BET Awards 2012

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2012 BET Awards
Date July 1, 2012
Location Shrine Auditorium,
Los Angeles, California
Country United States
Presented by BET Networks
Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson
Official website www.bet.com/shows/bet-awards/2012.html
Television/Radio coverage
Network BET
Runtime 210 minutes

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. A tribute to Whitney Houston was performed this evening following her death earlier in the year.

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.[2]

Performers[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vena, Jocelyn (June 16, 2011). "Beyoncé Set To Perform At 2011 BET Awards". MTV News. MTV Networks. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ a b Bark, Theo (June 8, 2011). "Patti LaBelle to Receive BET's Lifetime Achievement Award". The Boombox. AOL. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 

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