FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS
Beyoncé, who had twins this month, won five more awards at the 2017 BET Awards, including Album of the Year and Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.
Chance the Rapper took home three trophies, including Best New Artist and the Humanitarian Award. He was introduced and praised via video for his humanitarian work by former first lady Michelle Obama. The awards show aired on June 25 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
“Chance is showing our young people that they matter. Because of you, countless young people will grow up believing in themselves,’’ she stated.
Bruno Mars, who kicked off the show with his song, “Perma,’’ was named best male R&B/pop artist. It was his first BET award.
Rema Ma bests Minaj
Kendrick Lamar, who performed with Future, won best male hip-hop artist.
Remy Ma won the best female hip-hop artist, an award that had gone to Nicki Minaj since 2010.
The show included performances by Xscape and New Edition.
For a list of all of the winners, visit BET.com.