Tems, Wizkid Bag Wins At 2022 BET Awards [FULL LIST]

The 2022 edition of the Black Entertainment Awards saw singers Wizkid and Tems come out victorious in some of the categories they were nominated for.

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Tems, Wizkid Bag Wins At 2022 BET Awards [FULL LIST]
The awards, which honour black excellence in entertainment and sports, were held at the Theatre in Los Angeles.

Tems won the ‘Best International Act’ category ahead of Fireboy, and Dave among others.

She also won the ‘Best Collaboration category alongside Wizkid and Justin Bieber for their roles in ‘Essence’, their collaborative hit track.

Tems who was nominated in three categories, however, lost the ‘Best New Artist gong to Latto, the US rapper, born Alyssa Michelle Stephens.

Wizkid lost the ‘Best male R&B/Pop Artist’ category to The Weeknd.

Fireboy was among the star-studded lineup of artists that performed on the night.

Phillip Moses, the record producer and singer better known as Pheelz, also performed at the red carpet segment of the event.

This year’s edition of the awards further stretches the impressive run of artists at the annual event.

It is understood that the ‘Essence’ win makes it the first African song to clinch a major category at the BET awards.

It also makes Wizkid the first African artiste to win four BET awards.

Below is the full list of winners:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Ari Lennox


Doja Cat


Jazmine Sullivan WINNER

Mary J. Blige

Summer Walker

Best male R&B/Pop Artist

Chris Brown


Lucky Daye

The Weeknd WINNER


Yung Bleu

Best Group
Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson . Paak) WINNER

Chlöe X Halle

City Girls

Lil Baby & Lil Durk


Young Dolph & Key Glock

Best Collaboration
Wizkid feat. Justin Bieber & Tems – “Essence” WINNER

DJ Khaled feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk – “Every Chance I Get”

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties

Doja Cat feat. SZA – “Kiss Me More”

Drake feat. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”

Bia feat. Nicki Minaj – “Whole Lotta Money (Remix)”

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Cardi B

Doja Cat


Thee Stallion WINNER

Nicki Minaj


Best Male Hip Hop Artist


J. Cole

Jack Harlow

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar WINNER

Lil Baby

Video of the Year
Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”

Chlöe – “Have Mercy”

Doja Cat feat. SZA – “Kiss Me More”

Ari Lennox – “Pressure”

Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson . Paak) – “Smokin Out The Window” WINNER

Drake feat. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”

Video Director of the Year
Anderson.Paak a.k.a. Director .Paak WINNER

Benny Boom

Beyoncé & Dikayl Rimmasch

Director X

Hype Williams

Missy Elliott

Best New Artist
Baby Keem

Benny the Butcher


Muni Long


Yung Bleu

Album of the Year
Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson . Paak) – “An Evening with Silk Sonic” WINNER

H.E.R. – “Back of My Mind”

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
Marvin Sapp – “All In Your Hands”

Kanye West – “Come to Life”

Kelly Price – “Grace”

Fred Hammond – “Hallelujah”

H.E.R. & Tauren Wells – “Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)”

Election Worship & Maverick City Music – “Jireh”

Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin – “We Win” WINNER

Alicia Keys – “Best of Me (Originals)”

Mary J. Blige – “Good Morning Gorgeous” WINNER

Chlöe – “Have Mercy”

Ari Lennox – “Pressure”

Jazmine Sullivan – “Roster”

Summer Walker & Ari Lennox – “Unloyal”

Doja Cat – “Woman”

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

“King Richard” WINNER


“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” / “Godfather of Harlem”

Jabari Banks – “Bel-Air”

Sterling K. Brown – “This Is Us”

Will Smith – “King Richard” WINNER

Best Actress
Aunjanue Ellis – “King Richard”

Coco Jones – “Bel-Air”

Issa Rae – “Insecure”

Hudson – “Respect”

Mary J. Blige – “Power Book II: Ghost”

Queen Latifah – “The Equalizer”

Quinta Brunson – “Abbott Elementary”

Regina King – “The Harder They Fal”

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

Youngstars Award
Akira Akbar

Demi Singleton

Miles Brown

Saniyya Sidney

Storm Reid

Marsai Martin WINNER

Sportswoman of the Year Award
Brittney Griner

Candace Parker

Naomi Osaka WINNER

Serena Williams

Sha’Carri Richardson

Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year Award
Aaron Donald

Bubba Wallace

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Ja Morant

LeBron James

Stephen Curry WINNER

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