Bruno Mars wins his 1st BET Award for R&B artist

Cameron Gross
June 26, 2017

Topping the most stylish list of the night is Garcelle Beauvais who showed off legs in a short bronzy number, Justine Skye showed off skin wearing a corset with asymmetric hem bottom.

Kendrick Lamar surprised the audience when he performed with Future and won best male hip hop artist.

The girl group announced earlier this year they will be touring and working on a new TV show, set to air on Bravo.

Chloe Bailey, left, and Halle Bailey accept the Viewer's Choice award on the behalf of Beyonce at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. She then introduced a video from former First Lady Michelle Obama, who commended Chance for his humanitarian efforts.

Africa will be greatly represented at the prestigious event with singer and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka and social activist Ilwad Elman being awarded with International Global Good Star and Power Awards.

"I can think of no better legacy to leave, and I am thrilled to celebrate you here to tonight and honored to call you my friend".

Beyonce is up for seven honors at the show.

Chance honored by Obama, '90s nostalgia rules at BET Awards
Host Leslie Jones performs a skit at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles . Among the festivities and nominations also on the show were the tributes to New Edition and Chance The Rapper .

Solange, Migos and Big Sean are also nominated for video of the year. Beyoncé and her sister, Solange, who has four nominations, will compete head-to-head in several categories including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.

Look for a nod the major loss that hit the hip hop community this week, when legendary rapper Prodigy died during a stop in Las Vegas for a performance.

Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Trevor Noah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Issa Rae and La La Anthony are all scheduled to present awards.

The boy band ended their honor with an onstage performance alongside the actors who played their characters in the adaptation.

NY rapper Prodigy, who died last week, was remembered in words by his Mobb Deep partner Havoc and Lil Kim, who appeared on the remix of the memorable Mobb Deep hit, "Quiet Storm".

The "One Dance" crooner who is now having the time of his life with the traction he has been gaining in the worldwide music scene, also bagged seven nominations for 2017 Billboard Music Awards, won three Billboard awards and won an award for writing Drake's "One Dance".

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