July 1, 2013


Kendrick Lamar, Drake Win Big at 2013 BET Awards

Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET
Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET

Sunday night's BET Awards had no shortage of memorable performances and photo-worthy looks, but when it came to the actual winners, Kendrick Lamar and Drake proved to be the night's kings, taking home three awards each.

Lamar, who took home Lyricist of the Year award last year, picked up Best New Artist, Best Male Hip Hop Artist and Best Collaboration for A$AP Rocky's "F-ckin' Problems."

Drake, unable to attend the show to finish his album Nothing Was the Same, snagged Video of the Year ("Started From the Bottom"), Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award and Best Collaboration.

"Thank you to BET and to the fans for voting!," tweeted the rapper.  "I'm home finishing the album and spending time w/ family before we begin our journey Sept 17."

Here's the full list of winners for you completist types:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Best Group
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Collaboration
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – “Fuckin’ Problems”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year
Drake – “Started From the Bottom”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom

Best New Artist
Kendrick Lamar

Best Gospel Artist
Mary Mary

Best Actress
Kerry Washington

Best Actor
Jamie Foxx

YoungStars Award
Gabrielle Douglas

Best Movie
Think Like a Man

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Gabrielle Douglas

Subway Sportsman of the Year
LeBron James

Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award
Drake – “Started From the Bottom”

Centric Award
Tamar Braxton – “Love and War”

Best International Act: Africa
Ice Prince (Nigeria)

Best International Act: UK
Emeli Sandé

Fandemonium Award
Chris Brown

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