The 2019 BET Awards kicked off from The Staples Center in Los Angeles with tons of performances and more. Hosted by Regina Hall, the show was opened with a performance by Cardi B giving the crowd a taste of her new single ‘Press.’ There were a slew of additional acts including Lizzo, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lil Nas X, DaBaby, City Girls, Lil Baby, H.E.R., YBN Cordae, Mustard, Migos, DJ Khalid and more.
The highlight of the night was the moment Mary J. Blige received the Lifetime Achievement Award. After accepting the award, the legend herself took to the stage to perform some of her hit songs for over 20-minutes. She gave us her rendition of ‘Real Love,’ ‘My Life,’ ‘No More Drama’ plus ‘I Can Love You’ with Lil’ Kim. Method Man also came out to join Mary on the classic single ‘You’re All I Need.’
Take a look at some of the performances from The 2019 BET Awards below.