The BET Awards continues to be an essential awards show that highlights the excellence of Blacks in entertainment, sports and philanthropy. But while the awards ceremony has always set new standards, the red carpet is where celebrity style and fashion take center stage.
The 2016 BET Awards red carpet featured celebrities such as Meagan Good, Janelle Monae, Gabrielle Union, Andra Day, Rocsi Diaz and Alicia Keys.
Check out the pictures below to see what your favorite celebs wore for the big occasion and how they rocked the hottest trends with a twist!
In a Fausto Puglisi dress, jewelry by Le Vian, Butani, Pluma and Hearts on Fire and Christian Louboutin heels.
In Christian Siriano.
The “In Common” singer stunned with her fresh face, framed by a silver headscarf, knotted up top, and black-and-gold spiked hoop earrings. She also modeled a plunging, draped jumpsuit, accented at the waist with gold studding and metallic peep-toes.
In Tracy Reese.
For the 2016 BET Awards, the singer and actress Janelle Monae selected a striped sequin suit from Sass & Bide. She accessorized with a wide-brimmed hat, gold choker, oversized hoop earrings, and purple rings to honor Prince.
In a Nicholas Jabran Couture dress and Schutz shoes.
In Yaz Couture dress and Aquazurra heels.
The Think Like a Man actress looked stunning in this emerald cut out Lorena Sarbu dress with an up-to-there slit. Meagan added a touch of sparkle with Bavna earrings and Le Vian bracelets.
Yvette Nicole Brown
Day, 31, shimmered in a vintage, clementine-hued sequined dress with sporty stripes. The “Rise Up” singer contrasted the ensemble with purple Marchesa shoes.
The Bring It On actress looked so hot in a one-shoulder dress by Marc Jacobs with a burgundy – silver fan pattern. Union accessorized with Jimmy Choo sandals and Lorraine Schwartz rosecut ruby drop earrings.