2019 BET AWARDS: Everything you need to Know



The BET Network is a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. over the years it has risen to be the nation’s leader in the provision of various forms of quality entertainment including music, news, television programs, and public affairs for the majority of African American audiences. The Main BET Channel is speculated to reach over 90 million households shown across the UK, United States, Canada, The Caribbean, and Sub-Sahara Africa. BET is an Apex African-American customer trademark with a multitude of other business extensions such as BET.com, BET HER, BET Music Network, BET Jams, BET soul and BET Gospel, BET Mobile and so many more.


According to the Nielsen Company. The BET AWARDS have come to be one of the most watched award show in the history of television. BET Awards franchise has retained the number one program in cable Television history as far as African-Americans are concerned. This is where the Triumphs and successes of artists, athletes, and entertainers are recognized.

The 2019 edition of this groundbreaking event held in the Microsoft Theatre in LA, New York. Fans and Audience were welcomed and entertained with incredible performances from some of the finest artist of today. These performances included that of CARDI-B and OFFSET together on stage and many others. BET Awards which has come to be known for powerful artistry as well as for its social commentary was hosted by thespian and comedian Regina Hall and aired Live on the BET channel.


The 2019 BET AWARDS highlighted the following:

The show was opened by Cardi B. and Offset with the first-ever televised performance by the disreputable couple and set the tone with an attractive, high-energy potpourri of their newest hit “Clout” and Cardi B’s “Press,” equipped against a show-stopping fireworks backcloth.

Regina Hall opened the show as the 2019 BET Awards host with a tribute to her town of Washington, D.C alongside humorous comment and a go-go musical range by Suga Bear from E.U and James Funk from Rare Essence.

DaBaby also delivered a high energy and dynamic performance of his hit single “Suge,” in the course of expansive big baby dancers.

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus’s performance was a standout highlight of the night, transporting the whole audience to their feet with the first-ever televised performance of their current Billboard Hot one hundred No. one “Old town Road.” Riding in on horses at the BET Awards red carpet, the duo took the stage showcasing how two music genres will produce one among the highest songs of the year.

Breakthrough creator Lizzo emerged atop an enormous cake with a charming performance of her hit “Truth Hurts,” complete with a signature flute solo.

Mustard performed a mist-filled rendition of “Pure Water” that includes Migos, supported with high-energy dancers, that brought Cardi B to her feet.

Rihanna delivered a sincere introduction to time accomplishment Award Winner and hip-hop and soul legend The Virgin J. Blige. The Grammy triumph icon took the stage herself with a mashup of a number of her greatest triumph hits, as well as “My Life,” “No additional Drama,” “Real Love,” “I will Love You” with Lil Kim, “You’re All I Need” with Method Man and finished with the quintessential “Just Fine.”

The “Exonerated Five” received an ovation, sharing a robust message concerning the worth and importance of truth. The 5 men, formerly referred to as the “Central Park 5,” introduced H.E.R. and YBN Cordae, WHO delivered Associate in Nursing burning performance of “Lord Is coming”

DJ Khaled had everyone standing on their feet with “Weather the Storm,” aboard Meek Mill and Jeremih, who delivered a fiery performance of “You stay.”

Taraji P. Henson bestowed world-renowned producer, director, actor, film writer, playwright, author and her personal friend Tyler Perry with the final world Icon Award celebrating his cultural impact. Throughout his rousing acceptance speech, Perry inspired others to “own their way” with Associate in the emotional racist story of the history behind his Atlanta studio and his hopes of how understanding history, cultural impact, and the memory those before can drive black artistic voices.

Prolific creator, activist, and notability Nipsey Hussle was posthumously honored with the Humanitarian Award for his commitment to uniting communities through peace. In acceptance of the award on his behalf, the family of Nipsey shared emotional reminiscences and thanked his fans and community for all their support. John Legend, DJ Khaled and Marsha Ambrosius celebrated Nipsey’s legacy with a moving tribute performance of “Real Big” and “Last Time I Checc’d” backdropped by clouds.

Presenters enclosed the diversion industry’s prime black actors, artists, and entrepreneurs, as well as T.I, Morris Chestnut, Yara Shahidi, Lena Waithe, Marsai Martin, La La Anthony, Larenz Tate, Ayesha Curry, and Anderson Paak.

In addition to all the exuberant performances, the complete BET awards winners list of the 2019 BET is:

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist


Best Male R&B / Pop Artist

Bruno Mars  

Best Group


Best Collaboration

Travis Scott feat. Drake – “Sicko Mode”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Nipsey Hussle

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B

Video of the Year

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Video Director of the Year

Karena Evans           

Best New Artist

Lil Baby

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Snoop Dogg Feat. Rance Allen – “Blessing Me Again”

Best Actress

Regina King              

Best Actor

Michael B. Jordan                 

Young Stars Award

Marsai Martin

Best Movie


Sportswoman of the Year Award

Serena Williams

Sportsman of the Year Award

Stephen Curry

Album of the Year

“Invasion of Privacy”       


H.E.R. – “Hard Place”

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Ella Mai

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