Jaden and Willow Smith hold their shiny awards up high at the 2011 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday evening.
The siblings tied for the honor which recognizes young talent on the rise. Jaden and Willow were up against Keke Palmer, Diggy Simmons and Shenell Edmonds.
Willow, 11, just uploaded a new video from her tour with Justin Bieber earlier this year. She tweeted, â€œThis was the last show, I was excited to go home, but sad to be leaving my crew. We had SO SO much fun on tour with Justin.â€
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.
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 didnâ€™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.
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,
â€œThe whole idea is itâ€™s not that polished glamour side of Miami, itâ€™s the real side,â€ added Green. â€œThe idea of this video is very dark, itâ€™s very dreary. The imagery is very seductive and moody and edgy.â€
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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.