Lizzo, Megan Thee Stallion & Other Record Setters at the BET Awards – Billboard

Marsai Martin, the 15-year old co-star of ABCs black-ish, won the YoungStars award for the second year in a row. Shes the 3rd performer to win two times in this classification, following Yara Shahidi and Keke Palmer.
Burna Boy won best international act for the second year in a row. The artist is from Nigeria, as was the 2018 winner, Davido.

There were first-time winners in several crucial categories at the 20th yearly BET Awards. Lizzo was called finest female R&B/ pop artist. She beat Beyoncé, who had actually won 10 times in this category, including the last 6 years in a row.
Megan Thee Stallion won finest female hip-hop artist, beating two previous winners in the classification– Cardi B, who had actually won the last two years, and seven-time winner Nicki Minaj.
DaBaby won best male hip-hop artist, beating four-time winner Drake, among others.
Gymnast Simone Biles won sportswoman of the year for the very first time. She beat tennis legend Serena Williams (who had actually won 12 times in the category, consisting of the last six years in a row).

Migos won finest group for the 4th time, a record in the classification. They had actually been connected with OutKast, which it won 3 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 classifications history.
DJ Khaleds “Higher” (including the late Nipsey Hussle and John Legend) won video of the year. Its the very first collab to win in this classification given that Jay-Z and Wests “Otis” (which credited the late Otis Redding as a highlighted artist) 8 years back.

She beat Beyoncé, who had won 10 times in this classification, consisting of the last six 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 best actor for the third time, tying Denzel Washington for the most wins in the categorys history. Its only the 2nd film directed by a lady to win in this classification (which was introduced in 2010).

Here are other artists who made history at the BET Awards.
Blue Ivy Carter, the eight-year old child of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, shared in the BET HER award for “Brown Skin Girl,” together with her mom, Wizkid 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 launching 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.
Chris Brown won finest male R&B/ pop artist for the record-extending fifth time. He beat The Weeknd, who has yet to win in this category. Brown also won best collaboration for his hit “No Guidance” (including Drake).

Michael B. Jordan won best actor for the third time, tying Denzel Washington for the most wins in the categorys history. The ascendant Jordan has won all 3 of these awards in the last 5 years. Washingtons most just recently win was in 2008.
Basketball terrific LeBron James won sportsman of the year for the seventh time, which extends his lead as the top winner because category.
Queen & & Slim won finest motion picture. Its just the second film directed by a female to win in this classification (which was introduced in 2010). Melina Matsoukas oversaw Queen & & Slim Ava DuVernay directed Selma, the 2015 winner.