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2022 BET Awards: Jazmine Sullivan wins the first award of the evening for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

The 2022 BET Awards obtained off to an incredible begin on Sunday, when Jazmine Sullivan gained the first award of the night time, Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.

Janelle Monae introduced the first award, with Sullivan beating out Ari Lennox, Chlöe, Doja Cat, H.E.R., Mary J. Blige and Summer Walker at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The singer delivered a passionate plea to all of the males to help them, after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

First winner: The 2022 BET Awards got off to a great start on Sunday, when Jazmine Sullivan won the first award of the night, Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

First winner: The 2022 BET Awards obtained off to an incredible begin on Sunday, when Jazmine Sullivan gained the first award of the night time, Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Janelle presents: Janelle Monae presented the first award, with Sullivan beating out Ari Lennox, Chlöe, Doja Cat , H.E.R., Mary J. Blige and Summer Walker at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles

Janelle presents: Janelle Monae introduced the first award, with Sullivan beating out Ari Lennox, Chlöe, Doja Cat , H.E.R., Mary J. Blige and Summer Walker at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles 

‘Hey thanks all. I like you too. As all the time, I do that for the ladies. For my sisters particularly. It’s a tough time proper now for us. I need to converse on to the males. We want you all. We want y’all to face up. Stand up for us. Stand up with us,’ she started. 

‘If you may have ever benefited from a lady making one of the hardest choices of her life, to terminate a being pregnant, it is advisable to be standing with us. This isn’t just a lady’s This is everyone’s concern. We want your help greater than ever, okay, fellas. Y’all obtained us? We’ve obtained y’all. You all have gotten us? Thank you a lot,’ she concluded.

Will Packer and Idris Elba introduced the Best New Artist, which was gained by Latto, who beat out Baby Keem, Benny The Butcher, Muni Long, Tems, Yung Bleu.

Love: 'Hey thank you all. I love you too. As always, I do this for the women. For my sisters especially. It's a hard time right now for us. I want to speak directly to the men. We need you all. We need y'all to stand up. Stand up for us. Stand up with us,' she began

Love: ‘Hey thanks all. I like you too. As all the time, I do that for the ladies. For my sisters particularly. It’s a tough time proper now for us. I need to converse on to the males. We want you all. We want y’all to face up. Stand up for us. Stand up with us,’ she started

Will and Idris: Will Packer and Idris Elba presented the Best New Artist, which was won by Latto, who beat out Baby Keem, Benny The Butcher, Muni Long, Tems, Yung Bleu

Will and Idris: Will Packer and Idris Elba introduced the Best New Artist, which was gained by Latto, who beat out Baby Keem, Benny The Butcher, Muni Long, Tems, Yung Bleu

‘Oh, my god. Can y’all hear me? Oh, my go. I mentioned I wasn’t going to cry. Thank you, god. Thank you, mother. And we’re watching. Thank you, mother. Thank you to my crew. Oh, my go. Oh, my go. Never give in. A person policing my physique,’ she started.

‘Hey, child, I do know you are watching too. Thank you, child. I mentioned I used to be going to cry, yell. I’m so grateful if you recognize me and my story. It’s been a very long time coming. I’m so appreciative,’ she added.

‘My first award. And it is my first award by black leisure tv, interval. Shout out to all the different artists in the class, you deserve it simply as a lot,’ she concluded.

Thanks: 'Oh, my god. Can y'all hear me? Oh, my go. I said I wasn't going to cry. Thank you, god. Thank you, mom. And we are watching. Thank you, mom. Thank you to my team. Oh, my go. Oh, my go. Never give in. A man policing my body,' she began

Thanks: ‘Oh, my god. Can y’all hear me? Oh, my go. I mentioned I wasn’t going to cry. Thank you, god. Thank you, mother. And we’re watching. Thank you, mother. Thank you to my crew. Oh, my go. Oh, my go. Never give in. A person policing my physique,’ she started

First award: 'My first award. And it's my first award by black entertainment television, period. Shout out to all the other artists in the category, you deserve it just as much,' she concluded

First award: ‘My first award. And it is my first award by black leisure tv, interval. Shout out to all the different artists in the class, you deserve it simply as a lot,’ she concluded

Marsai Martin introduced the Best Collaboration award, which was gained by Wizkid Featuring Justin Bieber and Tems for his or her son Essence.

