The 2008 BET Awards were held on Tuesday ... the awards show recognizes the best in music, film and sports ...
Kanye West won two awards (Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Best Collaboration) ... Alicia Keyes was named Best Female R&B Artist ...
The handing out of the awards was entertaining ... but the highlight of the night were the many, many performances ... ranging from a showstopping opening number by Usher ("Love in This Club") to T-Pain with Flo Rida, Rick Ross, Ludacris and Big Boi to Keys, who led a '90s revival with appearances by R&B super groups TLC (T-Boz and Chilli), En Vogue and SWV ...
Here is a list of the winners ...
* Video of the Year: UGK featuring Outkast, "International Player's Anthem (I Choose You)"
* Best Male R&B Artist: Chris Brown
* Best Female R&B Artist: Alicia Keys
* Best Male Hip-Hop Artist: Kanye West
* Best Female Hip-Hop Artist: Missy Elliott
* Best Gospel Artist: Marvin Sapp
* Best New Artist: The-Dream
* Best Group: UGK
* Best Collaboration: Kanye West featuring T-Pain, "Good Life"
* Best Video Director: Erykah Badu and Mr. Roboto
* Viewers' Choice Award: Lil Wayne featuring Static, "Lollipop"
* BET J Award: Raheem DeVaughn
* Best Actor: Denzel Washington
* Best Actress: Halle Berry
* Female Athlete of the Year: Candace Parker
* Male Athlete of the Year: Kobe Bryant