Can’t-miss moments, full list of winners from the 2022 BET Awards

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Fun facts about Taraji P Henson.Before acting, she wanted to be an engineer - and attended the University of the District Columbia.She earned a triple threat scholarship when she transferred to Howard University.She’s related to Matthew A. Henson, a famous explorer who helped discovered the North Pole.She lost a $100,000 diamond necklace at the 2009 Oscars - and made everyone freeze until she found it.She won a Golden Globe

Last night Taraji P. Henson hosted the 2022 BET awards, celebrating Black excellence in culture, sports and music.

Here’s everything you need to know from last night’s ceremony, including star-studded performances, tearful acceptance speeches, political statements and surprising collaborations.

Stand-out performances

Must-see moments

Kanye West paid tribute to Diddy.

Diddy brought nostalgia to the stage with the ultimate Bad Boy salute.

Latto’s latest hit brought out the icon herself, Mariah Carey

A surprising special guest graced the stage with Jack Harlow. The rapper was caught in a recent interview not knowing who Brandy was. He knows now.

Complete winners List

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Jazmine Sullivan

Best male R&B/Pop Artist

The Weeknd

Best Group

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak)

Best Collaboration

Wizkid feat. Justin Bieber & Tems - “Essence”

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Megan Thee Stallion

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Kendrick Lamar

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


Album of the Year

Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak) - “An Evening with Silk Sonic” *WINNER


Tyler, the Creator - “Call Me If You Get Lost”

Drake - “Certified Lover Boy”

Kanye West - “Donda”

Jazmine Sullivan - “Heaux Tales, Mo’ Tales: The Deluxe”

Doja Cat - “Planet Her”

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin - “We Win”


Mary J. Blige - “Good Morning Gorgeous”

Best International Act

Tems (Nigeria)

Best Movie

“King Richard”

Best Actor

Will Smith - “King Richard”

Best Actress

Zendaya - “Euphoria” / “Spider-Man: No Way Home”

Youngstars Award

Marsai Martin

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Naomi Osaka

Sportsman of the Year Award

Stephen Curry