Black Entertainment Television Awards 2022 Winners List

The Hollywood industry is considered one of the diversified entertainment industries that have always appreciated everyone’s art and created an equal place for every caste, religion, and race.

This year lot of big award events were held, that made it to the headline and some dived into a controversial lake as well.

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But there’s a specific award event for all the African American artists known as the “Black Entertainment Television Awards” in short BET Awards.

This organization was established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.

Just like every year, yesterday the BET awards were held and again some great controversial moments took place.

BET AWARDS 2022 – Controversy to the winner’s list

The night was hosted by Taraji P. Henson with a shining performance of her latest hit, “About Damn Time.” Tajari P. Henson took the leverage of the platform, openly criticized criticize the Roe v. Wade ruling and amplify women’s voices.

The main center of attention of the night was the leading nominee with six such as chart-topping performer was up for best female R&B-pop artist, best female hip-hop artist, an album of the year for her No. 1 hit “Planet Her” and BET Her for “Woman.”

Another limelight of the night was Ye when he came on stage unrecognizable rocking a mask covering his entire face, giving an impassioned speech about the 52-year-old rapper, who he called his “brother.”

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“This man has been through and survived a lot of stuff and broke down a lot of doors so we could be standing (here),” Ye said. “He broke down so many doors of classism, taste, culture, swag.”

Although in the film category, Will Smith won the best actor for King Richard. He undoubtedly bagged several major awards this year including the Academy Awards too. Despite that, on the Oscar night, he became on the highlight reel when he slapped Chris Rock for making jokes about his wife’s health issue.

BET Awards Winners List

Best female R&B/Pop Artist     

  • Ari Lennox
  • Chloe
  • Doja Cat
  • H.E.R.
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Summer Walker

Best male R&B/Pop Artist

  • Blxst
  • Chris Brown
  • Giveon
  • Lucky Dave
  • The Weeknd
  • Wizkid
  • Yung Bleu

Best group

  • Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak)
  • Chloe x Halle
  • City Girls
  • Lil Baby & Lil Durk
  • Migos
  • Young Dolph & Key Glock

Best Collaboration

  • “Essence” (Wizkid featuring Justin Bieber & Tems)
  • “Every Chance I Get” (DJ Khaled featuring Lil Baby & Lil Durk)
  • “Family Ties” (Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar)
  • “Kiss Me More” (Doja Cat featuring SZA)
  • “Way 2 Sexy” (Drake featuring Future & Young Thug)
  • “Whole Lotta Money (Remix)” (Bia featuring Nicki Minaj)

Best female hip-hop artist

  • Cardi B
  • Doja Cat
  • Latto
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Saweetie

Best male hip-hop artist

  • Drake
  • Future
  • J. Cole
  • Jack Harlow
  • Kanye West
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lil Baby

Video of the year

  • “Family Ties” (Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar)
  • “Have Mercy” (Chloe)
  • “Kiss Me More” (Doja Cat featuring SZA)
  • “Pressure” (Ari Lennox)
  • “Smokin Out the Window” (Silk Sonic)
  • “Way 2 Sexy” (Drake featuring Future & Young Thug)

Best new artist

  • Baby Keem
  • Benny the Butcher
  • Latto
  • Muni Long
  • Tems
  • Yung Bleu

Album of the year

  • “An Evening With Silk Sonic” (Silk Sonic)
  • “Back of My Mind” (H.E.R.)
  • “Call Me if You Get Lost” (Tyler, the Creator)
  • “Certified Lover Boy” (Drake)
  • “Donda” (Kanye West)
  • “Heaux Tales, Mo’ Tales: The Deluxe” (Jazmine Sullivan)
  • “Planet Her” (Doja Cat)’

Dr. Dobby Jones best gospel/inspirational award

  • “All In Your Hands​​​​” – Marvin Sapp
  • “Come To Life​​​​​” – Kanye West
  • “Grace​”​​​​​ – Kelly Price
  • “Hallelujah”​​​​​ – Fred Hammond
  • “Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)”​ – ​H.E.R. & Tauren Wells
  • “Jireh”​​​​​ – ​​​​​​Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music
  • “We Win”​​​​​ – Lil Baby x Kirk Franklin


  • “Best Of Me (Originals)” – ​​​Alicia Keys
  • “Good Morning Gorgeous​” – ​​Mary J. Blige
  • “Have Mercy” – ​​​​​Chlöe
  • “Pressure”​​​​​ – Ari Lennox
  • “Roster”​​​​​​ – Jazmine Sullivan
  • “Unloyal”​​​​​ – Summer Walker & Ari Lennox
  • “Woman” – ​​​​​Doja Cat

Best international act

  • Dave (UK)
  • Dinos (France)
  • Fally Ipupa (DRC)
  • Fireboy Dml (Nigeria)
  • Little Simz (UK)
  • Ludmilla (Brazil)
  • Major League Djz (South Africa)
  • Tayc (France)
  • Tems (Nigeria)

Best movie

  • “Candyman”
  • “King Richard”
  • “Respect”
  • “Space Jam: A New Legacy”
  • “Summer of Soul”
  • “The Harder They Fall”

Best actor

  • Adrian Holmes (“Bel Air”)
  • Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”)
  • Damson Idris (“Snowfall”)
  • Denzel Washington (“The Tragedy of Macbeth”)
  • Forest Whitaker (“Respect,” “Godfather of Harlem”)
  • Jabari Banks (“Bel Air”)
  • Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”)
  • Will Smith (“King Richard”)

Best actress

  • Aunjanue Ellis (“King Richard”)
  • Coco Jones (“Bel Air”)
  • Issa Rae (“Insecure”)
  • Jennifer Hudson (“Respect”)
  • Mary J. Blige (“Power Book II: Ghost”)
  • Queen Latifah (“The Equalizer”)
  • Quinta Brunson (“Abbott Elementary”)
  • Regina King (“The Harder They Fall”)
  • Zendaya (“Euphoria,” “Spider-Man: No Way Home”)

YoungStars award

  • Akira Akbar
  • Demi Singleton
  • Marsai Martin
  • Miles Brown
  • Saniyya Sidney
  • Storm Reid

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