The biggest stars shine at the BET Awards 2012 at The Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Several artists did great performances and dominate the crowds though others give special performances as a tribute, and the glittering night was hosted by Samuel L. Jackson.
Kevin Hart won Best Actor while Big Sean awarded as Best New Artist, and for the 2012 BET Awards complete list of winners please see below.
Best group: Kanye West and Jay-Z
Best actor: Kevin Hart
Sportswoman of the year: Serena Williams
Sportsman of the year: Kevin Durant
Best new artist: Big Sean
Best male R&B artist: Chris Brown
Best collaboration: Wale featuring Miguel “Lotus Flower Bomb”
Best gospel: Yolanda Adams
Best female R&B artist: Beyonce
Best female hip-hop artist: Nicki Minaj
Video of the Year: Jay-Z and Kanye West, “Otis”
Lifetime Achievement: Frankie Beverly featuring Maze
Humanitarian Award: Rev. Al Sharpton
Viewer’s Choice Award: Mindless Behavior
Video Director of the Year: Beyonce and Alan Ferguson
Fandemonium Award: Chris Brown
Centric award: Common