If you missed the BET Awards 2010 on Sunday, 6/27, you may be wondering which nominees took home awards and which fell short of the BET Awards honor. Keep reading for a BET Awards 2010 winners list, and find out which of your favorite R&B and hip-hop stars took home star statues during the Sunday night ceremony!
2010 BET Awards Winners List
First up, the winner of the 2010 BET Award for Best Female R&B Artist. Nominees included Beyonce, Alicia Keys and Rihanna, but who took home the prize? Alicia Keys! The now five-months pregnant Alicia Keys won the BET Awards 2010 award for Best Female R&B Artist with her man Swizz Beatz by her side. The singer wore a long, white Grecian-style gown with a train and a golden necklace-halter collar as she walked on stage to accept her 2010 BET award.
Next up, the 2010 BET Awards honored the Best Female Hip-Hop artist. Performer Nicki Minaj took home the BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist during Sunday’s Shrine Auditorium ceremonies. Later, Alicia Keys would make the winner’s list once more in yet another category: Alicia Keys and Jay-Z took home the 2010 BET Award for Best Collaboration for their hit, ‘Empire State of Mind’. The BET Awards 2010 winners list next included Drake, who took home the award for Best Male Hip-Hop artist.
After many, many musical performances, it was finally time for another award to be handed out. The Black Eyed Peas presented the BET Award for Best Male R&B Artist. Chris Brown, Raheem DeVaughn, Maxwell, Trey Songz, and Usher were all up for the honor, but it was Trey Songz who brought it home. Trey Songz reminded fans to work hard and be dedicated, because “anyone can be anything.”
The 2010 Humanitarian BET Award winner was singer/songwriter John Legend. “Thank you very much,” John Legend began his acceptance speech. “Thank you for giving me this incredible award. I don’t do this work to get any kind of recognition…. and I dedicate this award to everybody out there struggling. There is still a fight that we must win.” Legend said. “We need to make sure our kids get access to better opportunities. We know we can do better, we know that poverty doesn’t have to be a trap. We have to demand change. Thank you very much.”
Next up, the 2010 BET Award for Music Video of the Year, which went to Beyonce and Lady Gaga for last year’s collaboration “Video Phone”. Later, the 2010 BET Award for Best Group went to Young Money. Viewer’s Choice went to Rihanna for “Hard”, and the People’s Choice Award went to Chris Brown.