BET celebrated icons in the fields of music, literature, entertainment, media, and education at BET Honors, which aired on Monday night.
Taped last month in Washington, D.C., the 6th annual event hosted by Gabrielle Union, honored Oscar winner Halle Berry, the legendary Chaka Khan, music executive and entrepreneur Clarence Avant, spiritual educator T.D. Jakes, and Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie, with musical tributes from Brandy, Alicia Keys, Ledisi and more.
In grand fashion Brandy delivered the first televised performance of her next single “Without You” with dancer Anthony Burrell. Alicia Keys honored Halle Berry with “Brand New Me,” Erykah Badu and Ledisi paid homage to Chaka Khan. Mint Condition serenaded Clarence Avant with their hits “Breakin’ My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)” and “Slo Woman.” KEM honored T.D. Jakes with Earth, Wind & Fire’s “Can’t Hide Love.” And, S.O.S. Band got everyone dancing with their closing finale performance.
Watch the performance clips below…
Brandy Performs “Without You”
Alicia Keys Performs “Brand New Me”
Erykah Badu Performs “What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me?”
Ledisi Performs “Everlasting Love” and “Ain’t Nobody”
Mint Condition Performs “Breakin’ My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)” and “Slo Woman”
KEM Performs Earth, Wind & Fire’s “Can’t Hide Love”
S.O.S Band Performs “Just Be Good To Me,” “Tell Me If You Still Care” and “Take Your Time (Do It Right)”