The BET Awards celebrated its twenty-year anniversary this year. Due to the effects of COVID-19, the award ceremony could not be held as usual, but it was held virtually.

However, apart from the red carpet looks, there wasn’t much else missing from previous years; celebrities presented the awards and the winners had prepared their acceptance speeches. 

Beyonce won the humanitarian award at the BET Awards 2020 and gave an empowering acceptance speech, urging Americans to vote in the upcoming elections “like our life depends on it, because it does”, Queen B declared. 

In most award shows, the live performances and the acceptance speeches are what we came for; some of them hilarious, some of them emotional. 

This year, for the sake of virtual engagement, the BET Awards created the “My BET Award” filter for people to create their own acceptance speeches for any category they think they deserve to win.


Bored in the house should’ve gotten all them nominations 😂💀#betawards #boredinthehouse #curtisroach #laugh #fyp

♬ original sound – curtisroach

How to get the BET Award filter on Tik Tok

Firstly, open the Tik Tok app, then go to the discover page.

On the discover page, search for “my bet awards”.

Scroll down the videos to find one that has the effect and click on it.

At the bottom left of the video, there is a small yellow icon, which is the effect icon. 

Tap on the icon and it will direct you to the effect page. 

Lastly, click on the pink record button at the bottom of the screen, and record your own acceptance speech!

I would like to thank my mum, you? 

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