The 2021 BET Awards, which saw Megan Thee Stallion lead the evening’s wins with a total of four honors, broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater on Sunday with Taraji P. Henson serving as host. The annual awards ceremony brought in a total of 1.7M viewers on BET alone and 3.7M overall viewers on the network throughout the evening.
Headline-making moments, such as Lil Nas X’s “Montero” and Queen Latifah’s moving Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech, highlighted the annual celebration of Black music, TV, film, sports and social impact. The evening also featured a tribute to rapper Dmx.
With the awards ceremony itself, The Countdown to BET Awards and DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET Awards Edition,