Emeli Sande and Rihanna win BET awards

  • 1 July 2013
Emeli Sande

Emeli Sande has won the best international act UK at the Black Entertainment Television Awards in the United States.

The BET Awards celebrate black musicians, actors and athletes and are organised by a TV channel called BET.

Image caption Rihanna won the award for Best Female R&B/Pop Act

Other winners at the awards show on Sunday included musicians Rihanna and Nicki Minaj.

There were also musical performances at the show by Stevie Wonder and Mariah Carey.