A host of musicians, actors and industry icons were honoured at this year's BET Awards.
The annual ceremony was hosted in Los Angeles on Monday night and broadcast in the UK for the first time ever tonight on MTV.
Beyonce, Bruno Mars
and Serena Williams
, who is pregnant with her first child, were among the list of stars to pick up prizes.
The ceremony, now in its 17th year, was staged at the Microsoft Theater in LA and led by first-time host and comedy all-star, Leslie Jones.
This year’s broadcast marks 17 years of unexpected performances, trailblazing moments, and entertainment’s most provocative players.