BET Awards 2021: Have a look at the complete list of Winners

Bet Awards, an American show which celebrates African Americans in various categories took place on 27th June 2021. Here is a look at the top winners of the award show.

BET awards is an  American award show. It was established in the year 2001 and has been taking place annually ever since. The award show that celebrates African Americans in music, acting, sports was established by Black Entertainment Television (BET).
The most recent BET Awards took place on 27th June 2021. Here are the winners from the most awaited award show along with the nominations.

1. Album of the Year:

The Album of the Year award was given to Jazmine Sullivan for the album Heaux Tales.
Heaux Tales was released on January 8, 2021. It is the first Extended Play (EP) by Jazmine Sullivan and has 14 songs.
The other nominations for the award included –
1. Ungodly Hour — Chloe x Halle
2. King’s Disease — Nas
3. Good News — Megan Thee Stallion
4. Blame it on Baby — DaBaby
5. After Hours — The Weeknd

2. Best Female R&B / Pop Artist:


The Best Female R&B/Pop Artist award was a song by H.E.R.
Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson is an American singer and songwriter who is known as H.ER. Her first album “H.E.R” is a compilation album. It has been nominated for five Grammy awards and has won Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Album.
Other nominations for the Award included –
1. Beyoncé
2. Jazmine Sullivan
3. Jhené Aiko
4. Summer Walker
5. Sza

3. Best Male R&B / Pop Artist:


The Best Male R&B/ Pop Artist Award was won by Chris Brown.
Chris Brown or Christopher Maurice Brown is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor.
He has sold more than 140 million records worldwide and has won one Grammy Award.
Other nominations for the award were –
1. 6LACK
2. Anderson .Paak
3. Giveon
4. Tank
5. The Weeknd

4. Best Group:


The Best Group award was won by Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic. The recording artists Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak is an American R&B duo knows as Silk Sonic. The debut single, “Leave the Door Open” was released by the duo on March 5, 2021.
Other nominations of the Award were –
1. 21 Savage & Metro Boomin
2. Chloe X Halle
3. Chris Brown & Young Thug
4. City Girls
5. Migos

5. Best Collaboration:


The Best Collaboration Award was won by Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion for their song “WAP”.
The song was released on 7th August 2020 and it has over 2.3 billion views on YouTube.
Other nominations for the awards were –
1. Rockstar — DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch
2. Popstar — DJ Khaled ft. Drake
3. What’s Poppin (Remix) — Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez, and Lil Wayne
4. Cry Baby — Megan Thee Stallion ft. DaBaby
5. For the Night — Pop Smoke ft. Lil Baby and DaBaby

6. Best Male Hip Hop Artist:


The Best Male Hip Hop Artist award was won by Lil Baby.
Dominique Armani Jones is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. He rose to fame after the release of his mixtape “Perfect Timing” and has been a prominent figure ever since.
Other nominations for the award were –
1. DaBaby
2. Drake
3. J. Cole
4. Jack Harlow
5. Pop Smoke

7. Best Female Hip Hop Artist:


The Best Female Hip Hop Artist award was won by Megan Thee Stallion.
Megan Jovon Ruth Pete is an American rapper and songwriter who is known as Megan Thee Stallion.
Her career began when her freestyling videos went viral on social media platforms like Instagram. She has won three Grammy awards, Two MTV video music awards, and six BET Awards.
Other nominations for the award were –
1. Cardi B
2. Coi Leray
3. Doja Cat
4. Latto
5. Saweetie

8. Video of the Year:


The Video of the Year Award was also won by WAP Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion.
The “WAP” song attained 26 million views on the first day and broke the YouTube record for the biggest 24-hour debut for an all-female collaboration.
1.Up — Cardi B
2.Do It — Chloe x Halle
3.Go Crazy — Chris Brown and Young Thug
4.Laugh Now Cry Later — Drake ft. Lil Durk
5.Leave the Door Open — Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic

9. Video Director of the Year:


The Video Director of the Year Award was won by Bruno Mars & Florent Déchard.
Peter Gene Hernandez is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician and, dancer known as Bruno Mars.
Florent Déchard is a director from Paris and currently resides in Los Angeles.
1. Benny Boom
2. Cole Bennett
3. Colin Tilley
4. Dave Meyers
5. Hype Williams

10. Best New Artist:


The Best New Artist award was won by Giveon.
Giveon Dezmann Evans is an American R&B singer and songwriter known as Giveon.
He featured on Drake’s 2020 single “Chicago Freestyle” and has been a prominent figure ever since.
Other nominations for the award included-
1. Coi Leray
2. Flo Milli
3. Jack Harlow
4. Latto
5. Pooh Shiesty

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