The BET Awards was full of so many awesome performances and celebrations of artists. Here is the full winner's circle, along with some of their performances and acceptance speeches:
Humanitarian Award: Tom Joyner
Best New Artist: Sam Smith
Comedy Moment: Anthony Anderson accepts award on behalf of Sam Smith, saying he wasn't at the awards because "he's white."
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Shade Alert: Many took Nicki Minaj's acceptance speech as shade toward Lil' Kim and Iggy Azalea again for saying if your dreams are gone, then it's because you didn't hold on to them. It sounds like she was just trying to be inspirational though, don't you think?
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist: Beyoncé
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist: Chris Brown
Best International Act UK: Stormzy
Best International Act Africa: Stonebwoy
Best Group: Rae Sremmurd
Best Collaboration: Common & John Legend, "Glory"
Best Actress: Taraji P. Henson
Best Actor: Terrence Howard
Youngstars Award: Mo'ne Davis
Best Movie: Selma
Best Gospel Artist: Lecrae
Video of the Year: Beyoncé, "7/11"
Video Director of the Year: Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Todd Tourso
Sportswoman of the Year: Serena Williams
Sportsman of the Year: Stephen Curry
Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award: Nicki Minaj f/ Drake, Lil' Wayne & Chris Brown, "Only"
Fandemonium Award: Chris Brown
Lifetime Achievement Award: Smokey Robinson
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