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2008 BET Award Winners

The nominees for the eighth annual BET Awards were announced Thurs., May 15 in New York. The ceremonies were televised live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles at 8 PM ET/PT on Tues., June 24, 2008. In addition to the regular awards, Al Green received BET's Lifetime Achievement Award and Quincy Jones received the Humanitarian Award. The full list of nominees and winners is included below, with an asterisk (*) beside the winners' names.

Best Female R&B Artist

Mary J. Blige

Mariah Carey

Keyshia Cole

*Alicia Keys

Rihanna

Best Male R&B Artist

*Chris Brown

Raheem DeVaughn

J. Holiday

Ne-Yo

Trey Songz

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*Raheem DeVaughn

Chaka Khan

Ledisi

Jill Scott

Angie Stone

Best Group

Danity Kane

Day 26

Gnarls Barkley

Playaz Circle

*UGK

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

*Missy Elliott

Eve

Kid Sister

Lil Mama

Trina

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

Common

Jay-Z

Lil Wayne

Snoop Dogg

*Kanye West

Best New Artist

Estelle

Flo Rida

Chrisette Michelle

Soulja Boy Tell'em

*The-Dream

Best Collaboration

Chris Brown feat. T-Pain - "Kiss Kiss"

Keyshia Cole feat. Missy Elliott, Lil' Kim - "Let It Go"

Flo Rida feat. T-Pain - "Low"

*Kanye West feat. T-Pain - "Good Life"

DJ Khaled feat. Young Jeezy, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Big Boi, Lil' Wayne, Fat Joe, Birdman and Rick Ross - "I'm So Hood (The Remix)"

Best Video Director

*Erykah Badu and Mr. Roboto

Benny Boom

Gil Green

Chris Robinson

Hype Williams

Video of the Year

Ashanti - "The Way That I Love You"

Erykah Badu - "Honey"

Mary J. Blige - "Just Fine"

Alicia Keys - "Like You’ll Never See Me Again"

*UGK f/Outkast - "International Player's Anthem (I Choose You)"

Kanye West f/T-Pain – "Good Life"

Best Gospel Artist

The Clark Sisters

Kirk Franklin

Deitrick Haddon

*Marvin Sapp

Trin-I-Tee 5:7

Best Actress

Angela Bassett

*Halle Berry

Queen Latifah

Jill Scott

Chandra Wilson

Best Actor

Anthony Anderson

Don Cheadle

Idris Elba

Terrence Howard

*Denzel Washington

Female Athlete of the Year

Tamika Catchings

Cheryl Ford

*Candace Parker

Serena Williams

Venus Williams

Male Athlete of the Year

*Kobe Bryant

LeBron James

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Chris Paul

Tiger Woods

Viewer's Choice Award

Chris Brown feat. T-Pain - "Kiss Kiss"

Keyshia Cole feat. Missy Elliott and Lil' Kim - "Let It Go"

Alicia Keys - "No One"

*Lil' Wayne feat. Static - "Lollipop"

Jordin Sparks feat. Chris Brown - "No Air"

Soulja Boy Tell'em - "Crank Dat (Soulja Boy)"

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Personally I think Kanye deserved the male artist, While Lebron and Paul should have gotten the Athlete one, Will should have been at least nominated for best actor, I dont like the nominations for best videos of the year, I didnt hear about Missy this year and she is all of the sudden the best female singer and UGK wins against Gnarls Barkley on the best group of the year on a list that looked like it was written by Diddy? Oh and People chose Lil wayne and Lollipop against Alicia No one and even Kanye. BET SERIOUSLY GETS SURPRISING SOMETIMES.

WHAT DO YOU PEOPLE THINK ABOUT THE NOMINEES AND THE WINNERS???

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Not bad. I disagree about The Dream and Chris Brown, and the UGK album was good, really, allot of good songs with allot of messages that you woulndt expect. They my favourite in that category, but I guess Gnals Barkley could have took it too, even thpo I cant stand it. But its cool, R.I.P. Pimp C. And the single was dope, no doubt.

Oh, and Lolipop is wack.

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The BET Awards are really no different from other award shows. It's all just a popularity contest. Why even have a female rap award when there was no significant female rapper to make an impact? Missy won by default. I like Kanye but Lupe Fiasco should've been nominated & should've won best rap male. The male R&B list was really weak & DeVaughn should have won. I know Kanye won for best collabo but that song was his weakest collabo. If you're going to give it to him then give it to him for a better collabo(Homecoming feat. Chris Martin). The video of the year list was weak. And Will should've been nominated for I Am Legend. And I would've given male athlete to Chris Paul.

It just seems like they just threw some names up there in a lot of these categories.

The show itself was pretty bad too. Alicia's performance was real good though(it also helps that Alicia is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!). I liked how she got SWV, En Vogue & TLC to perform with her. Did I mention how BEAUTIFUL Alicia is?

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Im with you top dawg.... I was not too happy to hear Kobe's name called out.

oh.. did u mention something about ALicia Keys being pretty? LOL watch OUT now... ur engaged 2 be married, tho it doesnt mean u cant look. lol :thumbsup:

xo,

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Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

*Missy Elliott

phaha wtf?! is she even got an album ?

Best New Artist

Estelle

wtf agind :D estelle got even an album couple of years back got even singles ,video clips like " 1980' , Free (Feat Megaman From So Solid) dope records !! even better than American boy

conclusion : BET AWARDS = stupid like hell !!!

positive stuff : at least BET brings great artirs ,they got live performs and some freedom of speech

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going against the grain here..say what u want about Lollipop, girls get down on you when that song plays in the club....speaking from personal experience lol :hail: :hail:

oh and i agree with most of the awards winners cept for chris brown

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