2022 BET Awards: Red carpet arrivals

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Lizzo turned heads in an opulent navy gown as she lead the stars arriving to the BET Awards on Sunday, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. 

The Truth Hurts signer, 34, looked ravishing in the iridescent frock, which featured a black feather trim and a thigh-high slit at the front.

The evening’s host Taraji P. Henson, 51, made her grand entrance in a form-hugging shimmery silver gown with a single chain strap, while actress and singer Cynthia Erivo, 35, opted for a bright look in a structured colorful top and matching skirt. 

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Lizzo finalized her look with a pair of open-toe black platform heels, and wore her black tresses in slick waves, with an intricate baby hair pattern. 

As for glam, the beauty – born Melissa Viviane Jefferson – looked picture perfect with voluminous eyelashes and bronze eyeshadow.

The musician is set to perform at the show, along with Babyface, Chance The Rapper, Chlöe, Doechii, GIVĒON, Jack Harlow, Latto, Muni Long, and more.

Ravishing: The Truth Hurts signer, 34, looked ravishing in the iridescent frock, which featured a black feather trim and a thigh-high slit at the front

Ravishing: The Truth Hurts signer, 34, looked ravishing in the iridescent frock, which featured a black feather trim and a thigh-high slit at the front

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Stylish: The musician finalized her look with a pair of open-toe black platform heels, and wore her black tresses in slick waves, with an intricate baby hair pattern

Stylish: The musician finalized her look with a pair of open-toe black platform heels, and wore her black tresses in slick waves, with an intricate baby hair pattern

Picture perfect: As for glam, the beauty - born Melissa Viviane Jefferson - looked picture perfect with voluminous eyelashes and bronze eyeshadow

Picture perfect: As for glam, the beauty – born Melissa Viviane Jefferson – looked picture perfect with voluminous eyelashes and bronze eyeshadow

The evening’s host Taraji P. Henson, 51, made her grand entrance in a form-hugging shimmery silver gown with a single chain strap. She wore her raven tresses slicked down and accessorized with a pair of diamond earrings.

Meanwhile Erivo added a few extra inches to her height with tall gold platform heels. The Grammy Award winner accessorized with a black belt, multiple chunky rings, and a gold watch.

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The Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay, 37, showed off her toned legs as she opted for a more bright color in an orange silk mini dress. She paired her dress with chunky gold chains and wore a chic updo for the occasion.

The reality TV beauty beamed while posing for the cameras, and wore dark lipstick and bronze eyeshadow for the night. 

Exciting night: Lizzo is set to perform at the show, along with Babyface, Chance The Rapper, Chlöe, Doechii, GIVĒON, Jack Harlow, Latto, Muni Long, and more

Exciting night: Lizzo is set to perform at the show, along with Babyface, Chance The Rapper, Chlöe, Doechii, GIVĒON, Jack Harlow, Latto, Muni Long, and more

Sparkly details: The star accessorized her stunning look with a pair of round silver earrings

Sparkly details: The star accessorized her stunning look with a pair of round silver earrings 

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Rapper Coi Leray, 25, showed off her washboard abs in a minuscule white crop top, a mini denim skirt, and a matching pair of thigh-high denim boots. She paired the stylish ensemble with an oversized denim jacket and an open white button-up shirt. 

Chance the Rapper, 29, looked cool as ever in a graphic hoodie and multi-color jeans, which he paired with blue sneakers and a baby blue hat. 

Janelle Monáe, 36, looked sensational in a transparent black gown attached to a bandeau top with black leather straps and a black rose in the middle. 

The singer rocked her light tresses in a beautiful updo with a black string intertwined throughout. She also showed off the leather harness style back of the garment, and a peek of the black thong she wore underneath.

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Stunner: Henson, 51, wore her raven tresses slicked down and accessorized with a pair of diamond earrings

Stunner: Henson, 51, wore her raven tresses slicked down and accessorized with a pair of diamond earrings

Important: In a recent interview, Taraji spoke about the importance of the BET Awards, and how they have championed her throughout her career

Important: In a recent interview, Taraji spoke about the importance of the BET Awards, and how they have championed her throughout her career

Big night: 'No matter how big I get in my career, no matter how high my star may rise, I will never forget my community,' she told Essence, talking about ceremony

Striking a pose: The beauty struck a pose for photographers as she showed off her shimmering ensemble

