Entertainment: Glitz & Glamour of the 2015 BET Awards

Entertainment: Glitz & Glamour of the 2015 BET Awards

Glamour of the 2015 BET Awards Janet Jackson was honored with the inaugural Ultimate Icon at the BET Awards on Sunday 8 June, 2015 as the big names

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Janet Jackson was honored with the inaugural Ultimate Icon at the BET Awards on Sunday 8 June, 2015 as the big names in African American music and film came out to celebrate another year of entertainment at the 2015 BET Awards which incidentally is the 15th Anniversary of the ceremony hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. It was held at the Microsoft Theater in LA, California. Beyoncé was the big winner of the night with 3 awards, including Video of the Year. Minaj and Brown both won 2 each.Smokey Robinson was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award, Music Dance Visual Award. Radio host Tom Joyner was also honored, receiving the Humanitarian Award. The event also saw Ghanaian dancehall star Stonebwoy beating Nigeria’s Wizkid and Yemi Alade in the Best International Act Africa award category. And Nicki Minaj and Beyonce leading the winners pack.

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View the complete list of winners here:

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist: Chris Brown
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist: Beyoncé
Best New Artist: Sam Smith
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Best Collaboration: Common & John Legend – “Glory”
Best Gospel Artist: Lecrae
Best Group: Rae Sremmurd
Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award: Nicki Minaj fear. Drake, Lil Wayne, & Chris Brown — “Only”
Video of the Year: Beyoncé – “7/11”
Video Director of the Year: Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Todd Tourso
Best Actor: Terrence Howard
Best Actress: Taraji P. Henson
Best Movie: Selma
Youngstars Award: Mo’ne Davis
Sportswoman of the Year: Serena Williams
Sportsman of the Year: Stephen Curry
Humanitarian Award: Tom Joyner
Centric Award: The Weeknd — “Earned It” (From the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack)
Fandemonium Award: Chris Brown
Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award: Janet Jackson
Best International Act: Africa: Stonebwoy (Ghana)
Best International Act: U.K.: Stormzy
 

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