Last night the 2016 BET Honors was definitely one of the greatest ones to date!

And we’re not just saying that because our very own Rae Holliday was honored in BET’s inaugural segment, #NextInClass in Entertainment.


Congrats Rae!

BET has been doing an exceptional job with their award shows lately, just a few short weeks ago they produced the beautifully executed The ABFF Awards: A Celebration Of Hollywood hosted by Mike Epps. The tagline for the Honors this year was WHAT EXTRAORDINARY LOOKS LIKE and BET didn’t disappoint in any way shape or form.

"WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 05: Host Arsenio Hall speaks on stage during the BET Honors 2016 Show at Warner Theatre on March 5, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)"

BET welcomed ARSENIO HALL as this years host for THE BET HONORS, celebrating iconic diva PATTI LABELLE, former US Attorney General ERIC HOLDER,music mogul L.A. REID, Empire creator and filmmaker LEE DANIELS, and philanthropist MELLODY HOBSON.

And because BET celebrates Black excellence all the time, you know the show was phenomenal!

Step into appearances and tributes by JUSSIE SMOLLETT, FANTASIA, LEDISI, TONI BRAXTON, USHER, and many more.

Patti LaBelle Acceptance Speech

Patti LaBelle Honoree Reel

Fantasia Patti LaBelle Tribute

Eric Holder Acceptance Speech

Eric Holder Honoree Reel

Melissa Harris Perry Honors Eric Holder

L.A. Reid Acceptance Speech

LA Reid Honoree Reel

Ledisi Natalie Cole Tribute

Lee Daniels Acceptance Speech

Lee Daniels Honoree Reel

Mellody Hobson Acceptance Speech

Mellody Hobson Honoree Reel

Clip: Mellody Hobson’s calling to teach communities financial literacy is about to change the world.

Host Open – Aresnio Hall

-Stay Fly!

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