BET Awards, LA

Terry Lewis & Jimmy Jam present Janet Jackson the Ultimate Icon Award | Photo: Mark Davis/BET/Getty Images for BET
Affair: BET Awards

When: Sunday, June 28, 2015 @8/7PM C

Hot Spot: Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles

Deets: The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.

This year's Winners List:

Ultimate Icon, Music Dance Visual Award: Janet JacksonHumanitarian Award: Tom Joyner
Best New Artist: Sam Smith
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist: Beyoncé
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist: Chris Brown
Best International Act UK: Stormzy
Best International Act Africa: Stonebwoy
Best Group: Rae Sremmurd
Best Collaboration: Common & John Legend, "Glory"
Best Actress: Taraji P. Henson
Best Actor: Terrence Howard
Youngstars Award: Mo'ne Davis
Best Movie: Selma
Best Gospel Artist: Lecrae
Video of the Year: Beyoncé, "7/11"
Video Director of the Year: Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Todd Tourso
Sportswoman of the Year: Serena Williams
Sportsman of the Year: Stephen Curry
Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award: Nicki Minaj f/ Drake, Lil' Wayne & Chris Brown, "Only"
Centric Award: The Weeknd, "Earned It"
Fandemonium Award: Chris Brown
Lifetime Achievement Award: Smokey Robinson 

Jun 27: Ice Cube, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg perform at Staples Center.
Jun 28 @ 2PM: SunDAY Day Party at the Penthouse Day Club.
Jun 28 @ 10PM: Chris Brown to host a BET Awards After Party at Playhouse.

Spotted: Hosts Tracee Ellis Ross & Anthony Anderson; Laverne Cox, Michael B. Jordan & Zendaya; Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Ne-Yo, Kendrick Lamar, Jussie Smollett, Flo Rida, Karreuche Tran, Zendaya, Diggy Simmons, La La Anthony, Tori Kelly, French Montana, Janelle Monae, Gabrielle Union, Tinashe, Big Sean, Amber Rose, Brandy, Floyd Meriweather, Jr., Russell Wilson, Ciara, Janet Jackson, Chyna, Meek Mill, Rihanna, Jidenna, Gabrielle Union, Omarion, Tyga, Diddy, Lil Kim, Alicia Keys, Faith Evans, Pharrell Williams, The Weeknd, Tori Kelly, Smokey Robinson, Serayah, Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jam, Jason Derulo, Yazz, Fetty Wap, Tamar Braxton, Patti LaBelle, K. Michelle

Hint For The Average Socialite: The BET Experience took place June 25-28.

The BET Experience at L.A. Live will bring together thousands of music lovers for a 3-day, jam-packed entertainment fest that will feature some of the world's best music performers. There will also be a FREE Fan Fest, featuring the BET and Centric pavilions, Celebrity Basketball Game, Comedy, Seminars, BET Grammy Museum exhibit and the hottest industry parties. Purchase General Tickets here (does not include BET Awards).

The BET Experience limited-edition VIP packages are are the only way to purchase tickets to the BET Awards. Gold and Diamond Packages include the best seats at STAPLES Center shows. Diamond VIP packages also include a BET Awards Red Carpet experience, VIP entrance to all events, after-parties and more. Tickets are limited so order now.

Enter to win a trip to attend the star-studded 2015 BET Awards in L.A. and a complete red carpet makeover for you and a friend for the weekend! (Ends April 24, 2015).

BET has partnered with R&B singer K. Michelle offering one of her fans a chance to join her on the red carpet at the BET Awards. Enter to win on (21 and older, ends May 31, 2015).

Enter to win a trip to LA to see the BET Awards from Cricket Wireless! (Ends June 8, 2015)

Join and attend the she for free by becoming part of the Mosh Pit!

The BET Awards will air live Sunday, June 28, 2015 @ 5PM PT from Nokia Theatre L.A.

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