By Adejumo Abdul-Razaq Oluwaseun.

The 16th Annual BET Awards.
The BET Award took place on Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The show, which honors and recognizes favorite artists, actors and athletes for their achievement in the entertainment industry across twenty categories.

The surprise packed edition, also featured tributes to Prince by a slew of artists, including Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder, and a surprise performance by Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar.


Here is a complete list of 2016 BET Awards winners.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist?
Beyonce (WINNER)

Andra Day
K. Michelle

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Bryson Tiller (WINNER)

Chris Brown
The Weeknd

Best Group
Drake & Future (WINNER)

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
Puff Daddy & the Family
Rae Sremmurd
The Internet

Best Collaboration
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (WINNER)

Big Sean ft. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $ign – “Play No Games”
Big Sean ft. Kanye West & John Legend – “One Man Can Change the World”
Future ft. Drake – “Where Ya At”
Nicki Minaj ft. Beyonce – “Feeling Myself”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist?
Drake (WINNER)

Fetty Wap
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist?
Nicki Minaj (WINNER)

Dej Loaf
Lil Kim
Missy Elliott
Remy Ma

Video of the Year
Beyonce – “Formation” (WINNER)

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work”

Video Director of the Year?
Director X (WINNER)

Benny Boom
Chris Brown
Colin Tilley and the Little Homies
Hype Williams

Best New Artist?
Bryson Tiller (WINNER)

Alessia Cara
Andra Day
Tory Lanez

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award?
Kirk Franklin (WINNER)

Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
Erica Campbell
Tamela Mann
Tasha Cobbs

Best Actress?
Taraji P. Henson (WINNER)

Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Tracee Ellis Ross
Viola Davis

Best Actor?
Michael B. Jordan (WINNER)

Anthony Anderson
Courtney B. Vance
Idris Elba
O’Shea Jackson Jr.

YoungStars Award?
Amandla Stenberg (WINNER)

Quvenzhane Wallis
Willow Smith
Yara Shahidi

Best Movie
Straight Outta Compton (WINNER)

Beasts of No Nation

Sportswoman of the Year
Serena Williams (WINNER)

Cheyenne Woods
Gabrielle Douglas
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year?
Stephen Curry (WINNER)

Cam Newton

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