2012 BET Awards: Winners/Performances (Video)

blame it on Miss_Peas July 1, 2012

MMG – Bag Of Money, So Sophisticated & Black Magic.

Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Big Sean and Pusha T kicked things off with a medley of Mercy, Cold and New God Flow (which can be seen here). Other performers include Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, MMG (shown above), Usher and more. Hit the jump for the rest. UPDATE: We’ve also added the winner’s of each category. With The Throne, Chris Brown and Beyonce being the big winners.

Chris Brown – Dont Wake Me Up/Turn Up The Music

D’Angelo – Untitled (How Does It Feel) x Debuts new song, Sugar Daddy

Nicki Minaj – Champion & Beez in the Trap.

Usher – Climax.

Melanie Fiona – Wrong Side of a Love Song.

Chaka Khan, Brandy, Monica, Cissy & Gary Houston Tribute to Whitney Houston

Centric Award

Youngstars Award

Best Group
The Throne (Jay-Z and Kanye West)

Best Actor
Kevin Hart, “Think Like a Man”

Best New Artist
Big Sean

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown

Best Collaboration
Wale f. Miguel, “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Best Gospel
Yolanda Adams

Best Female R&B Artist

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj

Lifetime Achievement Award
Maze, featuring Frankie Beverly

Video of the Year
The Throne (Jay-Z and Kanye West) f. Otis Redding, “Otis”

Humanitarian Award
The Reverend Al Sharpton

Viewers’ Choice Award
Mindless Behavior

Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé and Alan Ferguson

Entertainer of the Year
Chris Brown

People that are shocked at the Viewers’ Choice Award strongly underestimate the power of a young girl’s determination to vote.