Los Angeles, CA – The 2019 BET Awards are underway at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hosted by actress Regina Hall, the annual event started promptly at 5 p.m. PST and is airing on BET, BET HER, MTV, MTV 2, MTV Classic, VH1 and Logo.

Cardi B — who holds the most nominations and kicked off the show — is nominated is seven categories, including Video Of The Year, Best Female Hip Hop artist and Album Of The Year, while JAY-Z and Beyoncé are nominated in three categories thanks to their EVERYTHING IS LOVE joint album.

Drake is also nominated in three categories: Video Of The Year, Best Male Hip Hop Artist and Viewer’s Choice Award.

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Several explosive performances are expected throughout the evening from artists such as Lizzo, Cardi, DJ Khaled, Migos and Meek Mill.

A special tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle is also on the docket. He will be honored with a posthumous Humanitarian Award along with Mary J. Blige who will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Par for the course, RealStreetRadio will be updating the winners list as the show goes on.

Check out the winners below.

Video Of The Year

21 Savage f. J. Cole, “A Lot”

Cardi B, “Money”

Cardi B & Bruno Mars, “Please Me”

Childish Gambino, “This Is America”

Drake, “Nice for What”

The Carters, “APESHIT”

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


Ella Mai




Teyana Taylor

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Anderson .Paak

Bruno Mars

Childish Gambino

Chris Brown

John Legend


Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B

Kash Doll


Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

21 Savage


J. Cole

Meek Mill

Nipsey Hussle

Travis Scott

Best New Artist


City Girls

Juice WRLD

Lil Baby — WINNER* 

Queen Naija

Best Group

Chloe x Halle

City Girls

Lil Baby & Gunna


The Carters

Best Collaboration

21 Savage f. J. Cole, “A Lot”

Cardi B & Bruno Mars, “Please Me”

Cardi B f.J Balvin and Bad Bunny, “I Like It”

H.E.R. f. Bryson Tiller, “Could’ve Been”

Travis Scott f. Drake, “Sicko Mode”

Tyga f. Offset, “Taste”

Album Of The Year

Cardi B Invasion of Privacy — WINNER*

Ella Mai Ella Mai 

Meek Mill Championships


Travis Scott Astroworld 

Viewers’ Choice Award

Cardi B f. J Balvin and Bad Bunny, “I Like It”

Childish Gambino, “This Is America”

Drake, “In My Feelings”

Ella Mai, “Trip”

J. Cole, “Middle Child”

Travis Scott f. Drake, “Sicko Mode”

Best Actress

Issa Rae

Regina Hall

Regina King

Taraji P. Henson

Tiffany Haddish

Viola Davis

Best Actor

Anthony Anderson

Chadwick Boseman

Denzel Washington

Mahershala Ali

Michael B. Jordan

Omari Hardwick.

Best Movie


Creed 2

If Beale Street Could Talk

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

The Hate U Give

Young Stars Award

Caleb McLaughlin

Lyric Ross

Marsai Martin — WINNER*

Michael Rainey Jr.

Miles Brown


Alicia Keys, “Raise a Man”

Ciara, “Level Up”

H.E.R., “Hard Place”

Janelle Monae, “PYNK”

Queen Naija, “Mama’s Hand”

Teyana Taylor, “Rose in Harlem”

Video Director Of The Year

Benny Boom

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Hype Williams

Karena Evans

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