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2017 BET Awards Winners List

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The 2017 BET Awards are finally here. Several of your favorite artists are looking to take home some trophies tonight.

Beyoncé dominates the list of nominees with seven mentions including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Album of the Year for Lemonade. Interestingly, Queen Bey’s sister, Solange Knowles, has four nods and will be competing with her sibling in several categories including Video of the Year, Album of the Year and Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.

Meanwhile, Bruno Mars secured five nominations, including Album of the Year for 24K Magic and Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, while Chance the Rapper received four mentions, including Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Album of the Year. The Chicago rhymer will also receive the Humanitarian Award for his work with the inner-city youth in Chicago.

Nominations aside, the list of performers are also impressive. Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Tamar Braxton, 2 Chainz, Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz and more are set to rock the mic at the star-studded event. In addition, rap vets Lil’ Kim and Havoc reportedly will pay tribute to the late rapper Prodigy who passed away last week from complications related to sickle cell anemia.

The 2017 BET Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8PM ET.

So who will win Album of the Year? How about Best New Artist? Check out the winners below as they’re announced.

See the full list of winners below.

Humanitarian Award

CHANCE THE RAPPER

Lifetime Achievement Award

NEW EDITION

Album of the Year

24K Magic – Bruno Mars
4 Your Eyez Only – J. Cole
A Seat at the Table – Solange
Coloring Book – Chance the Rapper
Lemonade – ​Beyoncé – WINNER

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

​Beyoncé – WINNER
​Kehlani
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna
Solange

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bruno Mars – WINNER
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Usher

Viewers’ Choice Award

The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk, “Starboy”
​Beyoncé, “Sorry” – WINNER
Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”
Drake, “Fake Love”

Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
A Tribe Called Quest
Fat Joe & Remy Ma
Migos – WINNER
Rae Sremmurd

Best Collaboration

​Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom”
Chance the Rapper ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – “No Problem”
Chris Brown ft. Gucci Mane & Usher – “Party”
DJ Khaled ft. ​Beyoncé & Jay Z – “Shining”
​Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee” – WINNER
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

Big Sean
Chance the Rapper
Drake
Future
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar – WINNER

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B
Missy Elliott
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma – WINNER
Young M.A.

Video of the Year

​Beyoncé – “Sorry”
Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” – WINNER
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
Solange – “Cranes in the Sky” ​

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom – Kehlani, “CRZY”
Bruno Mars & Jonathan Lia – Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
Director X – Zayn Malik, “Like I Would”
Hype Williams – Tyga “Gucci Snakes ft. Desiigner”
Kahlil Joseph & ​Beyoncé Knowles-Carter – ​Beyoncé, “Sorry”​ – WINNER

Best New Artist

21 Savage
Cardi B
Chance the Rapper – WINNER
Khalid
Young M.A.

Best Actress

Gabrielle Union
Issa Rae
Janelle Monae
Taraji P. Henson – WINNER
Viola Davis

Best Actor

Bryshere Y. Gray
Denzel Washington
Donald Glover
Mahershala Ali – WINNER
Omari Hardwick

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

CeCe Winans, “Never Have to Be Alone”
Fantasia ft. Tye Tribbett, “I Made It”
Kirk Franklin ft. Sarah Reeves,
Tasha Cobbs and Tamela Mann, “My World Needs You”
Lecrae, “Can’t Stop Me Now (Destination)” – WINNER
Tamela Mann, “God Provides”

Youngstars Award

Ace Hunter
Caleb McLaughlin
Jaden Smith
Marsai Martin
Yara Shahidi – WINNER

Best Movie

Get Out
Moonlight
Hidden Figures – WINNER
Fences
The Birth of a Nation

Sportswomen of the Year

Gabby Douglas
Serena Williams – WINNER
Simone Biles
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year

LeBron James
Cam Newton
Odell Beckham Jr.
Russell Westbrook
Stephen Curry – WINNER

Centric Award

Fantasia, “Sleeping With the One I Love”
Kehlani, “Distraction”
Mary J. Blige, “Thick of It”
Solange, “Cranes in the Sky” – WINNER
Syd, “All About Me”
Yuna ft. Usher, “Crush”

Best International Act: Europe

Stormzy – WINNER
Skepta
Giggs
Craig David
Wiley
Emeli Sande
MHD
Booba

Best International Act: Africa

Wizkid – WINNER
Tekno
Mr. Eazi
Davido
Stonebwoy
Aka
Nasty C
Babes Wodumo

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