The 17th BET Awards was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on June 25, 2017. The ceremony celebrated achievements in entertainment and honors music, sports, television, and movies released between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017. The nominations were announced on May 15, 2017; Beyoncé led the nominees with 7, followed by Bruno Mars with 5. Beyoncé won the most awards with 5, including Album of the Year and Video of the Year.

85th Bet awards
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DateJune 25, 2017
LocationMicrosoft Theater, Los Angeles, California
Presented byBlack Entertainment Television
Hosted byLeslie Jones
Most awardsBeyoncé (5)
Most nominationsBeyoncé (7)
Television/radio coverage


Artist(s) Song(s)
Main show
Bruno Mars "Perm"
French Montana
Swae Lee
Post Malone
Migos "T-Shirt"
"Bad and Boujee"
Jessie Reyez "Figures"
Trey Songz "Nobody Else But You"
Chris Brown
Gucci Mane
Mary J. Blige
A$AP Rocky
"Set Me Free"
"Love Yourself"
Big Sean "Sacrifices"
"Bounce Back"
Khalid "Location"
Xscape "Understanding"
"Just Kickin' It"
"Who Can I Run To"
Kendrick Lamar
"Mask Off" (Remix)
Tamar Braxton "My Man"
Maxwell "Gods"
Roman GianArthur Tribute to Chuck Berry
"Johnny B. Goode"
Kamasi Washington
El Debarge
Tribute to George Michael
"Careless Whisper"
The New Edition Story
Miniseries Cast
Tribute to New Edition
"Candy Girl"
"Sensitivity" (Ralph Tresvant) Performed by Algee Smith
"My, My, My" (Johnny Gill) Performed by Luke James
"My Prerogative" (Bobby Brown) Performed by Woody Mcclain
"Poison" (Bell Biv Devoe) Performed by Elijah Kelley, Bryshere Gray, and Keith Powers
New Edition "Mr. Telephone Man"
"Can You Stand the Rain"
"If It Isn't Love"
SZA "Love Galore"
"The Weekend"
DJ Khaled
Chance the Rapper
Lil Wayne
"I'm The One"


Winners and nominationsEdit

Winners highlighted in Bold

Album of the Year Video of the Year
Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award Best New Artist
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Best Female Hip Hop Artist Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Best Duo/Group
Best Collaboration BET Centric Award
Video Director of the Year Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Best Actress Best Actor
YoungStars Award Best Movie
Sportswoman of the Year Sportsman of the Year
Best International Act: Europe Best International Act: Africa
International Viewers' Choice Award

Special awardsEdit


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