They beat out ‘Every Chance I Get,’ DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk’Family Ties,’ Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, ‘Kiss Me More,’ Doja Cat Feat. SZA, ‘Way 2 Sexy,’ Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug and ‘Whole Lotta Money (Remix),’ BIA Feat. Nicki Minaj.

Tems accepted the award and mentioned, ‘Thank you, BET. Thank you, everybody. I need to — this award is for Africa. I simply need to say the great point is going on out of Africa proper now. I simply need to — that is devoted to Africa and Nigeria. Thank you.’

Marsai: Marsai Martin presented the Best Collaboration award, which was won by Wizkid Featuring Justin Bieber and Tems for their son Essence

Marsai: Marsai Martin introduced the Best Collaboration award, which was gained by Wizkid Featuring Justin Bieber and Tems for his or her son Essence

Winner: They beat out 'Every Chance I Get,' DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk'Family Ties,' Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, 'Kiss Me More,' Doja Cat Feat. SZA, 'Way 2 Sexy,' Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug and 'Whole Lotta Money (Remix),' BIA Feat. Nicki Minaj

Winner: They beat out ‘Every Chance I Get,’ DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk’Family Ties,’ Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, ‘Kiss Me More,’ Doja Cat Feat. SZA, ‘Way 2 Sexy,’ Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug and ‘Whole Lotta Money (Remix),’ BIA Feat. Nicki Minaj

Speech: Tems accepted the award and said, 'Thank you, BET. Thank you, everyone. I want to -- this award is for Africa. I just want to say the great thing is happening out of Africa right now. I just want to -- this is dedicated to Africa and Nigeria. Thank you'

Speech: Tems accepted the award and mentioned, ‘Thank you, BET. Thank you, everybody. I need to — this award is for Africa. I simply need to say the great point is going on out of Africa proper now. I simply need to — that is devoted to Africa and Nigeria. Thank you’

The Chi stars Luke James and Kandi Burruss introduced the Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award, which was gained by We Win by Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin

They beat out ‘All In Your Hands,’ Marvin Sapp, ‘Come To Life,’ Kanye West, ‘Grace,’ Kelly Price, ‘Hallelujah,’ Fred Hammond, ‘Hold Us Together (Hope Mix),’ H.E.R. & Tauren Wells and ‘Jireh,’ Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music.

Kirk Franklin accepted the award, stating, ‘So blessed to have a possibility. I’ve been blessed to be in entrance of the most stunning folks in the world, my folks. My total career. My individuals are the most proficient, the most gifted, the most anointed.’

Kandi and Luke: The Chi stars Luke James and Kandi Burruss presented the Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award, which was won by We Win by Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin

Kandi and Luke: The Chi stars Luke James and Kandi Burruss introduced the Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award, which was gained by We Win by Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin

Blessed: Kirk Franklin accepted the award, stating, 'So blessed to have an opportunity. I've been blessed to be in front of the most beautiful people in the world, my people. My entire career. My people are the most talented, the most gifted, the most anointed'

Blessed: Kirk Franklin accepted the award, stating, ‘So blessed to have a possibility. I’ve been blessed to be in entrance of the most stunning folks in the world, my folks. My total career. My individuals are the most proficient, the most gifted, the most anointed’

‘And my job is to not solely serve you however my job is to additionally serve the subsequent era. I’ve up right here the subsequent era. And one factor that I’ve all the time had an issue with and it involves our elders,’ he mentioned.

‘Rather a lot of instances they’ll maintain a position till they die they usually do not cross the baton they usually die with the baton. So many of us died in monetary poverty. Those that had the wealth didn’t cross the baton,’ Franklin added.

‘So many black church buildings died in ignorance as a result of the pastor wouldn’t step down and cross the baton. So tonight as a result of I’ve been blessed, I need to be a blessing to the subsequent era. Maverick metropolis deserves this baton. This award. Maverick metropolis. The subsequent era of gospel music. Give it up for then. Give it up for them,’ he mentioned, handing the award to Maverick City.

