And this year's title goes to...
This is shaping up to be a banner year for the actress, and we’re sure this is only the beginning!
The gorgeous actress voiced her joy at winning the coveted honor, saying:
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The BET Awards was full of FIRE this year!!
From surprise duets to R.Kelly's ca-RA-zae awesome hip-hopera, we were having a blast!
Wanna see who took home the goods??
BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST: Rihanna
BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST: Miguel
BEST GROUP: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
BEST COLLABORATION: A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar – Problems
BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST: Kendrick Lamar
BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST: Nicki Minaj
BEST NEW ARTIST: Kendrick Lamar
BEST GOSPEL ARTIST: Mary Mary
BEST ACTOR: Jamie Foxx
BEST ACTRESS: Kerry Washington
VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Drake - Started From the Bottom
VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: Benny Boom
YOUNGSTARS AWARD: Gabrielle Douglas
BEST MOVIE: Think Like a Man
SUBWAY SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: LeBron James
SUBWAY SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR: Gabrielle Douglas
COCA-COLA VIEWERS CHOICE AWARD: Drake - Started From the Bottom
CENTRIC AWARD: Tamar Braxton
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Charlie Wilson
HUMANITARIAN: Dwyane Wade
FANDAMONIUM: Chris Brown
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT, AFRICA: Ice Prince (Nigeria)
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT, UK: Emeli Sandé
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