Full List of Winners – Deadline

UPDATED WITH FULL WINNER’S LIST: SZA and Beyoncé won three times each, including a tie for the Album of the Year award at the 2023 BET Awards on Sunday.

The awards, which honor the best performances of the year in music, TV, film and sports, were presented live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. This year’s event celebrated 50 years of hip hop, with Busta Rhymes receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Patti LaBelle also took the stage to pay tribute to Tina Turner, but seemingly forgot the words to “Simply the Best”.

SZA also won Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Video of the Year for “Kill Bill” tonight, while Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” won both the Viewers’ Choice Award and the BET Her Award.

There was another contest tonight, with Chris Brown and Usher sharing the Male R&B/Pop Artist honor.

in the movie, disney/marvel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever won Best Picture, while the picture’s Angela Bassett won Best Actress. Damson Idris won the Best Actor award.

Drake scored two wins tonight as he and Glorilla come away with the most nominations with seven in total.

Some of the highlights of the night included a reunion of Offset and Quavo for a tribute to late Migos member Takeoff. It also took time for Muni Long to acknowledge the importance of writers amid the WGA strike.

The complete list of winners is given below.

Album of the Year (tie)


Renaissance – Beyoncé

best cooperation

Wait for you – future achievement. drake and thames

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


Best Male R&B/Pop Artist (tie)

Chris Brown

assistant teacher

Best New Artist

coco jones

best group

drake x 21 savage

Best Female Hip Hop Artist


Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Kendrick Lamar

Doctor. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Bless Me – Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin

bet on his prize

break my soul – beyoncé

video of the year

Kill Bill – SZA

video director of the year

Teyana “Spike Tay” Taylor

best movie

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

best Actress

Angela Bassett

best Actor

Damson Idris

youngstar award

marsai martin

player of the year

angel reese

player of the year

jalen hurts

Viewer’s Choice Award

break my soul – beyoncé

best international act

burna boy