BET Awards 2024: Revisiting 5 of Chris Brown's Most Memorable Performances

This year, Brown is nominated for 'Album of the Year.'

Chris Brown's performances at the BET Awards have consistently set the stage on fire, showcasing his immense talent and electrifying stage presence.

The veteran R&B singer, who’s up for two nominations including “Album of the Year,” made his explosive debut on the musical stage, delivering an energy-packed performance of his chart-topping debut single, “Run It!” and its follow-up smash record, “Yo (Excuse Me, Miss).” Since then, the star has graced the BET Awards stage numerous times, leaving viewers in awe with each appearance.  

As we gear up for the BET Awards 2024 and the return of BET Experience 2024, Presented by Walmart, we’re looking back on some timeless moments and celebrating the artistry of one of R&B's brightest stars. For BET Experience, Presented by Walmart tickets, click here.

  • BET Awards 2011

    At the BET Awards 2011, Brown delivered a captivating medley performance of “She Ain't You,” “Look at Me Now,” and “Paper, Scissors, Rock,” joined onstage by Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne. With flawless vocals and dynamic dance routines, Brown showcased his versatility as an artist, dazzling audiences with his talent. 

    Brown also demonstrated versatility during the BET Awards 2011 Cypher, delivering a hard-hitting rap freestyle. His demonstration highlighted his ability to venture into various lanes of music and earned him respect from his peers.

  • BET Awards 2008

    Two of the industry’s most incredible dancers, Brown and Ciara, rocked the stage during the BET Awards 2008 with a sizzling performance of “Take You Down.” 

  • BET Awards 2015

    The R&B sensation left viewers in awe as he unexpectedly joined Pharrell Williams on stage during the BET Awards 2015 Bad Boy Reunion performance. Venturing into the aisle, Brown, dressed in denim jeans and a red windbreaker, engaged with audience members, igniting the atmosphere with his moves and transforming the event into a must-see spectacle.

  • BET Awards 2010

    In a touching tribute to the King of Pop, the “Forever” singer honored King of Pop, Michael Jackson, at the BET Awards 2010 with a mesmerizing performance. Channeling Jackson's iconic dance moves with precision and reverence, Brown left viewers in awe with his heartfelt homage.

  • BET Awards 2017

    In 2017, Brown once again captivated audiences at the BET Awards with a medley performance of "Privacy" and "Party." With his smooth vocals and signature dance moves, Brown proved why he's one of the most dynamic performers in the industry.

    Tune in to the BET Awards 2024 on Sunday, June 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET.

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