BET Awards 2018 Highlights and Complete Winners List

BET Awards 2018 has happened revealing all the lucky-deserving winners in LA on Sunday, June 24th. The awards night that praises accomplishments in music, TV, sports, and motion pictures was hosted by Jamie Foxx and is filled with all the delightful memories. So, without wasting a second more, here are all the crazy highlights from BET Awards 2018 and the complete winners’ list.

BET Awards 2018 Highlights

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar grabbed the most prizes, one for best male hip-hop artists and one for his album “DAMN”, being the best album of the year.

SZA won best new artist award while Beyoncé won the honor for best female R&B/pop artist and Cardi B went home with the best female hip-hop artist award.

Jamie Foxx brought Michael B. Jordan to the stage and requesting that he present the ground-breaking line from the film, Bury me in the ocean with my ancestors who jumped from ships, cause they knew death was better than bondage”.

Afterward, Jamie Foxx welcomed Childish Gambino to go along with him in front of an audience to express gratitude toward him for his socially cognizant tune, “This Is America.”

An impactful moment of the show came when Tyler Perry gave Anita Baker the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Jamie Foxx sang a variety of her most noteworthy hits.

We also got to see the rapper, Meek Mill, debuting his another new single titled, “Stay Woke,” which investigates imbalance in the equity framework.

The current year’s show facilitated amazing performances by the very talented Nicki Minaj, Migos, YG, Daniel Caesar, Jay Rock, YG, Miguel, Big Sean, and Meek Mill.

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BET Awards 2018 Complete Winners List

Here is the complete list of all the winners and nominees.

Lifetime Achievement Award

BET Awards 2018 Anita Baker lifetime achievement award

Anita Baker won the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Tyler Perry.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Award

Winner:

Beyoncé

Nominees:

SZA

H.E.R.

Rihanna

Kehlani

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Award

Winner:

Bruno Mars

Nominees:

Chris Brown

The Weeknd

Khalid

Daniel Caesar

Best Group Award

Winner:

Migos *WINNER

Nominees:

A Tribe Called Quest

N*E*R*D

Rae Sremmurd

Chloe x Halle

Best Collaboration Award

Winner:

DJ Khalid /Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

Nominees:

Bruno Mars /Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

DJ Khalid /Jay-Z, Future & Beyoncé – “Top Off”

Cardi B /21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi”

French Montana f/Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”

Kendrick Lamar f/Rihanna – “Loyalty”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Award

Winner:

Kendrick Lamar

Nominees:

Drake

DJ Khaled

Jay-Z

J.Cole

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award

Winner:

Cardi B

Nominees:

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Dej Loaf

Rapsody

Video of the Year Award

Winner:

Drake – “God’s Plan”

Nominees:

Cardi B – “Bodak Yello”

Bruno Mars /Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

DJ Khaled /Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

Kendrick Lamar – “Humble” Migos /Drake “Walk It Talk It”

Video Director of the Year Award

Winner:

Ava DuVernay

Nominees:

Benny Boom

Director X

Chris Brown

Dave Meyers

Best New Artist Award

Winner:

SZA *WINNER

Nominees:

H.E.R.

Daniel Caesar

Gold

LinkA

Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Dr. Bobby Jones

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Winner:

Lecrae / Tory Kelly – “I’ll Find You”

Nominees:

Snoop Dogg / B Slade – “Words Are Few”

Ledisi and Kirk Franklin – “If You Don’t Mind”

Marvin Sapp – “Close”

Tasha Cobbs Leonard f/ Nicki Minaj – “I’m Getting Ready”

Best Actress Award

Winner:

Tiffany Haddish

Nominees:

Lupita Nyong’o

Issa Rae

Angela Bassett

Letitia Wright

Taraji P. Henson

Best Actor Award

Winner:

Chadwick Boseman

Nominees:

Michael B. Jordan

Donald Glover

Sterling K. Brown

Denzel Washington

Daniel Kaluuya

Young Stars Award

Winner:

Yara Shahidi

Nominees:

Ashton Tyler

Caleb McLaughlin

Lonnie Chavis

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

Best Movie Award

Winner:

“Black Panther”

Nominees:

“Girls Trip”

“A Wrinkle in Time”

“Detroit”

“Mudbound”

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Winner:

Serena Williams

Nominees:

Venus Williams

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Candace Parker

Elana Meyers Taylor

Sportsman of the Year Award

Winner:

LeBron James

Nominees:

Stephen Curry

Kevin Durant

Dwyane Wade

Odell Beckham Jr.

Album of the Year Award

Winner:

Kendrick Lamar – “Damn”

Nominees:

SZA – “Ctrl”

Jay-Z – “4:44”

Migos – “Culture II”

Kendrick Lamar and Various Artists – “Black Panther: The Album”

DJ Khaled – “Grateful”

BET Her Award

Winner:

Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman”

Nominees:

Janelle Monáe – “Django Jane”

Lizzo – “Water Me”

Remy Ma f/ Chris Brown – “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)”

Chloe x Halle – “The Kids Are Alright”

Leikeli47 – “2nd Fiddle”

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Winner:

Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”

Nominees:

SZA / Travis Scott – “Love Galore”

Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”

Drake – “God’s Plan”

Migos / Nicki Minaj and Cardi B – “MotorSport”

DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

The Best International Act Award

Winner:

Davido (NIGERIA)

Nominees:

Booba (FRANCE)

Cassper Nyovest (SA)

Dadju (FRANCE)

Distruction Boyz (SA)

Fally Ipupa (DR CONGO)

J Hus (UK)

NISKA (FRANCE)

Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)

Stefflon Don (UK)

Stormzy (UK)

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