Big night: ‘No matter how big I get in my career, no matter how high my star may rise, I will never forget my community,’ she told Essence, talking about ceremony

Looking good! The Grammy Award winner, 35, added a few extra inches to her height with tall gold platform heels

Looking good! The Grammy Award winner, 35, added a few extra inches to her height with tall gold platform heels

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Bling: The London born entertainer accessorized with a black belt, multiple chunky rings, and a gold watch

Bling: The London born entertainer accessorized with a black belt, multiple chunky rings, and a gold watch

Meanwhile rapper Jack Harlow, 24, was casual cool as he rocked a Lil Nas X T-shirt, black jeans and a classic biker chain. The Churchill Downs hitmaker completed his trendy look with a silver watch and clear 90’s style glasses.

Actress Eva Marcille, 37, wore a sultry white pearl mini dress that showed off her toned legs and ample cleavage. She paired the look with silver heels and a sparkling silver clutch. 

Lakeyah, 21, stole the show in a sexy black silk gown with a wide side-slit that featured a black feather trim. The rap star accessorized the look with a sizable silver chain and a multitude of matching rings.

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Sending temperatures soaring! Chloe Bailey, 23, turned up the heat in a glamorous form-fitting one-shoulder black sequin gown

Sending temperatures soaring! Chloe Bailey, 23, turned up the heat in a glamorous form-fitting one-shoulder black sequin gown

Have mercy! The Have Mercy hitmaker - who was one of the night's performers - wore silver hoop earrings and a matching silver bracelet for the night

Have mercy! The Have Mercy hitmaker – who was one of the night’s performers – wore silver hoop earrings and a matching silver bracelet for the night

Perfection: She opted for glamorous makeup, sporting smokey winged liner and nude lipstick on her pout

From the back: The beauty showed off the back of her stunning dress

Perfection: She opted for glamorous makeup, sporting smokey winged liner and nude lipstick on her pout

Chloe Bailey, 23, turned up the heat in a glamorous form-fitting one-shoulder black sequin gown.

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The Have Mercy hitmaker – who was one of the night’s performers – wore silver hoop earrings and a matching silver bracelet for the night.

She opted for glamorous makeup, sporting smokey winged liner and nude lipstick on her pout.

Tangerine dream: The Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay, 37, showed off her toned legs as she opted for a more bright color in an orange silk mini dress

Tangerine dream: The Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay, 37, showed off her toned legs as she opted for a more bright color in an orange silk mini dress 

Sultry look: The star gave a sultry look over her shoulder

Sultry look: The star gave a sultry look over her shoulder 

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Cute: The reality TV beauty beamed while posing for the cameras, and wore dark lipstick and bronze eyeshadow for the night

Golden girl: She further accessorized with a bevy of gold rings

Cute: The reality TV beauty beamed while posing for the cameras, and wore dark lipstick and bronze eyeshadow for the night 

Summer style: She paired her dress with chunky gold chains and styled her hair in a chic updo

Summer style: She paired her dress with chunky gold chains and styled her hair in a chic updo

Golden touch: Lindsay sported white nail polish for the night, as well as a golden pedicure

Gold details: She also rocked a pair of gold hoops to go along with her jewelry

Golden touch: Lindsay sported white nail polish for the night, as well as a golden pedicure  

Summer Walker – who’s currently pregnant with her second child – turned up the heat on the red carpet, wearing little more than gold pasties over her ample cleavage, which was outlined by a hold and black stone harness.

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The singer, 26, paired the daring look with a beaded gold mini skirt that showed off her tattooed legs. She kept her shoe choice a bit more simple, wearing slim strap black heels.

The No Love hitmaker further accessorized with chunky gold jewelry, including a sizable bracelet and gold earrings. 

Ne-Yo, 42, and his wife Crystal, 36, made a stylish pair on the red carpet, with the singer rocking a dapper black outfit and a fedora hat with a gold chain detail.

Meanwhile Crystal showed off her toned legs in a black gown with a sizzling thigh slit. At one point the R&B star, who’s been married to Crystal since 2016, planted a passionate smooch on his wife.

