The 23-year-old singer also happened to win Best Male R&B/Pop artist earlier in the night.
Read on to find out more about the Bryson’s win here!
The BEST new artist truly did win in this case, although, it was a tough race with Alessia Cara, 19, Andra Day, 31, Kehlani, 21, and Tory Lanez, 23, also up for the award.
But he soon got attention from record labels and signed with RCA Records in Aug.
The Best New Artist winner at the 2015 BET Awards was “Stay With Me” singer, Sam Smith, 24, who outdid other nominees, Bobby Shmurda, 21, Dej Loaf, 25, Fetty Wap, 25, Rae Sremmurd (composed of brothers Khalif “Swae Lee” Brown, 21, and Aaquil “Slim Jxmmi” Brown, 22)and Tinashe, 23.