The BET Awards, hosted by Chris Tucker on Sunday evening, celebrated the best of hip-hop, R&B and gospel music at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Drake, who led the night with 12 nominations, won the viewer’s choice award, best video of the year award for “Started from the Bottom,” and best collaboration. Kendrick Lamar tied Drake for the night's high of three awards, winning best new artist, male hip-hop artist and for his collaboration with A$AP Rocky with Drake and 2 Chainz.

"Most importantly to my little home boys and my home girls back in the city, you looking at me on TV right now, I came up in that same county building, food stamps, welfare section eight … this is living proof that you can do anything you put your mind to," said the Compton-bred Lamar.

Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown both had four-peats on the night. Minaj won for best female hip-hop artist for the fourth year running, while Brown, defying the odds, picked up his fourth fandemonium award. Minaj and Brown also performed together on stage during the night.

Minaj’s fellow former American Idol judge Mariah Carey also took to the stage, performing “#Beautiful” with Miguel. Miguel beat out Brown, Usher, Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake for the award for best male R&B artist. When actor Don Cheadle presented the young singer with the award, the first given out of the night, he dedicated the 2013 BET Awards to the ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela.

"We want to take a moment and send our prayers and thoughts to a man who literally changed the world," he said. "This evening we would like to offer prayers and support and hope to the extraordinary Nelson Mandela and his family."

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won best group at the BET Awards, Rihanna won best female R&B pop artist, Jamie Foxx won best actor, Kerry Washington best actress and Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas won two awards – best sportswoman of the year and the youngstars award.

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See below for a full list of winners:

Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyoncé
Tamar Braxton
Alicia Keys
Rihanna | WINNER
Elle Varner

Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Miguel | WINNER
Justin Timberlake
Usher

Group
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis | WINNER
Mary Mary
Mindless Behavior
Slaughterhouse
The Throne (Kanye West & Jay-Z)

Collaboration
2 Chainz f/ Drake — No Lie
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar — Problems | WINNER
French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne — Pop That
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake — Poetic Justice
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z — Suit & Tie
Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz — Mercy

Male Hip Hop Artist
2 Chainz
A$AP Rocky
Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar | WINNER

Female Hip Hop Artist
Azealia Banks
Eve
Nicki Minaj | WINNER
Rasheeda
Rye Rye

Video of the Year
2 Chainz f/ Drake — No Lie
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar — Problems
Drake — Started From The Bottom | WINNER
Drake f/ Lil Wayne — HYFR
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake — Poetic Justice
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Wanz — Thrift Shop
Miguel — Adorn
Rihanna — Diamonds
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z — Suit & Tie
Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz — Mercy

Video Director of the Year
A$AP Rocky & Sam Lecca
Benny Boom | WINNER
Director X
Dre Films
Hype Williams

New Artist
Azealia Banks
Joey Bada$$
Kendrick Lamar | WINNER
Trinidad Jame$
The Weeknd

Gospel Artist
Deitrick Haddon
Lecrae
Tamela Mann
Mary Mary | WINNER
Marvin Sapp

Actress
Angela Bassett
Halle Berry
Taraji P. Henson
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington | WINNER

Actor
Don Cheadle
Common
Jamie Foxx | WINNER
Samuel L. Jackson
Denzel Washington

YoungStars Award
Gabrielle Douglas | WINNER
Jacob Latimore
Keke Palmer
Jaden Smith
Quvenzhané Wallis

Movie
"Beasts of the Southern Wild"
"Django Unchained"
"Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap"
"Sparkle"
"Think Like A Man" | WINNER

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Gabrielle Douglas | WINNER
Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
Victor Cruz
Kevin Durant
Robert Griffin III
LeBron James | WINNER
Ray Lewis

Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar — Problems
Drake — Started From The Bottom | WINNER
Kendrick Lamar — Swimming Pools (Drank)
Miguel — Adorn
Rihanna — Diamonds
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z — Suit & Tie

Centric Award
Tamar Braxton — Love and War | WINNER
Fantasia — Lose To Win
Miguel — Adorn
Nas — Daughters
Charlie Wilson — My Love Is All I Have

FANdemonium Award
Rihanna
Chris Brown | WINNER
Beyonce
Nicki Minaj

International Act: Africa
2Face Idibia (Nigeria)
Toya Delazy (South Africa)
Donald (South Africa)
Ice Prince (Nigeria) | WINNER
R2Bees (Ghana)
Radio and Weasel (Uganda)

International Act: UK
Marsha Ambrosius
Estelle
Labrinth
Rita Ora
Emeli Sandé | WINNER
Wiley

Humanitarian Award
Dwayne Wade

Lifetime Achievement Award
Charlie Wilson

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