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Wow! Janelle Monáe, 36, looked sensational in a transparent black gown attached to a bandeau top with black leather straps and a black rose in the middle

Wow! Janelle Monáe, 36, looked sensational in a transparent black gown attached to a bandeau top with black leather straps and a black rose in the middle

Shining star: The singer accessorized her outfit with silver earrings and a plethora of bracelets

Shining star: The singer accessorized her outfit with silver earrings and a plethora of bracelets 

It girl: The Kansas City native showed off the stunning look on the red carpet

Fun updo: Monáe rocked her light tresses in a beautiful updo with a black string intertwined throughout

It girl: The Kansas City native showed off the stunning look on the red carpet 

Hosting duties: Janelle is one of the hosts at tonight's ceremony

Hosting duties: Janelle is one of the hosts at tonight’s ceremony 

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Cheeky: She showed off the leather harness style back of the garment, and a peek of the black thong she wore underneath

Cheeky: She showed off the leather harness style back of the garment, and a peek of the black thong she wore underneath 

Posing up a storm: The beauty happily posed for photographers as she showed off her see-through ensemble

Posing up a storm: The beauty happily posed for photographers as she showed off her see-through ensemble  

Delicate: She settled for delicate glam for the night, simply highlighting her eyes with mascara and wearing a touch of nude lipstick

Delicate: She settled for delicate glam for the night, simply highlighting her eyes with mascara and wearing a touch of nude lipstick 

Happy glow: The star beamed while striking a pose on the red carpet

Happy glow: The star beamed while striking a pose on the red carpet 

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Turning heads! The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige, 51, looked phenomenal in a white off-shoulder top with a matching skirt that featured a high slit

Turning heads! The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige, 51, looked phenomenal in a white off-shoulder top with a matching skirt that featured a high slit

Superstar: The superstar finalized her outfit with a coordinated white scarf around her neck, and wore strappy silver heels to the event

Blondie: The Good Morning Gorgeous songstress wore her platinum blonde tresses in a voluminous high ponytail, cascading down in light curls

Superstar: The superstar finalized her outfit with a coordinated white scarf around her neck, and wore strappy silver heels to the event

Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige, 51, looked phenomenal in a white off-shoulder top with a matching skirt that featured a high slit.

The superstar finalized her outfit with a coordinated white scarf around her neck, and wore strappy silver heels to the event.

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The Good Morning Gorgeous songstress wore her platinum blonde tresses in a voluminous high ponytail, cascading down in light curls.

Oscar-nominated star Taraji P. Henson is on hosting duties for a second year in a row at tonight’s BET Awards, airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. 

Denim on denim: Rapper Coi Leray, 25, showed off her washboard abs in a minuscule white crop top, a mini denim skirt, and a matching pair of thigh-high denim boots

Fashionista: She paired the stylish ensemble with an oversized denim jacket and an open white button-up shirt

Denim on denim: Rapper Coi Leray, 25, showed off her washboard abs in a minuscule white crop top, a mini denim skirt, and a matching pair of thigh-high denim boots 

Turning up the heat! Summer Walker - who's currently pregnant with her second child - turned up the heat on the red carpet, wearing little more than gold pasties over her ample cleavage, which was outlined by a hold and black stone harness

Turning up the heat! Summer Walker – who’s currently pregnant with her second child – turned up the heat on the red carpet, wearing little more than gold pasties over her ample cleavage, which was outlined by a hold and black stone harness 

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Daring look: The singer, 26, paired the daring look with a beaded gold mini skirt that showed off her tattooed legs

Daring look: The singer, 26, paired the daring look with a beaded gold mini skirt that showed off her tattooed legs

Glam: The star wore her long raven tresses in a sleek style, cascading down her shoulders

Simple: She kept her shoe choice a bit more simple, wearing slim strap black heels

 Glam: The star wore her long raven tresses in a sleek style, cascading down her shoulders 

Gold aesthetic: The No Love hitmaker further accessorized with chunky gold jewelry, including a sizable bracelet and gold earrings

Gold aesthetic: The No Love hitmaker further accessorized with chunky gold jewelry, including a sizable bracelet and gold earrings  

Paula Patton, 46, put her impressively toned legs on display in a bright pink mini dress with puffed up sleeves.

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The Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol actress coordinated her makeup with the dress, wearing vivid pink lipstick on her pout. Keeping up with the pink theme, she also rocked a pair of lovely bright pink heels. She was also seen posing with her Sacrifice co-star Juan Antonio. 

R&B singer Ari Lennox, 31, cut a chic figure in a transparent black lace gown with a bow detail on the shoulder. 

