BET Awards 2008

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2008 BET Awards
Date Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Venue Shrine Auditorium,
Los Angeles, California
Hosted by D. L. Hughley
Most awards Kanye West (2)
Most nominations Lil Wayne (3)
Television/radio coverage
Network BET

The BET Awards took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on June 24, 2008. The awards recognized Americans in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year. Comedian D. L. Hughley hosted the awards for his first time.[1]


  1. ^ "Awards 2008 | BET Awards | Shows". BET. 2008-06-24. Retrieved 2012-08-29. 

Nominees and Winner[edit]

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Best Female Hip Hop Artist Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Best Group BET Centric Award
Best New Artist Best Gospel Artist
Viewers' Choice Best Collaboration
Video of the Year Video Director of the Year
Best Actress Best Actor
Sportswoman of the Year Sportsman of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Humanitarian Award
  • Al Green
  • Quincy Jones


Usher Young Jeezy (Feat. Kanye West)
Keyshia Cole (Feat. Lil' Kim)
Alicia Keys (Feat. SWV, En Vogue & TLC)
Chris Brown (Dancing with Ciara)
Marvin Sapp
Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton, Maxwell, Al Green,
Nelly (Feat. Fergie, Jermaine Dupri, Ciara)
Lil Wayne (Feat. T-Pain)