2009 BET Award winners

Sunday night's BET Awards may have been an opportunity to honor King of Pop Michael Jackson, but some awards were handed out as well.

Okay, not all of them were announced during the televised proceedings, what with all the singing and dancing and commemorating going on. But hey, that's why we're here.

Check out the winners of the 2009 BET Awards (and their fellow nominees):

Best Male R&B
The Dream
Jamie Foxx
Ryan Leslie
Ne-Yo (Winner)

Best Female R&B Artist
Beyoncé Knowles (Winner)
Keyshia Cole
Keri Hilson
Jennifer Hudson
Jazmine Sullivan

Best Group
Day26 (Winner)
GS Boyz
The Roots
Three 6 Mafia

Best Gospel Artist
Regina Belle
Shirley Caesar
Mary Mary (Winner)
Smokie Norfu
Trin-I-Tee 5:7

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Lil Mama
M.I.A. (Winner)

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Lil Wayne (Winner)
Rick Ross
Kanye West
Young Jeezy

Best New Artist
Keri Hilson (Winner)
Kid Cudi
Ryan Leslie
Jazmine Sullivan

Best Collaboration
Jamie Foxx f/ T-Pain — Blame It (Winner)
Keri Hilson f/ Lil Wayne — Turnin’ Me On
Jim Jones f/ Ron Browz and Juelz Santana — Pop Champagne
T.I. f/ Rihanna — Live Your Life
Yung L.A. f/ Young Dro and T.I. — Ain’t I

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom (Winner)
Rik Cordero
Gil Green
Chris Robinson
Hype Williams

Video of the Year
Beyoncé Knowles — If I Were a Boy
Beyoncé Knowles — Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) (Winner)
Jamie Foxx f/ T-Pain — Blame It
T.I. f/ Rihanna — Live Your Life
Kanye West — Heartless

Best Actress
Angela Basset
Rosario Dawson
Taraji P. Henson (Winner)
Jennifer Hudson
Beyoncé Knowles

Best Actor
Idris Elba
Samuel L. Jackson
Will Smith (Winner)
Jamal Woolard

Best Female Athlete
Tamika Catchings
Lisa Leslie
Candace Parker
Serena Williams (Winner)
Venus Williams

Best Male Athlete
Kobe Bryant
Reggie Bush
LeBron James (Winner)
Dwayne Wade
Tiger Woods

Viewer's Choice Nominees
Beyoncé Knowles – Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Keri Hilson – Turnin Me On (f/ Lil Wayne)
Lil Wayne – A Milli
Soulja Boy Tell'em – Kiss Me Thru The Phone (f/ Sammie)
T.I. – Live Your Life (f/ Rihanna) (Winner)
T-Pain – Can't Believe It (f/ Lil Wayne)
Kanye West – Love Lockdown

BET J Award Nominees
Musiq Soulchild
Raphael Saadiq
Jazmine Sullivan (Winner)

Special Honorees:

Humanitarians of the Year – Alicia Keys and Wyclef Jean
Lifetime Achievement Award – The O'Jays

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