BET Awards Winners 2016: Full Winner List!

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Bet Awards Winners 2016

By Shari Weiss |

Bet Awards Winners 2016


Sunday’s 2016 BET Awards honor the best in music, movies, television and sports. Gossip Cop has a full list of the winners!

Drake leads this year’s pack of nominees with nine nods. While he’s up for awards like Video of the Year and Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, his other nominations are for collaborative work. He’s also competing against himself in a few categories, including the Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award, for which he’s nominated three times.

Collaborator Rihanna earned five nominations, the same amount as Beyonce. Among non-music stars, also up for awards are the night’s hosts Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson, as well as Kerry Washington, Viola Davis, Michael B. Jordan, Idris Elba, LeBron James and Serena Williams. Beasts Of No Nation, Concussion, Creed, Dope, and Straight Outta Compton are all contenders for Best Movie.

In addition, “Grey’s Anatomy” star and Black Lives Matter activist Jesse Williams will receive the Humanitarian Award, and Samuel L. Jackson is this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honoree. Once the ceremony begins at 8 p.m. Eastern, Gossip Cop will be updating the winners list live as each award is announced. In the meantime, check out all the categories below!

Video Of The Year
Beyonce, “Formation”
Video Director Of The Year
Director X
Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Beyonce, “Formation”
Centric Award
Beyonce, “Formation”
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Bryson Tiller
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Best Group
Drake and Future
Best Collaboration
Rihanna feat. Drake, “Work”
Best New Artist
Bryson Tiller
Best Gospel Artist
Kirk Franklin
Best Actress
Taraji P. Henson
Best Actor
Michael B. Jordan
YoungStars Award
Amandla Stenberg
Best Movie
Straight Outta Compton
Sportswoman Of The Year
Steph Curry
Sportsman Of The Year
Serena Williams
Best International Act: Africa
Best International Act: UK


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