The BET Awards, which celebrate Black excellence in music, culture and sports, were presented Sunday.
Lizzo kicked off the show, hosted by Taraji P. Henson, with a shining performance of her latest hit, "About Damn Time."
Sean "Diddy" Combs received a lifetime achievement award. He was celebrated by a host of fellow artists and former collaborators like Mary J. Blige and Kanye West.
Will Smith, who stoked controversy at the Academy Awards by slapping Chris Rock on stage shortly before winning the best actor Oscar, won the BET Award for best actor on Sunday.
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
;- Jazmine Sullivan
Best male R&B/Pop Artist
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak)
Wizkid feat. Justin Bieber & Tems - "Essence"
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Megan Thee Stallion
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Video of the Year
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) - "Smokin Out The Window"
Video Director of the Year
Anderson .Paak a.k.a. Director .Paak
Best New Artist
Will Smith - "King Richard"