BET 2022 Winners Full List: Zendaya and Will Smith bag acting trophies, Megan Thee Stallion scores big

BET 2022 Winners Full List: Zendaya and Will Smith bag acting trophies, Megan Thee Stallion scores big
(L-R) Zendaya, Will Smith, Megan Thee Stallion, and Kendrick Lamar bag BET Awards. (Pascal Le Segretain, Kevin Winter, Cindy Ord for Glamour, Antony Jones for Spotify/Getty Images)

Sunday night, June 26, just got interesting as BET 2022 is underway. While the event is all about honoring musicians, talents, and their hard-earned recognition, some celebrities like host Taraji P Henson and best female R&B/pop artist winner Jazmine Sullivan couldn't help but mention the controversial overruling of Roe v Wade by the Supreme Court. Henson said in her monologue, "Guns have more rights than a woman. It’s a sad day in America. A weapon that can take lives has more power than woman who can give life, if she chooses to."


Speaking of awards, Doja Cat left no stone unturned as got herself a total of 6 nominations, including best female R&B/pop artist best female hip-hop artist, video of the year, and more. Sean "Diddy" Combs will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Mary J Blige, who got received the same three years ago, won the BET Her award for 'Good Morning Gorgeous.' The awards, which are determined to honor 'creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film and sport' airing live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.



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Album of the Year

'An Evening With Silk Sonic' - Silk Sonic - WINNER
'Back of My Mind' - H.E.R.
'Call Me If You Get Lost' - Tyler, The Creator
'Certified Lover Boy '- Drake
'Donda' - Kanye West
'Heaux Tales, Mo' Tales: The Deluxe' - Jazmine Sullivan
Planet Her' -  Doja Cat


Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Ari Lennox
Doja Cat
Jazmine Sullivan - WINNER
Mary J. Blige
Summer Walker



Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Chris Brown
Lucky Daye
The Weeknd - WINNER
Yung Bleu

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B
Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion - WINNER
Nicki Minaj

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar - WINNER
Lil Baby

Best Group

Silk Sonic - WINNER
Chlöe X Halle
City Girls
Lil Baby & Lil Durk
Young Dolph & Key Glock


Best Collaboration

'Essence' -  Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems - WINNER
'Every Chance I Get' - DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk
'Family Ties' -  Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar
'Kiss Me More' -  Doja Cat Feat. SZA
'Way 2 Sexy' - Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug
'Whole Lotta Money' (Remix) - Bia Feat. Nicki Minaj


Best New Artist

Baby Keem
Benny the Butcher
Latto - WINNER
Muni Long
Yung Bleu

Video of the Year

'Family Ties' - Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar - WINNER
'Have Mercy' - Chlöe
'Kiss Me More' -  Doja Cat Feat. SZA
'Pressure'-  Ari Lennox
'Smokin Out the Window' -  Silk Sonic
'Way 2 Sexy' - Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug


Video Director of the Year

Anderson .Paak a.k.a. Director .Paak - WINNER
Benny Boom
Beyoncé & Dikayl Rimmasch
Director X
Hype Williams
Missy Elliott

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

'All in Your Hands' - Marvin Sapp
'Come to Life' - Kanye West
'Grace' -  Kelly Price
'Hallelujah' - Fred Hammond
'Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)' -  H.E.R. & Tauren Wells
'Jireh' -  Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music 
'We Win' -  Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin - WINNER



'Best of Me (Originals)' -  Alicia Keys
'Good Morning Gorgeous' -  Mary J. Blige - WINNER
'Have Mercy' - Chlöe
'Pressure' - Ari Lennox
'Roster' - Jazmine Sullivan
'Unloyal' - Summer Walker & Ari Lennox
'Woman' - Doja Cat

Best International Act

Dave (U.K.)
Dinos (France)
Fally Ipupa (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Fireboy Dml (Nigeria)
Little Simz (U.K.)
Ludmilla (Brazil)
Major League Djz (South Africa)
Tayc (France)
Tems (Nigeria) - WINNER


Best Movie

King Richard - WINNER
Space Jam: A New Legacy
Summer of Soul
The Harder They Fall

Best Actor

Adrian Holme - 'Bel Air'
Anthony Anderson - 'Black-Ish'
Damson Idris - 'Snowfall'
Denzel Washington - 'The Tragedy of Macbeth'
Forest Whitaker - 'Respect | Godfather of Harlem'
Jabari Banks - 'Bel Air'
Sterling K. Brown - 'This Is Us'
Will Smith - 'King Richard' - WINNER


Best Actress

Aunjanue Ellis - 'King Richard'
Coco Jones - 'Bel Air'
Issa Rae - 'Insecure'
Jennifer Hudson - 'Respect'
Mary J. Blige - 'Power Book II: Ghost'
Queen Latifah - 'The Equalizer'
Quinta Brunson - 'Abbott Elementary'
Regina King - 'The Harder They Fall'
Zendaya - 'Euphoria' | 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' - WINNER

YoungStars Award

Akira Akbar
Demi Singleton
Marsai Martin - WINNER
Miles Brown
Saniyya Sidney
Storm Reid


Sportswoman of the Year Award

Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Naomi Osaka - WINNER
Serena Williams
Sha'carri Richardson
Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year Award

Aaron Donald
Bubba Wallace
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Ja Morant
LeBron James
Stephen Curry - WINNER
Lifetime Achievement Award
Sean "Diddy" Combs


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