Black woman scored epic wins at the 2021 BET Awards! It was extremely fitting as this year’s theme for the show was ‘the year of the black woman’. Here are highlights from the prestigious awards ceremony.
Queen Latifah was the biggest winner of the BET Awards. She received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” in recognition of her prolific career over the past 30 years, during which she remained one of the most versatile designers of the time. She thanked her mother for pushing her and giving her the strength to be a pioneer rapper. She also thanked her father, “who praised the black woman!” She also gave special thanks to her longtime business partner, Shakim Compere. If he didn’t keep his promise and guide and protect her in the industry, things might not be so successful.
Andra Day had a standout, award-winning performance in the film USA vs. Billie Holiday. Andra portrays iconic billie holiday who shed light on human rights issues with the US government with his timeless song “Strange Fruit.” Day won the “Best Actress” trophy at the BET Awards.
HER is on its way to an EGOT! Before the age of 24, she amassed BET, train of souls, iHeart, MTVand grammys price. Not only can she sing, but she can play various instruments. She won the award for “Best Female R&B Artist” just minutes after performing on stage.
Megan you stallion just walked off stage performing her new single “Thot Shit” and had to rush between outfit changes to accept the “Viewer’s Choice” award on behalf of Cardi B and herself. Although the fast moments may not have allowed her to thank Cardi for putting her on the track. She surely caught up later!
Jazmine Sullivan won “Album of the Year” from a fierce lineup of contenders. Although she took a six-plus-year hiatus from music, she understands the plight of her fans and promised more to come. This Tales of Heaux the album is everything and exactly what black women needed to hear!
Megan you stallion led the pack with nominations and ended up winning the most trophies this year! She won ‘Best Collaboration’, ‘Viewer’s Choice’, ‘Video of the Year’ and also crowned ‘Best Female Hip-Hop Artist’ at the 2021 BET Awards. on stage to accept this award in a competitive category, she paid tribute to Cardi B as well as her mentor, Beyonce, for collaborating with her on the track.
Black women are the strongest beings on this planet. So strong, resilient, passionate and creative – it was wonderful to see our performance for us! Even the showrunners are an all-black female lead team. Thank you, BET for this amazing awards ceremony. Stay here, stay mixed for the best moments from the BET Awards. Drop a comment or an emoji to voice your opinion on this year’s show!