GUESS WHO …..CARRIED THE DAY AT BET AWARDS 2016

GUESS WHO …..CARRIED THE DAY AT BET  AWARDS 2016

By Dennis Milimo

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The 2016 BET Awards ceremony took place on  June 26, as celebs gathered at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the star-studded show, with the black-ish stars Anthony Anderson and trace Ellis as the MC’s.

All the biggest names in the music industry graced the occasion with hopes of walking way with an award.

Those who performed at the ceremony included Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Future, Stevie Wonder, and Sheila among others.

The winner of the Best International Act –Africa  went to Black Coffee all the way from South Africa where he defeated  Diamond Platnumz , Wizkid, Yemi Alade, AKA among others.

Here is the full list of winners in BET awards 2016:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Adele

Andra Day

WINNER: Beyonce

  1. Michelle

Rihanna

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

WINNER: Bryson Tiller

Chris Brown

Jeremih

The Weeknd

Tyrese

Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

WINNER: Drake & Future

Puff Daddy & The Family

Rae Sremmurd

The Internet

Best Collaboration

Big Sean feat. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $ign – “Play No Games”

Big Sean feat. Kanye West & John Legend – “One Man Can Change the World”

Future feat. Drake – “Where Ya At”

Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”

WINNER: Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

WINNER: Drake

Fetty Wap

Future

  1. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Dej Loaf

Lil Kim

Missy Elliott

WINNER: Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

 

Video of the Year

WINNER: Beyoncé – “Formation”

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Chris Brown

Colin Tilley & The Little Homies

WINNER: Director X

Hype Williams

Best New Artist

Alessia Cara

Andra Day

WINNER: Bryson Tiller

Kehlani

Tory Lanez

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Anthony Brown & Group Therapy

Erica Campbell

WINNER: Kirk Franklin

Lecrae

Tamela Mann

Tasha Cobbs

Best Actress

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

WINNER: Taraji P. Henson

Tracee Ellis Ross

Viola Davis

Best Actor

Anthony Anderson

Courtney B. Vance

Idris Elba

WINNER: Michael B. Jordan

O’shea Jackson Jr.

Youngstars Award

WINNER: Amandla Stenberg

Quvenzhané Wallis

Silentó

Willow Smith

Yara Shahidi

Best Movie

Beasts of No Nation

Concussion

Creed

Dope

WINNER: Straight Outta Compton

Sportswoman of the Year

Cheyenne Woods

Gabrielle Douglas

WINNER: Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins

Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year

Cam Newton

Kobe Bryan

Lebron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

WINNER: Stephen Curry

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

WINNER: Beyoncé – “Formation”

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”

Chris Brown – “Back to Sleep”

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Future feat. Drake – “Where Ya At”

Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”

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Centric Award

Andra Day – “Rise Up”

WINNER: Beyoncé – “Formation”

  1. Michelle – “Not a Little Bit”

Rihanna – “Bitch Better Have My Money”

The Internet – “Under Control”

Best International Act Africa

Aka (South Africa)

WINNER: Black Coffee (South Africa)

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Mzvee (Ghana)

Serge Beynaud (Cote D’ivoire)

WINNER: Wizkid (Nigeria)

Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

 

Best International Act U.K.

Kano

Krept & Konan

Lianne La Havas

WINNER: Skepta

Stormzy

Tinie Tempah

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER: Samuel L. Jackson

 

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