There were plenty of winners at the 20th Annual BET Awards on Sunday night, hosted virtually by comedian Amanda Seales and broadcast nationally for the first time on CBS. 👏
Just trailing Drake (6) and tied with Megan The Stallion for the second-most nominations (5) heading into the evening, Roddy Ricch had two of the biggest wins of the show, as he took home the awards for Album of the Year and Best New Artist.
Roddy also performed twice, displaying his skills on the piano for a rendition of "High Fashion" before transitioning into his No. 1 song "The Box." Then, he connected with DaBaby for the socially-charged remix of their chart-topping track "Rockstar," and the video was trending at #1 on YouTube a day later.
Other artists who had a successful outing included DaBaby (Best Male Hip-Hop Artist), Megan Thee Stallion (Best Female Hip-Hop Artist and Viewer's Choice for "Hot Girl Summer" featuring Nicki Minaj) and Chris Brown (Best Male R&B/Pop Artist and Best Collaboration for "No Guidance" with Drake.)
One of the most disappointing results of the night was the Migos winning Best Group, even though they didn't drop an album, and Griselda has undoubtedly had a more significant year with WWCD and more.
Another major highlight came at the beginning of the ceremony when Public Enemy tapped Nas, Rapsody, Black Thought, YG and viral sensation Keedron Bryant for a remix of their 1989 protest anthem "Fight The Power."
Lil Wayne also offered a rare performance of his 2009 loosie "Kobe Bryant" in honor of the legendary basketball player, entrepreneur, dad and more.