BET Awards 2022: Full List of Winners and Honorees (LIVE UPDATE)
Culture’s biggest night was even more spectacular than expected!
By Tabie Germain
June 26, 2022 / 8:31 PM
The BET Awards 2022 is officially underway, and we’re already off to a spectacular start. Award-winning actress, writer, and producer Taraji P. Henson is hosting tonight’s event at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Several artists are set to take the stage, including Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lizzo, rapper Jack Harlow, Latto, Chance the Rapper, and many more.We are also honoring entertainment and music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The coveted award honors industry giants who have not only significantly shaped culture through their extensive careers but have also been transformative leaders who consistently inspire generations by setting a true standard of excellence.
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The Bad Boy Records label founder, who discovered and developed some of the most iconic acts in the business, will also take the stage for a star-studded tribute featuring Mary J. Blige, Jodeci, Lil’ Kim, Busta Rhymes, The Lox, Bryson Tiller, Faith Evans, and The Maverick City Choir in a musical performance you won’t want to miss. And we can’t forget the award presentations, winner’s speeches and surprise moments. Stay tuned as we’ll be updating the list of winners and honorees and some of the biggest moments of tonight.
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Winner
Best New Artist – Latto
Best Collaboration Winner – ‘Essence’ Wizkid & Tems
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award – ‘We Win’ – Lil Baby & Kirk Franklin
BETHer Award – ‘Good Morning, Gorgeous’ – Mary J Blige
Best International Artist Award – TEMS
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist – The Weeknd
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YoungStars Award – Marsai Martin
Best Actress – Zendaya
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Album of the Year – An Evening With Silk Sonic
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Best Group – Silk Sonic
Best Female Hip Hop Artist – Megan the Stallion
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Best Male Hip Hop Artist – Kendrick LamarKendrick Lamar
Video of the Year – Smokin’ Out the Window – Silk Sonic & ‘Family Ties’ – Baby Kem & Kendrick Lamar
Video Director of the Year – Anderson Paak
Best Movie – King Richard
Best Actor – Will Smith
Sportswoman of the Year Award – Naomi OsakaNaomi Osaka on BET Breaks 2019.
Naomi Osaka on BET Breaks 2019.
Sportsman of the Year Award – Steph CurrySteph Curry