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Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy additionally received an award at the ceremony

Beyoncé entreated shaded communities to vote in the upcoming US elections, as she favorite an honour for her humanitarian work at the BET Awards.

Dedicating her award to protesters around the country, the well-known particular person acknowledged: „You are proving to our ancestors that their struggles were no longer in vain.“

„I’m encouraging you to proceed to eradicate motion, proceed to alternate and dismantle a racist and unequal plan.

„Now we must vote like our life will rely upon it, since it does.“

Beyoncé modified into once presented alongside with her award by Michelle Obama, who praised the well-known particular person’s dedication to the shaded community.

„You might perchance well perchance watch it in every thing she does, from her track that offers impart to shaded pleasure and shaded effort, to her activism that calls for justice for shaded lives.

„And she or he’s doing it all whereas staying devoted to her kids and the relatives she holds expensive,“ she continued. „To my girl, I correct want to remark – you inspire me. You inspire all of us.“

The BET Awards indulge in an ultimate time shaded artists and sports actions personalities. Outdated recipients of the ceremony’s humanitarian award encompass boxer Muhammad Ali, track producer Quincy Jones and civil rights chief Rev. Al Sharpton.

The deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, as effectively because the ongoing Sunless Lives Matter protests, were reflected at some stage in this yr’s ceremony.

DaBaby, who received supreme male hip-hop artist, re-enacted the closing moments of Mr Floyd’s life, rapping his hit Rockstar with his face pressed in opposition to the ground as a police officer knelt on his neck.

The performance additionally featured photos from protests, as dancers held indicators that acknowledged „Sunless Lives Matter“ and „Defund The Police“, because the rapper and Roddy Ricch danced on top of police cars.

Twelve-yr-ragged Keedron Bryant, who went viral on social media with a tune about his fears of being a young African-American, opened the point to with an a cappella performance of the poignant track, I Wanna Dwell.

That modified into once followed by an all-well-known particular person performance of Public Enemy’s 1989 anthem Fight the Energy, featuring Nas, YG, The Roots‘ Sunless Idea, and Rapsody.

Jennifer Hudson delivered a gospel rendition of Nina Simone’s Younger, Proficient and Sunless, whereas Alicia Keys performed a haunting model of her novel single A Supreme System To Die.

The well-known particular person modified into once seen taking part in the piano in a deserted metropolis, surrounded by murals to Floyd, Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and Sandra Bland.

Because the tune ended, she stood up from her piano and knelt on the avenue, which had been stencilled with names of dozens of shaded girls and males folk whose lives had been misplaced to racism and police brutality.

This yr’s BET Awards were a digital occasion on legend of the coronavirus pandemic, and the performances and speeches were pre-taped, taking under consideration dramatic stagings and high production values.

Wayne Brady paid tribute to rock and roll pioneer Puny Richard, with an brisk medley of Lucille, Accurate Golly Omit Molly and Tutti Frutti.

Afterward, Lil Wayne paid tribute to basketball memoir Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter fracture earlier this yr.

Award recipients incorporated Lizzo, who modified into once named supreme female R&B/pop artist, beating Beyoncé, who has received the category 10 times, including the closing six years in a row.

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Simone Biles modified into once named sportswoman of the yr

Megan Thee Stallion received supreme female hip-hop artist, after going through down a wretchedness from two dilapidated winners, Cardi B and 7-time champion Nicki Minaj.

Chris Brown received supreme male R&B/pop artist for a epic fifth time, whereas Michael B. Jordan picked up his third supreme actor trophy – tying him with Denzel Washington for the most wins in the category.

Beyoncé’s eight-yr-ragged daughter Blue Ivy Carter modified into once additionally a winner, deciding on up an award for her contribution to the tune Brown Skin Girl, from her mother’s Lion King album.

And gymnast Simone Biles – who lately debuted a never-sooner than-seen triple-twist, double support dismount from a balance beam – received sportswoman of the yr for the first time.

She beat tennis memoir Serena Williams, who had received 12 times in the category, including the closing six years in a row.

