sean
Chance The Rapper
Drake
Future
J. Cole
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B
Missy Elliott
Nicki Minaj
WINNER: Remy Ma
Young M.A

Video of the Year

WINNER: Beyoncé – “Sorry” (tie)
Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
WINNER: Bruno Mars – “24k Magic” (tie)
Migos Feat. 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 Feat. Desiigner”
WINNER: Kahlil Joseph & Beyoncé Knowles-Carter – Beyoncé “Sorry”

Best New Artist

21 Savage
Cardi B
WINNER: Chance the Rapper
Khalid
Young M.A

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
WINNER: Lemonade – Beyoncé

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

CeCe Winans – “Never Have to Be Alone”
Fantasia Feat. Tye Tribbett –”I Made It”
Kirk Franklin Feat. Sarah Reeves, Tasha Cobbs & Tamela Mann – “My World Needs You”
WINNER: Lecrae – “Can’t Stop Me Now (Destination)”
Tamela Mann – “God Provides”

Best Actress

Gabrielle Union
Issa Rae
Janelle Monáe
WINNER: Taraji P. Henson
Viola Davis

Best Actor

Bryshere Y. Gray
Denzel Washington
Donald Glover
WINNER: Mahershala Ali
Omari Hardwick

Youngstars Award

Ace Hunter
Caleb McLaughlin
Jaden Smith
Marsai Martin
WINNER: Yara Shahidi

Best Movie

Fences
Get Out
WINNER: Hidden Figures
Moonlight
The Birth of a Nation

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Gabby Douglas
WINNER: Serena Williams
Simone Biles
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year Award

Cam Newton
LeBron James
Odell Beckham Jr.
Russell Westbrook
WINNER: Stephen Curry

Centric Award

Fantasia – “Sleeping With the One I Love”
Kehlani – “Distraction”
Mary J. Blige – “Thick of It”
WINNER: Solange – “Cranes in the Sky”
Syd – “All About Me”
Yuna – “Crush” Feat. Usher

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

WINNER: Beyoncé – “Sorry”
Bruno Mars – “24k Magic”
Drake – “Fake Love”
Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd Feat. Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”
The Weeknd Feat. Daft Punk – Starboy

Best International Act: Europe

Booba (France)
Mhd (France)
Craig David (UK)
Emeli Sandé (UK)
Giggs (UK)
Skkepta (UK)
WINNER: Stormzy (UK)
Wiley (UK)

Best International Act: Africa

Aka (South Africa)
Babes Wodumo (South Africa)
Davido (Nigeria)
Nasty C (South Africa)
Stonebwoy (Ghana)
Tekno (Nigeria)
WINNER: WizKid (Nigeria)
Mr Eazi (Nigeria)

Images: Paras Griffin/Getty Images North America

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