Cardi B Stars at BET Awards
Four months after collecting her first career Grammy Award, rapper Cardi B grabbed two trophies at Sunday evening’s 2019 BET Awards, presented at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
The rising star was chosen best female hip-hop artist and won best album for “Invasion of Privacy.”
She was nominated for five other awards.
Megastars Beyonce and Bruno Mars took home best female and best male R&B/Pop Artist honors.
The late rapper Nipsey Hussle, gunned down in South Los Angeles on March 31 in front of his clothing store, posthumously was honored as best male hip-hop artist.
Rappers DJ Khaled and YG and singer John Legend collaborated in a tribute to Hussle during the show.
Regina King and Michael B. Jordan were named best actress and best actor.
Here is a complete list of winners:
BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST
BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST
Travis Scott feat. Drake, “Sicko Mode”
BEST MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
BEST FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Childish Gambino, “This Is America”
VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Invasion Of Privacy,” Cardi B
BEST NEW ARTIST
BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD
Snoop Dogg Ft. Rance Allen, “Blessing Me Again”
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT (FAN VOTED CATEGORY)
Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
BET HER AWARD
H.E.R., “Hard Place”
2019 COCA-COLA VIEWERS’ CHOICE AWARD
Ella Mai, “Trip”