Stars including Will and Jada Smith, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Justin Bieber, Nia Long, Alicia Keys, Nelly, Robert Townsend, Leon, Meagan Goode, Mary J. Blige, Beyonce Knowles, Chris Brown Steve Harvey yet others went to this yearly honours show, that has been put out stay from The Shrine Auditorium.
A quantity of Hip-Hop designers were priviledged throughout the event.
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist left for Nicki Minaj, who seem to has been accompanied into the point by Drake, Lil Wayne, Mac Maine, and Bryan "Birdman" Williams.
"Wow I won't be able to trust I won," Nicki said because the masses laughed, because of the other contenders for the award, which involved Lola Monroe, Cymphonique Miller plus Diamond.
"Please you should not ," Nicki explained to the actual crowd. "What I'm declaring is in which I didn't anticipate this . I like my team Young Money, Cash Money," Nicki said, noting this it was before the 1st award she accepted together with Lil Wayne, given that your dog had been published out of prison inside November involving 2010.
Chris Brown, that seemed to be nominated for the whole involving six awards, needed residence the particular Best Male R&B Artist Award, while Willow as well as Jaden Smith tied to take home the YoungStar Award.
Best Group accolades visited Diddy/Dirty Money, though Best Collaboration traveled to Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes regarding "Look At Me Now."
Michael Vick and Serena Williams earned sportsman/sportswoman on the season award, when Best Male Hip-Hop Artist traveled to Kanye West, which didn't attend this award ceremony.
Best New Artist visited Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa , who seem to gone to your ceremony with Amber Rose, who seem to has been covered within a sheer, dark-colored outfit.
"They want a taller mic to me I am definitely not utilized to profitable stuff. I need to give thanks everyone at rostrum records, every person during atlantic, just about all my personal fans, The Taylor in addition to each of the adolescents who seem to promote optimistic and also merely taking advantage of yourself, this really is regarding y'all."
Radio host/comedian Steve Harvey needed household the actual BET Humanitarian Award pertaining to his perform inside the community.
"This is a testament to help God, his power, his ability to eliminate an individual any time you've carried out wrong, their capacity to be able to alter people. God changed me," Steve Harvey said. "That's the sole motive I'm qualified to complete just what I accomplish today. God was in your redemption enterprise y'all I need to be thankful for my peers, to all regarding you which inspire young people, almost everyone have placed a formula for me. I say thanks to God for anyone of that. But with out God I will often be nothing."
Rappers also dominated the activities through the 2011 BET Awards.
Mary J. Blige, Jadakiss and DJ Khaled showed the actual show, whilst Rick Ross performed his solitary "Aston Martin Music" without Crisette Michelle or perhaps Drake .
Next, Ross was associated with Ace Hood, DJ Khaled and also Lil Wayne, to get a a different with their solo "Hustle Hard."
Chris Brown performed a medley involving his visits flanked from the Jabberwockies night crew, while Busta Rhymes delivered his lightening rapidly saying on the monitor "Look At Me Now."
Alicia Keys conducted a medley associated with your girlfriend tracks that integrated cameo looks out of Bruno Mars as well as Rick Ross.
Detroit rapper Big Sean performed his or her observe "My Last" using Chris Brown, although Cherrelle and Alexander O'Neal thrilled that crowd utilizing old education single "Saturday Love."
Trey Songz done "Making Love Faces" and "Unsual," even though Kelly Rowland used by using her song "Motivation."
Legendary R&B vocalist Gladys Knight presented the Lifetime Achievement Award that will Patti Labelle, who seem to was thankful having a functionality by way of Cee Lo Green, Marsha Ambrosius plus Shirley Caesar.
Snoop Dogg and Warren G. lead a homage to help fallen rapper Nate Dogg having a one more of the hit song "Regulate," while Queen Latifah paid tribute to help Gil Scott-Heron with a functionality involving "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised."
During the actual evening, Kevin Hart shined being a host, cracking off-color jokes about former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, Nick Cannon as well as Eminem and even him or her self in a look in regards to the film "Soul Plane" in addition to within a humorous skit named "Real Husbands associated with Hollywood" of which featured Bobby Brown, Jermaine Dupri, Nick Cannon along with Hart himself.