BET Awards 2017: Complete List of Nominees and Winners

Some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry are gathering at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 25, for the 2017 BET Awards. Saturday Night Live’s Leslie Jones is hosting the celebratory event, which airs at 8:30 p.m. ET on BET.

Bruno Mars will be the first to take the stage, and more than 20 fan-favorite musicians will follow suit throughout the ceremony. Tune in to see performances by Mary J. Blige, French Montana, Gucci Mane, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Migos, Post Malone, Future, Trey Songs, DJ Khaled, Big Sean and more.

Bruno Mars BET Awards
Bruno Mars accepts the award for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist onstage at 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

Chance the Rapper will be honored with the Humanitarian Award for his philanthropic efforts in his hometown of Chicago and elsewhere. 

Presenters for the big night include Jamie Foxx, Remy Ma, Trevor Noah and the cast of Girls Trip, including Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah.

Check out the full list of nominees below, which will be updated throughout the evening as the winners are announced!

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
***WINNER: Beyoncé
Kehlani
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna
Solange

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
***WINNER: Bruno Mars

Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Usher

Best Group
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
A Tribe Called Quest
Fat Joe & Remy Ma
***WINNER: Migos 
Rae Sremmurd

Best Collaboration
Beyoncé Ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Freedom”
Chance The Rapper Ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne — “No Problem”
Brown Ft. Gucci Mane & Usher — “Party”
Dj Khaled Ft. Beyoncé & Jay Z — “Shining”
***WINNER: Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad and Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane — “Black Beatles”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Big Sean
Chance The Rapper
Drake
Future
Cole
***WINNER: Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Cardi B
Missy Elliott
Nicki Minaj
***WINNER: Remy Ma
Young M.A.

Video of the Year
Beyoncé — “Sorry”
Big Sean — “Bounce Back”
***WINNER: Bruno Mars — “24k Magic”
Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad And Boujee”
Solange — “Cranes in the Sky”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Bruno Mars & Jonathan Lia
Director X
Hype Williams
***WINNER: Kahlil Joseph & Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

Best New Artist
21 Savage
Cardi B
***WINNER: Chance The Rapper
Khalid
Young M.A.

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
***WINNER: Lemonade — Beyoncé

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Cece Winans
Fantasia Ft. Tye Tribbett
Kirk Franklin Ft. Sarah Reeves, Tasha Cobbs & Tamela Man
***WINNER: Lecrae
Tamela Mann

Best Actress
Gabrielle Union
Issa Rae
Janelle Monáe
***WINNER: Taraji P. Henson
Viola Davis

Best Actor
Bryshere Y. Gray
Denzel Washington
Donald Glover
***WINNER: Mahershala Ali
Omari Hardwick

Youngstars Award
Ace Hunter
Caleb Mclaughlin
Jaden Smith
Marsai Martin
***WINNER: Yara Shahidi

Best Movie
Fences
Get Out
***WINNER: Hidden Figures
Moonlight
The Birth of a Nation

Sportswoman of the Year Award
Gabby Douglas
***WINNER Serena Williams
Simone Biles
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year Award
Cam Newton
Lebron James
Odell Beckham Jr.
Russell Westbrook
***WINNER: Stephen Curry

Centric Award
Fantasia — “Sleeping with the One I Love”
Kehlani — “Distraction”
Mary J. Blige — “Thick of It”
***WINNER: Solange — “Cranes in the Sky”
Syd — “All About Me”
Yuna — “Crush Ft. Usher”

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
***WINNER: Beyoncé — “Sorry”

Bruno Mars — “24k Magic”
Drake — “Fake Love”
Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad And Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane — “Black Beatles”
The Weeknd Ft. Daft Punk — Starboy”

Best International Act: Europe
Booba
Mhd
Craig David
Emeli Sandé
Giggs
Skepta
***WINNER: Stormzy
Wiley

Best International Act: Africa
Aka
Babes Wodumo
Davido
Nasty C
Stonebwoy
Tekno
***WINNER: Wizkid
Mr Eazi

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