Janet's 4 decades of music, dance, unforgettable tours and trendsetting are honored at this year's show.
Smokey Robinson's far-reaching impact on music isn't single to him being a performer. He was also key in developing the Motown sound and scored countless No. 1 hits. (Photo: EDDIE KEOGH/Reuters/Corbis)
Joyner has blazed trails. Using the legendary The Tom Joyner Morning Show as a vehicle, he has touched our hearts through his humanitarianism and bringing together of the community. (Photo: Paul Warner/WireImage)
From B.B King to Percy Sledge and more, the 2015 BET Awards pays tribute to this year's fallen souls.
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