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The 18th BET Awards were held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on June 24, 2018. The ceremony celebrated achievements in entertainment and honors music, sports, television, and movies released between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

2018 BET Awards
DateJune 24, 2018
LocationMicrosoft Theater, Los Angeles, California
Presented byBlack Entertainment Television
Hosted byJamie Foxx
Most awardsCardi B and Kendrick Lamar (2 each)
Most nominationsDJ Khaled and Kendrick Lamar (6 each)
Television/radio coverage

On May 22, 2018, it was announced that the ceremony would be hosted by Jamie Foxx for the second time.[1][2]




The first wave of presenters were announced on June 11, with the second wave announced on June 14.


Winners highlighted in Bold

Album of the Year Video of the Year
Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award Best Collaboration
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 New Artist
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award BET Her Award
Video Director of the Year Best Movie
Best Actress Best Actor
YoungStars Award Best International Act
Sportswoman of the Year Sportsman of the Year

Special awardsEdit

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Anita Baker
  • Humanitarian Award: Mamoudou Gassama (French)
  • Ultimate Icon Award: Debra L. Lee
  • Shine A Light Award: Brittnay Packnett


  1. ^ Mitchell, Gail (May 22, 2018). "Jamie Foxx to Emcee the 2018 BET Awards". Billboard. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  2. ^ "BET Networks Announces Official Nominees For The 'BET Awards' 2018" (Press release). New York, NY: Black Entertainment Television. May 16, 2018. Archived from the original on May 17, 2018. Retrieved May 23, 2018.Amatulli, Jenna (May 16, 2018). "The 2018 BET Awards Nominations Are Here And DJ Khaled Must Be Screaming". HuffPost. Retrieved May 23, 2018.

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