See all the highlights from the BET Awards

The 2018 BET Awards, which celebrate the best in music, movies and sports, are happening Sunday night.

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(CNN) — The 2018 BET Awards, which celebrate the best in music, movies and sports, are happening Sunday night.

Host Jamie Foxx kicked off the ceremony by telling viewers he was there to celebrate.

Foxx brought "Black Panther" star Michael B. Jordan to the stage and asked him to recite the powerful line from the film, "Bury me in the ocean with my ancestors who jumped from ships, cause they knew death was better than bondage."

Later, Foxx invited Childish Gambino to join him on stage to thank him for his socially conscious song, "This Is America."

Read below to see who took home awards and check back for updates throughout the night.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Award






Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Award

Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

The Weeknd


Daniel Caesar

Best Group Award


A Tribe Called Quest


Rae Sremmurd

Chloe x Halle

Best Collaboration Award

Bruno Mars f/Cardi B - "Finesse (Remix)"

DJ Khalid f/Rihanna and Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts" *WINNER

DJ Khalid f/Jay Z, Future & Beyoncé - "Top Off"

Cardi B f/21 Savage - "Bartier Cardi"

French Montana f/Swae Lee - "Unforgettable"

Kendrick Lamar f/Rihanna - "Loyalty"

Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award


Kendrick Lamar

DJ Khaled

Jay Z


Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Dej Loaf


Video of the Year Award

Drake - "God's Plan"

Cardi B - "Bodak Yello"

Bruno Mars f/Cardi B - "Finesse (Remix)"

DJ Khaled f/Rihanna and Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts"

Kendrick Lamar - "Humble" Migos f/Drake "Walk It Talk It"

Video Director of the Year Award

Benny Boom

Director X

Ava DuVernay

Chris Brown

Dave Meyers

Best New Artist Award



Daniel Caesar



Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Lecrae f/ Tory Kelly - "I'll Find You"

Snoop Dogg f/ B Slade - "Words Are Few"

Ledisi and Kirk Franklin - "If You Don't Mind"

Marvin Sapp - "Close"

Tasha Cobbs Leonard f/ Nicki Minaj - "I'm Getting Ready"

Best Actress Award

Tiffany Haddish *WINNER

Lupita Nyong'o

Issa Rae

Angela Bassett

Letitia Wright

Taraji P. Henson

Best Actor Award

Chadwick Boseman

Michael B. Jordan

Donald Glover

Sterling K. Brown

Denzel Washington

Daniel Kaluuya

Young Stars Award

Yara Shahidi

Ashton Tyler

Caleb McLaughlin

Lonnie Chavis

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

Best Movie Award

Black Panther

Girls Trip

A Wrinkle in Time



Sportswoman of the Year Award

Serena Williams

Venus Williams

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Candace Parker

Elana Meyers Taylor

Sportsman of the Year Award

Stephen Curry

LeBron James

Kevin Durant

Dwyane Wade

Odell Beckham Jr.

Album of the Year Award

Kendrick Lamar - Damn

SZA - Ctrl

Jay Z - 4:44

Migos - Culture II

Kendrick Lamar and Various Artists - Black Panther: The Album

DJ Khaled - Grateful

BET Her Award

Janelle Monáe - "Django Jane"

Lizzo - "Water Me"

Mary J. Blige - "Strength of a Woman"

Remy Ma f/ Chris Brown - "Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)"

Chloe x Halle - "The Kids Are Alright"

Leikeli47 - "2nd Fiddle"

Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award

SZA f/ Travis Scott - "Love Galore"

Cardi B - "Bodak Yellow"

Kendrick Lamar - "Humble"

Drake - "God's Plan"

Migos f/ Nicki Minaj and Cardi B - "MotorSport"

DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts"

The Best International Act Award

Booba (FRANCE)

Cassper Nyovest (SA)

Dadju (FRANCE)

Davido (NIGERIA)

Distruction Boyz (SA)

Fally Ipupa (DR CONGO)

J Hus (UK)


Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)

Stefflon Don (UK)

Stormzy (UK)

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