Beyoncé, The Throne, and Chris Brown Win Big at BET Awards

  /  07.01.2012


It was a big night for Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Chris Brown. Each of the superstars went home with two awards at Sunday’s BET Awards ’12. Beyoncé picked up Best Female R&B Artist, dedicating her award to Whitney Houston, and Video Director of the Year for “Party,” which she shared with Solange’s boyfriend Alan Ferguson.

Jay-Z and Kanye aka The Throne won Best Group and the coveted Video of the Year for “Otis.” Jay competed against his wife in the category, making for some friendly competition. “It’s gonna be an argument at the crib,” joked Jamie Foxx as he presented the winner.

In addition to his performance duties, Chris Brown scored Best Male R&B Artist and the AOL Fandemonium Award, dedicating his awards to Team Breezy.

See a full list of winners below.


Best Female R&B Artist

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj

Best Group
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

Best New Artist
Big Sean

Best Collaboration
Wale f/ Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Video of the Year
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – “Otis”

Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé and Alan Ferguson

Best Gospel
Yolanda Adams

YoungStars Award

Viewers’ Choice Award
Mindless Behavior – “Hello”

Centric Award

Best International Act: U.K.
Wretch 32

Best International Act: Africa
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Actress
Viola Davis

Best Actor
Kevin Hart

Best Movie
The Help

Sportswoman of the Year
Serena Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Kevin Durant

AOL Fandemonium Award
Chris Brown


Cardi B Says She's Struggling to Make Offset Happy After Takeoff's Death

“I have been feeling so hopeless trying to make my husband happy.”

Metro Boomin Reveals 'Heroes & Villains' Tracklist

Travis Scott, Chris Brown, and 21 Savage are among the featured guests.

Nas and 21 Savage Drop Surprise Collaboration 'One Mic, One Gun'

The Hit-Boy-produced track arrives after 21’s controversial comments about Nas’ relevancy.

Spotify Reveals Most-Streamed Artists of 2022

Drake, The Weeknd, and Bad Bunny are among the world’s most-streamed artists this year.
View More

Sponsored Stories