The BET Awards ’13 are upon us and with that comes the anticipation of a star-studded night topped with outstanding performances that continue to keep our eyes glued to the stage and make history year after year.
We can expect some of R&B’s biggest names to touch the stage at this year’s spectacular, including Chris Brown, Robin Thicke, Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Justin Timberlake, and Erykha Badu. While our excitement continues to build for what is sure to be the talk of Monday morning, join us here at RatedRnB.com in reminiscing on ten of the most memorable R&B performances to take place at the BET Awards in the past.
Alicia Keys Pays Homage To 90’s Girl Groups En Vouge, SWV and TLC (2008)
Whitney Houston Honored with The BET Lifetime Achievement Award (2001)
‘Crazy in Love’ Marks Beyoncé’s First Solo BET Awards Performance (2003)
Chris Brown Brings Out Ciara For A Show Stealing Dance Showdown (2008)
Omarion & Dancer Danielle Polanco Bring ‘Touch’ Of Chemistry To The Stage (2005)
Keyshia Cole Belts Out ‘Love’ (2006)
Chilli Makes Cameo In Usher’s ‘U Remind Me’ Performance (2002)
Destiny’s Child Performs Lap Dance Serenade For Magic Johnson, Terrence Howard and Nelly (2005)
Jamie Foxx & Fantasia Share A Kiss (2006)
Mariah Carey Entertains Crowd With Performance Of ‘We Belong Together’ (2005)
Don’t forget to turn into The 2013 BET Awards on Sunday, June 30 at 8 p.m. EST/7 Central on BET as we watch more performances add themselves to the greats of those that we’ve come to know and love.
Let us know some of your favorite past BET Awards performances!
Words by @JWilliamsTV.