Job: 'And my job is to not only serve you but my job is to also serve the next generation. I have up here the next generation. And one thing that I have always had a problem with and it comes to our elders,' he said

Job: ‘And my job is to not solely serve you however my job is to additionally serve the subsequent era. I’ve up right here the subsequent era. And one factor that I’ve all the time had an issue with and it involves our elders,’ he mentioned

Next generation: 'So many black churches died in ignorance because the pastor would not step down and pass the baton. So tonight because I have been blessed, I want to be a blessing to the next generation. Maverick city deserves this baton. This award. Maverick city. The next generation of gospel music. Give it up for then. Give it up for them,' he said, handing the award to Maverick City

Next era: ‘So many black church buildings died in ignorance as a result of the pastor wouldn’t step down and cross the baton. So tonight as a result of I’ve been blessed, I need to be a blessing to the subsequent era. Maverick metropolis deserves this baton. This award. Maverick metropolis. The subsequent era of gospel music. Give it up for then. Give it up for them,’ he mentioned, handing the award to Maverick City

Martin stars Tisha Campbell and Carl Payne introduced the BET Her award, which was gained by ‘Good Morning Gorgeous’ by Mary J. Blige.

She beat out ‘Best Of Me (Originals),’ Alicia Keys, ‘Have Mercy,’ Chlöe ‘Pressure,’ Ari Lennox, ‘Roster,’ Jazmine Sullivan, ‘Unloyal,’ Summer Walker & Ari Lennox and ‘Woman,’ Doja Cat.

‘Thank you. Wow. Wow. Thank you a lot, everyone. How are y’all doing? Good to see y’all. Give me a bit bit of time. I will not take lengthy,’ she started. 

Tisha and Carl: Martin stars Tisha Campbell and Carl Payne presented the BET Her award, which was won by 'Good Morning Gorgeous' by Mary J. Blige

Tisha and Carl: Martin stars Tisha Campbell and Carl Payne introduced the BET Her award, which was gained by ‘Good Morning Gorgeous’ by Mary J. Blige

Mary wins: 'Thank you. Wow. Wow. Thank you so much, everybody. How are y'all doing? Good to see y'all. Give me a little bit of time. I won't take long,' she began

Mary wins: ‘Thank you. Wow. Wow. Thank you a lot, everyone. How are y’all doing? Good to see y’all. Give me a bit bit of time. I will not take lengthy,’ she started

‘It’s a blessing to nonetheless be doing what I like and to be on this class with all these superb ladies who write songs that empower is a real honor. People all the time ask me, do I ever get used to profitable awards and been nominated. I all the time say no as a result of irrespective of how exhausting you’re employed and even should you assume you deserve it, you simply do not know the way it will go typically,’ she mentioned.

‘So that is all the time an sudden present and blessing. Thank you. Almost completed. These moments, these moments I by no means take as a right. Three years in the past I used to be right here receiving the lifetime achievement award and usually obtain that award, meaning you are about to retire or be completed and right here I’m in the present day by the grace of god nonetheless profitable, nonetheless nominated,’ she mentioned.

‘It’s exhausting work on me each single day. It’s my precedence. It’s not simple. But I’ve to look in the mirror and say good morning, attractive. No matter what I see that mirror, I’ve to say one thing to make me consider in myself. I thank god for the braveness to do this and I thank god for the whole lot. You are the biggest. Thank you to all my followers. I’m — I’ve past respect you. Bet, thanks a lot for all the time being there for all of us,’ she mentioned, whereas additionally thanking H.E.R. and Lucky Daye for writing the music along with her.

