BET Awards 2012

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2012 BET Awards
Presented by Samuel L. Jackson
Country of origin United States
Location(s) Shrine Auditorium,
Los Angeles, California
Running time 210 minutes
Production company(s) BET Networks
Original channel BET
First shown in July 1, 2012
Preceded by BET Awards 2011
Followed by BET Awards 2013
External links

The 2012 BET Awards were held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on July 1, 2012.[1] The awards recognize Americans in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year. Actor Samuel L. Jackson hosted the event for the first time. Beyoncé and Jay Z also attended the event, both going home with 2 awards each. [2]

The BET-televised event was watched by 7.42 million viewers and achieved a 3.2 rating in the adult 18-49 demographic, marking the highest numbers for the night on basic cable.[3]


Nominees and winners[edit]

Winners are highlighted in boldface

Video of the Year Video Director of the Year
Best Female R&B Artist Best Male R&B Artist
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Best Collaboration Best New Artist
Best Group Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice
YoungStars Award Centric Award
Best Actress Best Actor
Best Movie Best Gospel Artist
Subway Sportswoman of the Year Subway Sportsman of the Year
Best International Act: Africa Best International Act: United Kingdom


  1. ^ Vena, Jocelyn (June 16, 2011). "Beyonce Set To Perform At 2011 BET Awards". MTV News. MTV Networks. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Bark, Theo (June 8, 2011). "Patti LaBelle to Receive BET's Lifetime Achievement Award". The Boombox. AOL. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (July 3, 2012). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'BET Awards' + 'True Blood', European Football, 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', 'Real Housewives of NJ' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 

External links[edit]