2020 BET Awards: all the winners with a virtual snack pack

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Awards on 29 Jun 2020
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And the winners of the 20th BET Awards are:
Best International Act

Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Innoss’b (Drc)
Sho Madjozi (S. Africa) 
Dave (U.K.)
Stormzy (U.K.)
Ninho (France)
S.Pri Noir (France)

Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act

Rema (Nigeria)
Sha Sha (Zimbabwe)
Celeste (U.K.)
Young T & Bugsey (U.K.)
Hatik (France)
Stacy (France)

The ceremony was virtual because of COVID-19 and aired live on BET on Monday, 29 June at 02h00.

The rebroadcast airs later at 20h00, with a pre-show at 19h00.

South African actress and TV personality Nomzamo Mbatha is one of the presenters of this.

Best Female R&B/pop Artist

Jhene Aiko
Summer Walker
Best Male R&B/pop Artist

Anderson .Paak
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Best Group

Chloe X Halle
City Girls
Best Collaboration

Chris Brown Ft. Drake - No Guidance
Dj Khaled Ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend - Higher
Future Ft. Drake - Life Is Good       
H.E.R. Ft. Yg - Slide
Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $Ign - Hot Girl Summer
Wale Ft. Jeremih - On Chill

The ceremony host: Comedian Amanda Seales

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Lil Baby
Roddy Ricch
Travis Scott
Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B
Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj

Video Of The Year

Chris Brown Ft. Drake - No Guidance
Dababy - Bop
Dj Khaled Ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend - Higher
Doja Cat - Say So
Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $Ign - Hot Girl Summer
Roddy Ricch - The Box
Video Director Of The Year

Benny Boom
Cole Bennett
Dave Meyers
Director X
Eif Rivera
Teyana "Spike Tee" Taylor
Best New Artist

Lil Nas X
Pop Smoke
Roddy Ricch
Summer Walker
Ybn Cordae
Album Of The Year

Cuz I Love You - Lizzo
Fever - Megan Thee Stallion
Homecoming: The Live Album - Beyoncé
I Used To Know Her - H.E.R.
Kirk - Dababy
Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial - Roddy Ricch
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/inspirational Award

Fred Hammond - Alright
John P. Kee Ft. Zacardi Cortez - I Made It Out
Kanye West - Follow God
Kirk Franklin - Just For Me
Pj Morton Ft. Le'andria Johnson & Mary Mary - All In His Plan
The Clark Sisters - Victory
Best Actress

Angela Bassett
Cynthia Erivo
Issa Rae
Regina King
Tracee Ellis Ross
Best Actor

Billy Porter
Eddie Murphy
Forest Whitaker
Jamie Foxx
Michael B. Jordan
Omari Hardwick
Young Stars Award

Alex Hibbert
Asante Blackk
Jahi Di’allo Winston
Marsai Martin
Miles Brown
Storm Reid
Best Movie

Bad Boys For Life
Dolemite Is My Name
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé
Just Mercy
Queen & Slim
A trailer:

Sportswoman Of The Year

Ajeé Wilson
Claressa Shields
Coco Gauff
Naomi Osaka
Serena Williams
Simone Biles
Sportsman Of The Year

Giannis Antetokounmpo
Kawhi Leonard
Lebron James
Odell Beckham Jr.
Patrick Mahomes Ii
Stephen Curry
BET Her Award

Alicia Keys - Underdog
Beyoncé Ft. Blue Ivy Carter, Wizkid & Saint Jhn - Brown Skin Girl
Ciara Ft. Lupita Nyong'o, Ester Dean, City Girls & La La - Melanin    
Layton Greene - Choose  
Lizzo Ft. Missy Elliot - Tempo         
Rapsody Ft. Pj Morton - Afeni
Viewer’s Choice Award

Chris Brown Ft. Drake - No Guidance
Dababy - Bop
Future Ft. Drake - Life Is Good
Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $Ign - Hot Girl Summer
Roddy Ricch - The Box
The Weeknd - Heartless


Humanitarian Award


Awarded for her humanitarian work including her BeyGOOD initiative and the #IDIDMYPART mobile testing project that encourages residents in Houston in black and brown communities to know their COVID-19 status. 

Shine a Light Honorees
Recognizes exceptional resilience, ingenuity and creativity in the face of adversity. This year's honorees have been chosen for demonstrating how art and education can unite and inspire in the most challenging of times.

Swizz Beatz
Nicolas Johnson

BET International Global Good Award
This award recognises public figures who use their platform for social responsibility and goodness while demonstrating a commitment to the welfare of the global Black community. 

Assa Traoré

About Assa

Since her brother Adama was asphyxiated to death in a police station on his 24th birthday in 2016, Traoré has been leading the fight to find out the truth about what happened to her brother, creating the "Justice for Adama" movement in the process.

Adama’s death, having been compared to the recent death of George Floyd, has sparked protests across France and Assa has worked tirelessly to shine a light on racial injustice and police brutality.


To give you an idea of how the ceremony worked with it being virtual... here's a vid of Burna Boy receiving his award, followed by a live performance by Alicia Keys:



Shows in this post: The BET Awards

Channels in this post: BET Africa, BET International


29 Jun 2020 13:49

I enjoyed the show more than the normal awards ceremony. The performances were the best and production outstanding. Dababy and alicia keys performance brought me to tears. Hope they do like this more often

29 Jun 2020 13:52

I did not sleep and watched the on dstvNow. But the breaks were annoying advertising #Isono 3times on 1 ad-breake but the show is promising though

06 Jul 2020 11:12

>>I enjoyed the show more than the normal awards ceremony.<<

Agreed! Virtual ceremonies are proving to be more enjoyable - probs because they're fresh and need to do new things. Also, there's a lot less time and space for all the annoying "I love myself" moments on the red carpet and in the auditorium.

And, in the case of the SAFTAS, definitely because of how short it was. Almost an hour instead of the hours and hours they usually are. Must be at least 10 to 12 over the two nights.


06 Jul 2020 11:29

PS: SAMAs are gonna be virtual too. Over five nights instead of one. For mostly half-hour stints.

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