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The Top 5 Moments From The 2019 BET Awards + Complete Winners List

The Top 5 Moments From The 2019 BET Awards + Complete Winners List

2019 BET Awards Performance Style Rave

If you missed the 2019 BET Awards which held last night, you’re in luck as we’ve compiled a complete list of nominees and eventual winners in every category. But first, we highlight our top five moments of the night.

1.   Cardi B’s “Clout” and “Press” Performance

Cardi B wowed the audience as she opened the BET Awards with a performance of her latest music “Clout” and “Press.” She even managed to further stun the crowd when she got up close and personal with her husband Offset on stage. Yep, we’ll keep talking about that for a while.


2.   Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus

The audience was transported to “Old Town Road” when Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus took to the stage on horsebacks to perform their hit song. Old Town Road has spent the last 11 weeks as number one on Billboard’s Hot 100.


3.   Mary J. Blige raised the roof

The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul literally owned the stage for nearly 20 minutes as she performed many of her biggest hits including My Life, Real Love, No More Drama and others. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.


4.   Standing ovation for The Exonerated Central Park Five

Raymond Santana Jr., Yusef Salaam, Anton McCray, Korey Wise and Kevin Richardson, The Exonerated Five formerly known as Central Park Five who were wrongly convicted of raping a jogger in New York City when they were teenagers, got the audience on their feet in celebration of their freedom.


5.   Tyler Perry shows why he is the ultimate icon

Tyler Perry was honoured with the Ultimate Icon Award. He moved the audience with his speech when he revealed how happy he was to have been able to be there to help the likes of Taraji P. Henson, Idris Elba and Viola Davis. He also opened up about the land he bought in Atlanta where his studio stands.


Do you have a favourite moment? Let us know in the comment section!


Nominees and Winners’ List

Video of the year

21 Savage featuring J. Cole, “A Lot”

Cardi B, “Money”

Cardi B and Bruno Mars, “Please Me”

Childish Gambino, “This Is America” *WINNER

Drake, “Nice for What”

The Carters, “Apeshit”


Best female R&B/pop artist

Beyoncé *WINNER

Ella Mai

H.E.R. Solange

SZA

Teyana Taylor


Best male R&B/pop artist

Anderson .Paak

Bruno Mars *WINNER

Childish Gambino

Chris Brown

John Legend

Khalid


Best female hip-hop artist

Cardi B *WINNER

Kash Doll

Lizzo

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma


Best male hip-hop artist

21 Savage

Drake

J. Cole

Meek Mill

Nipsey Hussle *WINNER

Travis Scott


Best new artist

Blueface

City Girls

Juice WRLD

Lil Baby *WINNER

Queen Naija


Best group

Chloe x Halle

City Girls

Lil Baby and Gunna

Migos *WINNER

The Carters


Best collaboration

21 Savage featuring J. Cole, “A Lot”

Cardi B and Bruno Mars, “Please Me”

Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny, “I Like It”

H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller, “Could’ve Been”

Travis Scott featuring Drake, “Sicko Mode” *WINNER

Tyga featuring Offset, “Taste”


Album of the year

Cardi B, “Invasion of Privacy” *WINNER

Ella Mai, “Ella Mai”

Meek Mill, “Championships”

The Carters, “Everything Is Love”

Travis Scott, “Astroworld”


Viewers’ choice award

Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny, “I Like It”

Childish Gambino, “This Is America”

Drake, “In My Feelings”

Ella Mai, “Trip” *WINNER

J. Cole, “Middle Child”

Travis Scott featuring Drake, “Sicko Mode”


Dr. Bobby Jones best gospel/inspirational award

Erica Campbell featuring Warryn Campbell, “All of My Life”

Fred Hammond, “Tell Me Where It Hurts”

Kirk Franklin, “Love Theory”

Snoop Dogg featuring Rance Allen, “Blessing Me Again” *WINNER

Tori Kelly featuring Kirk Franklin, “Never Alone”


Best actress

Issa Rae

Regina Hall

Regina King *WINNER

Taraji P. Henson

Tiffany Haddish

Viola Davis


Best actor

Anthony Anderson

Chadwick Boseman

Denzel Washington

Mahershala Ali

Michael B. Jordan *WINNER

Omari Hardwick


Best movie

“BlacKkKlansman” *WINNER

Creed 2″

“If Beale Street Could Talk”

See Also

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

“The Hate U Give”


Young stars award

Caleb McLaughlin

Lyric Ross

Marsai Martin *WINNER

Michael Rainey Jr.

Miles Brown


Sportswoman of the year

Allyson Felix

Candace Parker

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams *WINNER

Simone Biles


Sportsman of the year

Kevin Durant

LeBron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Stephen Curry *WINNER

Tiger Woods


BET HER award

Alicia Keys, “Raise a Man”

Ciara, “Level Up”

H.E.R., “Hard Place” *WINNER

Janelle Monae, “PYNK”

Queen Naija, “Mama’s Hand”

Teyana Taylor, “Rose in Harlem”


Video director of the year

Benny Boom

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Hype Williams

Karena Evans *WINNER


Best international act

AKA (South Africa)

Aya Nakamura (France)

Burna Boy (Nigeria) *WINNER

Dave (U.K.)

Dosseh (France)

Giggs (U.K.)

Mr Eazi (Nigeria)


Best new international act

Headie One (U.K.)

Jok’Air (France)

Nesly (France)Octavian (U.K.)

Sho Madjozi (South Africa) *WINNER

Teni (Nigeria)


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