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BET Awards 2016: Full BET Awards Winners List

A full list of this year's winners at the 2016 BET Awards.


The 2016 BET Awards are officially underway at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, honoring the best in music, television, movies and sports from the past year.

Hosted for the second year in a row by “Black-ish” co-stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, the show is giving some of our favorite films, from “Creed” to “Beasts of No Nation,” “Dope” and more, a chance to add some final hardware to their awards cabinets.

In addition to those three movies, the Best Movie category is rounded out by “Concussion” and “Straight Outta Compton.” The acting races pit Kerry Washington against Viola Davis, Michael B. Jordan against Idris Elba, and more. Samuel L. Jackson and “Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams will both receive special honors, the former with the Lifetime Achievement Award and the latter with the Humanitarian Award. There’s also planned tributes to the late Muhammad Ali and Prince.

Check out all the categories below. Winners will be updated in bold throughout the ceremony.

Best Actress
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Taraji P. Henson (WINNER)
Tracee Ellis Ross
Viola Davis

Best Actor
Anthony Anderson
Courtney B. Vance
Idris Elba
Michael B. Jordan (WINNER)
O’shea Jackson Jr.

Youngstars Award
Amandla Stenberg (WINNER)
Quvenzhané Wallis
Willow Smith
Yara Shahidi

Best Movie
Beasts of No Nation
Straight Outta Compton (WINNER)

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “Formation” (WINNER)
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Chris Brown
Colin Tilley & the Little Homies
Director X (WINNER)
Hype Williams

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Andra Day
Beyoncé (WINNER)
K. Michelle

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Bryson Tiller (WINNER)
Chris Brown
The Weeknd

Best Group
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
Drake & Future (WINNER)
Puff Daddy & The Family
Rae Sremmurd
The Internet

Best Collaboration
Big Sean feat. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign – “Play No Games”
Big Sean feat. Kanye West & John Legend – “One Man Can Change the World”
Future feat. Drake – “Where Ya At”
Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”
Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work” (WINNER)

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Drake (WINNER)
Fetty Wap
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Dej Loaf
Lil Kim
Missy Elliott
Nicki Minaj (WINNER)
Remy Ma

Best New Artist
Alessia Cara
Andra Day
Bryson Tiller (WINNER)
Tory Lanez

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
Erica Campbell
Kirk Franklin (WINNER)
Tamela Mann
Tasha Cobbs

Sportswoman of the Year
Cheyenne Woods
Gabrielle Douglas
Serena Williams (WINNER)
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Cam Newton
Kobe Bryant
Lebron James
Odell Beckham Jr.
Stephen Curry (WINNER)

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Beyoncé – “Formation” (WINNER)
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Chris Brown – “Back to Sleep”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Future feat. Drake – “Where Ya At”
Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”

Centric Award
Andra Day – “Rise Up”
Beyoncé – “Formation” (WINNER)
K. Michelle – “Not a Little Bit”
Rihanna – “Bitch Better Have My Money”
The Internet – “Under Control”

Best International Act Africa
Aka (South Africa)
Black Coffee (South Africa) (WINNER)
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Mzvee (Ghana)
Serge Beynaud (Cote D’ivoire)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best International Act U.K.
Krept & Konan
Lianne La Havas
Skepta (WINNER)
Tinie Tempah

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