Recent BET Awards News

BMI Congratulates Its Winning Songwriters at the 2020 BET Awards


From News, posted 6.29.20. BMI songwriters made a strong showing, Sunday night, at the 2020 BET Awards, with several of our affiliates claiming major awards for their tremendous contributions over the last year. While BET made the celebration virtual in light of the pandemic, this year’s event — celebrating not only twenty years of the… Read more...

BMI Writers Shine at 2016 BET Awards


From News, posted 6.28.16. BMI proudly congratulates its talented affiliates who earned more than 53% of the music category accolades at the 16th Annual BET Awards, held last night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Notably, newcomer rapper/singer/songwriter Bryson Tiller won multiple trophies, for both Best Male R&B/Pop Artist and Best New Artist. Here’s… Read more...

BMI Writers Take More Than 54% of 2015 BETs


From News, posted 7.01.15. The 15th annual BET Awards, which celebrate stars from music, television, radio, film and sports, was held at the Microsoft Theater in downtown LA on Sunday, June 28, with BMI superstars taking home more than 54% of the music category awards. In addition, BMI songwriter Janet Jackson was presented with the… Read more...

BMI Heavyweights Take 75% of 2012 BET Awards


From News, posted 7.05.12. BMI’s trendsetting r&b and hip-hop family of songwriters earned a commanding 75% of the 2012 BET Awards, handed out on Sunday, July 1 at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Drake, Kanye West, Yolanda Adams and more took top honors. For more, read the Los Angeles Times’… Read more...

Chris Brown Leads BMI Blitz at 2011 BET Awards


From News, posted 6.28.11. BMI songwriters took home the overwhelming majority of the BET Awards statuettes handed out Sunday, June 26. As member after member of BMI’s family of songwriter/artists were crowned the year’s best, the cultural supremacy of BMI’s deep urban repertoire was on full display. With four trophies, Chris Brown led the… Read more...

BET Awards Toast BMI Urban Stars


From News, posted 6.29.10. BMI hip-hop heavyweights took home the majority of musical category statuettes handed out during the annual BET Awards, held Sunday, June 27. Multi-media phenomenon Drake earned the Best Male Hip-Hop Artist crown, while his fellow BMI hit-maker Trey Songz claimed the Best Male R&B Artist title. Nicki Minaj underscored the power… Read more...

Pre-BET Awards Reception Celebrates BMI Nominees


From News, posted 6.29.10. BMI partnered with, The Stereotypes, August Rigo and Alpine Entertainment group to co-host a private pre-BET Awards reception on Friday, June 25 at Philippe Chow to toast BMI’s songwriters, producers and artists nominated for BET trophies. In addition to The Stereotypes and Rigo, the private affair attracted chart-topping game-changers and… Read more...

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Recent BET Awards events

Sep 30 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards 2022: Atlanta, GA
Jun 26 2022 BET Awards 2022: Los Angeles
Jun 27 2021 BET Awards 2021: Los Angeles
Jun 23 2019 BET Awards 2019: Los Angeles
Jun 24 2018 BET Awards 2018: Los Angeles
Jun 25 2017 BET Awards 2017: Los Angeles