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BET Awards 2015

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15th BET Awards
DateJune 28, 2015
LocationMicrosoft Theater
Los Angeles, California
Presented byBlack Entertainment Television
Hosted byAnthony Anderson
Tracee Ellis Ross
Websitehttp://bet.com/betawards Edit this on Wikidata
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The 15th BET Awards was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on June 28, 2015 and was televised on BET. This year marked the ceremony's 15th anniversary and the milestone was celebrated throughout the show, which was hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.[1]

The nominees were announced on May 18, 2015. Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown lead the nominations with six each. Beyoncé and Lil Wayne followed with four each. Beyoncé and Chris Brown were the big winners of the night with 3 awards each. Nicki Minaj won 2 awards. Smokey Robinson was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award, while Janet Jackson was honored with the inaugural Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award. Radio host Tom Joyner was also honored, receiving the Humanitarian Award. The show also featured a reunion of the Bad Boy Records roster, which included performances by founder Sean "Diddy" Combs as well as Lil' Kim, Mase, 112, Faith Evans, The Lox, and more.

Nominations and winners[edit]

The following is a list of nominees. The winners were announced on June 28, 2015.[1][2]

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


Artist(s) Song(s)
Kendrick Lamar "Alright"
Janelle Monáe
"Yoga" (Monáe)
"Classic Man" (Jidenna)
Chris Brown
"Liquor" (Brown)
"Ayo" (Brown and Tyga)
"Post to Be" (Brown and Omarion)
The Weeknd
Alicia Keys
"The Hills"
"Earned It"
Donnie McClurkin "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power"
(Tribute to Andrae Crouch)
Silento "Watch Me"
Faith Evans
French Montana
Lil' Kim
Pharrell Williams
Bad Boy Reunion
  1. "Can't Nobody Hold Me Down" (Diddy)
  2. "Feel So Good" (Mase)
  3. "Peaches & Cream" (112)
  4. "I Need a Girl (Part Two)" (Diddy)
  5. "Love Like This" (Evans)
  6. "Hot Nigga (Remix)" (Montana)
  7. "Can't You See"
    (Tribute to The Notorious B.I.G.)
  8. "It's All About the Benjamins" (Diddy, LOX and Kim)
  9. "Mo Money Mo Problems" (Diddy and Mase)
    (Tribute to The Notorious B.I.G.)
  10. "Finna Get Loose" (Williams)
Tori Kelly
Robin Thicke
Tribute to Smokey Robinson
  1. "Who's Loving You" (Kelly)
  2. "Ooo Baby Baby" (Thicke)
  3. "The Tears of a Clown" (Ne-Yo)
Smokey Robinson "The Tracks of My Tears"
"My Girl" (with Tori Kelly, Robin Thicke and Ne-Yo)
Meek Mill
Nicki Minaj
Chris Brown
"Monster" (Mill)
"All Eyes on You"
Jussie Smollett
Juicy J
"No Apologies" (Yazz and Smollett)
"Drip Drop" (Yazz, Serayah and Juicy J)
"You're So Beautiful" (Smollett)
Anthony Hamilton
Gary Clark, Jr.
"When a Man Loves a Woman"
"Stand By Me"
"The Thrill is Gone"
(Tribute to Percy Sledge, Ben E. King and B.B. King)
Big Sean
"One Man Can Change the World" (Sean)
"Blessings" (Sean)
"I Don't Fuck with You"
Jason Derulo
Dance Tribute to Janet Jackson
  1. "The Pleasure Principle" (Tinashe)
  2. "All For You" (Derulo)
  3. "If" (Ciara)
  4. "Rhythm Nation"
  5. "No Sleeep" (performed by the Unbreakable World Tour dancers) [3]
K. Michelle
Tamar Braxton
Patti LaBelle
"Hard To Do" (Michelle)
"If I Don't Have You" (Braxton)
"If Only You Knew"
Fetty Wap "Trap Queen"



Special awards[edit]


  1. ^ a b Hass, Mariah (June 4, 2015). "Black-ish Stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson to Host the 2015 BET Awards". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 22, 2015.
  2. ^ Variety Staff. "BET Awards Winners: Full List". Variety. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Janet Jackson to Receive Inaugural Ultimate Icon Award". BET. BET Networks. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "Performers-BET Awards". BET Awards 2015. BET Networks. Archived from the original on June 7, 2013. Retrieved June 21, 2015.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Presenters". BET Awards 2015. BET Networks. Archived from the original on June 22, 2015. Retrieved June 22, 2015.
  6. ^ Mitchell, Gail (June 24, 2015). "Exclusive: Janelle Monae, Robin Thicke, Kelly Rowland And More Join BET Awards Lineup". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 26, 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Honorees". BET Awards 2015. BET Networks. Retrieved June 21, 2015.

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