BET Awards 2024: 5 Hottest Moments from Culture’s Biggest Night

Culture’s biggest night was explosive, with mega wins and fiery performances.

Hollywood stars, musical artists, and sports figures attended culture's biggest night, the BET Awards 2024, hosted by the incomparable Taraji P. Henson. It was a sizzling event. 

The ceremony featured several fiery performances from some of the most prominent female artists, including an explosive set from Megan Thee Stallion, a sultry tribute to R&B icon and “Lifetime Achievement ”  Usher, and a rare musical appearance by Ms. Lauryn Hill.

With another fantastic evening in the books, we’re reminiscing about some of our favorite moments that still leave us in awe. 

Check them out below in case you missed them, and get ready to be part of the excitement when culture’s biggest night returns next year. The anticipation is already building up!

  • Megan Thee Stallion opens the show

    Texas native Megan Thee Stallion made an explosive return to the BET Awards stage, delivering a rock and roll rendition of several smash songs, including “Hiss,” “BOA,” and “Where Them Girls At.” 

  • Victoria Monét wows the crowd with performances of “On My Mama” and “Alright”

    Victoria Monét is one the biggest names in R&B right now and Sunday’s performance of  “On My Mama” and “Alright” proved to viewers at home just why. 

  • It was Sunday Service with Georgia Peach Latto

    Big Mama, aka Big Latto, brought big energy to her performance of her latest singles, “Big Mama” and “Sunday Service,” at this year’s ceremony. 

  • Ms. Lauryn Hill makes a rare appearance

    Legendary musician Ms. Lauryn Hill made a rare appearance at the BET Awards 2024, bringing along her son and rising star YG Marely, who later performed his hit song “Praise Jah In The Moonlight.” Ms. Hill was later joined by Fugee bandmate Wyclef Jean for a performance of “Fu-Gee-La.”

  • The ladies of hip-hop and r&b show out for an ultimate tribute to Usher

    Childish Gambino kicked off the epic musical tribute to Usher, the recipient of the "Lifetime Achievement Award." The stage soon saw a powerful takeover by some of the industry's hottest female performers, including Keke Palmer, Tinashe, Marsha Ambrosius, and Latto, who delivered a medley of hits. Amidst the celebration, Teyana Taylor and Victoria Monét stole the spotlight with a viral performance of "Bad Girl."

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