Think pink: Paula Patton, 46, put her impressively toned legs on display in a bright pink mini dress with puffed up sleeves

Think pink: Paula Patton, 46, put her impressively toned legs on display in a bright pink mini dress with puffed up sleeves

Bright smile: The Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol actress coordinated her makeup with the dress, wearing vivid pink lipstick on her pout

Bright smile: The Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol actress coordinated her makeup with the dress, wearing vivid pink lipstick on her pout

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Color of the night: Keeping up with the pink theme, she also rocked a pair of lovely bright pink heels

Color of the night: Keeping up with the pink theme, she also rocked a pair of lovely bright pink heels

Lovely duo: She was seen posing with her Sacrifice co-star Juan Antonio

Lovely duo: She was seen posing with her Sacrifice co-star Juan Antonio

Lovely duo: She was seen posing with her Sacrifice co-star Juan Antonio

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, 52, looked dashing in a radiant pink suit, which he wore over a crisp white shirt and paired with black patent leather dress shoes. 

Blac Chyna, 34, was the epitome of a golden girl in an intricate yellow velvet gown, with a plunging beaded bustier bodice that featured chess set pieces. The model wore long matching golden nails and showed off her white pedicure in sparkling sandal heels.

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Rob Kardashian’s ex finalized the stylish ensemble with gold drop earrings and wore lovely pink blush on her cheeks.

American choirmaster Kirk Franklin, 52, and his wife Tammy Collins opted for bright colors as they hit the red carpet. Franklin donned a green silk top along with tight black leather pants and white cowboy boots, while Tammy shined in a vivid floral suit and a black lace bustier.

The duo, who have been married since 1996, put up a loved-up display, with Franklin gently kissing his wive’s neck.

Dashing: Sean 'Diddy' Combs, 52, looked dashing in a radiant pink suit, which he wore over a crisp white shirt and paired with black patent leather dress shoes

Dashing: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, 52, looked dashing in a radiant pink suit, which he wore over a crisp white shirt and paired with black patent leather dress shoes

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Smart: The entrepreneur shielded his eyes with a pair of black shades

Smart: The entrepreneur shielded his eyes with a pair of black shades 

Lace vision: R&B singer Ari Lennox, 31, cut a chic figure in a transparent black lace gown with a bow detail on the shoulder

Lace vision: R&B singer Ari Lennox, 31, cut a chic figure in a transparent black lace gown with a bow detail on the shoulder 

Casual: Jack Harlow, 24, was casual cool as he rocked a Lil Nas X T-shirt, black jeans and a classic biker chain

Trendsetter: The Churchill Downs hitmaker completed his trendy look with a silver watch and clear 90's style glasses

Casual: Jack Harlow, 24, was casual cool as he rocked a Lil Nas X T-shirt, black jeans and a classic biker chain 

Checkmate: Blac Chyna, 34, was the epitome of a golden girl in an intricate yellow velvet gown, with a plunging beaded bustier bodice that featured chess set pieces

Checkmate: Blac Chyna, 34, was the epitome of a golden girl in an intricate yellow velvet gown, with a plunging beaded bustier bodice that featured chess set pieces

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Bringing the wow factor! The model wore long matching golden nails and showed off her white pedicure in sparkling sandal heels

Bringing the wow factor! The model wore long matching golden nails and showed off her white pedicure in sparkling sandal heels

Glammed up: Rob Kardashian's ex finalized the stylish ensemble with gold drop earrings and wore lovely pink blush on her cheeks

Glammed up: Rob Kardashian’s ex finalized the stylish ensemble with gold drop earrings and wore lovely pink blush on her cheeks

Stylish pair: Singer Ne-Yo, 42, and his wife Crystal, 36, made a stylish pair on the red carpet

Stylish pair: Singer Ne-Yo, 42, and his wife Crystal, 36, made a stylish pair on the red carpet 

Kiss me: The R&B star, who's been married to Crystal since 2016, planted a passionate smooch on his wife

Kiss me: The R&B star, who’s been married to Crystal since 2016, planted a passionate smooch on his wife

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Another loved-up duo on the red carpet was Ray J, 41, and his wife Princess Love, 37.

Kim Kardashian’s ex boyfriend rocked a white suit over a black shirt for the occasion, and covered his eyes with a pair of oversized shades.

Meanwhile his model wife stunned in a high-neck long-sleeve black gown with a front slit that showed off her toned legs.

The couple – who’ve been married since 2016 – happily indulged in some PDA while taking a break from posing for photos.

