The BET Awards 2023, lit up as it has always do, the full list of nominees and winners are some of the very best globally. while Nigeria’s BurnaBoy claim best international act, many stars also lit up the occasion.
The event brings together the brightest stars from the industry to pay tribute to exceptional accomplishments in music, film, television, and sports. The stage is set for captivating performances and memorable moments that will leave a lasting impression.
Leading the pack with an impressive seven nominations is the incomparable Drake. He dominates categories such as “Best Male Hip-Hop Artist,” “Best Male R&B/Pop Artist,” and “Album of the Year,” among others. Joining him are an array of talented entertainers, including Ja Rule, Lil Uzi Vert, GloRilla, Ice Spice, and E-40, who are all set to take the stage as we commemorate 50 years of hip hop music.
Later in the evening, the legendary emcee, actor, and songwriter, Busta Rhymes, will be bestowed with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
This coveted recognition celebrates industry giants who have not only left an indelible mark on culture through their remarkable careers but have also served as transformative leaders, consistently inspiring generations and setting the bar for excellence.
Make sure to stay tuned as we will provide you with the complete winner’s list, capturing all the triumphs and highlights of this extraordinary night.
From the Sportsman of the Year award, featuring Jalen Hurts, to the Sportswoman of the Year, with the talented Angel Reese, and the Viewer’s Choice International award, where Libianca shines, the evening is filled with anticipation and excitement.
Other notable winners include Coco Jones as the Best New Artist, Teyana Taylor as Video Director of the Year, Latto as Best Female Hip Hop Artist, and the internationally acclaimed Burna Boy as Best International Act.
Beyoncé claims the coveted Viewer’s Choice Award, while SZA is recognized as the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist. Chris Brown and Usher share the honors for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, while Drake and 21 Savage take home the Best Group award.
The Best Collaboration prize goes to “Wait For U” by Future featuring Drake and Tems. Kendrick Lamar secures the title of Best Male Hip Hop Artist, while SOS and Renaissance compete for the prestigious Album of the Year award.
The Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award is a tie between Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin, showcasing their exceptional contributions to the genre.
On the acting front, Damson Idris receives the Best Actor award, while the incomparable Angela Bassett is recognized as the Best Actress. Young Stars Award goes to the talented Marsai Martin, and once again, Drake and 21 Savage shine as the Best Group.
The BET Awards 2023 is a celebration of excellence and an acknowledgment of those who have shaped our cultural landscape. It is a night to remember, commemorating achievements and inspiring generations to come.
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Sportsman of the Year
Sportswoman of the Year
Viewers Choice International
Best New Artist
Video Director of the Year
Teyana “Spike Tey” Taylor
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Best International Act
Viewer’s Choice Award ––
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist —
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist —
Chris Brown / Usher
Best Group —
Drake and 21 Savage
Best Collaboration —
“Wait For U” Future ft. Drake and Tems
Best Male Hip Hop Artist —
Album of the Year —
SOS / Renaissance
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award-–
Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin
Best Actor —
Best Actress —
Young Stars Award ––
Best Group —
Drake and 21 Savage