Blessing: 'It's a blessing to still be doing what I love and to be in this category with all these amazing women who write songs that empower is a true honor. People always ask me, do I ever get used to winning awards and been nominated. I always say no because no matter how hard you work and even if you think you deserve it, you just don't know how it's going to go sometimes,' she said

Blessing: ‘It’s a blessing to nonetheless be doing what I like and to be on this class with all these superb ladies who write songs that empower is a real honor. People all the time ask me, do I ever get used to profitable awards and been nominated. I all the time say no as a result of irrespective of how exhausting you’re employed and even should you assume you deserve it, you simply do not know the way it will go typically,’ she mentioned

Unexpected: 'So this is always an unexpected gift and blessing. Thank you. Almost done. These moments, these moments I never take for granted. Three years ago I was here receiving the lifetime achievement award and normally receive that award, that means you're about to retire or be done and here I am today by the grace of god still winning, still nominated,' she said

Unexpected: ‘So that is all the time an sudden present and blessing. Thank you. Almost completed. These moments, these moments I by no means take as a right. Three years in the past I used to be right here receiving the lifetime achievement award and usually obtain that award, meaning you are about to retire or be completed and right here I’m in the present day by the grace of god nonetheless profitable, nonetheless nominated,’ she mentioned

Eva Marcille introduced the Best International Act award, which was gained by Nigerian singer Tems.

She beat out Dave (UK), Dinos (France), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Fireboy DML (Nigeria), Little Simz (UK), Ludmilla (Brazil), Major League DJz (South Africa) and Tayc (France).

‘BET, thanks a lot for this. Thank you a lot. It’s an honor. This is my first award present that I’m profitable one thing. I simply need to use this chance to talk to each single younger, outdated, no matter, each single lady watching this,’ Tems started.

Eva: Eva Marcille presented the Best International Act award, which was won by Nigerian singer Tems

Eva: Eva Marcille introduced the Best International Act award, which was gained by Nigerian singer Tems

Winner: Eva Marcille presented the Best International Act award, which was won by Nigerian singer Tems

Winner: Eva Marcille introduced the Best International Act award, which was gained by Nigerian singer Tems

‘Every single lady watching this at residence. Where I’m from, issues like this do not occur. Where I’m from, Lagos, Nigeria, this can be a dream. As you are watching me, I would like you to think about your self as me since you are supposed to be right here too,’ she mentioned. 

‘I’m dedicating this to each single younger lady, each artist, everyone that’s striving and dares to dream. I dare you to rise up out of your seat and go to your dream and combat for your self. Because you are able to do it. You can do it. You will be right here. Take this as an indication. If you might be ready for an indication from god, take this as that signal. It shall be,’ she concluded.

Nope stars Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer introduced Best Male R&B Pop Artist, which was gained by The Weeknd.

Girl: 'Every single girl watching this at home. Where I'm from, things like this don't happen. Where I'm from, Lagos, Nigeria, this is a dream. As you're watching me, I want you to imagine yourself as me because you are meant to be here too,' she said

Girl: ‘Every single lady watching this at residence. Where I’m from, issues like this do not occur. Where I’m from, Lagos, Nigeria, this can be a dream. As you are watching me, I would like you to think about your self as me since you are supposed to be right here too,’ she mentioned

Nope: Nope stars Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer presented Best Male R&B Pop Artist, which was won by The Weeknd

Nope: Nope stars Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer introduced Best Male R&B Pop Artist, which was gained by The Weeknd

He beat out Blxst, Chris Brown, Givēon, Lucky Daye, Wizkid and Yung Bleu, although The Weeknd was not current to just accept.

Tyler Perry’s Sistas stars KJ Smith, Mignon, Crystal Hayslett, Ebony, Obsidian and Novi Brown introduced the YoungStars Award, gained by Marsai Martin.

She beat out Akira Akbar, Demi Singleton, Miles Brown, Saniyya Sidney and Storm Reid.

‘My god. Hi, guys. Wow, that is loopy. Thank you so, a lot to guess. Of course I have to thank god. God is the cause for all of this so I’m so, so so grateful,’ Martin started.

‘Thank you to my dad and mom. I like y’all. Thank you to my superb household and mates. Look. They imply the world to me, so thanks a lot. Listen. Us younger folks, we now have to proceed to make use of our voice, use our energy. Use each inch of our love. Hold on. Anyways. I like you all,’ she added.

‘I respect you all. To the fellow nominees, I’m so proud of us, proud of all of us. Thank you,’ Martin concluded.

