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BET Award for Best Actor

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The BET Award for Best Actor is awarded to actors from both television and film. Some nominees have been nominated based on their performances in multiple bodies of work within the eligibility period. Denzel Washington holds the record for most wins in this category with three.

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Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

2000sEdit

Year Actor Work Ref
2001
Denzel Washington Remember the Titans [1]
Omar Epps Love & Basketball
Cuba Gooding Jr. Men of Honor
Samuel L. Jackson Rules of Engagement
2002
Will Smith Ali [2]
Morgan Freeman High Crimes
Eddie Murphy Shrek, Dr. Dolittle 2 and Showtime
Chris Tucker Rush Hour 2
Denzel Washington Training Day and John Q.
2003
Derek Luke Antwone Fisher [3]
Nick Cannon Drumline
Mos Def Brown Sugar
Samuel L. Jackson XXX and Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones
Denzel Washington Antwone Fisher
2004
Denzel Washington Out of Time [4]
Mos Def The Italian Job
Laurence Fishburne Mystic River, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions
Morgan Freeman Bruce Almighty
Samuel L. Jackson S.W.A.T.
Bernie Mac Bad Santa, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and The Bernie Mac Show
2005
Jamie Foxx Ray, Collateral and Breakin' All the Rules [5]
Don Cheadle Ocean's Twelve, Hotel Rwanda and After the Sunset
Morgan Freeman Million Dollar Baby
Samuel L. Jackson The Incredibles and Coach Carter
Will Smith I, Robot, Shark Tale and Hitch
2006
Terrence Howard Crash, Four Brothers, Get Rich or Die Tryin', Lackawanna Blues and Hustle & Flow [6]
Don Cheadle Crash
Jamie Foxx Stealth and Miami Vice
Ludacris Crash and Hustle & Flow
Denzel Washington Inside Man
2007
Forest Whitaker The Last King of Scotland [7]
Idris Elba Daddy's Little Girls
Jamie Foxx Dreamgirls
Eddie Murphy Norbit and Dreamgirls
Will Smith The Pursuit of Happyness
2008
Denzel Washington American Gangster and The Great Debaters [8]
Anthony Anderson Transformers and K-Ville
Don Cheadle Ocean's Thirteen and Talk to Me
Idris Elba American Gangster, This Christmas and 28 Weeks Later
Terrence Howard The Brave One and The Perfect Holiday
2009
Will Smith Hancock and Seven Pounds [9]
Common Wanted and Street Kings
Idris Elba RocknRolla and The Unborn
Samuel L. Jackson Lakeview Terrace and Soul Men
Jamal Woolard Notorious

2010sEdit

Year Actor Work Ref
2010
Idris Elba The Losers [10]
Quinton Aaron The Blind Side
Don Cheadle Brooklyn's Finest
Jamie Foxx Law Abiding Citizen
Denzel Washington The Taking of Pelham 123
2011
Idris Elba Takers and Luther [11]
Laz Alonso Jumping the Broom
Chris Brown Takers
Don Cheadle Iron Man 2
Jamie Foxx Due Date
2012
Kevin Hart Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain [12]
Don Cheadle House of Lies and The Guard
Common New Year's Eve and Hell on Wheels
Idris Elba Thor, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance and Luther
Denzel Washington Safe House
2013
Jamie Foxx Django Unchained [13]
Don Cheadle House of Lies and Flight
Common Hell on Wheels, LUV and The Odd Life of Timothy Green
Samuel L. Jackson Django Unchained and The Avengers
Denzel Washington Flight
2014
Chiwetel Ejiofor 12 Years a Slave [14]
Idris Elba Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Thor: The Dark World
Kevin Hart Ride Along, Real Husbands of Hollywood and About Last Night
Michael B. Jordan Fruitvale Station
Forest Whitaker The Butler
2015
Terrence Howard Empire, Lullaby, St. Vincent and Sabotage [15]
Anthony Anderson Black-ish
Idris Elba Luther and No Good Deed
Kevin Hart The Wedding Ringer, Think Like a Man Too, Real Husbands of Hollywood and Top Five
Jussie Smollett Empire
2016
Michael B. Jordan Fantastic Four and Creed [16]
Anthony Anderson Black-ish
Idris Elba Zootopia, Beasts of No Nation and Luther
O'Shea Jackson Jr. Straight Outta Compton
Courtney B. Vance American Crime Story
2017
Mahershala Ali Luke Cage, Free State of Jones, Kicks, Hidden Figures and Moonlight [17]
Donald Glover Atlanta
Bryshere Y. Gray Empire and The New Edition Story
Omari Hardwick Power
Denzel Washington Fences and The Magnificent Seven
2018
Chadwick Boseman Black Panther and Marshall
Denzel Washington Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Sterling K. Brown Marshall, This Is Us, and Black Panther
Michael B. Jordan Black Panther
Daniel Kaluuya Get Out and Black Panther
Donald Glover Atlanta and Spider-Man: Homecoming

Multiple wins and nominationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "2003 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  4. ^ "2004 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  5. ^ "2005 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  6. ^ "2006 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  7. ^ "2007 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  8. ^ "2008 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  9. ^ "2009 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  10. ^ "2010 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  11. ^ "2011 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  12. ^ "2012 BET Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  13. ^ Andy Swift. "BET Awards Nominees 2013 – Full List Of Hip-Hop Nominations". Hollywood Life. Retrieved May 18, 2015.
  14. ^ Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. "BET Award 2014 Nominations Announced". nokiatheatrelalive.com. Retrieved May 18, 2015.
  15. ^ "Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj Lead BET Awards Nominations". Rap-Up. Retrieved May 18, 2015.
  16. ^ Konerman, Jennifer (May 20, 2016). "Drake Leads BET Awards with 9 Nominations". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  17. ^ "Beyoncé and Bruno Mars Top 2017 BET Awards Nominees Slate". Billboard. May 15, 2017. Retrieved May 16, 2017.