BET Award for Video of the Year

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BET Awards for Video of the Year
CountryUnited States
Presented byBET Awards
First awarded2001
Currently held byBaby Keem and Kendrick Lamar – "Family Ties" and Silk Sonic – "Smokin out the Window" (2022)
Most awardsBeyoncé (6)
Most nominations
(14 each)

The BET Award for Video of the Year is given to the most popular music video released the same or previous year of the year the awards are handed out. The award is only given to the performing artist(s) or group in the video. The award is not handed out to the video directors and producers. The all-time winner in this category is Beyoncé with six wins, she is also the most nominated artist with fourteen nominations along with Drake. Lady Gaga is the only white artist in history to have won this category for her Beyoncé collaboration "Video Phone".

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.


Year Artist Video Ref
Outkast "Ms. Jackson" [citation needed]
Destiny's Child "Independent Women Part I"
Dr. Dre (feat. Snoop Dogg and Nate Dogg) "The Next Episode"
Eminem (feat. Dido) "Stan"
Janet Jackson "All for You"
Busta Rhymes (feat. P. Diddy and Pharrell Williams) "Pass the Courvoisier, Part II" [citation needed]
Aaliyah "Rock the Boat"
Missy Elliott (feat. Ludacris and Trina) "One Minute Man" (Remix)
P. Diddy, Black Rob and Mark Curry "Bad Boy for Life"
Usher "U Got It Bad"
Erykah Badu (feat. Common) "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" [citation needed]
B2K "Girlfriend"
Missy Elliott "Work It"
Eminem "Lose Yourself"
Nelly "Hot in Herre"
Outkast "Hey Ya!" [citation needed]
Beyoncé (feat. Jay-Z) "Crazy in Love"
Alicia Keys "You Don't Know My Name"
Outkast (feat. Sleepy Brown) "The Way You Move"
Usher (feat. Lil' Jon and Ludacris) "Yeah!"
Kanye West "Jesus Walks" [citation needed]
Amerie "1 Thing"
Jay-Z "99 Problems"
John Legend "Ordinary People"
Snoop Dogg (feat. Pharrell Williams) "Drop It Like It's Hot"
Mary J. Blige "Be Without You" [citation needed]
Kanye West (feat. Jamie Foxx) "Gold Digger"
Beyoncé (feat. Slim Thug and Bun B) "Check on It"
Missy Elliott (feat. Ciara and Fatman Scoop) "Lose Control"
R. Kelly "Trapped in the Closet"
Busta Rhymes (feat. Papoose, Rah Digga, Missy Elliott, DMX, Mary J. Blige and Lloyd Banks) "Touch It" (Remix)
Beyoncé "Irreplaceable" [citation needed]
Akon (feat. Snoop Dogg) "I Wanna Love You"
Beyoncé and Shakira "Beautiful Liar"
Ciara "Like a Boy"
Gnarls Barkley "Crazy"
UGK (feat. Outkast) "International Players Anthem (I Choose You)" [citation needed]
Ashanti "The Way That I Love You"
Erykah Badu "Honey"
Mary J. Blige "Just Fine"
Alicia Keys "Like You'll Never See Me Again"
Kanye West (feat. T-Pain) "Good Life"
Beyoncé "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" [citation needed]
Beyoncé "If I Were a Boy"
Jamie Foxx (feat. T-Pain) "Blame It"
T.I. (feat. Rihanna) "Live Your Life"
Kanye West "Heartless"


