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Here Are All the Winners of the 2021 BET Awards

Megan Thee Stallion, H.E.R. and Andra Day are among tonight’s winners.

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Following the theme of “Year of the Black Woman,” the 21st BET awards was hosted by Taraji P. Henson at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles this evening.

For the first time in over a year since the pandemic, a live audience was able to attend the show and witness show-stopping performances by Andra Day, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, City Girls, Tyler, The Creator and more. Winners of the night include Sullivan for “Album of the Year” for Heaux Tales, while H.E.R. took home the title of “Best Female R&B / Pop Artist.” Nabbing “Video of the Year” are Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion for their steamy “WAP” visual. Meanwhile, Day won “Best Actress.”

Take a look at all of the winners below. While you’re here, check out the 2021 BET Awards’ best-dressed celebrities.

2021 BET Awards Winners

Album of the Year
After Hours – The Weeknd
Blame It On Baby – Dababy
Good News – Megan Thee Stallion
Heaux Tales – Jazmine Sullivan – WINNER
King’s Disease – Nas
Ungodly Hour – Chloe x Halle

Best Collaboration
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” – WINNER
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
DJ khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar”
Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne – “What’s Poppin” (Remix)
Megan Thee Stallion ft. DaBaby – “Cry Baby”
Pop Smoke ft. Lil Baby & DaBaby – “For The Night”

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist
Beyoncé
H.E.R. – WINNER
Jazmine Sullivan
Jhené Aiko
Summer Walker
SZA

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist
6LACK
Anderson .Paak
Chris Brown – WINNER
Giveon
Tank
The Weeknd

Best New Artist
Coi Leray
Flo Milli
Giveon – WINNER
Jack Harlow
Latto
Pooh Shiesty

Best Group
21 Savage & Metro Boomin
Chloe x Halle
Chris Brown & Young Thug
City Girls
Migos
Silk Sonic – WINNER

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Cardi B
Coi Leray
Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion – WINNER 
Latto
Saweetie

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
DaBaby
Drake
J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Lil Baby – WINNER
Pop Smoke

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel / Inspirational Award
Bebe Winans – “In Jesus Name”
Cece Winans – “Never Lost”
H.E.R. – “Hold Us Together”
Kirk Franklin – “Strong God” – WINNER
Marvin Sapp – “Thank You For It All”
Tamela Mann – “Touch From You”

BET Her Award
Alicia Keys ft. Hhalid – “So Done”
Brandy ft. Chance The Rapper – “Baby Mama”
Bri Steves – “Anti Queen”
Chloe x Halle – “Baby girl”
Ciara ft. Ester Dean – “Rooted”
SZA – “Good Days” – WINNER

Best International act
Aya Nakamura (France)
Burna Boy (Nigeria) – WINNER
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Emicida (Brazil)
Headie One (UK)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Young T & Bugsey (UK)
Youssoupha (France)

Viewer’s Choice Award
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar”
Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé – “Savage” (remix) – WINNER
Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video of the Year
Cardi B – “Up”
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee stallion – “WAP” – WINNER
Chloe x Halle – “Do it”
Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Bruno Mars and Florent Déchard – WINNER
Cole Bennett
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers
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Best Movie
Coming 2 America
Judas and the Black Messiah - WINNER
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
One Night in Miami…
Soul
The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Best Actress
Andra Day – WINNER
Angela Bassett
Issa Rae
Jurnee Smollett
Viola Davis
Zendaya

Best Actor
Aldis Hodge
Chadwick Boseman – WINNER
Damson Idris
Daniel Kaluuya
Eddie Murphy
Lakeith Stanfield

Youngstars Award
Alex R. Bibbert
Ethan Hutchison
Lonnie Chavis
Marsai Martin – WINNER
Michael Epps
Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award
A’ja Wilson
Candace Parker
Claressa Shields
Naomi Osaka – WINNER
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins-Smith

Sportsman of the Year Award
Kyrie Irving
Lebron James – WINNER
Patrick Mahomes
Russell westbrook
Russell Wilson
Stephen Curry

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