Beyonce Won Big In 2015 BET Awards
After rumors of her alleged divorce from husband hip-hop mogul, Jay-Z and being rumored to get a surrogate for her second child, the all-time favorite and badass R&B/Pop singer, Beyonce shut all the controversies down as she once again won big awards in the latest BET Awards.
The songstress bagged the top honors at the 2015 BET awards including the trophy for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Video of the Year and Video Director of the Year.
As reported by E! news, the awards night took place at the Nokia Theatre and was hosted by “Black-ish” stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.
Bey was not the only one who became the big winner of the night. Singers Chris Brown and Ncki Minaj also joined the celebration.
Minaj clinched the trophy for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist and Coca-Cola Viewr’s Choice Award for her hit track “Only”, which she sang along with Drake, Lil’ Wayne and Brown while the Best Male R&B/Pop Artist and Fandemonium Award went to Chris Brown’s lucky hand.
The other artist who bagged awards are: Janet Jackson for The Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual for her unmatched contribution to the music industry, British singer Sam Smith who won the Best New Artist for this year and Kendrick Lamar who got the award for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist.
The stars from the TV series “Empire” Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson were bestowed with the Best Actor and Best Actress award while the Best Movie award was given to Ava DuVernay’s “Selma”, which stars DAVID Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth and Oprah Winfrey.
Some other winners who deserve to celebrate and have an after-party includes singer “The Weekend”, who won The Centric Award for his single “Earned It” and hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd who won the trophy for Best Group.
Common and John Legend clinched the trophy for Best Collaboration for their hit number “Glory.”
The Young Stars award was given to the baseball player, Mo’ne Davis. Radio host Tom Joyne took home the Humanitarian award while the Gospel Artist was won by Hip-Hop artist Lecrae.
The tennis player Serena Williams was awarded as the Sportswoman of the Year, while Stephen Curry won the same honor in the male category.
Ghana’s (Africa) Dancehall sensation “Stonebwoy” and “Stormzy” (UK) were named as the Best International Act.
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