ICYMI: Recap of The BET Awards +Twitter

In case you missed the BET Awards last night, here’s a brief recap of what you missed +the commentary from Twitter.

I want to start off with Jesse Williams’ AMAZING speech that he did while accepting his Humanitarian Award for his work in the black community. After going through his customary thank yous and acknowledgements, he said this:

Listen to the full speech here

Beyonce snatched our wigs and opened the show with Kendrick Lamar to perform Freedom

She quickly left after the performance to jet off for the European leg of the Formation tour and Mama Tina had to accept an award in her honor.

Desiigner performed Panda and had everyone questioning if he was ok.

The tributes to Prince throughout the night were pretty dope. Jennifer Hudson,  Bilal and Sheila E and Mayte were key performers.

Bryson Tiller took home two awards: Best R&B Artist and Best New Artist

Alicia Keys performed her new song “In Common” and demonstrated how many instruments she could play.

Beyonce’s protegees Chloe and Halle wowed the audience with their amazing vocals.

Usher teamed up with Young Thug to debut his new song


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