The 19th Annual BET Awards were held on June 23, 2019, at the Microsoft theatre in Los Angeles, California. The live show gave recognition to winners in 20 different prestigious categories while celebrating the African-American culture. The show was full of moments that created a buzz. The first award of the night was bagged by Lil Baby, he is the best new artist of 2019 and feels amazing about it.
Cardi B – The Most Nominated Celebrity
The event began with a glamorous stage performance by Cardi B on a Sunday night. She also accepted the award called the album if the year for her album “Invasion of Privacy”, while she was nominated for seven different categories. Yes, she was the star with the highest number of nominations.
The Complete List of Winners at BET AWARDS 2019
- None other than Childish Gambino won the award for the Video of the year for his flawless video “This Is America”.
- For the award of the Best pop artist (female), there were just five nominations, Beyoncé, Ella Mai, Solange, SZA and Teyana Taylor. Well, with Beyoncé in the nominations who else could have been the winner.
- The award for the Best pop artist (male) was bagged by Bruno Mars while Anderson Paak, Childish Gambino, Chris Brown, John Legend and Khalid were the nominees.
- The award for the Best hip-hop artist (female) this year was bagged by none other than Cardi B against Kash Doll, Lizzo, Megan Thee Stallion, Nicki Minaj, as well as Remy Ma.
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- Nipsey Hussle was the winner of the Best hip hop artist (male) award. 21 Savage, Drake, Cole, Meek Mill, and Travis Scott were the nominees.
- The award for the Best new artist was bagged by Lil Baby
- Migos won the title for the Best Group.
- Travis Scott and Drake for the song “Sicko Mode” were the winner of the award for the best Collaboration.
- The most prestigious award called the Album of the year was most deserved by Cardi B, for “Invasion of Privacy”. She won the award against, Ella Mai, Meek Mill, The Carters, and Travis Scott.
- Guess who won the Viewers’ choice award. The viewers chose none other than Ella Mai, for her work called “Trip”
- The inspirational award was bagged by Snoop Dogg and Rance Allen for “Blessing Me Again”
- The Best actress for 2019 at the BET AWARDS was Regina King while the Best actor for 2019 was Michael Jordan.
- The award for the Best movie was given to none other than “BlacKkKlansman”
- The winner of the award called Young stars was Marsai Martin.
- The BET AWARDS also announces the Sportswoman and Sportsman for the year which was bagged by Serena Williams and Stephen Curry respectively.
- The BET HER award was bagged by none other than H.E.R. for “Hard Place”
- The award for the best Video director for the year was received by Karena Evans
- The award for the International best act was bagged by Burna Boy from Nigeria
- The New international best act was won by Sho Madjozi from South Africa.
- Mary J. Blige received the award for lifetime achievement and that too from Rihanna who entertained the audience with a number of her hit songs.
The BET AWARDS 2019 featured a number of performances. Billy Ray Cyrus entertained the audience with his perfect amalgamation of country style and hip-hop called the “Old Town Road.” Tyler Perry, Mary J. Blige, and Singer Sugar Bear gave energetic performances. The event also paid sincere tributes to the late director John Singleton as well as rapper Nipsey Hussle who are not with us anymore.
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