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Sponsored by Corona RefrescaThe 2022 BET Awards red carpet is underway live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Dubbed, “Culture’s Biggest Night,” this year’s ceremony features performances by Chloe Bailey, Lizzo, Giveon, Latto, Chance the Rapper, Jack Harlow, Babyface, Roddy Ricch, and a star-studded tribute to Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Diddy by, Mary J. Blige, Jodeci, Nas, Lil’ Kim, Busta Rhymes, The Lox, Bryson Tiller, Faith Evans, and The Maverick City Choir.

Taraji P. Henson reprises her role of host for the evening, while MC Lyte brings uses her iconic voice as ceremony announcer. Presenters include: Idris Elba, Daniel Kaluuya, Big Freedia (who is featured on Beyonce’s latest track Break My Soul), former HB cover star Eva Marcille, KeKe Palmer, Verzuz alumni Ray-J, NeNe Leakes and more.

While giving a clue what fans can expect tonight, Taraji told Terrence J, “we honoring Black men tonight.”

Celebs like Lizzo wearing Gucci, Billy Porter rocking Rick Owens, and Jack Harlow rocking a Lil Nas X shirt, folks have already hit the red carpet bringing some interesting fashion choices with them. Keep scrolling to see who wore what.

While the artists settle in and prepare for the big night ahead, let’s look at some of the hottest red carpet looks from the evening.

Red Carpet Rundown: The Best Looks From The 2022 BET Awards  was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. Maverick City Music

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 26: Maverick City Music members including Harold Brown, Naomi Raine, Dante Bowe, and Brandon Lake attend the 2022 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images for BET) 

2. Brandee Evans

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Brandee Evans rocked this curve hugging tan dress to perfection. 

3. Mary J Blige

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Mary J Blige was a vision of excellence in a white Tony Ward Couture dress.

4. Ari Lennox

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Ari Lennox served a sultry look at the BET Awards. The singer looked sexy in a black lace Nedret Taciroglu gown, partnered with Saint Laurent sandals.

5. KeKe Palmer

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KeKe Palmer looked incredibly chic in a printed Conner Ives FW21 RTW dress.

6. Jussie Smollett

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Jussie Smollett looked dapper as he donned different shades of brown for the annual event. 

7. Kirk Franklin and Tammy Franklin

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Kirk Franklin and Tammy Franklin looked stunning in these colorful ensembles at the annual awards show. 

8. Eva Marcille

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Eva Marcille gave us glam in this sexy, sparkly dress that features a sheer torso to show off her killer abs and toned legs. 

9. Lizzo

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Lizzo looked like a queen in this all black custom Gucci gown for the annual awards show. The sparkling gown featured ruffles at the wrists and hem, a thigh high slit and a long train that floated behind her as she graced the carpet with her presence. 

10. Taraji P. Henson

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Host Taraji P. Henson hit the carpet in a $24,500 silver Tom Ford gown with choker strap detail.

11. Jayda Cheaves

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Social media influencer, businesswoman and ambassador Jayda Cheaves is making headlines for her BET Awards look, a gravity-defying two-piece by TLZL Femme.

12. Chloe Bailey

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Chloe Bailey gave us glam in this cut out one shouldered black gown. It’s the details for us! 

13. Marsai Martin

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Marsai Martin looked amazing and had her melanin on full display as she walked the red carpet in this gorgeous silver custom Dolce & Gabbana gown with fringes on the hem.