BET Award for Best Actress

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BET Awards for Best Actress
CountryUnited States
Presented byBET Awards
First awarded2001
Currently held byAndra Day (2021)
Most awardsTaraji P. Henson (6)
Most nominationsTaraji P. Henson (11)
Websitehttp://www.bet.com/shows/bet-awards.html

The BET Award for Best Actress is awarded to actresses from both television and film. Some nominees have been nominated based on their performances in multiple bodies of work within the eligibility period. Taraji P. Henson holds the record for most wins and nominations in this category with six and eleven respectively.

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

2000s

Year Actress Work Ref
2001
Sanaa Lathan Love & Basketball [1]
Aaliyah Romeo Must Die
Angela Bassett Boesman and Lena
Regina King Down to Earth
2002
Halle Berry Monster's Ball [2]
Aaliyah Queen of the Damned
Angela Bassett The Rosa Parks Story and The Score
Vivica A. Fox Boat Trip
Jada Pinkett Smith Ali
2003
Queen Latifah Chicago [3]
Halle Berry Die Another Day
Sanaa Lathan Brown Sugar
Nicole Ari Parker
Gabrielle Union Cradle 2 the Grave
2004
Halle Berry X2 [4]
Beyoncé The Fighting Temptations
Vivica A. Fox Kill Bill Volume 1
Sanaa Lathan Out of Time
Gabrielle Union Bad Boys II
2005
Regina King Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous [5]
Halle Berry Catwoman
Kimberly Elise The Manchurian Candidate
Queen Latifah Beauty Shop
Gabrielle Union Something The Lord Made
2006
Taraji P. Henson Hustle & Flow [6]
Tichina Arnold Everybody Hates Chris
Queen Latifah Last Holiday
Thandie Newton Crash
Alfre Woodard Desperate Housewives
2007
Jennifer Hudson Dreamgirls [7]
Tichina Arnold Everybody Hates Chris
Angela Bassett Akeelah and the Bee
Kerry Washington The Last King of Scotland
Chandra Wilson Grey's Anatomy
2008
Halle Berry Perfect Stranger [8]
Angela Bassett Meet the Browns
Queen Latifah Hairspray
Jill Scott Why Did I Get Married
Chandra Wilson Grey's Anatomy
2009
Taraji P. Henson The Curious Case of Benjamin Button [9]
Beyoncé Cadillac Records and Obsessed
Angela Bassett ER and Notorious
Rosario Dawson Eagle Eye and Seven Pounds
Jennifer Hudson The Secret Life of Bees

2010s

Year Actress Work Ref
2010
Mo'Nique Precious [10]
Taraji P. Henson Date Night
Regina King Southland
Zoe Saldana Avatar and Star Trek
Gabourey Sidibe Precious
2011
Taraji P. Henson Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story [11]
Halle Berry Frankie and Alice
Regina King Southland
Zoe Saldana Death at a Funeral
Kerry Washington For Colored Girls
2012
Viola Davis Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and The Help [12]
Angela Bassett Jumping the Broom
Taraji P. Henson Person of Interest
Regina King Southland
Zoe Saldana Colombiana
2013
Kerry Washington Django Unchained and Scandal [13]
Angela Bassett Betty and Coretta and Olympus Has Fallen
Halle Berry The Call
Taraji P. Henson Person of Interest and Think Like a Man
Gabrielle Union Think Like a Man
2014
Lupita Nyong'o 12 Years a Slave [14]
Angela Bassett American Horror Story: Coven
Gabrielle Union Being Mary Jane
Kerry Washington Scandal
Oprah Winfrey The Butler
2015
Taraji P. Henson Empire [15]
Viola Davis How to Get Away with Murder
Tracee Ellis Ross Black-ish
Gabrielle Union Being Mary Jane
Kerry Washington Scandal
2016
Taraji P. Henson Empire [16]
Viola Davis How to Get Away with Murder
Tracee Ellis Ross Black-ish
Gabrielle Union Being Mary Jane
Kerry Washington Scandal
2017
Taraji P. Henson Hidden Figures and Empire [17]
Viola Davis Fences
Janelle Monáe Hidden Figures
Issa Rae Insecure
Gabrielle Union Being Mary Jane
2018
Tiffany Haddish Girls Trip [18]
Angela Bassett Black Panther and 9-1-1
Issa Rae Insecure
Taraji P. Henson Empire
Lupita Nyong'o Black Panther and Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Letitia Wright Black Panther
2019
Regina King If Beale Street Could Talk and Seven Seconds [19]
Issa Rae Insecure and Little
Regina Hall The Hate U Give and Little
Taraji P. Henson Empire
Tiffany Haddish The Last O.G.
Viola Davis How to Get Away with Murder and Widows

2020s

Year Actress Work Ref
2020
Issa Rae Insecure, The Photograph & The Lovebirds [20]
Angela Bassett 9-1-1 and A Black Lady Sketch Show
Cynthia Erivo Harriet
Regina King Watchmen
Tracee Ellis Ross black-ish
Zendaya Euphoria and Spider-Man: Far From Home
2021
Andra Day The United States vs. Billie Holiday [21]
Angela Bassett 9-1-1 and Soul
Issa Rae Insecure
Jurnee Smollett Birds of Prey and Lovecraft Country
Viola Davis How to Get Away with Murder and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Zendaya Euphoria and Malcolm & Marie

Multiple wins and nominations

Wins

Nominations

See also

References

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