Cardi B, US rapper and songwriter, topped the winners at this year’s BET awards, receiving two awards: best female hip-hop artist, and album of the year for Invasion of Privacy.


Other artistes who also received the prestigious awards are Beyonce with the ‘best female R&B/Pop artiste’, Nipsey Hussle with a posthumous ‘best hip hop artiste’ award, Burna Boy as the ‘best international act’ and Bruno Mars, who emerged the ‘best male R&B/pop artiste’.

The BET Awards, established in 2001, celebrates African-Americans and other American minorities across music; sports; acting; and 17 other fields of entertainment.

See the full list below.


Album of the Year

Travis Scott, “Astroworld”

Meek Mill, “Championships”


Ella Mai, “Ella Mai”

The Carters, “Everything Is Love”

Cardi B, “Invasion Of Privacy” Winner

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


Beyoncé Winner

Ella Mai





Teyana Taylor

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Anderson .Paak


Bruno Mars Winner

Childish Gambino

Chris Brown

John Legend


Best Group

Chloe X Halle

City Girls

Lil Baby & Gunna

Migos Winner

The Carters

Best Collaboration

21 Savage Ft. J. Cole “A Lot”

Cardi B & Bruno Mars “Please Me”

Cardi B Ft. Bad Bunny & J Balvin “I Like It”

H.E.R. Ft. Bryson Tiller “Could’ve Been”

Travis Scott Ft. Drake “Sicko Mode” Winner

Tyga Ft. Offset “Taste”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

21 Savage


J. Cole

Meek Mill

Nipsey Hussle Winner

Travis Scott

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B Winner

Kash Doll


Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Video of the Year

21 Savage “A Lot Ft. J. Cole”

Cardi B “Money”

Cardi B & Bruno Mars “Please Me”

Childish Gambino “This Is America” Winner

Drake “Nice For What”

The Carters “Apes**T”

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Hype Williams

Karena Evans Winner

Best New Artist


City Girls

Juice Wrld

Lil Baby Winner

Queen Naija

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Erica Campbell Ft. Warryn Campbell “All Of My Life”

Fred Hammond “Tell Me Where It Hurts”

Kirk Franklin “Love Theory”

Snoop Dogg Ft. Rance Allen “Blessing Me Again” Winner

Tori Kelly Ft. Kirk Franklin “Never Alone”

Best International Act

Aka (South Africa)

Aya Nakamura (France)

Burna Boy (Nigeria) Winner

Dave (Uk)

Dosseh (France)

Giggs (Uk)

Mr. Eazi (Nigeria)

Best New International Act

Headie One (Uk)

Jokair (France)

Nesly (France)

Octavian (Uk)

ShoMadjozi (South Africa) Winner

Teni (Nigeria)

Best Actress

Issa Rae

Regina Hall

Regina King Winner

Taraji P. Henson

Tiffany Haddish

Viola Davis

Best Actor

Anthony Anderson

Chadwick Boseman

Denzel Washington

Mahershala Ali

Michael B. Jordan Winner

Omari Hardwick

Young Stars Award

Caleb Mclaughlin

Lyric Ross

Marsai Martin Winner

Michael Rainey Jr.

Miles Brown

Best Movie

Blackkklansman Winner

Creed 2

If Beale Street Could Talk

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

The Hate U Give

Sportswoman of the Year

Allyson Felix

Candace Parker

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams Winner

Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year

Kevin Durant

Lebron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Stephen Curry Winner

Tiger Woods

2019 Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin  “I Like It”

Childish Gambino “This Is America”

Drake “In My Feelings”

Ella Mai “Trip” Winner

J. Cole “Middle Child”

Travis Scott Ft. Drake “Sicko Mode”

BET Her Award

Alicia Keys “Raise A Man”

Ciara “Level Up”

H.E.R. “Hard Place” Winner

Janelle Monáe “Pynk”

Queen Naija “Mama’s Hand”

Teyana Taylor “Rose In Harlem”

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