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BET Awards Winners: The Complete List

Nicki Minaj wins Best Female Hip Hop Artist for fifth year

Nearly four hours later, the 2014 BET Awards have come to a close. Host Chris Rock helped the cable channel unveil its top picks from the world’s of film, music and sports, as well as navigate numerous production requests to stretch the already long telecast.

The awards show kicked off live at 8 p.m. ET on BET from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. It ended just shy of midnight on the east coast. The 2014 awards show will premiere elsewhere around the world on BET’s international network on Tuesday at 8 p.m. GMT.

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A dark cloud hung over this year’s telecast before it even began. One person was killed and at least five others injured when violence unfolded at two separate parties that were being touted as BET Awards-related this weekend in Los Angeles. The network told TheWrap that the events were unauthorized and unaffiliated with the awards show.

Here are the winners:

Best New Artist
Ariana Grande
August Alsina *WINNER
Mack Wilds
Rich Homie Quan
ScHoolboy Q

Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Lupita Nyong’o *WINNER
Oprah Winfrey

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar

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Video of the Year
Beyoncé – Partition
Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love
Chris Brown – Fine China
Drake – Worst Behavior
Pharrell Williams – Happy *WINNER

Best Gospel Artist
Donnie McClurkin
Erica Campbell
Hezekiah Walker
Tamela Mann *WINNER
Tye Tribbett

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Brittney Griner
Lolo Jones
Serena Williams *WINNER
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
Blake Griffin
Carmelo Anthony
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Kevin Durant *WINNER
LeBron James

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Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
August Alsina
Chris Brown
John Legend
Justin Timberlake
Pharrell Williams *WINNER

Best Group
A$AP Mob
Daft Punk
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Young Money *WINNER

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Angel Haze
Charli Baltimore
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj *WINNER

See the complete list of winners and nominees here.