BET Awards 2001
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The 1st BET Awards took place at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 19, 2001. The awards recognized Americans in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year. Comedian Steve Harvey and Cedric the Entertainer hosted the event for the first time.
|1st BET Awards|
|Date||June 19, 2001|
|Location||Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Presented by||Black Entertainment Television|
|Hosted by||Steve Harvey |
Cedric the Entertainer
- Usher – "U Remind Me"
- Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg and Master P – "Lay Low"
- Patti LaBelle and Donnie McClurkin – "Stand!"
- Outkast – "So Fresh, So Clean"
- Lil' Bow Wow and Snoop Dogg – "Bow Wow (That's My Name)"
- Jay Z – "Fiesta", "I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)" and "H to the Izzo"
- Destiny's Child – "Bootylicious"
• Whitney Houston Lifetime Achievement Award Tribute:
Winners and nomineesEdit
|Video of the Year||Viewers' Choice|
|Best Female Hip Hop Artist||Best Male Hip Hop Artist|
|Best Female R&B Artist||Best Male R&B Artist|
|Best Female Group||Best Male Group|
|Best New Artist||Best Gospel Artist|
|Best Actress||Best Actor|
|Sportswoman of the Year||Sportsman of the Year|