— Best male hip hop artist: Kendrick Lamar — Best female hip hop artist: Cardi B — Best new artist: SZA — Album of the year: "DAMN." Kendrick Lamar — Best group: Migos — Best gospel/inspirational award: Lecrae featuring Tori Kelly
— Best collaboration: DJ Khaled, Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts" — YoungStars award: Yara Shahidi — Viewers' choice award: Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow" — Video director of the year: Ava DuVernay
— Best actor: Chadwick Boseman — Best actress: Tiffany Haddish — Best movie: "Black Panther" — Sportswoman of the year: Serena Williams — Sportsman of the year: LeBron James — Humanitarian award: Naomi Wadler, Mamoudou Gassama, Justin Blackman, Shaun King, Anthony Borges and James Shaw Jr.
— Lifetime achievement award: Anita Baker — Ultimate Icon Award: Debra Lee — BET HER award: Mary J. Blige — Best international act: Davido (Nigeria)