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Big names in entertainment highlight 2022 BET Awards

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Rapper-singer Doja Cat came into BET Awards 2022 Sunday evening with a leading six nominations, but walked away emptyhanded, as did singer Ari Lennox and rapper Drake, who each had four nominations, as the competition was fierce.

Among the winners were The Weeknd, Megan Thee Stallion and Kendrick Lamar. Sean “Diddy” Combs received a lifetime achievement award.

Performances during the event included Babyface, Chance the Rapper, Chloe, Jack Harlow, Lizzo and Roddy Ricch.

The BET Awards, which honor “Black excellence in music, television, film and sports” aired live from the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Golden Globe-winning actress Taraji P. Henson hosted.

Here is a complete list of the winners:

BEST FEMALE R&B/Pop Artist

JAZMINE SULLIVAN

BEST MALE R&B/Pop Artist

THE WEEKND

BEST GROUP

BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC

BEST COLLABORATION

ESSENCE  WIZKID FEAT. JUSTIN BIEBER & TEMS

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST

MEGAN THEE STALLION

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST

KENDRICK LAMAR

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

ANDERSON .PAAK A.K.A. DIRECTOR .PAAK

BEST NEW ARTIST

LATTO

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

AN EVENING WITH SILK SONIC, BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON.PAAK, SILK SONIC

DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

WE WIN, LIL BABY X KIRK FRANKLIN

BET, H.E.R

GOOD MORNING GORGEOUS, MARY J. BLIGE

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

TEMS (NIGERIA)

BEST MOVIE

“KING RICHARD”

BEST ACTOR

WILL SMITH, “KING RICHARD”

BEST ACTRESS

ZENDAYA, “EUPHORIA”/”SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME”

YOUNG STARS AWARD

MARSAI MARTIN

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

NAOMI OSAKA

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

STEPHEN CURRY

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