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We can always anticipate memorable moments at the BET Awards and this year was no different.  While our favorite celebs hit the stage…literally (Diddy), some celebs hit other people (Dej Loaf) and legendary artists like Janet Jackson and Smokey Robinson were honored for generations of musical excellence.

From Lil Kim’s epic return to the cast of Empire singing the songs we love to hear every Wednesday night to Janet Jackson’s return, here are the moments that kept us entertained:

1. Janet Accepts The Ultimate Icon Award

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Does Janet Jackson age or nah?! We’ll go with the latter. Miss Jackson stepped out on the BET Awards stage and accepted the Ultimate Icon Award looking like she just sucked the life out of a newborn. She looked snatched, fierce and every other adjective that describes fabulous.

“My heart is so full thank you God for making everything and anything possible. I am so thankful for all of the support you have given me,” she said before thanking her parents who were in the front row.

Watch her speech, below:

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