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Megan Thee Stallion attends the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

Below is the list of this year’s BET Awards winners, taking place with a live show audience at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles this Sunday (June 27) on BET.

Rappers Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby lead the nominations with seven, each while Cardi B and Drake follow with five. Anderson .Paak, Bruno Mars, Chloe X Halle, and Chris Brown are all tied with four nominations.

As we previously reported, BET said, “We are back and excited to bring culture’s biggest night, the 2021 BET Awards, safely back to Los Angeles to celebrate this year’s incredible roster of nominees. We broke ground as one of the first official award shows to move forward during the global pandemic and we are ready to take our pioneer status to the next level with the return of an audience to celebrate the best and brightest creative minds in the entertainment industry.”

Album of the Year
After Hours – The Weeknd
Blame It On Baby – DaBaby
Good News – Megan Thee Stallion
Heaux Tales – Jazmine Sullivan – WINNER
King’s Disease – Nas
Ungodly Hour – Chloe X Halle

Best Collaboration
Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” – WINNER
DaBaby Ft. Roddy Ricch – “ROCKSTAR”
Dj Khaled Ft. Drake – “Popstar”
Jack Harlow Ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez and Lil Wayne – “Whats Poppin (Remix)”
Megan Thee Stallion Ft. DaBaby – “Cry Baby”
Pop Smoke Ft. Lil Baby and DaBaby – “For The Night”

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist
Jazmine Sullivan
Jhené Aiko
Summer Walker

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist
Anderson .Paak
Chris Brown – WINNER 
The Weeknd

Best New Artist
Coi Leray
Flo Milli
Giveon – WINNER
Jack Harlow
Pooh Shiesty

Best Group
21 Savage and Metro Boomin
Chloe X Halle
Chris Brown and Young Thug
City Girls
Silk Sonic – WINNER

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Cardi B
Coi Leray
Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion – WINNER

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Lil Baby – WINNER
Pop Smoke

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Bebe Winans – In Jesus Name
Cece Winans – Never Lost
H.E.R. – Hold Us Together
Kirk Franklin – Strong God – WINNER
Marvin Sapp – Thank You For It All
Tamela Mann – Touch From You

BET Her Award
Alicia Keys Ft. Khalid – So Done
Brandy Ft. Chance The Rapper – Baby Mama
Bri Steves – Anti Queen
Chloe X Halle – Baby Girl
Ciara Ft. Ester Dean – Rooted
Sza – Good Days – WINNER

Best International Act
Aya Nakamura (France)
Burna Boy (Nigeria) – WINNER
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Emicida (Brazil)
Headie One (Uk)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Young T & Bugsey (Uk)
Youssoupha (France)

Viewer’s Choice Award
Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
Chris Brown &Amp; Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
Dababy Ft. Roddy Ricch – “ROCKSTAR”
Dj Khaled Ft. Drake – “Popstar”
Drake Ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”
Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Beyoncé – “Savage (Remix)” – WINNER
Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open”

Video Of The Year
Cardi B – “Up”
Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” – WINNER
Chloe X Halle – “Do It”
Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
Drake Ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open”

Video Director Of The Year
Benny Boom
Bruno Mars And Florent Déchard – WINNER 
Cole Bennett
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers
Hype Williams

Best Movie
Coming 2 America
Judas And The Black Messiah – WINNER 
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
One Night In Miami…
The United States Vs. Billie Holiday

Best Actress
Andra Day – WINNER
Angela Bassett
Issa Rae
Jurnee Smollett
Viola Davis

Best Actor
Aldis Hodge
Chadwick Boseman – WINNER 
Damson Idris
Daniel Kaluuya
Eddie Murphy
Lakeith Stanfield

Youngstars Award
Alex R. Hibbert
Ethan Hutchison
Lonnie Chavis
Marsai Martin – WINNER 
Michael Epps
Storm Reid

Sportswoman Of The Year Award
A’ja Wilson
Candace Parker
Claressa Shields
Naomi Osaka – WINNER
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins-smith

Sportsman Of The Year Award
Kyrie Irving
Lebron James – WINNER
Patrick Mahomes
Russell Westbrook
Russell Wilson
Stephen Curry