Blue Ivy won the award Sunday for "Brown Skin Girl," a track from Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift album that also features Wizkid and Saint Jhn.
The mother-daughter duo nabbed the accolade over "Underdog" by Alicia Keys; "Melanin" by Ciara feat. Lupita Nyong'o, Ester Dean, City Girls & La La; "I Choose" by Layton Greene; "Tempo" by Lizzo feat. Missy Elliott; and "Afeni" by Rapsody feat. PJ Morton.
The award was announced by Erica Ash, host of the BET Awards pre-show, who explained that "the songs in this category are as inspiring as they are empowering. Their themes speak to the bet Her audience -- plus they made us bop a little bit too."