Burna Boy, Beyonce, Cardi B, Others honored at BETAwards in Los Angeles
Written by Ibraheem Sikiru
Published on 6/24/2019 6:52:05 PM
The 2019 BETAwards was another remarkable day as icons in the entertainment industry across the world were gathered and bestowed with honors for the job well done. The list was heavily dominated, usually, by the iconic black entertainment stars from across the world.
BETAward celebrates accomplishments in Entertainment and Sports. The complete list of the Award winners at the 2019 edition of the BETAwards are:
- Humanitarian Award Hipsey Hussle
- Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Beyonce
- Best Female Hip-Hop Artists Cardi B
- Best Actress Regina King
- Best Actor Michael B. Jordan
- Best New Artist Lil Baby
- Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Bruno Mars
- Best International Act Burna Boy
- Best New International Act Sho Madjozi
- Best Gospel Award Snoop Dogg
- Best Group Migos
- Best Collaboration Travis Scott featuring Drake
- BET HER Award H.E.R
- Best Movie Blackkklansman
- Ultimate Icon Award Tyler Perry
- Viewers' Choice Award Ella Mai
- Video of the Year Childish Gambino, "This Is America"
- Life Time Achievement Award Mary J. Blige
- Album of the Year Cardi B
- Video Director of the Year Karena Evans
- Young-stars Award Marsai Martin
- Sportswoman of the Year Serena Williams
- Sportsman of the Year Stephen Curry
Exclusively for Nigerians
Burna Boy is the third Nigerian iconic entertainment star to win the Best International Act Award since 2017. Wizkid won the award in 2017 after which Davido won the same award in 2018 edition of the BETAwards.
2019 edition of the BETAward took place at the Regina Hall, Wahington, D.C where DJ Mustard and Migo perform their chart-topping hit single "Pure Water". Also H.E.R and YBN Cordae perform H.E.R's hit song "Lord is Coming.".
At the venue of the award, City Girls and Lil Baby perform their hits "Act Up", "Close Friends" and "Pure Cocaine." Before the event was wrapped, Lil Nas X and Billy Cyrus team up to perform their hit collaboration "Old Town Road."