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Beyonce rules 2017 BET Awards

The much talked about 2017 BET Awards was held on Sunday with exciting performances including a reunion of 90’s super girl group, Xcape as well as a rollicking medley of performances from New Edition, winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award. However it was a night for Beyonce who won several awards including Viewers’ Choice, Best Female R&B/Pop artist, Best Video and Best Album. 

Other big winners included Bruno Mars who unlike Beyonce was present at the ceremony to pick up his awards for Best Male R&B/Pop artist, as well as to perform. Bruno also jointly won the nod for Best Video alongside Beyonce.

Check out the full list of winners at the 2017 BET Awards.

Viewers’ Choice Award

Beyonce, “Sorry”

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Bruno Mars

Best Group

Best Collaboration

Chance the Rapper ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – “No Problem”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

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Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Remy Ma

Video of the Year
​Beyoncé – “Sorry”  and
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”

Video Director of the Year

Kahlil Joseph & ​Beyoncé Knowles-Carter – ​Beyoncé, “Sorry”​

Best New Artist
Chance the Rapper

Album of the Year

Lemonade – ​Beyoncé

Best Actress

Taraji P. Henson

Best Actor

Mahershala Ali

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Lecrae, “Can’t Stop Me Now (Destination)”

Youngstars Award

Yara Shahidi

Best Movie
Hidden Figures

Sportswomen of the Year
Serena Williams

Sportsman of the Year

Stephen Curry

Centric Award

Solange, “Cranes in the Sky”

Best International Act: Europe

Best International Act: Africa