Several stars of Black and AAPI descent, from Naomi Osaka and H.E.R. to Silk Sonic, received awards during this year’s Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.
Nominees and winners: The award show took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 27, according to CBS News.
BTS debuted a live performance of their latest single “Dynamite” at the 2020 MTV’s Video Music Award and made history by snagging four awards they were nominated for.
The performance was filmed via a green screen from their home country of South Korea and showed famous locations around New York City, including the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square and the city’s skyline, according to MTV.
Darren Criss and Sandra Oh replicated their previous award recognitions at the Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday.
Criss, who turns 32 years old next week, won the award for “Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie” for his performance for his role as Andrew Cunanan in FX’s “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.”
Director James Wan has criticized the Academy of Motion Arts for excluding his blockbuster hit film “Aquaman” on its award shortlist for the best visual effects.
Wan has called the snub a “f**king disgrace” in a response to a Facebook comment by Kelvin McIlwain, the visual effects supervisor on the DC superhero movie.