Emeli Sande, Drake And Nicki Minaj Win Big At BET Awards 2013

1 July 2013, 10:36 | Updated: 2 July 2013, 17:28

Nicki Minaj BET Awards 2013

The British star picked up the prize for Best International Act at last night's ceremony in Los Angeles.

Emeli Sande took to Twitter to thank all of her supporters after winning Best International Act at last night's BET Awards 2013.

The singer beat the likes of Labrinth and Estelle to take home the award, and was thrilled with her latest accolade.

She tweeted: "Thank you @BETAwards & to all my supporters #BestInternationalAct!!! Monday just got good."

Other winners on the night were Drake – who won Video Of The Year for his single 'Started From The Bottom'.

As well as performing, Nick Minaj also snapped up Best Female Hip-Hop Artist with Rihanna scooping Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.

Macklemore, Miguel and Kendrick Lamar also all took home awards on the night. 

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton hit the red carpet of the event below:

The ceremony was held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and hosted by US comedian and actor Chris Tucker.

Check out the full list of winners from the BET Awards 2013 below:

  • Best International Act: UK
  • Emeli Sandé
  • Best International Act: Africa
  • Ice Prince (Nigeria)
  • Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
  • Rihanna
  • Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
  • Miguel
  • Best Group
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Best Collaboration
  • A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar - 'Problems'
  • Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Best Gospel Artist
  • Mary Mary
  • Video of the Year
  • Drake - 'Started From The Bottom'
  • Video Director of the Year
  • Benny Boom
  • Best New Artist
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award
  • Drake - 'Started From The Bottom'
  • Centric Award
  • Tamar Braxton - 'Love and War'
  • BET Cadillac Lifetime Award
  • Charlie Wilson


Catch the BET Awards 2013 premiere in the UK on Tuesday, July 2 at 8pm on Sky 187, Virgin 184 and Freesat 140. It will then be repeated on Saturday, July 6 at 8pm.