The Year of the Black Woman.
The annual BET Awards never disappoint and despite the global pandemic this year was no different. Hosted by the iconic Taraji P. Henson this year’s awards were all about celebrating the uniqueness and success of black women.
Actress and rapper Queen Latifah walked away with the Lifetime Achievement Award, while Megan Thee Stallion tied with rapper DaBaby for having the most nominations of the night and took home awards for Best Female Hip Hop Artist, Best Collaboration, Viewer's Choice and Video of the Year.
Below, we have put together a few of our favourite performances of the night and FYI the complete list of all the 2021 BET Awards winners.
Swizz Beatz, The Lox, Method Man & More Honour DMX With A Medley Of His Hits
HER’s Rockstar Live Performance Of ‘We Made It’
Silk Sonic’s ‘Leave The Door Open’ Performance
Lil Nas X’s Royal Rendition Of Montero
Cardi B & Migos
Tyler the Creator's first BET Awards Performance
The complete list of the 2021 BET Awards winners:
Album of the Year - Heaux Tales Jazmine Sullivan
Best Female R&B / Pop Artist - H.E.R.
Best Male R&B / Pop Artist - Chris Brown
Best Collaboration - WAP Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion
Best Male Hip Hop Artist - Lil Baby
Best Female Hip Hop Artist - Megan Thee Stallion
Video of the Year - WAP Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion
Video Director of the Year - Bruno Mars & Florent Déchard
Best New Artist - Giveon
Dr Bobby Jones Best Gospel / Inspirational Award - Strong God, Kirk Franklin
BET Her Award - Good Days Sza
Viewer's Choice Award - Savage (Remix) Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé
Best Movie - Judas and the Black Messiah
Best Actress - Andra Day
Best Actor - Chadwick Boseman
Youngstars Award - Marsai Martin -
Sportswoman of the Year Award - Naomi Osaka
Sportsman of the Year Award - Lebron James
Viewer's Choice: Best New International Act - Bree Runway, United Kingdom