One last performance before you go! The 2013 BET Awards ended in style with a live performance by Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu, who performed their hit single, “Q.U.E.E.N.”. Dressed in their unique fashions, the fancy ladies kept the crowd on their feet and gave them quite a show before they rushed to the after […]
The 2013 BET Awards has come to a close and several artists have walked away from the event with top honors. So, before you go to bed, check out the full list of winners, which was dominated by Drake, Miguel, Chris Brown, Rihanna and others.
The 2013 BET Awards honored music by black artists from across the spectrum, such as R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop. Even the Jamaican exports of Reggae and Dancehall was honored at the show, which included performances by Beenie Man, Dawn Penn, Chaka Deums and Elephant Man.
By the end of the night, it was clear that Mariah Carey was the only major artist to lip-sync her showing at the 2013 BET Awards. Even Ciara, who danced, rolled and hopped across the stage, sang the most of her songs live with the backing of Pop star Nicki Minaj.
J. Cole isn’t the best live performer but what really matters are the messages in his music. During the 2013 BET Awards earlier this evening, Nas’ “chosen one” nabbed the spotlight as he shared his testimony with the audience via a moving rendition of “Crooked Smile”.
The 2013 BET Awards honored Charlie Wilson with the special Lifetime Achievement Award. To celebrate the legacy of their “Uncle” were several of music’s biggest names, including Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, India.Arie, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Lion and Jamie Foxx.
After helping Mariah Carey lip-sync her performance of “#Beautiful” with Young Jeezy at the 2013 BET Awards, Miguel returned to the stage to rock the crowd with his own material. For his spot, the singer-songwriter donned his best Prince-styled jacket for a renditions of “How Many Drinks?”.
Mariah Carey really doesn’t even care about singing live anymore unless she’s in the mood. Earlier this evening, the larger than life diva made an appearance at the 2013 BET Awards to perform a rendition of her recently released “#Beautiful” remix and mimed every moment of the set.
R. Kelly is the King of R&B and he reminded young fans of the genre of his standing this evening at the 2013 BET Awards. Sporting a studded cap and jacket, the living legend blazed through a medley of his biggest hits that had the entire audience on their feet throughout his showing.
Shortly after Chris Brown opened the 2013 BET Awards with his Nicki Minaj-assisted set, Robin Thicke was up next with a hit song of his own. Joined by T.I. and Pharrell, the crooner belted a rousing rendition of his global multiformat smash, “Blurred Lines”.