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Date night: Another loved-up duo on the red carpet was Ray J, 41, and his wife Princess Love, 37

Date night: Another loved-up duo on the red carpet was Ray J, 41, and his wife Princess Love, 37

Dapper: Kim Kardashian's ex boyfriend rocked a white suit over a black shirt for the occasion

Trendy: He also sported a gold chain on his suit, which he paired with white sneakers

Dapper: Kim Kardashian’s ex boyfriend rocked a white suit over a black shirt for the occasion

Keeping it cool: He covered his eyes with a pair of oversized black shades

Keeping it cool: He covered his eyes with a pair of oversized black shades

Model looks: Meanwhile his model wife stunned in a high-neck long-sleeve black gown with a front slit that showed off her toned legs

Model looks: Meanwhile his model wife stunned in a high-neck long-sleeve black gown with a front slit that showed off her toned legs

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Kiss break: The couple - who've been married since 2016 - happily indulged in some PDA while taking a break from posing for photos

Kiss break: The couple – who’ve been married since 2016 – happily indulged in some PDA while taking a break from posing for photos

Smooches: Ray J continued to show his beautiful wife plenty of affection

Smooches: Ray J continued to show his beautiful wife plenty of affection 

Loving it: Princess flashed a bright smile and appeared happy to receive her husband's attention

Loving it: Princess flashed a bright smile and appeared happy to receive her husband’s attention

Rapper Saucy Santana, 28, made quite the entrance in a plaid green and yellow structured blazer dress and massive furry boots. 

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NeNe Leakes, 54, slipped her curves into a form-fitting navy halter dress, which she paired with beaded wrap-around heels.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta star also brought her boyfriend Nyonisela Sioh with her to the event. He matched her look in a navy silk set of his own.

Big Freedia, 44, turned heads at the event in a larger than life lustrous pink gown with a matching collar and a rainbow sequin pattern in the middle. 

Bringing the wow factor! Big Freedia, 44, turned heads at the event in a larger than life lustrous pink gown with a matching collar and a rainbow sequin pattern in the middle

Bringing the wow factor! Big Freedia, 44, turned heads at the event in a larger than life lustrous pink gown with a matching collar and a rainbow sequin pattern in the middle 

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Legendary: The bounce music legend sported a pair of dangling earrings that spelled out the word 'Queens' and accessorized with a colorful snake print purse

Legendary: The bounce music legend sported a pair of dangling earrings that spelled out the word ‘Queens’ and accessorized with a colorful snake print purse

Sequin gals: Freedia was also seen mingling with businesswoman Tracey Edmonds, 55, who wore a plunging black sequin jumpsuit and silver clutch

Sequin gals: Freedia was also seen mingling with businesswoman Tracey Edmonds, 55, who wore a plunging black sequin jumpsuit and silver clutch 

Unique: Model Shaun Ross, 31, wore an eye-catching iridescent black set which he paired with unique black shoes in the form of toes

Keeping it shady: He sported a pair of black shades covering his eyes

Unique: Model Shaun Ross, 31, wore an eye-catching iridescent black set which he paired with unique black shoes in the form of toes 

Distinctive style: The fashionista also rocked silver nails and a matching silver grill in his mouth

Distinctive style: The fashionista also rocked silver nails and a matching silver grill in his mouth 

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Double trouble: He brought along his date, actor David Alan Madrick, and was seen giving him a kiss on the red carpet

Stylish couple: Madrick rocked a forest green suit and matching boots

Double trouble: He brought along his date, actor David Alan Madrick, and was seen giving him a kiss on the red carpet 

The bounce music legend sported a pair of dangling earrings that spelled out the word ‘Queens’ and accessorized with a colorful snake print purse. 

Freedia was also seen mingling with businesswoman Tracey Edmonds, 55, who wore a plunging black sequin jumpsuit and silver clutch. 

Model Shaun Ross, 31, wore an eye-catching iridescent black set which he paired with unique black shoes in the form of toes. The fashionista also rocked silver nails and a matching silver grill in his mouth.

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He also brought along his date, actor David Alan Madrick, and was seen giving him a kiss on the red carpet. Madrick rocked a forest green suit and matching boots.

Established in 2001, the Black Entertainment Television network (BET) awards celebrate African American stars in music, acting, sports and other fields of entertainment over the past year.

In a recent interview, Taraji spoke about the importance of the BET Awards, and how they have championed her throughout her career.

