Chiwetel Ejiofor scores ‘Best Actor’ at the BET Awards


Chiwetel Ejiofor scored another accolade for his role as Solomon Northup in the Oscar winning film ’12 Years a Slave’. The latter film set in the antebellum United States about Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York. Won the night`s biggest film award, Best Film. Other winners in the film and television category included Keke Palmer who won the award for Best Young Stars  and Lupita Nyongo for Best Actress.

The BET Awards were held Sunday at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and honored achievements  across a range of genres, including music, movies, television and sports. This marked the 14th annual edition of these kudos began by Black Entertainment Television.

For the full winners list visit BET


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