The BET Awards, known as "culture's biggest night," honored notable names in music, film, sports and entertainment on Sunday night.

Actress Taraji P. Henson returned this year to host the star-studded show, which aired live on BET at 8 p.m. ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Sean "Diddy" Combs received one of the biggest honors of the night -- the lifetime achievement award.

Mary J. Blige won the BET Her award and delivered an emotional speech about self-love while accepting her statuette. "Big Energy" rapper Latto won the coveted best new artist award and also brought out Mariah Carey while performing the remix of her hit song.

Jazmine Sullivan won the award for best female R&B/pop artist, and The Weeknd took home the award for best male R&B/pop artist.

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak of Silk Sonic won the album of the year award with their debut studio album, "An Evening with Silk Sonic."

Check out the full winners list below:

Best female R&B/pop artist

  • Ari Lennox
  • Chlöe
  • Doja Cat
  • H.E.R.
  • Jazmine Sullivan - WINNER
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Summer Walker

Best new artist

  • Baby Keem
  • Benny The Butcher
  • Latto - WINNER
  • Muni Long
  • Tems
  • Yung Bleu

Best collaboration

  • "Essence," Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems - WINNER
  • "Every Chance I Get," Dj Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk
  • "Family Ties," Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar
  • "Kiss Me More," Doja Cat Feat. Sza
  • "Way 2 Sexy," Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug
  • "Whole Lotta Money (Remix)," Bia Feat. Nicki Minaj

Dr. Bobby Jones best gospel/inspirational award

  • "All In Your Hands," Marvin Sapp
  • "Come To Life," Kanye West
  • "Grace," Kelly Price
  • "Hallelujah," Fred Hammond
  • "Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)," H.E.R. & Tauren Wells
  • "Jireh," Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music
  • "We Win," Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin - WINNER

BET Her Award

  • "Best Of Me (Originals)," Alicia Keys
  • "Good Morning Gorgeous," Mary J. Blige - WINNER
  • "Have Mercy," Chlöe
  • "Pressure," Ari Lennox
  • "Roster," Jazmine Sullivan
  • "Unloyal," Summer Walker & Ari Lennox
  • "Woman," Doja Cat

Best international act

  • Dave (UK)
  • Dinos (France)
  • Fally Ipupa (DRC)
  • Fireboy DML (Nigeria)
  • Little Simz (UK)
  • Ludmilla (Brazil)
  • Major League Djz (South Africa)
  • Tayc (France)
  • Tems (Nigeria) - WINNER

Best male R&B/pop artist

  • Chris Brown
  • Givēon
  • Lucky Daye
  • The Weeknd - WINNER
  • Wizkid
  • Yung Bleu

YoungStars Award

  • Akira Akbar
  • Demi Singleton
  • Marsai Martin - WINNER
  • Miles Brown
  • Saniyya Sidney

Album of the year

  • "An Evening with Silk Sonic," Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic - WINNER
  • "Back Of My Mind," H.E.R.
  • "Call Me If You Get Lost," Tyler, The Creator
  • "Certified Lover Boy," Drake
  • "Donda," Kanye West
  • "Heaux Tales, Mo' Tales: The Deluxe," Jazmine Sullivan
  • "Planet Her," Doja Cat

Best actress

  • Aunjanue Ellis, "King Richard"
  • Coco Jones, "Bel Air"
  • Issa Rae, "Insecure"
  • Jennifer Hudson, "Respect"
  • Mary J. Blige, "Power Book Ii: Ghost"
  • Queen Latifah, "The Equalizer"
  • Quinta Brunson, "Abbott Elementary"
  • Regina King, "The Harder They Fall"
  • Zendaya, "Euphoria" | "Spider-man: No Way Home" - WINNER

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