‘No matter how big I get in my career, no matter how high my star may rise, I will never forget my community,’ she told Essence, talking about ceremony.

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Bright: American choirmaster Kirk Franklin, 52, and his wife Tammy Collins opted for bright colors as they hit the red carpet

Bright: American choirmaster Kirk Franklin, 52, and his wife Tammy Collins opted for bright colors as they hit the red carpet

Loved up: Franklin donned a green silk top along with tight black leather pants and white cowboy boots, while Tammy shined in a vivid floral suit and a black lace bustier

Loved up: Franklin donned a green silk top along with tight black leather pants and white cowboy boots, while Tammy shined in a vivid floral suit and a black lace bustier

Xoxo: The duo, who have been married since 1996, put up a loved-up display, with Franklin gently kissing his wive's neck

Xoxo: The duo, who have been married since 1996, put up a loved-up display, with Franklin gently kissing his wive’s neck

Can't get enough: He couldn't get enough of his wife, who seemed happy with all the affection

Can’t get enough: He couldn’t get enough of his wife, who seemed happy with all the affection 

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All eyes on her: Lakeyah, 21, stole the show in a sexy black silk gown with a wide side-slit that featured a black feather trim

Sparkling: The rap star accessorized the look with a sizable silver chain and a multitude of matching rings

All eyes on her: Lakeyah, 21, stole the show in a sexy black silk gown with a wide side-slit that featured a black feather trim 

Legs for days: She showed off her endless legs while walking the red carpet

Legs for days: She showed off her endless legs while walking the red carpet 

‘The community is who told Hollywood, “Hey, pay attention to her.”‘

Taraji also told Variety how this year’s show will focus on celebrating Hollywood’s Black men, after saluting trailblazing Black women last year.

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‘For me, it’s all about balance,’ Taraji explained. ‘We shone a light on the incredible Black women, and this year we need to uplift our men.’

That will including honoring Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs with the BET Lifetime Achievement Award.

‘He’s getting his flowers,’ she joked. ‘I thought it would be a great opportunity to lift him up and to lift up all those men that he’s inspired and those who have inspired him.’

However, female talent is still front and center as Doja Cat is leading the pack this year with an impressive six nominations, while Drake and Ari Lennox both have four each.

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These boots were made for walking! Rapper Saucy Santana, 28, made quite the entrance in a plaid green and yellow structured blazer dress and massive furry boots

These boots were made for walking! Rapper Saucy Santana, 28, made quite the entrance in a plaid green and yellow structured blazer dress and massive furry boots

Cool guy: Chance the Rapper, 29, looked cool as ever in a graphic hoodie and multi-color jeans, which he paired with blue sneakers and a baby blue hat

Cool guy: Chance the Rapper, 29, looked cool as ever in a graphic hoodie and multi-color jeans, which he paired with blue sneakers and a baby blue hat

Pearl vixen: Actress Eva Marcille, 37, rocked a sultry white pearl mini dress that showed off her toned legs and ample cleavage

Accessories: She paired the look with silver heels and a sparkling silver clutch

Pearl vixen: Actress Eva Marcille, 37, rocked a sultry white pearl mini dress that showed off her toned legs and ample cleavage 

If you've got it! NeNe Leakes, 54, slipped her curves into a form-fitting navy halter dress

Chic: She paired the look with beaded wrap-around heels

If you’ve got it! NeNe Leakes, 54, slipped her curves into a form-fitting navy halter dress

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Matching: The Real Housewives of Atlanta star's boyfriend, Nyonisela Sioh, matched her in a navy silk set of his own

Matching: The Real Housewives of Atlanta star’s boyfriend, Nyonisela Sioh, matched her in a navy silk set of his own

The rapper’s hit album, Planet Her, will compete for album of the year while she is up for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Female Hip-Hop Artist.

Doja’s hit song, Woman, which made her the first female rapper to land three top 10 singles from one album, is also nominated.

Meanwhile, Drake scored nominations for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Video of the Year.

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2022 BET Awards Winners and Nominees

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist 

Ari Lennox 

Chlöe

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 Doja Cat

 H.E.R. 

