BET Awards 2021 Highlights
The BET Awards 2021 just took place. The theme of the ceremony was “Year of the Black Woman” and the show was held in-person for the first time since 2019 thanks to an all-vaccinated audience.
Taraji P. Henson hosted and Queen Latifah was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
H.E.R. won Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and performed “We Made It”.
Jazmine Sullivan took home Album of the Year for Heaux Tales, while Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion won Video of the Year and Best Collaboration for their song “WAP”. Megan Thee Stallion also took home Best Female Hip Hop Artist, while Lil Baby won Best Male Hip Hop Artist.
Lil Nas X performed a much talked about rendition of his song “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” as well.
Finally, Andra Day, who took home the award for Best Actress, delivered a beautiful performance of “Strange Fruit” and “Tigress & Tweed”