Michael B. Jordan won best star for the 3rd time, connecting Denzel Washington for the most wins in the classifications history. The ascendant Jordan has won all 3 of these awards in the last five years. Washingtons most recently win remained in 2008.
Basketball terrific LeBron James won sportsman of the year for the seventh time, which extends his lead as the leading winner because classification.
Queen & & Slim won finest movie. Its only the 2nd movie directed by a female to win in this classification (which was introduced in 2010). Melina Matsoukas manage Queen & & Slim Ava DuVernay directed Selma, the 2015 winner.
Here are other artists who made history at the BET Awards.
Blue Ivy Carter, the eight-year old daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, shared in the BET HER award for “Brown Skin Girl,” in addition to her wizkid, mother and saint JHN. This made Blue Ivy the youngest winner in BET history. The old record was held by Willow Smith, the daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, who was 10 in 2011 when she shared the YoungStars award with her bro Jaden Smith, then 12.
Roddy Ricchs debut album, Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial, won album of the year. Its the 2nd year in a row that a debut album has actually won this award. Last years winner was Cardi Bs Invasion of Privacy. Ricch also won finest new artist, regardless of stiff competitors from Lil Nas X and Summer Walker.
Chris Brown won finest male R&B/ pop artist for the record-extending 5th time. He beat The Weeknd, who has yet to win in this classification. Brown also won best cooperation for his hit “No Guidance” (featuring Drake).
Marsai Martin, the 15-year old co-star of ABCs black-ish, won the YoungStars award for the 2nd year in a row. Shes the third performer to win twice in this classification, following Yara Shahidi and Keke Palmer.
Burna Boy won best international act for the 2nd year in a row. The artist is from Nigeria, as was the 2018 winner, Davido.
Migos won best group for the fourth time, a record in the category. They had actually been connected with OutKast, which it won three times.
Kirk Franklin won the Dr. Bobby Jones beset gospel/inspirational award for “Just For Me,” beating Kanye West, to name a few. This is Franklins fourth win in the category, which puts him in a tie with Yolanda Adams for the most wins in the categorys history.
DJ Khaleds “Higher” (featuring the late Nipsey Hussle and John Legend) won video of the year. Its the first collab to win in this category considering that Jay-Z and Wests “Otis” (which credited the late Otis Redding as a highlighted artist) 8 years ago.
There were newbie winners in several crucial classifications at the 20th yearly BET Awards. Lizzo was called best female R&B/ pop artist. She beat Beyoncé, who had actually won 10 times in this category, consisting of the last 6 years in a row.
Megan Thee Stallion won finest female hip-hop artist, beating two former winners in the category– Cardi B, who had actually won the last two years, and seven-time winner Nicki Minaj.
DaBaby won finest male hip-hop artist, beating four-time winner Drake, to name a few.
Gymnast Simone Biles won sportswoman of the year for the very first time. She beat tennis legend Serena Williams (who had won 12 times in the classification, consisting of the last six years in a row).
She beat Beyoncé, who had won 10 times in this classification, including the last 6 years in a row.
Its the second year in a row that a debut album has won this award. He beat The Weeknd, who has yet to win in this category. Michael B. Jordan won finest actor for the third time, tying Denzel Washington for the most wins in the classifications history. Its only the 2nd film directed by a woman to win in this category (which was introduced in 2010).