This year’s annual BET Awards were virtually held last night and hosted by TV presenter and actress Amanda Seales.
2020 marked the most prominent television network targeting African American audiences in the United States and across the world’s 20th anniversary of the event and BET’s 40th anniversary.
Notable winners of the event included Zimbabwe’s Sha Sha, the first winner of such an award in that county.
Some biggest starts from Africa were Wizkid and Burna Boy who brought home each an award. Some biggest winners of the night included Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, Issa Rae, Lizzo, and Chris Brown.
See the list of this year’s BET award winners below.
Album of the Year
- Roddy Ricch – Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
- Chris Brown
- Chris Brown (featuring Drake) – No Guidance
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
- Megan Thee Stallion
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Video of the Year
- DJ Khaled (featuring Nipsey Hussle, John Legend) – Higher
Video Director of the Year
- Teyana “Spike Tee” Taylor
Best New Artist
- Roddy Ricch
Dr Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
- Kirk Franklin – Just for Me
Best International Act
Best New International Act
Michael B Jordan
Young Stars Award
Queen & Slim
Sportswoman of the Year
Sportsman of the Year
2020 Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Megan Thee Stallion (featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign) – Hot Girl Summer
BET Her Award
Beyonce (featuring Blue Ivy Carter, Wizkid and Saint Jhn) – Brown Skin Girl
Beyonce was given also the Humanitarian Award.