2019 BET Awards: And The Winners Are…

The 19th Annual “BET AWARDS” were hosted by actress and comedian Regina Hall, airing live on BET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

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Cardi B. and Offset opened the show with the first-ever televised performance by the notorious couple.

Regina Hall opened the show as the 2019 BET Awards host with a tribute to her hometown of Washington, D.C., witty commentary and a go-go musical number by Suga Bear from E.U. and James Funk from Rare Essence.

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus's performance brought the entire audience to their feet with the first-ever televised performance of their current Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 “Old Town Road.” 

Rihanna delivered a heartfelt introduction to Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and hip-hop and soul legend Mary J. Blige. The Grammy Award-winning icon took the stage herself with a mashup of some of her greatest award-winning hits, including “My Life,” “No More Drama,” “Real Love,” “I Can Love You” with Lil Kim, “You’re All I Need” with Method Man and finished with the quintessential “Just Fine.”

2019 “BET AWARDS” winners are:

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist


Best Male R&B / Pop Artist

Bruno Mars   

Best Group


Best Collaboration

Travis Scott feat. Drake – "Sicko Mode"

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Nipsey Hussle

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B

Video of the Year

Childish Gambino – "This Is America"

Video Director of the Year

Karena Evans            

Best New Artist

Lil Baby

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Snoop Dogg Feat. Rance Allen – "Blessing Me Again"

Best Actress

               Regina King               

Best Actor

                    Michael B. Jordan                  

Young Stars Award

Marsai Martin

Best Movie


Sportswoman of the Year Award

Serena Williams

Sportsman of the Year Award

Stephen Curry

Album of the Year

        "Invasion of Privacy"        


H.E.R. – "Hard Place"

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Ella Mai

Select clips for the 2019 “BET AWARDS” will be available at

The 2019 “BET AWARDS” was simulcast LIVE across seven Viacom networks in the U.S., including BET, BET HER, MTV, MTV 2, MTV Classic, VH1 and Logo. Internationally, the show simulcasted for the first time on BET Africa at 2 AM CAT on June 24, followed by international broadcasts in the U.K. on June 24 at 9 PM BST, South Korea on June 25 at 9 PM KST and in France on June 25 at 9 PM CEST.  Internationally, BET honored Best International Act in-show, along with the fan-voted category Best New International Act and BET International Global Good Award during the live red carpet pre-show.

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