Davido, Black Panther, Others Win at the BET Awards: Complete Winners List

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‘Black Panther’ was named best movie at the 2018 BET Awards show, which aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

'Black Panther'
Black Panther

The winners of the 2018 BET Awards were revealed Sunday night in Los Angeles.

Black Panther took the award for best movie, while SZA walked home with the best new artist award. Beyonce and Bruno Mars took home best R&B/pop artist honors, while Tiffany Haddish and Chadwick Boseman were named best actress and actor, respectively.

In addition, R&B singer Anita Baker was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award, while six people were selected to receive the Humanitarian Award: Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr.; March for Our Lives speaker Naomi Wadler; National Student Walk-Out Day participant Justin Blackmon; journalist Shaun King; Parkland, Florida, hero Anthony Borges; and Mamoudou Gassama, the man who saved a 4-year-old by climbing a set of balconies like Spider-Man in Paris.

Jamie Foxx hosted the show, which aired live on BET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

A full list of winners follows.

  • Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


    Beyonce (WINNER)

  • Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

    Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars (WINNER)
    Chris Brown
    The Weeknd
    Daniel Caesar

  • Best Group


    Migos (WINNER)
    A Tribe Called Quest
    Rae Sremmurd
    Chloe X Halle

  • Best Collaboration

    DJ Khaled
    DJ Khaled

    DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts (WINNER)
    Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B – Finesse (Remix)
    DJ Khaled feat. Jay-Z, Future & Beyonce – Top Off
    Cardi B feat. 21 Savage – Bartier Cardi
    French Montana feat. Swae Lee – Unforgettable
    Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna – LOYALTY.

  • Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

    Cardi B
    Cardi B

    Cardi B (WINNER)
    Nicki Minaj
    Remy Ma
    DeJ Loaf

  • Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

    Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick Lamar

    Kendrick Lamar (WINNER)
    DJ Khaled
    J. Cole

  • Video of the Year


    Drake – “God’s Plan” (WINNER)
    Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
    Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”
    DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
    Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    Migos feat. Drake – “Walk It Talk It”

  • Video Director of the Year

    Ava Duvernay
    Ava Duvernay

    Ava Duvernay (WINNER)
    Benny Boom
    Director X
    Chris Brown
    Dave Meyers

  • Best New Artist


    Daniel Caesar
    A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

  • Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational


    Lecrae feat. Tori Kelly – “I’ll Find You” (WINNER)
    Snoop Dogg feat. B. Slade – “Words Are Few”
    Ledisi & Kirk Franklin – “If You Don’t Mind”
    Marvin Sapp – “Close”
    Tasha Cobbs Leonard feat. Nicki Minaj – “I’m Getting Ready”

  • Best International Act


    Davido (Nigeria)​ (WINNER)
    Booba (France)
    Cassper Nyovest (SA)
    Dadju (France)
    Distruction Boyz (SA)
    Fally Ipupa (Dr. Congo)
    J Hus (U.K.)
    Niska (France)
    Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
    Stefflon Don (U.K.)
    Stormzy (U.K.)

  • Best Actress

    Tiffany Haddish
    Tiffany Haddish

    Tiffany Haddish (WINNER)
    Lupita Nyong’o
    Issa Rae
    Angela Bassett
    Letitia Wright
    Taraji P. Henson

  • Best Actor

    Chadwick Boseman
    Chadwick Boseman

    Chadwick Boseman (WINNER)
    Michael B. Jordan
    Donald Glover
    Sterling K. Brown
    Denzel Washington
    Daniel Kaluuya

  • Young Stars

    Yara Shahidi
    Yara Shahidi

    Yara Shahidi (WINNER)
    Ashton Tyler
    Caleb McLaughlin
    Lonnie Chavis
    Marsai Martin
    Miles Brown

  • Best Movie

    'Black Panther'
    ‘Black Panther’

    Black Panther (WINNER)
    Girls Trip
    A Wrinkle in Time

  • Sportswoman of the Year

    Serena Williams
    Serena Williams

    Serena Williams (WINNER)
    Venus Williams
    Skylar Diggins-Smith
    Candace Parker
    Elana Meyers Taylor

  • Sportsman of the Year

    LeBron James
    LeBron James

    LeBron James (WINNER)
    Stephen Curry
    Kevin Durant
    Dwayne Wade
    Odell Beckham Jr.

  • Album of the Year

    Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick Lamar

    DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar (WINNER)
    CTRL – SZA
    4:44 – Jay-Z
    Culture II – Migos
    Black Panther: The Album – Kendrick Lamar & Various Artists
    Grateful – DJ Khaled

  • BET Her

    Mary J. Blige
    Mary J. Blige

    Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman” (WINNER)
    Janelle Monae – “Django Jane”
    Lizzo – “Water Me”
    Remy Ma feat. Chris Brown – “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)”
    Chloe X Halle – “The Kids Are Alright”
    Leikeli47 – “2nd Fiddle”

  • Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice

    Cardi B
    Cardi B

    Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” (WINNER)
    SZA feat. Travis Scott – “Love Galore”
    Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    Drake – “God’s Plan”
    Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj – “Motor Sport”
    DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”





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