The BET Awards which seeks to celebrate black music, sports, and culture was held last night [Sunday, June 26, 2022] for its 2022 ceremony. Kendrick Lamar, Silk Sonic, and Nigeria’s Tems were the top winners at this year’s event.
Below are the winners of the 2022 BET Awards:
- Lifetime Achievement Award – Sean “Diddy” Combs.
- Best Female Hip-Hop Artist – Megan Thee Stallion.
- Best International Act – Tems (Nigeria).
- Group of the Year – Silk Sonic.
- BET Her – Mary J. Blige (Good Morning Gorgeous)
- Video of the Year – Family Ties by Kendrick Lamar, Baby Keem & Smokin’ Out the Window by Silk Sonic.
- Album of the Year – An Evening With Silk Sonic.
- Actress of the Year – Zendaya (Spider-Man: No Way Home, Euphoria).
- Collaboration of the Year – Essence (Wizkid, Tems ft. Justin Bieber)
- Actor of the Year – Will Smith (King Richard)
- Best Male Hip-Hop Artist – Kendrick Lamar.
- Best Female R&B/Pop Artist – Jazmine Sullivan.
- Movie of the Year – King Richard.
- Gospel/Inspirational Artist of the Year – Kirk Franklin & Lil Baby (We Win – Space Jam: A New Legacy)
- Best Male R&B/Pop Artist – The Weekend.
- Video Director of the Year – Anderson .Paak.
- Sportsman of the Year – Stephen Curry.
- Sportswoman of the Year – Naomi Osaka.
- YoungStars Award – Marsai Martin.