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BET Honors African American Excellence

BET aired the 2016 BET Honors last night as they honored this years most monumental people. BET Honors was established in 2008 by the Black Entertainment Television network to acknowledge the achievements of African Americans.

The Men and Women who were honored were: Lee Daniels Television and Film Award Eric Holder                    Public Service Award Mellody Hobson           Award for Corporate Citizen Patti LaBelle                  Award for Musical Arts L.A. Reid                         Award for Excellence in Entertainment

Lee Daniels

Eric Holder

Mellody Hobson

Patti LaBelle

L.A. Reid

Toni Braxton opened up the show with an explosive performance of her greatest hits with her sisters (Traci Braxton, Towanda Braxton, Trina Braxton) as backup singers. Toni Braxton was first discovered and signed by LaFace Records the record label L.A. Reid and Babyface created.

We also saw performances from Jazmine Sullivan, Raheem DeVaughn, The Deele, Eddie Levert and Ledisi. 

Jazmine Sullivan

Raheem DeVaughn

The Deele

Eddie Levert


Congratulations to all the 2016 BET honorees.

Photos from

The Quintessential Gentleman

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