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|
|Date||June 24, 2018|
|Location||Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California|
|Presented by||Black Entertainment Television|
|Hosted by||Jamie Foxx|
|Most awards||Cardi B and Kendrick Lamar (2 each)|
|Most nominations||DJ Khaled and Kendrick Lamar (6 each)|
|Migos||"Walk It Talk It"|
|Miguel||"Come Through and Chill" |
|Tribute to Anita Baker|
"Caught Up in the Rapture"
"You Bring Me Joy"
|Ella Mai||"Boo'd Up"|
|Janelle Monáe||"Django Jane" |
"I Like That"
|Snoop Dogg||"What's My Name (Who Am I?)" |
"The Next Episode"
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|
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Anita Baker
- Humanitarian Award: Mamoudou Gassama (French)
- Ultimate Icon Award: Debra L. Lee
- Shine A Light Award: Brittnay Packnett
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