The 2017 BET Awards closed its curtains on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The star-studded event which celebrated achievements in music, entertainment, sports, television and movies was hosted by Leslie Jones of Saturday Night Live.
The big night saw performances by some of America’s fan-favourite like Chris Brown, Bruno Mars, Big Sean and others.
Beyonce emerged the biggest winner of the night, taking home the awards for “Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award”, “Best Female R&B/Pop Artist”, “Video of the Year” and “Album of the Year” respectively.
Rave of the moment, Chance the Rapper, took home the highly coveted “Best New Artist” and “Humanitarian Award”.
Nigerian music export, Wizkid, made the Nigerian music industry proud as he took home the “Best International Act: Africa” at the 2017 BET Awards announced at the pre-BET awards held on Saturday.
See full list of winners below:
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Beyoncé — “Sorry”
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Best New Artist
Chance the Rapper
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Solange — “Cranes in the Sky”
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown Ft. Gucci Mane & Usher — “Party”
Video of the Year
Beyoncé — “Sorry” Bruno Mars — “24k Magic”
Video Director of the Year
Kahlil Joseph & Beyoncé Knowles-Carter — “Sorry”
Album of the Year
Lemonade — Beyoncé
Taraji P. Henson
Sportswoman of the Year Award
Sportsman of the Year Award
Best International Act: Europe
Best International Act: Africa
Chance the Rapper
Lifetime Achievement Award
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