The big party of the BET Awards 2022 was held with Taraji P. Henson as the master of ceremonies. Doja Cat started with 6 with the highest number of nominations , although it finally went blank in terms of prizes. As big winners with two Silk Sonic awards -including album of the year for ‘ An evening with Silk Sonic’- , Kendrick Lamar and Tems. Anderson .Paak, who forms Silk Sonic with Bruno Mars, even added a third trophy in the category of video director of the year.


You can see the full list of nominees here.

Album of the year
An evening with Silk Sonic , Silk Sonic

Best female R&B/pop artist
Jazmine Sullivan

Best male R&B/pop artist
The Weeknd

Best female hip hop artist
Megan Thee Stallion

Best male hip hop artist
Kendrick Lamar

Best group
Silk Sonic

Best collaboration
“ Essence,” Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems

Best new artist

Video of the year
“Family Ties,” Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar

Video director of the year
Anderson .Paak aka Director .Paak

Dr. Bobby Jones best gospel/inspirational award
We Win, Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin

“Good Morning Gorgeous,” Mary J. Blige

Best international act
Tems (Nigeria)

Best movie
King Richard

Best actor
Will Smith, King Richard

Best actress
Zendaya, Euphoria | Spider-Man: No Way Home

YoungStars award
Marsai Martin

Sportswoman of the year award
Naomi Osaka

Sportsman of the year award
Stephen Curry

Lifetime Achievement Award
Sean “Diddy” Combs

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