Megan Thee Stallion was the highlight of the night, taking home more awards than any of her peers.
Megan Thee Stallion Takes The Stage
Megan Thee Stallion retaliated against her haters by delivering an unforgettable performance of her newest hit single, "Thot Sh*t". Accompanied by a group of dancers, Megan cranked the energy level up to a 10.
Cardi B Reveals Some Big News
Cardi B's Baby Bump
Cardi B officially announced her pregnancy on Instagram shortly after the performance. The caption reads: "#2! *heart emoji* @offsetryn" signifying this is Cardi B's second child with her husband and member of Migos, Offset.
Queen Latifah Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award
In a heartfelt speech, legendary singer, rapper, actress and producer, Queen Latifah thanked BET for providing a platform for her and other black artists:
"I want to thank BET for creating an outlet for beautiful blackness to thrive and shine. When we couldn't get played on the radio and other places, we couldn't get our videos played in other places, there was BET that allowed us to be here in our fullness."
She continued and praised both of her parents for helping her along the way:
"I've always celebrated the woman because I was raised by a strong black woman. I was raised by a father who loves women."
She was also honored with a medley of her hits performed by MC Lyte, Rapsody, Monie Love, and Lil Kim.
The Late DMX Honored With A Tribute Performance
DMX, who passed away earlier this year from an accidental overdose, was honored at the awards show by hip hop's most iconic artists. Method Man initiated the tribute by reciting one of DMX's verses from his debut single, "Get At Me Dog". Then, Benny The Butcher, Westside Gunn, and Conway The Machine took the stage to perform an unreleased new song that features DMX. This transitioned into a medley of DMX hits including "Ruff Ryders Anthem" and "Party Up" performed by Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Swiss Beats, and more.
See the full list of winners below:
Album of the Year: Jazmine Sullivan - "Heaux Tales"
Video of the Year: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion - "WAP"
Best Collaboration: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion - "WAP"
Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Award: Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce - "Savage (Remix)"
Best Female Hip Hop Artist: Megan Thee Stallion
Best Male Hip Hop Artist: Lil Baby
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist: H.E.R.
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist: Chris Brown
Best New Artist: Giveon
Best Group: Silk Sonic
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award: Kirk Franklin - "Strong God"
BET Her Award: SZA - "Good Days"
Video Director of the Year: Bruno Mars and Florent Déchard
Best Movie: Judas and the Black Messiah
Best Actress: Andra Day
Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman
YoungStars Award: Marsal Martin
Sportswoman of the Year: Naomi Osaka
Sportsman of the Year: LeBron James
Best International Act: Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Best New International Act: Bree Runway (UK)
Lifetime Achievement Award: Queen Latifah
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