2009 BET Awards Winners

Check out the year's top performers!

Keri Hilson - The singer had a big night with four nominations, including Best Female R&B and a Best New Artist win during the 2009 BET Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on June 28, 2009. (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

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Keri Hilson - The singer had a big night with four nominations, including Best Female R&B and a Best New Artist win during the 2009 BET Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on June 28, 2009. (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

Serena Williams - The tennis star and multi-Grand Slam champion wins her fourth Best Female Athlete BET Award. (Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

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Serena Williams - The tennis star and multi-Grand Slam champion wins her fourth Best Female Athlete BET Award. (Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Ne-Yo - The singer, who performed the Michael Jackson tribute "I'll Be There" at the 2009 BET Awards, also took home his second Best Male R&B award. (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

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Ne-Yo - The singer, who performed the Michael Jackson tribute "I'll Be There" at the 2009 BET Awards, also took home his second Best Male R&B award. (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

Lil Wayne - The New Orleans rapper holds up his Best Male Rapper Artist award onstage at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

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Lil Wayne - The New Orleans rapper holds up his Best Male Rapper Artist award onstage at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

LeBron James - Olympic gold medalist and Cavaliers superstar King James accepts his fourth BET award for Best Male Athlete. (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

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LeBron James - Olympic gold medalist and Cavaliers superstar King James accepts his fourth BET award for Best Male Athlete. (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

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Jamie Foxx and T-Pain - The host, still wearing his Michael Jackson tribute jacket and the Tallahassee rapper accept their Best Collaboration award for the mega-hit "Blame It." (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

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Jamie Foxx and T-Pain - The host, still wearing his Michael Jackson tribute jacket and the Tallahassee rapper accept their Best Collaboration award for the mega-hit "Blame It." (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

Day 26 - Sean Diddy Combs' Making the Band 4 artists win the Best Group on their second try in the category. (Photo: Arnold Turner/BET/PictureGroup)

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Day 26 - Sean Diddy Combs' Making the Band 4 artists win the Best Group on their second try in the category. (Photo: Arnold Turner/BET/PictureGroup)

Beyonc? - The mega-superstar from Houston and "Ava Maria" performer wins Video of the Year and Best Female R&B artist.  (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

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Beyoncé - The mega-superstar from Houston and "Ava Maria" performer wins Video of the Year and Best Female R&B artist.  (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

Beyonc? - The singer who knows how to make music happen wins the 2010 Video of the Year award. (Photo: Mark Davis/PictureGroup)

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Beyoncé - The singer who knows how to make music happen wins the 2010 Video of the Year award. (Photo: Mark Davis/PictureGroup)

Alicia Keys - The two-time Best Female R&B Artist winner and Keep a Child Alive ambassador accepts the BET Humanitarian Award during the 2009 BET Awards. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Alicia Keys - The two-time Best Female R&B Artist winner and Keep a Child Alive ambassador accepts the BET Humanitarian Award during the 2009 BET Awards. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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They Got It! - "Go Get It" artists Mary Mary proved that they were not only gospel royalty, but that they were just royal and annointed when they won the award for Best Gospel Artist for "God in Me" in 2009.(Photo: Arnold Turner/BET/PictureGroup)

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Mary Mary - The popular gospel duo and "God in Me" performers win the Best Gospel Artist award.  (Photo: Arnold Turner/BET/PictureGroup)

M.I.A. - The British-born hip hop artist and activist who has two nonimations wins the Best Female Hip Hop award. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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M.I.A. - The British-born hip hop artist and activist who has two nonimations wins the Best Female Hip Hop award. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Jazmine Sullivan - The singer-songwriter who receives her third BET Awards nomination wins the 2009 Centric Award. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Jazmine Sullivan - The singer-songwriter who receives her third BET Awards nomination wins the 2009 Centric Award. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Benny Boom - Boom has directed videos for the likes of Nicki Minaj, Sean Paul, Nas, Amerie, Kelly Rowland and P. Diddy. Nominated yet again for the Video Director of the Year award, Boom won the title in 2009. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Benny Boom - The man behind the camera who has shot some of the hottest videos for artists like 50 Cent, Robin Thicke and Busta Rhymes wins the award for Video Director of the Year. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Wyclef Jean - The former Fugees member and founder of the Haitian-charity organization Yele accepts the 2009 Humanitarian Award. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Wyclef Jean - The former Fugees member and founder of the Haitian-charity organization Yele accepts the 2009 Humanitarian Award. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Will Smith - The "I Am Legend" star and 2005 BET Awards host wins his second Best Actor award. (Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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Will Smith - The "I Am Legend" star and 2005 BET Awards host wins his second Best Actor award. (Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Taraji P. Henson - The Academy Award nominee and I Can Do Bad All By Myself actress put her work in to earn the 2009 Best Actress nomination. (Photo: Arnold Turner/BET/PictureGroup)

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Taraji P. Henson - The Academy Award nominee and I Can Do Bad All By Myself actress put her work in to earn the 2009 Best Actress nomination. (Photo: Arnold Turner/BET/PictureGroup)

T.I. - T.I., Jeezy and a bevy of beautiful models were featured in a Chevy Impala SS commercial in 2007, along with his song "Top Back." (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

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T.I. - The "Big Things Poppin'" rapper wins the Viewers' Choice Award during the 2009 BET Awards. (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)