2022 BET Awards: The Complete Winners List

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The 2022 BET Awards on Sunday (June 26) lived up to its name as culture's biggest night.

An array of Black excellence graced the BET stage as host Taraji P. Henson commanded the mic for the second time in a row.

Industry greats received awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for a year of success in music, film, television, sports, and more.

Before the big night, it was announced that Doja Cat had received the most nods with six nominations. Drake and Ari Lennox trailed not far behind with 4 noms each.

Find out who took home the crown in each category with the complete list of winners below.

The Lifetime Achievement Award

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Diddy received much-deserved recognition on the BET stage after a decades-long career as an artist, producer, and mogul.

On Sunday, Sean "Diddy" Combs was honored at the 2022 BET Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award, an annual prestige given to "industry giants who have not only significantly shaped culture through their extensive careers, but who have also been transformative leaders that consistently inspire generations by setting a true standard of excellence." 

Diddy's award was coupled with hip-hop greats collaborating for a massive performance in honor of the music executive's impact on the industry.

The Complete Winners List

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Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Ari Lennox


Doja Cat


Jazmine Sullivan (Winner)

Mary J. Blige

Summer Walker

Best New Artist

Baby Keem

Benny the Butcher

Latto (Winner)

Muni Long


Yung Bleu

Best Collaboration

"Essence" — Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems (Winner)

"Every Chance I Get" — DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk

"Family Ties" — Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar

"Kiss Me More" — Doja Cat Feat. Sza

"Way 2 Sexy" — Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug

"Whole Lotta Money" (Remix) — Bia Feat. Nicki Minaj

Dr. Bobby 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 (Winner)


"Best Of Me" (Originals) — Alicia Keys

"Good Morning Gorgeous" — Mary J. Blige (Winner)

"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) (Winner)

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist


Chris Brown


Lucky Daye

The Weeknd (Winner)


Yung Bleu

Youngstars Award

Akira Akbar

Demi Singleton

Marsai Martin (Winner)

Miles Brown

Saniyya Sidney

Storm Reid

Best Group

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) (Winner)

Chlöe X Halle

City Girls

Lil Baby & Lil Durk


Young Dolph & Key Glock

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B

Doja Cat


Megan Thee Stallion (Winner)

Nicki Minaj


Best Male Hip Hop Artist



J. Cole

Jack Harlow

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar (Winner)

Lil Baby

Video of the Year

"Family Ties" — Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar (Winner)

"Have Mercy" — Chlöe

"Kiss Me More"— Doja Cat Feat. Sza

"Pressure" — Ari Lennox

"Smokin Out The Window" — Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic (Winner)

"Way 2 Sexy" — Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug

Video Director of the Year

Anderson .Paak aka Director .Paak (Winner)

Benny Boom

Beyoncé & Dikayl Rimmasch

Director X

Hype Williams

Missy Elliott

Album of the Year

An Evening With Silk Sonic — Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak, Silk Sonic (Winner)

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

Best Movie


King Richard (Winner)


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 (Winner)

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 (Winner)

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Brittney Griner

Candace Parker

Naomi Osaka (Winner)

Serena Williams

Sha’carri Richardson

Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year Award

Aaron Donald

Bubba Wallace

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Ja Morant

Lebron James

Stephen Curry (Winner)

*Winners are bolded

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