2021 BET Awards: The full winners list

Here are all the winners at this year's BET Awards

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The 2021 BET Awards returned to TV screens across the country on Sunday night. Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, the show featured high-energy performances, celebrity sightings, and tributes to fallen legends.

Major performances from Migos, Megan Thee Stallion, H.E.R., Lil Baby and Kirk Franklin and a special tribute to DMX curated by Swizz Beatz were among some of the show’s highlights.

Check out the full winners list, below:

Album of the Year

Ungodly Hour — Chloe x Halle

King’s Disease — Nas

Heaux Tales — Jazmine SullivanWINNER

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Jazmine Sullivan attends the BET Awards 2021 on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images,,)

Good News Megan Thee Stallion

Blame it on Baby — DaBaby

After Hours — The Weeknd

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist

Beyoncé

H.E.R.WINNER

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H.E.R. performs onstage at the BET Awards 2021. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)

Jazmine Sullivan

Jhené Aiko

Summer Walker

Sza

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist

6LACK

Anderson .Paak

Chris Brown – WINNER

Giveon

Tank

The Weeknd

Best Group

21 Savage & Metro Boomin

Chloe X Halle

Chris Brown & Young Thug 

City Girls

Migos

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak — Silk SonicWINNER

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Marsai Martin (C) and (L-R) Best Group award winners Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars of Silk Sonic pose during the BET Awards 2021 on June 27, 2021. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

Best Collaboration

“WAP” — Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – WINNER

“Rockstar” — DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch

“Popstar” — DJ Khaled ft. Drake 

“What’s Poppin (Remix)” — Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez and Lil Wayne

“Cry Baby” — Megan Thee Stallion ft. DaBaby

“For the Night” — Pop Smoke ft. Lil Baby and DaBaby

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

DaBaby

Drake

J. Cole

Jack Harlow

Lil BabyWINNER

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Lil Baby attends the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

Pop Smoke

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B

Coi Leray

Doja Cat

Megan Thee StallionWINNER

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Megan Thee Stallion accepts the Best Female Hip Hop Artist award at the BET Awards 2021. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)

Latto

Saweetie

Video of the Year

“Up” — Cardi B

“WAP” — Cardi B ft. Megan Thee StallionWINNER

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Megan Thee Stallion attends the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

“Do It” — Chloe x Halle

“Go Crazy” — Chris Brown and Young Thug

“Laugh Now Cry Later” — Drake ft. Lil Durk

“Leave the Door Open” — Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Bruno Mars & Florent Déchard – WINNER

Cole Bennett

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Hype Williams

Best New Artist

Coi Leray

Flo Milli

GiveonWINNER

Jack Harlow

Latto

Pooh Shiesty

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel / Inspirational Award

“In Jesus Name” — Bebe Winans

“Never Lost” — Cece Winans

“Hold Us Together” — H.E.R.

“Strong God” — Kirk Franklin – WINNER

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Kirk Franklin attends the BET Awards 2021 on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

“Thank You For It All” — Marvin Sapp

“Touch From You” — Tamela Mann

BET Her Award

“So Done” — Alicia Keys ft. Khalid

“Baby Mama” — Brandy ft. Chance the Rapper

“Anti Queen” — Bri Steves

“Baby Girl” — Chloe x Halle

“Rooted” — Ciara ft. Ester Dean

“Good Days” — Sza – WINNER

Best International Act

Aya Nakamura – France

Burna Boy – NigeriaWINNER

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Burna Boy attends the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images,,)

Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania

Emicida – Brazil

Headie One – United Kingdom

Wizkid – Nigeria

Young T & Bugsey – United Kingdom

Youssopha – France

Viewer’s Choice Award

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “WAP”

Chris Brown and Young Thug — “Go Crazy”

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”

DJ Khaled ft. Drake — “Popstar”

Drake ft. Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Lil Baby — “The Bigger Picture”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé — “Savage (Remix)” – WINNER

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Megan Thee Stallion attends the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)


Silk Sonic — “Leave the Door Open”

Best Movie

Coming 2 America

Judas and the Black Messiah – WINNER

Daniel Kaluuya, Ashton Sanders, Algee Smith, Dominique Thorne and Lakeith Stanfield in Judas and the Black Messiah Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Glen Wilson.

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

One Night in Miami

Soul

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Best Actress

Andra Day – WINNER

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Andra Day accepts the Best Actress award onstage at the BET Awards 2021 on June 27, 2021. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)


Angela Bassett

Issa Rae

Jurnee Smollett

Viola Davis

Zendaya

Best Actor

Aldis Hodge

Chadwick Boseman – WINNER

Damson Idris

Daniel Kaluuya

Eddie Murphy

Lakeith Stanfield

Youngstars Award:

Alex R. Hibbert

Ethan Hutchison

Lonnie Chavis

Marsai Martin – WINNER

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Marsai Martin attends the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

Michael Epps

Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award:

A’ja Wilson

Candace Parker

Claressa Shields

Naomi Osaka – WINNER

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Naomi Osaka of Japan during Day One of the 2021 French Open at Roland Garros on May 30, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Sportsman of the Year Award

Kyrie Irving

Lebron James – WINNER

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James smiles as he warms up before a recent game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Patrick Mahomes

Russell Westbrook

Russell Wilson

Stephen Curry

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