Presenting The 2021 BET Awards Winners

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Last night the BET Awards for 2021 were given out in a ceremony hosted by Taraji P. Henson. We didn’t watch the overall broadcast but will share the news with those readers who waned to know the scoop but didn’t tune in. This post will mark the very first time that we are featuring this awards ceremony winners.

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

Video of the Year:
WINNER – Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
Cardi B – “Up”
Chloe x Halle – “Do It”
Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
Drake featuring Lil Durk– “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award:
WINNER – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé – “Savage (Remix)”
Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
DJ Khaled featuring Drake – “Popstar”
Drake featuring Lil Durk– “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”
Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Best Collaboration:
WINNER – Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
DJ Khaled featuring Drake – “Popstar”
Jack Harlow featuring DaBaby, Tory Lanez and Lil Wayne – “Whats Poppin (Remix)”
Megan Thee Stallion featuring DaBaby– “Cry Baby”
Pop Smoke featuring Lil Baby and DaBaby – “For the Night”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BET Her Award:
WINNER – SZA – “Good Days”
Alicia Keys featuring Khalid – “So Done”
Brandy featuring Chance the Rapper – “Baby Mama”
Bri Steves – “Anti Queen”
Chloe x Halle – “Baby Girl”
Ciara featuring Ester Dean – “Rooted”

Video Director of the Year:
WINNER – Bruno Mars and Florent Déchard
Benny Boom
Cole Bennett
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers
Hype Williams

Best Movie:
WINNER – Judas and the Black Messiah
Coming 2 America
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
One Night in Miami…
Soul
The United States vs. Billie Holiday

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

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

YoungStars Award:
WINNER – Marsai Martin
Alex R. Hibbert
Ethan Hutchison
Lonnie Chavis
Michael Epps
Storm Reid

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

Sportsman of the Year:
WINNER – LeBron James
Kyrie Irving
Patrick Mahomes II
Russell Westbrook
Russell Wilson
Stephen Curry

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

Best New International Act:
WINNER – Bree Runway (UK)
Arlo Parks (UK)
Bramsito (France)
Elaine (South Africa)
MC Dricka (Brazil)
Ronisia (France)
Tems (Nigeria)

Lifetime Achievement Award:
Queen Latifah

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Piercing Ken Thoughts: So there you have it folks, a whole lot of talent being given the honors. It was nice to see the late Chadwick Boseman honored once again, I am sure going to miss what he could have brought to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and according to the highlight reels it seems that Cardi B is pregnant with her second child. There didn’t seem to be an In Memoriam segment though which I found surprising as generally all the awards shows do them. That’s all I have for this one and I will close up now and say see you again soon. Feel free to chime in down below in the comments if you’d like. Stay safe out there.

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