JANELLE MONAE: ROAD TO THE BET AWARDS

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  • Rock Your Body – August 29, 2012
  • You're So Vain – September 6, 2012
  • Young, Gifted & Black – November 4, 2012
  • Just Be a Q.U.E.E.N – April 23, 2013
  • Royalty – May 1, 2013
  • Over Board – June 7, 2013
  • Futuristic Performance – June 30, 2013
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  • Fun Times – June 4, 2012
  • Easy on the Eyes – August 14, 2012

Young, Gifted & Black November 4, 2012

At BET's Black Girls Rock 2012 Monae received the Young, Gifted & Black award. 

When accepting her award, Monae expressed this in her speech:

"When I started my music career, I was a maid. I used to clean houses...Embrace what makes you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable."

(Photo: D Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET)

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