Year Artist Video Ref
Beyoncé (feat. Lady Gaga) "Video Phone" [citation needed]
B.o.B (feat. Bruno Mars) "Nothin' On You"
Melanie Fiona "It Kills Me"
Jay-Z (feat. Alicia Keys) "Empire State of Mind"
Jay-Z (feat. Rihanna and Kanye West) "Run This Town"
Chris Brown (feat. Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne) "Look at Me Now" [citation needed]
Marsha Ambrosius "Far Away"
B.o.B (feat. Hayley Williams) "Airplanes"
Keri Hilson "Pretty Girl Rock"
Willow Smith "Whip My Hair"
Kanye West (feat. Pusha T) "Runaway"
Jay-Z and Kanye West (feat. Otis Redding) "Otis" [citation needed]
Beyoncé "Countdown"
"Love on Top"
Jay-Z and Kanye West "Niggas in Paris"
Usher "Climax"
Drake "Started from the Bottom" [1]
2 Chainz (feat. Drake) "No Lie"
ASAP Rocky (feat. Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar) "Fuckin' Problems"
Drake (feat. Lil Wayne) "HYFR (Hell Ya Fucking Right)"
Kendrick Lamar (feat. Drake) "Poetic Justice"
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (feat. Wanz) "Thrift Shop"
Miguel "Adorn"
Rihanna "Diamonds"
Justin Timberlake (feat. Jay-Z) "Suit & Tie"
Kanye West (feat. Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz) "Mercy"
Pharrell Williams "Happy" [2]
Beyoncé "Partition"
Beyoncé (feat. Jay-Z) "Drunk in Love"
Chris Brown "Fine China"
Drake "Worst Behavior"
Beyoncé "7/11" [3]
Big Sean (feat. E-40) "I Don't Fuck with You"
Chris Brown (feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga) "Loyal"
Chris Brown (feat. Usher and Rick Ross) "New Flame"
Common and John Legend "Glory"
Nicki Minaj "Anaconda"
Beyoncé "Formation" [4]
Drake "Hotline Bling"
Kendrick Lamar "Alright"
Rihanna (feat. Drake) "Work"
Bryson Tiller "Don't"
Beyoncé "Sorry" [5]
Bruno Mars "24K Magic"
Big Sean "Bounce Back"
Migos (feat. Lil Uzi Vert) "Bad and Boujee"
Solange "Cranes in the Sky"
Drake "God's Plan" [6]
Cardi B "Bodak Yellow"
DJ Khaled (feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller) "Wild Thoughts"
Migos (feat. Drake) "Walk It Talk It"
Bruno Mars (feat. Cardi B) "Finesse (Remix)"
Kendrick Lamar "HUMBLE."
Childish Gambino "This Is America" [7]
21 Savage (feat. J. Cole) "A Lot"
Cardi B "Money"
Cardi B and Bruno Mars "Please Me"
Drake "Nice for What"
The Carters "Apes**t"


Year Artist Video Ref
DJ Khaled (feat. Nipsey Hussle and John Legend) "Higher" [8]
Chris Brown (feat. Drake) "No Guidance"
DaBaby "Bop"
Doja Cat "Say So"
Megan Thee Stallion (feat. Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign) "Hot Girl Summer"
Roddy Ricch "The Box"
Cardi B (feat. Megan Thee Stallion) "WAP" [9]
Cardi B "Up"
Chloe x Halle "Do It"
Chris Brown and Young Thug "Go Crazy"
Drake (feat. Lil Durk) "Laugh Now Cry Later"
Silk Sonic "Leave the Door Open"
Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar "Family Ties" [10]
Silk Sonic "Smokin out the Window"
Chlöe "Have Mercy"
Doja Cat (feat. SZA) "Kiss Me More"
Ari Lennox "Pressure"
Drake (feat. Future and Young Thug) "Way 2 Sexy"

Multiple wins and nominations[edit]



See also[edit]


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  3. ^ "Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj Lead BET Awards Nominations". Rap-Up. Retrieved May 18, 2015.
  4. ^ Konerman, Jennifer (May 20, 2016). "Drake Leads BET Awards with 9 Nominations". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  5. ^ "Beyoncé and Bruno Mars Top 2017 BET Awards Nominees Slate". Billboard. May 15, 2017. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  6. ^ "DJ Khaled Leads 2018 BET Awards Nominations: See the Full List". Billboard. May 16, 2018. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  7. ^ Warner, Denose (June 23, 2019). "Here Are All the Winners From the 2019 BET Awards". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2019.
  8. ^ "2020 BET Awards". Nominees. Retrieved June 15, 2020.
  9. ^ "2021 BET Awards". Nominees. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  10. ^ "BET Awards 2022: Full List of Winners and Honorees (LIVE UPDATE)". BET. Retrieved 2022-06-27.