Monday, June 27, 2011

BET Awards 2011...The Winners!

The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.The 2011 edition of the BET Awards was held at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday (June 26) in Los Angeles.

The big winner of the night was Chris Brown - who garnered three trophies out of his pack-leading six nominations.

The complete list of 2011 BET Awards winners is as follows:

Viewer’s Choice
WINNER: Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”
Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz – “6 Foot 7 Foot”
Mindless Behavior – “My Girl”
Nicki Minaj f/ Drake – “Moment 4 Life”
Rihanna f/ Drake – “What’s My Name?”

Best Female R&B Artist
Marsha Ambrosius
Keri Hilson
WINNER: Jennifer Hudson

Best Male R&B Artist
WINNER: Chris Brown
Cee-Lo Green
Bruno Mars
Trey Songz

Best Group
WINNER: Diddy Dirty Money
Cali Swag District
New Boyz
Travis Porter

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Lola Monroe
WINNER: Nicki Minaj

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
WINNER: Kanye West

Best Collaboration
B.o.B ft. Haley Williams of Paramore, "Airplanes"
WINNER: Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, "Look At Me Now"
Kanye West ft. Rihanna, "All of the Lights"
Chris Brown ft. Tyga & Kevin McCall, "Deuces"
Waka Flocka Flame ft. Roscoe Dash & Wale, "No Hands"
Rihanna ft. Drake, "What's My Name"

Best New Artist
J. Cole
Bruno Mars
Willow Smith
WINNER: Wiz Khalifa

YoungStars Award
Shenell Edmonds
Keke Palmer
Diggy Simmons
WINNER: Jaden Smith
WINNER: Willow Smith

Best Gospel
Byron Cage
Deitrick Haddon
WINNER: Mary Mary
Karen Clark Sheard
BeBe & CeCe Winans

Centric Award
WINNER: Marsha Ambrosius
Eric Benét
Cee-Lo Green
R. Kelly

Best International Act (Africa)
WINNER: 2Face Idibia (Nigeria)
WINNER: D' Banj (Nigeria)
D-Black (Ghana)
Fally Ipupa (DR Congo)
Angelique Kidjo (Benin)
Teargas (South Africa)

Best International Act (UK)
VV Brown
Laura Izibor
Tinchy Stryder
WINNER: Tinie Tempah

Best Actress
Halle Berry
WINNER: Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoë Saldana
Kerry Washington

Best Actor
Laz Alonso
Chris Brown
Don Cheadle
WINNER: Idris Elba
Jamie Foxx

Best Movie
Death at a Funeral
WINNER: For Colored Girls
The Book of Eli
Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married, Too?

Sportswoman of the Year
Tamika Catchings
Candice Dupree
Maya Moore
WINNER: Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Derrick Rose
WINNER: Michael Vick

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