Monday, June 28, 2010

Kanye West Performs At 2010 BET Awards

The 2010 BET Awards took place last evening, and were broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Kanye West performed his latest single "Power" in his first TV appearance since dissing Taylor Swift at last year's MTV Video Music Awards. Kanye was standing on the Mountain top with the emblem of Horus.

Kanye West at 2010 BET Awards
The show also featured a wide range of performers, including B.o.B, Alicia Keys, Eminem, Diddy, and many more. Chris Brown performed an emotional tribute to Michael Jackson.

The 2010 BET Awards was hosted by Queen Latifah.

Here is the full list of award winners:
  • Best Female R&B Artist: Alicia Keys
  • Best Male R&B Artist: Trey Songz
  • Best Female Hip Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
  • Best Male Hip Hop Artist: Drake
  • Best New Artist: Nicki Minaj
  • Best Gospel: Marvin Sapp
  • Best Group: Young Money
  • Best Collaboration: Jay-Z and Alicia Keys - "Empire State of Mind"
  • Video of the Year: Beyonce Knowles (featuring Lady GaGa) - "Video Phone"
  • Best Actress: Mo'Nique
  • Best Actor: Idris Elba
  • Best Movie: "Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire"
  • Youngstars Award: Keke Palmer
  • Subway Sportswoman of the Year: Serena Williams
  • Subway Sportsman of the Year: LeBron James
  • Viewer's Choice: Rihanna (featuring Young Jeezy) - "Hard"
  • Best International Act: Dizzee Rascal (U.K.)
  • Centric Award: Monica
  • Fandemonium Award: Chris Brown
Prince was given a lifetime achievement award at the show, and John Legend was given a humanitarian award.

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