The 2020 BET Awards was aired virtually on Sunday night.
Not only did the Awards mark its 20th anniversary on Sunday but the network also celebrated its 40th year on TV.
The show, hosted by Insecure actress, Amanda Seales, recognized top Black talent in music, sports, film, and more. Special categories included the BET Her Award, which went to “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, WizKid, and Saint Jhn, for its uplifting message.
During the virtual ceremony, which also aired on CBS for the first time, Beyoncé was also honored with the Humanitarian Award, while Jennifer Hudson stunned in a gorgeous live performance. Plus, audiences got to see a new teaser trailer for the actress’s turn as Aretha Franklin in the upcoming biopic Respect.
See the full list of winners below.
Album of the Year
Roddy Ricch – Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown [Ft. Drake] – “No Guidance”
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Megan Thee Stallion
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Video of the Year
DJ Khaled [Ft. Nipsey Hussle, John Legend] – “Higher”
Video Director of the Year
Teyana “Spike Tee” Taylor
Best New Artist
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Kirk Franklin – “Just for Me”
Best International Act
Best New International Act
Michael B. Jordan
Young Stars Award
Queen & Slim
Sportswoman of the Year
Sportsman of the Year
2020 Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Megan Thee Stallion [Ft. Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign] – “Hot Girl Summer”
BET Her Award
Beyonce [Ft. Blue Ivy Carter, Wizkid and Saint Jhn] – “Brown Skin Girl”