Complete List: Zendaya, Tems, Wizkid, Marsai Martin, Latto, More Win Big At The BET Awards 2022

Find out which of your favorite actors, musicians, athletes and directors won big at the 2022 BET Awards, hosted by Taraji P. Henson.

The 2022 BET Awards are officially here!  

Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, the star-studded award ceremony is set to air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on July 26 and feature phenomenal performances from Lil WayneLizzoGiveonChance The RapperChlöe and more. 

Throughout the unforgettable evening, each of the show’s award categories—which honor the best and brightest in film, music, television and athletics—will be presented by a collection of stars including Daniel Kaluuya, Idris Elba, Janelle MonáeKeke Palmer, Ne-Yo and Tamar Braxton.  

In the lead-up to the awards show, Doja Cat was the most-nominated person of the night with six nominations. The “Kiss Me More” singer is followed closely behind by Ari Lennox and Drake, who each received four nods.   

Meanwhile, Zendaya and Forest Whitaker are the only two actors on the night to be nominated for multiple roles in their respective categories.

Zendaya is nominated for Best Actress for her performance as Rue Bennet in the hit HBO show Euphoria as well as Michelle Jones-Watson Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home, while Whitaker is up for Best Actor for his role on the series Godfather of Harlem and the 2021 Aretha Franklin biopic Respect.

But who came out victorious? Well, you’ll have to scroll on to see the full list of nominees and winners below!  

BET Awards 2022
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Best Female R&B/Pop Artist 

Ari Lennox 


Doja Cat 


WINNER: Jazmine Sullivan 

Mary J. Blige 

Summer Walker 

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist 


Chris Brown 


Lucky Daye 

WINNER: The Weeknd 


Yung Bleu 

Best Group 

WINNER: Bruno Mars, Anderson Paak, Silk Sonic 

Chlöe X Halle 

City Girls 

Lil Baby & Lil Durk 


Young Dolph & Key Glock 

Best Collaboration 

WINNER: “Essence” by Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems 

“Every Chance I Get” by DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk 

“Family Ties” by Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar 

“Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat Feat. Sza 

“Way 2 Sexy” by Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug 

“Whole Lotta Money (Remix)” by Bia Feat. Nicki Minaj 

Best Female Hip Hop Artist 

Cardi B 

Doja Cat 


WINNER: Megan Thee Stallion 

Nicki Minaj 


Best Male Hip Hop Artist 



J. Cole 

Jack Harlow 

Kanye West 

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar 

Lil Baby 

Video Of The Year 

“Family Ties” by Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar 

‘Have Mercy” by Chlöe 

“Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat Feat. Sza 

“Pressure” by Ari Lennox 

WINNER: “Smokin Out The Window” by Bruno Mars, Anderson .paak, Silk Sonic 

“Way 2 Sexy” by Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug 

Video Director Of The Year 

WINNER: Anderson .Paak (a.k.a. Director .Paak) 

Benny Boom 

Beyoncé & Dikayl Rimmasch 

Director X 

Hype Williams 

Missy Elliott 

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Best New Artist 

Baby Keem 

Benny The Butcher 


Muni Long 


Yung Bleu 

Album Of The Year 

WINNER: An Evening With Silk Sonic by Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak, Silk Sonic 

Back Of My Mind by H.E.R 

Call Me If You Get Lost by Tyler, The Creator 

Certified Lover Boy by Drake 

Donda by Kanye West 

Heaux Tales, Mo’ Tales: The Deluxe by Jazmine Sullivan 

Planet Her by Doja Cat 

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/inspirational Award  

“All In Your Hands” by Marvin Sapp 

“Come To Life” by Kanye West 

“Grace” by Kelly Price 

“Hallelujah” by Fred Hammond 

“Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)” by H.E.R. & Tauren Wells 

Jireh Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music 

WINNER: “We Win” by Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin 

BET Her 

“Best Of Me (Originals)” by Alicia Keys 

WINNER: “Good Morning Gorgeous” by Mary J. Blige 

“Have Mercy” by Chlöe 

“Pressure” by Ari Lennox 

“Roster” by Jazmine Sullivan 

“Unloyal” by Summer Walker & Ari Lennox 

“Woman” by Doja Cat 

Best International Act 

Dave (UK) 

Dinos (France) 

Fally Ipupa (DRC) 

Fireboy Dml (Nigeria) 

Little Simz (UK) 

Ludmilla (Brazil) 

Major League Djz (South Africa) 

Tayc (France) 

WINNER: Tems (Nigeria) 

Best Movie 


WINNER: King Richard 


Space Jam: A New Legacy 

Summer Of Soul 

The Harder They Fall 

Best Actor 

Adrian Holmes, Bel Air 

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish 

Damson Idris, Snowfall 

Denzel Washington, The Tragedy Of Macbeth 

Forest Whitaker, Respect & Godfather Of Harlem 

Jabari Banks, Bel Air 

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us 

WINNER: Will Smith, King Richard 

Best Actress 

Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard 

Coco Jones, Bel Air 

Issa Rae, Insecure 

Jennifer Hudson, Respect 

Mary J. Blige, Power Book II: Ghost 

Queen Latifah, The Equalizer 

Quinta Brunson, Abbott Elementary 

Regina King, The Harder They Fall 

WINNER: Zendaya, Euphoria Spider-Man: No Way Home

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Youngstars Award 

Akira Akbar 

Demi Singleton 

WINNER: Marsai Martin 

Miles Brown 

Saniyya Sidney 

Sportswoman Of The Year Award 

Brittney Griner 

Candace Parker 

WINNER: Naomi Osaka 

Serena Williams 

Sha’carri Richardson 

Simone Biles 

Sportsman Of The Year Award 

Aaron Donald 

Bubba Wallace 

Giannis Antetokounmpo 

Ja Morant 

Lebron James 

WINNER: Stephen Curry 

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