Jazmine Sullivan  – WINNER

Mary J. Blige 

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Summer Walker

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist 

Blxst 

Chris Brown 

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Givēon 

Lucky Daye

The Weeknd 

Wizkid

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Yung Bleu

Best Group 

Bruno Mars Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) 

Chlöe x Halle 

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City Girls

Lil Baby & Lil Durk

 Migos Young 

Dolph & Key Glock

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Best Collaboration

‘Essence,’ Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems – WINNER

‘Every Chance I Get,’ DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk

‘Family Ties,’ Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar

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‘Kiss Me More,’ Doja Cat Feat. SZA

‘Way 2 Sexy,’ Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug

‘Whole Lotta Money (Remix),’ BIA Feat. Nicki Minaj 

Best Female Hip Hop Artist 

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Cardi B 

Doja Cat

Latto 

Megan Thee Stallion

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Nicki Minaj

Saweetie

Best Male Hip Hop Artist 

Drake

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 Future

J. Cole 

Jack Harlow 

Kanye West 

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Kendrick Lamar 

Lil Baby

Video of the Year

 ‘Family Ties,’ Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar

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‘Have Mercy,’ Chlöe

‘Kiss Me More,’ Doja Cat Feat. SZA 

‘Pressure,’ Ari Lennox 

‘Smokin Out The Window,’ Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) ‘Way 2 Sexy,’ Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug

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Video Director of the Year 

Anderson .Paak A.K.A. Director .Paak 

Benny Boom 

Beyoncé & Dikayl Rimmasch 

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Director X 

Hype Williams

Missy Elliott

Best New Artist

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Baby Keem 

Benny The Butcher 

Latto  – WINNER

Muni Long 

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Tems 

Yung Bleu

Album of the Year

 ‘An Evening with Silk Sonic,’ Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak (Silk Sonic) 

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‘Back Of My Mind,’ H.E.R. 

‘Call Me If You Get Lost,’ Tyler, The Creator 

‘Certified Lover Boy,’ Drake 

‘Donda,’ Kanye West 

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‘Heaux Tales, Mo’ Tales: The Deluxe,’ Jazmine Sullivan

‘Planet Her,’ Doja Cat

 

 

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Best International Act 

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Dave (UK) 

Dinos (France) 

Fally Ipupa (DRC) 

Fireboy DML (Nigeria) 

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Little Simz (UK) 

Ludmilla (Brazil) 

Major League DJz (South Africa) 

Tayc (France) 

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Tems (Nigeria) – WINNER

Best Movie

‘Candyman’ ‘King Richard’

‘Respect’ ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ 

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‘Summer of Soul’ ‘The Harder They Fall’

Best Actor 

Adrian Holmes, ‘Bel-Air’ 

Anthony Anderson, ‘Black-Ish’ 

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Damson Idris, ‘Snowfall’ 

Denzel Washington, ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ 

Forest Whitaker, ‘Respect’ and ‘Godfather of Harlem’ 

Jabari Banks, ‘Bel-Air’ Sterling K. Brown, ‘This Is Us’ 

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Will Smith, ‘King Richard’

Best Actress 

Aunjanue Ellis, ‘King Richard’ 

Coco Jones, ‘Bel-Air’ 

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Issa Rae, ‘Insecure’ 

Jennifer Hudson, ‘Respect’ 

Mary J. Blige, ‘Power Book II: Ghost’ 

Queen Latifah, ‘The Equalizer’ 

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Quinta Brunson, ‘Abbott Elementary’ 

Regina King, ‘The Harder They Fall’ 

Zendaya, ‘Euphoria’ and ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’

YoungStars Award 

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Akira Akbar 

Demi Singleton 

Marsai Martin – WINNER

Miles Brown 

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Saniyya Sidney 

Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award 

Brittney Griner 

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Candace Parker 

Naomi Osaka 

Serena Williams 

Sha’Carri Richardson 

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Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year Award 

Aaron Donald 

Bubba Wallace 

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Giannis Antetokounmpo

Ja Morant 

Lebron James Stephen Curry

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award 

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‘All In Your Hands,’ Marvin Sapp

‘Come To Life,’ Kanye West 

‘Grace,’ Kelly Price

‘Hallelujah,’ Fred Hammond

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‘Hold Us Together (Hope Mix),’ H.E.R. & Tauren Wells

‘Jireh,’ Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music 

‘We Win,’ Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin – WINNER

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‘Best Of Me (Originals),’ Alicia Keys

‘Good Morning Gorgeous,’ Mary J. Blige – WINNER

‘Have Mercy,’ Chlöe ‘Pressure,’ Ari Lennox

‘Roster,’ Jazmine Sullivan 

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‘Unloyal,’ Summer Walker & Ari Lennox 

‘Woman,’ Doja Cat

 

 

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