BET AWARDS 2020 Opened With A Powerful Performance Of Public Enemy’s “fight The Power” Featuring Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Nas, Black Thought, Rapsody, Questlove, Jahi And Yg..
LIZZO, CHRIS BROWN, MIGOS, DABABY, MEGAN THEE STALLION, MICHAEL B. JORDAN, ISSA RAE, AND “QUEEN & SLIM” TAKE TOP HONORS AT THE “BET AWARDS” 2020
BEYONCÉ KNOWLES-CARTER HONORED WITH HUMANITARIAN AWARD | GLOBAL SUPERSTAR LIL WAYNE HONORED THE MEMORY OF NBA LEGEND KOBE BRYANT WITH A MOVING TRIBUTE | ROCK AND ROLL HALL-OF-FAMER LITTLE RICHARD REMEMBERED WITH TRIBUTE FROM MULTI-TALENTED ACTOR/COMEDIAN WAYNE BRADY
ALICIA KEYS, CHLOE X HALLE, DABABY, D SMOKE, JENNIFER HUDSON, JOHN LEGEND, JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS, KANE BROWN, LIL WAYNE, LONR., MASEGO, MEGAN THEE STALLION, RODDY RICCH, SIR, SUMMER WALKER, USHER, WAYNE BRADY AND MORE DELIVERED EXTRAORDINARY, NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN PERFORMANCES
The “BET AWARDS” 2020 Show Highlights Include:
Chuck D, Nas, Black Thought, Rapsody, Flavor Flav, Questlove, Jahi, YG opened the show with an amazing performance of their song “Fight the Power.”
Anderson .Paak and Jay Rock followed, delivering a powerful and emotional rendition of the newly released song “Lockdown.” The song, which debuted this past Juneteenth, paints a detailed picture of the recent Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the tragic killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
Megan Thee Stallion performed her new single “Girls In the Hood” along with her hit song “Savage.” The remix of the song featuring Beyoncé became Megan’s highest-charting song, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Lil Wayne and Wayne Brady delivered emotional tributes to Kobe Bryant and Little Richard respectively. Brady sang renditions of Little Richard’s popular songs including “Lucille,” “Good Golly Miss Molly,” “Long Tall Sally” and “Tutti Frutti.”
DaBaby and Roddy Ricch brought the house down during their performance of hit song “Rockstar,” which spent two weeks at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. The song was released as the second single of DaBaby’s third studio album “Blame It On Baby.”
R&B sweetheart Summer Walker and pop icon Usher sang their hearts out while performing multiple songs including “Session 32″ “Come Thru” / “You Make Me Wanna.”
Jonathan McReynolds and Kane Brown took us all to church during their renditions of popular gospel songs “People” and “Worldwide Beautiful.”
Legendary gospel titans Kierra and Karen Clark Sheard of the iconic Clark Sisters delivered a power-packed rendition of the new song “Something Has to Break” from Kierra’s newly released sixth album “Kierra,” which debuted at number one on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums.
Introduced by former First Lady Michelle Obama, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter accepted the Humanitarian Award for her years of her philanthropic service. Her heartfelt speech urged viewers to continue to fight against systemic racism by voting.
BET Awards 2020 Winners Rebroadcast
In addition to all of these must-see moments, the complete list of winners for The “BET AWARDS”2020 can be found below:
BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST
BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST
CHRIS BROWN FT. DRAKE – “NO GUIDANCE”
BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST
BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST
MEGAN THEE STALLION
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
DJ KHALED FT. NIPSEY HUSSLE & JOHN LEGEND – “HIGHER”
VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
TEYANA “SPIKE TEE” TAYLOR
BEST NEW ARTIST
DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD
KIRK FRANKLIN – “JUST FOR ME”
MICHAEL B. JORDAN
QUEEN & SLIM
SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
PLEASE EXCUSE ME FOR BEING ANTISOCIAL (RODDY RICCH)
BET HER AWARD
BEYONCÉ FT. BLUE IVY CARTER, WIZKID & SAINT JHN “BROWN SKIN GIRL”
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)
VIEWERS’ CHOICE: BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT
SHA SHA (ZIMBABWE)
For the latest The “BET AWARDS” 2020 news and updates, please visitBET.com/Awards.
Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET and Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment serves as Executive Producers for The “BET Awards” 2020 broadcast special.
Internationally, the show simulcast on BET Africa at 2 am CAT on June 29th, followed by international broadcasts in the UK on June 29th at 9 pm BST, France on June 30th at 8:45 pm CEST and in South Korea on June 30th at 9 pm KST.
Additionally, with the “BET AWARDS,” BET continues to have the top three cable Awards Shows among P18-49 for the 2020 season Year-To-Date (BET Awards, Soul Train Awards, Hip-Hop Awards).*
ON SOCIAL THE #BETAWARDS MORE THAN DOUBLE ITS VIEWS +139%, YEAR-OVER-YEAR
The “BET Awards” generated over 31M views across BET Digital on the day of the show, up 2.5x from last year’s celebration. On BET Social, the show generated over 30M views, more than double (+139%) Y-O-Y. The awards generated multiple #1 rankings including:
- #1 most social program of the day on the day of air.
- #1 most talked about telecast across all TV for the day.
- #1 driver of social views across all of TV for the day.