It’s culture’s biggest night. Black Hollywood is in the building for the 2021 BET Awards, bringing the fashion and music moments we love!
Before the show began, celebrities like The City Girls, Zendaya, Ciara and Ashanti were already trending for their fashion. Cardi B revealed her baby bump in a bejeweled body suit; styled by Kollin Carter, of course. Host Taraji P. Henson transitioned through a dozen fabulous looks as she paid tribute to female entertainers on the show.
Zendaya paid homage to Beyonce wearing a vintage Versace gown Bey famously wore during her memorable performance of Crazy In Love at the 2003 BET Awards. “Paying homage to the Queen Beyoncé wearing @versace SS2003 ….. get you a stylist with a ARCHIVE!!!!” her stylist and image architect Law Roach wrote on Instagram.
Issa Rae made a statement in Balmain and Saweetie kept us captivated in two vintage D&G looks.
Keep scrolling for the best looks from the star-studded evening.
1. The City GirlsSource:Getty
The City Girls stepped onto the BET Awards red carpet in sequin looks that sent them straight to the top of Twitter’s trending topic list. The twerking duo wore gowns by Valdrin Sahiti.
2. Andra DaySource:Getty
Andra Day Gave us flowy vibes on the 2021 BET Awards in a layered floral gown by Rosie Assoulin.
3. Jennifer HudsonSource:Getty
“Respect” actress Jennifer Hudson stepped out for award season and she came to make a statement in this bold black number by Dolce & Gabbana.
4. Lil’ KimSource:Getty
Lil’ Kim attended the BET Awards draped in Dolce & Gabbana and strappy sandals by Jessica Rich that stretched to her inner thigh.
5. Issa RaeSource:Getty
Issa Rae gave us a white moment in this Statement blazer dress from Balmain.
6. Megan Thee StallionSource:Getty
Megan Thee Stallion gave us body-ody-ody in a goddess look by Jean Paul Gaultier.
Ciara showed off her her recent 30 pound weight loss in a sparkling jumpsuit and boots by Alexanre Vauthier.
8. Lil Nas XSource:Getty
Lil Nas X served two looks at the 2021 BET Awards. Here he is in a gorgeous suit by Richard Quinn.
9. Marsai MartinSource:Getty
Marsai Martin brought the melanin and a pop of color to the BET Awards with this colorful pairing by Anna Kiki.
10. Sevyn StreeterSource:Getty
Sevyn Streeter gave us body-ody in thistle golden custom dress by Deonte Nash that shows off her toned physique.
11. Coi LeraySource:Getty
Coi Leray stayed true to her signature sexy tomboy swag and rocked a bralet and baggy cargo pants.
12. Ebony ObsidianSource:Getty
‘Sisters’ star Ebony Obsidian gave us body and big hair in this sexy gown by Mikael D that shows off her incredible figure.
With a new album “Back Of My Mind,” and several BET nominations H.E.R has a lot to celebrate. The popular artist took to the red carpet in an Armani black blazer and sheer pants.
14. Lil Nas XSource:Getty
Lil Nas X took a page out of Billy Porter’s fashion book and gave us a moment we’ll be talking about all week. The ‘Montero’ pop star donned an Andrea Grossi gown with exposed pecs.
15. Taraji P. HensonSource:Getty
Taraji P. Henson looked radiant in a sheer Versace corset gown with thigh high split. Henson was styled by Jason Bolden and her silky sleek tresses were laid by Tym Wallace.
16. Ari LennoxSource:Getty
Soul songstress Ari Lennox hit the red carpet in a white cutout gown with high split by Bishme Cromartie.
17. Summer WalkerSource:Getty
New mom Summer Walker is showing off her post-pregnancy body in a hip-hugging ruched gown by Sergio DV Robinson.
18. Flo MilliSource:Getty
On the rise rapper Flo Milli set the red carpet ablaze in this see-through chain dress by Natalia Fedner and long flowing locks.
19. Eva Marcille and Michael SterlingSource:Getty
“Confidence” issue cover star Eva Marcille and hubby Michael Sterling served Black love on the red carpet. Eva donned Michael Costello, who she recently defended after allegations of the designer’s tarnished reputation.
20. BET Awards 2021 – ArrivalsSource:Getty
Saweetie served not one, but two vintage Dolce & Gabbana looks at the BET awards. Before slipping into a ruby red look, she rocked this vintage D&G gown – similarly worn by Naomi Campbell on the runway. Saweetie brought her dad as her date.