21 Red Carpet Looks That Slayed at the 2016 BET Awards

21 Red Carpet Looks That Slayed at the 2016 BET Awards

bet red carpetWith powerful speeches, Prince tributes, and a surprise performance by Beyonce, the 2016 BET Awards definitely didn't disappoint -- and neither did the fashions on the red carpet! The evening's most memorable looks ranged from elegant to extreme, but nearly all of them are sure to be a hot topic for weeks to come!

Click through our slideshow to find your favorite outfit of the night (and maybe your not-so-favorite, too). 


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  • Janelle Monae

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    Janelle Monae's Prince-inspired jumpsuit from Sass & Bide definitely made a statement! Vertical stripes: Always flattering. (Hidden by her bell-bottoms? Platform shoes from Brian Atwood.)

  • Eva Marcille Pigford

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    Presenter of the Best International Act award, model and actress Pigford showed off her impressive gams in this super-short number. If anybody can make this work, she can!

  • LeToya Luckett

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    Singer and original member of Destiny's Child LeToya Luckett went for old-school Hollywood glamour in this striking gown!

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  • Alicia Keys & Swizz Beats

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    We love how completely comfy Alicia Keys looked in her black jumpsuit -- but what we love the most is how she wore #NoMakeup (something she vowed to do in a recent Lenny Letter). 

  • LisaRaye McCoy-Misick

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    Actress and fashion designer LisaRaye rocked this plunging neck white onesie -- and we love the purple hair!

  • Mayte Garcia

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    Prince's ex-wife Mayte Garcia stunned in this floral fishtail gown. Her former flame would have approved!

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  • Naturi Naughton

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    Actress and singer Naturi Naughton's ruffled black dress showed off her beautifully sculpted shoulders.

  • Aja Naomi King

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    Birth of a Nation star Aja Naomi King was one of the most colorfully-dressed stars on the carpet. The low ponytail was perfect!

  • Claudia Jordan

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    Real Housewives of Atlanta alum Claudia Jordan's sweeping sleeves were the star of this modern white dress!

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  • EJ Johnson with Cookie Johnson and Elisa Johnson

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    Magic Johnson's son EJ Johnson of #RichKids of Beverly Hills turned heads with his silver fringe, which coordinated perfectly with what his mother and sister wore!

  • Melissia Brim and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his girlfriend Melissia Brim made a sparkly and stylish couple!

  • Meagan Good

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    Meagan Good's emerald Lorena Sarbu gown was an instant classic.

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  • Yara Shahidi

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    Sixteen-year-old Yara Shahidi of Black-ish looked all grown up in her glittery striped dress!

  • Tracee Ellis Ross

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    Another Black-ish star, Tracee Ellis Ross wore a vintage Thierry Mugler snakeskin gown and Christian Louboutin shoes.

  • Gabrielle Union

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    Gabrielle Union proved she's got the gams for a side slit in this patterned Marc Jacobs!

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  • Tia Mowry-Hardrict

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    Another star who embraced the minidress this year, Tia Mowry went with designer Roberto Cavalli.

  • Karrueche Tran

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    Chris Brown's ex accessorized her black pencil dress with a sophisticated top knot.

  • Mya

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    Was Mya perhaps inspired by Beyonce's Lemonade when she chose her pants/skirt combo gown?

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  • Fantasia Barrino

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    Fantasia Barrino's sheer embroidered gown was from Tulah Jem; the jewelry was by La Soula.

  • Tisha Campbell-Martin

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    Tisha Campbell-Martin of Dr. Ken went for a glam goth theme in this sheer-but-not-too-sheer black dress.

  • Quvenzhane Wallis

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    The Oscars' youngest Best Actress nominee ever, Quvenzhane Wallis was an absolute pro on the red carpet in a simple teal sheath.

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