Last night the 2016 BET Awards aired live at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and as promised things were LIT! The show kicked off with a surprise performance from the Queen B herself Beyonce as she performed Freedom alongside Kendrick Lamar. Followed by many performance tributes to the great Prince including Janelle Monáe, Erykah Badu, Bilal, The Roots, Stevie Wonder, Tori Kelly, and Jennifer Hudson.
Usher also hit the stage as he performed his new single “No Limit” featuring Young Thug, and Alicia Keys who gave a one-woman performance of her new single “In Common.” New York definitely represented when Fat Joe, Remy Ma and French Montana hit the BET Awards stage with a performance of their summer anthem “All the Way Up.” Check out all the performances below.
Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar – Freedom
Erykah Badu, Bilal, & The Roots Perform Prince Tribute
Alicia Keys – In Common Desiigner Panda- Fat Joe,Remy Ma, & French Montana -All the Way Up J Hud, Tori Kelly and Stevie Pay Tribute to Prince
Bryson Tiller – Exchange” & “Don’t
Maxwell – Lake By The Ocean & Prince Medley
Future – Wicked
Janelle Monáe Pays Homage to Prince
Usher And Young Thug – No Limit
Sheila E. Performs Prince Tribute