Beyonce and Jennifer Hudson received two trophies each at the BET Awards held Tuesday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Beyoncé took the nods for female R&B Artist and video of the year for “Irreplaceable.” Hudson won for new artist and female actress. Forest Whitaker received the actor honors.
Rapper T.I. repeated his win from last year for hip hop artist; Kirk Franklin did the same in the gospel artist category. Ludacris and Mary J. Blige were awarded the song collaboration trophy for “Runaway Love,” and Gnarls Barkley was named best group.
Diana Ross was given a Lifetime Achievement Award and Don Cheadle was presented with the Humanitarian Award for his efforts to raise awareness about the genocide in Darfur.
T.I., 50 Cent, Ciara, Diddy, Keyshia Cole, Robin Thicke, Eve, Kelly Rowland and Ne-Yo performed.