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(AllHipHop Features) BET’s 1st annual Social Awards certainly took over social media with over 16 million impressions on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Hosted by comedian Michael Blackson, the special certainly delivered a night packed with unforgettable comedic moments, dance breaks, musical performances, spoken word segments and priceless moments from Erykah Badu, Tony Rock, Justin Combs, Amanda Seales, DC Young Fly, Reginae Carter, YFN Lucci, Symone Sanders, Kash Doll, Blame it on Kway, La La Sizahands, Amara La Negra, Jess Hilarious and many more.
The inaugural awards show emerged as the #1 social cable special of February 2018. The BET social Awards also garnered 2.2 million video views across the network’s social platforms.
The first-of-its-kind social awards show was executive produced by Mike Epps.
The BET It Girls: Jasmine Luv, Leomie Anderson, Sandra Lambeck and Jasmin Brown gave viewers and all-access pass to The BET Social Awards as the it Girls gave their followers the VIP treatment by giving their followers an inside look into Atlanta and the award show via a 360 degree Facebook Live video.
Amanda Seales‘ #BlackGirlMagic spoken word performance certainly received a round of applause and a few snaps in agreeance.
The BET Social Awards Winners included:
Best Tea: Shade Room
Issa Wave: Kash Doll
Social Hustle: KendallKyndall
Clapback: Jess Hilarious
Best Podcast: The Joe Budden Podcast
Mood AF: Issa Rae
Bae Watch: Remy Ma & Papoose
Before all of the action, AllHipHop caught up with several of today’s brightest social media stars! Check out the interviews above.