Inside The BET Awards 2011 {Show Pictures}

The BET Awards got off to a great start with R&B diva Mary J. Blige performing some of her greatest hits. Dj Khlaed along with the likes of Ace Hood, and Lil Wayne graced the stage shortly after. Here are some of the pics of the night kick off performances:

 

Mary J. Blige opened the show at the Shrine Auditorium, performing her hits “All Night Long” and “Real Love” before being joined by Anita Baker. The divas performed a duet of “Caught Up in the Rapture.”

Mary J. Blige opened up the star-studded BET Awards with a trip down memory lane and a tribute to Anita Baker. The pair sung “Caught Up In The Rapture” before Mary capped her performance off with a few more hits.

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BET 2011 Awards Red Carpet {Photos}


This year the BET Awards are crazy. A lot of guests showed up that I didn’t expect. From Justin Beiber, Will & Jada Smith, and even the homie Diamond.

Although a lot of people boycotted the awards, with Beyonce performing this years’ show will be better than last year.

Stay tuned right here at Freddyo.com for all your BET Awards updates and more photos to come. For now here are the red carpet pics:

Lil Kim expressed her feelings about the BET Awards on twitter. She tweeted she “Will not be at the EBT awards.” Rumors has been that her and rival Nicki Minaji will put their beef at the show. According to Kim, she will not be in attendance. Her beef comes from the fact that she didn’t get a nomintaion from BET, yet her rival, Nicki Minaj, is nominated for the Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award, along with Lola Monroe, Cymphonique, and Diamond.

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DJ Khaled dropped the video for “I’m On One” during the BET Awards Preshow which features Lil’ Wayne, Drake and Rick Ross.

In the video for “I’m On One” you can expect some very dark imagery from the Gil Green directed clip. In fact, when asked about the video Gil said,

“The whole idea is it’s not that polished glamour side of Miami, it’s the real side,” added Green. “The idea of this video is very dark, it’s very dreary. The imagery is very seductive and moody and edgy.”

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Drake’s smash hit “Marvin’s Room” has really been a fan favorite for the celebrities these days. The soft soulful song that describes one’s love they have for they have for someone but they’re in a “Situation” to say the least. First songtress JoJo did her rendition of Marvin’s Room. Weeks later Teyana Taylor dropped her version of “Marvin’s Room. Now the heartthrob and ladies man R&B singer Sammie just released his version “Marvin’s Room”.

I just heard it and I’m loving it! This song is something the ladies and fellas will really enjoy and most of all relate to.

Check it out:

ManDown: Rhianna Takes Fall On Stage

Pop sensation Rhianna had a Mandown situation as she tripped over her boots while performing in Edmonton. During performing her hit “What’s My Name” she tripped and fell to the floor but immediately kept the show going. Peep the fall below:

Snoop Dogg will be saluted as a BMI Icon at the BMI Urban Awards, slated for Friday, August 26 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. BMI President & CEO Del Bryant will share hosting duties with Catherine Brewton, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Atlanta, as the entertainment community gathers to celebrate the most-performed urban songs, songwriters and producers of the previous year. The evening will include an all-star musical tribute to Snoop Dogg, as well as the presentation of the Urban Songwriter, Song, Producer and Publisher of the Year crystals.
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