Host: Oscar-nominated star Taraji P. Henson is on hosting duties for a second year in a row at tonight's BET Awards, airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles

Host: Oscar-nominated star Taraji P. Henson is on internet hosting duties for a second year in a row at tonight’s BET Awards, airing stay from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles

Salute: Taraji also told Variety how this year's show will focus on celebrating Hollywood's Black men, after saluting trailblazing Black women last year

Salute: Taraji additionally informed Variety how this year’s present will deal with celebrating Hollywood’s Black males, after saluting trailblazing Black ladies final year

Lifetime: That will including honoring Sean 'Diddy' Combs with the BET Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime: That will together with honoring Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs with the BET Lifetime Achievement Award

2022 BET Awards Winners and Nominees

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist 

Ari Lennox 

Chlöe

 Doja Cat

 H.E.R. 

Jazmine Sullivan  – WINNER

Mary J. Blige 

Summer Walker

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist 

Blxst 

Chris Brown 

Givēon 

Lucky Daye

The Weeknd 

Wizkid

Yung Bleu

Best Group 

Bruno Mars Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) 

Chlöe x Halle 

City Girls

Lil Baby & Lil Durk

 Migos Young 

Dolph & Key Glock

Best Collaboration

‘Essence,’ Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems – WINNER

‘Every Chance I Get,’ DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk

‘Family Ties,’ Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar

‘Kiss Me More,’ Doja Cat Feat. SZA

‘Way 2 Sexy,’ Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug

‘Whole Lotta Money (Remix),’ BIA Feat. Nicki Minaj 

Best Female Hip Hop Artist 

Cardi B 

Doja Cat

Latto 

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Saweetie

Best Male Hip Hop Artist 

Drake

 Future

J. Cole 

Jack Harlow 

Kanye West 

Kendrick Lamar 

Lil Baby

Video of the Year

 ‘Family Ties,’ Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar

‘Have Mercy,’ Chlöe

‘Kiss Me More,’ Doja Cat Feat. SZA 

‘Pressure,’ Ari Lennox 

‘Smokin Out The Window,’ Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) ‘Way 2 Sexy,’ Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug

Video Director of the Year 

Anderson .Paak A.Ok.A. Director .Paak 

Benny Boom 

Beyoncé & Dikayl Rimmasch 

Director X 

Hype Williams

Missy Elliott

Best New Artist

Baby Keem 

Benny The Butcher 

Latto  – WINNER

Muni Long 

Tems 

Yung Bleu

Album of the Year

 ‘An Evening with Silk Sonic,’ Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak (Silk Sonic) 

‘Back Of My Mind,’ H.E.R. 

‘Call Me If You Get Lost,’ Tyler, The Creator 

‘Certified Lover Boy,’ Drake 

‘Donda,’ Kanye West 

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

‘Planet Her,’ 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) 

Tems (Nigeria) – WINNER

Best Movie

‘Candyman’ ‘King Richard’

‘Respect’ ‘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’ and ‘Godfather of Harlem’ 

Jabari Banks, ‘Bel-Air’ Sterling Ok. Brown, ‘This Is Us’ 

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’ 

Zendaya, ‘Euphoria’ and ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’

YoungStars Award 

Akira Akbar 

Demi Singleton 

Marsai Martin – WINNER

Miles Brown 

Saniyya Sidney 

Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award 

Brittney Griner 

Candace Parker 

Naomi Osaka 

Serena Williams 

Sha’Carri Richardson 

Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year Award 

Aaron Donald 

Bubba Wallace 

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Ja Morant 

Lebron James Stephen Curry

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award 

‘All In Your Hands,’ Marvin Sapp

‘Come To Life,’ Kanye West 

‘Grace,’ Kelly Price

‘Hallelujah,’ Fred Hammond

‘Hold Us Together (Hope Mix),’ H.E.R. & Tauren Wells

‘Jireh,’ Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music 

‘We Win,’ Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin – WINNER

BET Her

‘Best Of Me (Originals),’ Alicia Keys

‘Good Morning Gorgeous,’ Mary J. Blige – WINNER

‘Have Mercy,’ Chlöe ‘Pressure,’ Ari Lennox

‘Roster,’ Jazmine Sullivan 

‘Unloyal,’ Summer Walker & Ari Lennox 

‘Woman,’ Doja Cat

 

 

 

 

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