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Published: Monday July 1, 2013 MYT 12:45:00 PM
Updated: Monday July 1, 2013 MYT 1:30:09 PM

Big winners at BET Awards

US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas shows off her muscles at the 2013 BET Awards in Los Angeles.

US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas shows off her muscles at the 2013 BET Awards in Los Angeles.

RAPPER Nicki Minaj picked up her fourth consecutive win for best female hip-hop artiste at the BET Awards in Los Angeles today. 

“Every time I win it’s a humbling experience,” she was quoted as saying. “My fans are amazing people.”

During the awards, Minaj performed with singer Chris Brown, who opened the show with a medley of songs. Meanwhile, Mariah Carey sang her latest hit, #Beautiful with Miguel and Young Jeezy, and Robin Thicke played his latest big hit Blurred Lines with Pharrell and T.I.

The BET awards was hosted by Chris Tucker – who was in Malaysia recently – and he paid tribute to Michael Jackson with a song and dance. Among the winners at the awards are Jamie Foxx (pic below), Miguel, Gabrielle Douglas and Charlie Wilson.

Here are some of the winners at the awards:

Best male R&B/pop artiste
Miguel

Best new artiste
Kendrick Lamar

Young Stars award
Gabrielle Douglas

Best gospel artiste
Mary Mary

Best actor
Jamie Foxx

Best female hip-hop artiste
Nicki Minaj

Best male hip-hop artiste
Kendrick Lamar

Lifetime achievement award
Charlie Wilson

Best collaboration
Problems, A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar

Humanitarian award
Dwyane Wade

FANdemonium award
Chris Brown

Best movie
Think Like A Man


Tags / Keywords: Music, BET Awards, singer, actor, Nicki Minaj

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