Celebrity News: Los Angeles gathered last Sunday, June 25 to all the personalities of African American music during the BET 2017 awards ceremony.
The BET 2017 awards came this year with many surprises for its attendees. The awards are awarded by an African American television channel and therefore have not missed the opportunity to attend singers such as Bruno Mars, Chris Brown or Big Sean, among others.
The ceremony was hosted by ‘Saturday Night Live’ comedian Leslie Jones, but also featured Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith or Queen Latifah to deliver these awards. Among the nominees were singer Beyoncé, sister Solange Knowles (who won the Centric Award for their song ‘Cranes in the Sky’), Kendrick Lamar or the Migos group.
Despite the obvious absence of the diva Beyoncé, her sister wanted to mention it in her speech of thanks. Another moment was when the Xcape group reunited after 18 years of taking the stage to sing hits like ‘Who Can I Run To’ or ‘Just Kickin’ It ‘.
Some of the winners of the evening were artists such as Beyoncé, who came up with seven nominations – including Best Female R & B / Pop Artist or Best Album of the Year – followed by Bruno Mars, which stood at 5 nominations – including Best Album of the Year.
As for the most prestigious awards, the best Hip-Hop Artist was Kendrick Lamar, while the Best Group was in the hands of the boys of Migos. But not only were their recognitions to music, as Chance the Rapper was recognized for all his actions in his native Chicago with the Humanitarian Award, in addition to the Best New Artist.
The gala was also animated with numerous performances of the names more top of the panorama. Bruno Mars, DJ Khaled trying to forget about his poor past a few days ago, or Future’s spectacular ‘Mask Off’ with Kendrick Lamar filled the music and stage scene. You can see all the performances through the official website of BET.
The most fun of backstage
Behind the scenes, the best moments of the galas are always lived, and this time was not going to be less. You could also see how boxer Floyd Mayweather had fun with Smokey Robinson; Or as DJ Khaled, Jamie Foxx or Bobby Brown wanted to enjoy the gala together with their children.