Burna Boy wins BET award

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USA – The winners of the 2019 BET Awards were announced at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on 23 June.

South African artist Sho Madjozi triumphed in the Best New International Act category against such artists as Teniola Apata (Nigeria), Headie (UK), Octovian (UK), Jokair (France) and Nesly (France).

“Limpopo Champions League we did it,” Sho Madjozi wrote on Facebook. “Thank you so much for voting for me.”

Burna Boy (Nigeria) was named the winner of the Best International Act Award. The ‘On the Low’ hitmaker competed against AKA (South Africa), Mr Eazi (Nigeria), Aya Nakamura (Mali/France), Dave (UK), Giggs (UK) and Dosseh (France).

US artist Cardi B took home the Best Female Hip Hop Artist and Album of the Year awards. Other winners Snoop Dogg, Beyoncé, Lil Baby, Migos, Travis Scott and Drake.

Below is the full list of winners:

Best International Act

  • Burna Boy (Nigeria)
  • AKA (South Africa)
  • Aya Nakamura (Mali/France)
  • Dave (UK)
  • Dosseh (France)
  • Giggs (UK)
  • Mr Eazi (Nigeria)

Best New International Act (Viewers’ Choice)

  • Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
  • Teniola Apata (Nigeria)
  • Headie (UK)
  • Jokair (France)
  • Octovian (UK)
  • Nesly (France)

Best New Artist

  • Lil Baby
  • Blueface
  • City Girls
  • Juice World
  • Queen Naija

Dr Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • Snoop Dogg ft. Rance Allen – ‘Blessing Me Again’
  • Erica Campbell ft. Warryn Campbell – ‘All of My Life’
  • Fred Hammond – ‘Tell Me Where it Hurts’
  • Kirk Franklin – ‘Love Theory’
  • Tori Kelly ft. Kirk Franklin – ‘Never Alone’

Album of the Year

  • Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B
  • Ella Mai – Ella Mai
  • Championships – Meek Mill
  • Everything Is Love – The Carters
  • Astroworld – Travis Scott

2019 Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

  • Ella Mai – Trip
  • Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin –  I Like It
  • Childish Gambino – This Is America
  • Drake – In My Feelings
  • J. Cole – Middle Child
  • Travis Scott ft. Drake – Sicko Mode

BET Her Award

  • H.E.R. – ‘Hard Place’
  • Alicia Keys – ‘Raise a Man’
  • Ciara – ‘Level Up’
  • Janelle Monae – ‘Pynk’
  • Queen Naija – ‘Mama’s Hand”
  • Teyana Taylor – ‘Rose In Harlem’

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • Beyoncé
  • Ella Mai
  • H.E.R.
  • Solange
  • Sza
  • Teyana Taylor

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

  • Bruno Mars
  • Anderson Paak
  • Childish Gambino
  • Chris Brown
  • John Legend
  • Khalid

Best Group

  • Migos
  • Chloe X Halle
  • City Girls
  • Lil Baby and Gunna
  • The Carters

Best Collaboration

  • Travis Scott and Drake – ‘Sicko Mode’
  • 21 Savage ft. J Cole – ‘A Lot’
  • Cardi B & Bruno Mars – ‘Please Me’
  • Cardi B ft. Bad Bunny and J Balvin – ‘I Like it’
  • H.E.R. ft. Bryson Tiller – ‘Could’ve Been’
  • Tyga ft. Offset – ‘Taste’

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

  • Nipsey Hussle
  • 21 Savage
  • Drake
  • J Cole
  • Meek Mill
  • Travis Scott

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

  • Cardi B
  • Kash Doll
  • Lizzo
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Remy Ma

Video of the Year

  • 21 Savage ft. J Cole – ‘A Lot’
  • Childish Gambino – ‘This Is America’
  • Cardi B – ‘Money’
  • Cardi B and Bruno Mars – ‘Please Me’
  • Drake – ‘Nice for What’
  • The Carters – ‘Apesh*t’

Video Director of the Year

  • Karena Evans
  • Benny Boon
  • Colin Tilley
  • Dave Meyers
  • Hype Williams

Best Actress

  • Regina King
  • Issa Rae
  • Regina Hall
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Tiffany Haddish
  • Viola Davis

Best Actor

  • Michael B. Jordan
  • Anthony Anderson
  • Chadwick Boseman
  • Denzel Washington
  • Mahershala Ali
  • Omari Hardwick

Young Stars Award

  • Marsai Martin
  • Caleb McLaughlin
  • Lyric Ross
  • Michael Rainey Jr
  • Miles Brown

Best Movie

  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Creed 2
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • The Hate U Give

Sportswoman of the Year

  • Serena Williams
  • Allyson Felix
  • Candace Parker
  • Naomi Osaka
  • Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year

  • Stephen Curry
  • Kevin Durant
  • LeBron James
  • Odell Beckham Jr
  • Tiger Woods

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