BET Awards ’21: List of Winners and Honorees


The 2021 BET Awards is currently underway and as always we brings to you live updates on the winners.

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Best Actress Winner:

Andra Day

The leading role of a lifetime came to R&B star Andra Day in 2021 with The United States vs. Billie Holliday, which earned her an Academy Award nomination and a win at the Golden Globes.

Sportswoman of the Year Award Winner:

Naomi Osaka

The singularly spectacular Japanese-Haitian American tennis champion is speaking out and emerging as a leading voice for young women coping with immeasurable success and mental health wellness.

Among her many achievements, Naomi Osaka is also the highest-paid female athlete of all time, according to Forbes.

Sportsman of the Year Award Winner:

LeBron James

The beloved Los Angeles Lakers forward, also known as King James, helped power his team through a pandemic.

And, with his LeBron James Family Foundation in Akron, Ohio and countless philanthropic efforts, he never stops giving.

Best Group

21 Savage & Metro Boomin
Chloe X Halle
Chris Brown & Young Thug
City Girls
WINNER: Silk Sonic

Best New Artist

Coi Leray
Flo Milli
WINNER: Giveon
Jack Harlow
Pooh Shiesty


Arlo Parks (UK)

Bree Runway (UK): WINNER

Bramsito (France)

Tems (Nigeria)

Elaine (South Africa)

MC Dricka (Brazil)

Ronisia (France)

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist

Jazmine Sullivan
Jhené Aiko
Summer Walker

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

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B
Coi Leray
Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion: WINNER

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

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 Male Hip Hop Artist

J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Lil Baby: WINNER
Pop Smoke