Full list of winners – BET Awards 2020

BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST

  • Beyonce
  • H.E.R.
  • Jhene Aiko
  • Kehlani
  • Lizzo – Winner
  • Summer season Walker

BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST

  • Anderson Paak
  • Chris Brown – Winner
  • Jacquees
  • Khalid
  • The Weeknd
  • Usher

BEST GROUP

  • Chloe X Halle
  • Metropolis Girls
  • Earthgang
  • Griselda
  • Jackboys
  • Migos – Winner

BEST COLLABORATION

  • Chris Brown Feet. Drake: No Steering – Winner
  • DJ Khaled Feet. Nipsey Hussle & John Myth: Increased
  • Future Feet. Drake: Existence Is Accurate
  • H.E.R. Feet. YG: Inch
  • Megan Thee Stallion Feet. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign: Sizzling Girl Summer season
  • Wale Feet. Jeremih: On Sit down back

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST

  • DaBaby – Winner
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Lil Toddler
  • Roddy Ricch
  • Travis Scott

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST

  • Cardi B
  • Doja Cat
  • Lizzo
  • Megan Thee Stallion – Winner
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Saweetie

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Chris Brown Feet. Drake: No Steering
  • DaBaby: Bop
  • DJ Khaled Feet. Nipsey Hussle & John Myth: Increased – Winner
  • Doja Cat: Roar So
  • Megan Thee Stallion Feet. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign: Sizzling Girl Summer season
  • Roddy Ricch: The Field

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

  • Benny Bellow
  • Cole Bennett
  • Dave Meyers
  • Director X
  • Eif Rivera
  • Teyana „Spike Tee“ Taylor – Winner

BEST NEW ARTIST

  • Danileigh
  • Lil Nas X
  • Pop Smoke
  • Roddy Ricch- Winner
  • Summer season Walker
  • YBN Cordae

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Cuz I Indulge in You: Lizzo
  • Fever: Megan Thee Stallion
  • Homecoming: The Dwell Album: Beyonce
  • I Extinct to Know Her: H.E.R.
  • KirK: DaBaby
  • Please Excuse Me For Being AntisociaL: Roddy Ricch – Winner

DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

  • Fred Hammond: Alright
  • John P. Kee Feet. Zacardi Cortez: I Made It Out
  • Kanye West: Notice God
  • Kirk Franklin: Accurate For Me – Winner
  • Pj Morton Feet. Le’Andria Johnson & Mary Mary: All In His Belief
  • The Clark Sisters: Victory

BEST ACTRESS

  • Angela Bassett
  • Cynthia Erivo
  • Issa Rae – Winner
  • Regina King
  • Tracee Ellis Ross
  • Zendaya

BEST ACTOR

  • Billy Porter
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Wooded space Whitaker
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Michael B. Jordan – Winner
  • Omari Hardwick

YOUNGSTARS AWARD

  • Alex Hibbert
  • Asanta Blackk
  • Jahi Di’Allo Winston
  • Marsai Martin – Winner
  • Miles Brown
  • Storm Reid

BEST MOVIE

  • Irascible Boys For Existence
  • Dolemite Is My Title
  • Harriet
  • Homecoming: A Movie by Beyonce
  • Accurate Mercy
  • Queen & Slim – Winner

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR

  • Ajee Wilson
  • Claressa Shields
  • Coco Gauff
  • Naomi Osaka
  • Serena Williams
  • Simone Biles – Winner

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Kawhi Leonard
  • LeBron James – Winner
  • Odell Beckham Jr.
  • Patrick Mahomes II
  • Stephen Curry

BET HER AWARD

  • Alicia Keys: Underdog
  • Beyonce Feet. Blue Ivy Carter, Wizkid & Saint Jhn: Brown Skin Girl – Winner
  • Ciara Feet. Lupita Nyong’o, Ester Dean, Metropolis Girls & La La: Melanin
  • Layton Greene: I Get
  • Lizzo Feet. Missy Elliott: Tempo
  • Rapsody Feet. PJ Morton: Afeni

VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARD

  • Chris Brown Feet. Drake: No Steering
  • DaBaby: Bop
  • Future Feet. Drake: Existence Is Accurate
  • Megan Thee Stallion Feet. Nicki Minaj: Sizzling Girl Summer season – Winner
  • Roddy Ricch: The Field
  • The Weeknd: Heartless

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

  • Burna Boy (Nigeria) – Winner
  • Innoss’B (DRC)
  • Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
  • Dave (UK)
  • Stormzy (UK)
  • Ninho (France)
  • S.Pri Noir (France)

VIEWER’S CHOICE: BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT

  • Rema (Nigeria)
  • Sha Sha (Zimbabwe) – Winner
  • Celeste (UK)
  • Younger T & Bugsey (UK)
  • Hatik (France)
  • Sracy (France)

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