Washington: The much-awaited BET Awards hosted by Regina Hall at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, turned out to be a special night for many stars. The star-studded night, honoured artists in several categories including the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, received by Mary J. Blige.
Nipsey Hussle was graced with a Posthumous Humanitarian Award, reported CNN. Cardi B who opened the 2019 BET Awards, alongside her husband Offset, with a stirring performance bagged album of the year award for her 2018 album 'Invasion of Privacy'.
Highly anticipated categories such as Best R&B/pop male and female were claimed by Bruno Mars and Beyonce. Lil Baby bagged the best new artist award, famous hip hop group, Migos was honoured with best group title and last but not the least Travis Scott featuring Drake, and `Sicko Mode` claimed Best collaboration.
Here is the list of winners in other categories: Video of the year- Childish Gambino, "This Is America" Best male hip-hop artist- Nipsey Hussle. Viewers' choice award- Ella Mai, 'Trip' Best actress- Regina King, Best actor- Michael B Jordan, Best movie- BlacKkKlansman. Young stars award- Marsai Martin, Sportswoman of the year- Serena Williams, Sportsman of the year- Stephen Curry. BET HER award - H.E.R., "Hard Place", Video director of the year -Karena Evans, Best international act - Burna Boy (Nigeria), Best new international act - Sho Madjozi (South Africa).