Stonebwoy, Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj and More: The 2015 BET Awards Complete Winners List


Congratulations are in order for Janet Jackson as she was the star of the evening at the 2015 BET Awards, held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 28, but fellow celebrities Nicki Minaj, Terrence Howard and Sam Smith also took home a bevy of awards Sunday night.

Ghanaians were also made proud as two of its sons, Stonebwoy and Stormzy won in the Best International Act, Africa and Best International Act, UK categories respectively.

Watch Stonebwoy‘s first speech after winner the award.

Check full list of winners below. (Winners in Bold)

Best International Act UK:

FKA Twigs

Fuse ODG

Lethal Bizzle

Little Simz



Best International Act Africa:




Fally Ipupa

Sauti Sol


The Soil

Yemi Alade

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist:


Janelle Monáe

Jhene Aiko



K. Michelle

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist:

Chris Brown

Trey Songz

The Weekend

August Alsina


John Legend

Best Group:

A$AP Mob


Rae Sremmurd

Rich Gang

Young Money


Best Collaboration:

Chris Brown Ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”

Big Sean Ft. E-40 – “IDFWU”

August Alsina Ft. Nicki Minaj – “No Love”

Chris Brown Ft. Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”

Common and John Legend – “Glory”

Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist:

Kendrick Lamar


Big Sean


J. Cole


Best Female Hip-Hop Artist:

Azealia Banks

Dej Loaf

Iggy Azalea


Nicki Minaj


Video of the Year:

Beyonce – “7/11”

Big Sean Ft. E-40 – “IDFWU”

Chris Brown Ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”

Chris Brown Ft. Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”

Common and John Legend – “Glory”

Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”

Video Director of the Year:

Benny Boom

Beyonce, Ed Burke and Todd Tourso

Chris Robinson

Fatima Robinson

Hype Williams

Best New Artist:

Bobby Shmurda

Dej Loaf

Fetty Wap

Rae Sremmurd

Sam Smith


Best Gospel Artist:

Michelle Williams

Erica Campbell

Deitrick Haddon

Fred Hammond

Mali Music


Best Actress:

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

Taraji P. Henson

Tracee Ellis Ross

Viola Davis

Best Actor:

Anthony Anderson

Idris Elba

Jussie Smollet

Kevin Hart

Terrence Howard

Youngstars Award:

Jacob Latimore

Jaden Smith

Mo’ne Davis

Quvenzhane Wallis

Zendaya Coleman

Best Movie:


“Beyond the Lights”


“Think Like a Man Too”

“Top Five”

Sportswoman of the Year:

Brittney Griner

Candace Parker

Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins

Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year:

Chris Paul

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

LeBron James

Marshawn Lynch

Stephen Curry

Viewer’s Choice Award:

The Weekend –“Earned It”

Kendrick Lamar – “I”

Dej Loaf – “Try Me”

Rae Sremmurd Ft. Nicki Minaj and Young Thug – “Throw Sum Mo”

Beyonce –“7/11”

Nicki Minaj Ft. Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown – “Only”

Centric Award:

Avery Sunshine – “Call My Name”

Jazmine Sullivan Ft. Meek Mill – “Dumb”

Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

Sam Smith Ft. Mary J. Blige –“Stay With Me”

The Weekend – “Earned It”

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