BET Awards 2021: Best Braids And Twists On The Red Carpet [Recap]

Our favorite celebrities never disappoint.

2003: Nick Cannon - Written by Emerald Elitou— From spiral cornrows to waist-length braids, our favorite celebrities never fail to pull out all the stops at the BET Awards. Ahead, see some of the best hairstyles worn on the big night over the years.Before Nick Cannon debuted his signature turban, the multi-talented fan was often spotted rocking freshly-styled braids. Our case in point: check out the star’s trendy spiraled cornrows. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage for BET Entertainment) (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage for BET Entertainment)

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2003: Nick Cannon - Written by Emerald Elitou— From spiral cornrows to waist-length braids, our favorite celebrities never fail to pull out all the stops at the BET Awards. Ahead, see some of the best hairstyles worn on the big night over the years.Before Nick Cannon debuted his signature turban, the multi-talented fan was often spotted rocking freshly-styled braids. Our case in point: check out the star’s trendy spiraled cornrows. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage for BET Entertainment) (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage for BET Entertainment)

2011: Willow Smith - Back when Willow Smith was just a pre-teen, the singer showed up to the 2011 BET Awards with box braids styled into a heart shape. Too cute! (Photo by Maury Phillips/WireImage) (Photo by Maury Phillips/WireImage)

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2011: Willow Smith - Back when Willow Smith was just a pre-teen, the singer showed up to the 2011 BET Awards with box braids styled into a heart shape. Too cute! (Photo by Maury Phillips/WireImage) (Photo by Maury Phillips/WireImage)

2012: A$AP Rocky - A$AP Rocky rocking his signature braids are always a highlight of our night. Thankfully, the Praise The Lord rapper did not disappoint at the Awards in 2012. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

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2012: A$AP Rocky - A$AP Rocky rocking his signature braids are always a highlight of our night. Thankfully, the Praise The Lord rapper did not disappoint at the Awards in 2012. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

2014: Zendaya - Zendaya knows how to change up her look with the utmost finesse. Opting for sporty attire, the actress was red-carpet ready with her Letterman jacket, high-waisted skirt, and long braids placed neatly under a baseball cap. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/BET/Getty Images for BET) (Photo by Frazer Harrison/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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2014: Zendaya - Zendaya knows how to change up her look with the utmost finesse. Opting for sporty attire, the actress was red-carpet ready with her Letterman jacket, high-waisted skirt, and long braids placed neatly under a baseball cap. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/BET/Getty Images for BET) (Photo by Frazer Harrison/BET/Getty Images for BET)

2015: Janelle Monáe - Janelle Monáe never misses an opportunity to dazzle on the red carpet. Dressed in designer fashions, the stylish singer expertly completed her look with a stunning braided updo. (Photo by Earl Gibson/BET/Getty Images for BET) (Photo by Earl Gibson/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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2015: Janelle Monáe - Janelle Monáe never misses an opportunity to dazzle on the red carpet. Dressed in designer fashions, the stylish singer expertly completed her look with a stunning braided updo. (Photo by Earl Gibson/BET/Getty Images for BET) (Photo by Earl Gibson/BET/Getty Images for BET)

2015: Sho Madjozi - Singer Sho Madjozi opted for long and colorful pink cornrows at the 2019 BET Awards. We love how the stylish hairdo perfectly pairs with her multi-colored ensemble. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage) (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage)

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2015: Sho Madjozi - Singer Sho Madjozi opted for long and colorful pink cornrows at the 2019 BET Awards. We love how the stylish hairdo perfectly pairs with her multi-colored ensemble. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage) (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage)

2016: Gabrielle Union - Gabrielle Union was all smiles as she strutted on the carpet with long, eye-catching twists that were delicately swept to the side. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

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2016: Gabrielle Union - Gabrielle Union was all smiles as she strutted on the carpet with long, eye-catching twists that were delicately swept to the side. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

2017: Eva Marcille - Eva Marcille loves her braids, and so do we! The model and reality star commanded our attention with her extra long boho-inspired box braids at the 2017 BET Awards.  (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

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2017: Eva Marcille - Eva Marcille loves her braids, and so do we! The model and reality star commanded our attention with her extra long boho-inspired box braids at the 2017 BET Awards.  (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

2019: Yara Shahidi - Yara Shahidi is definitely not a stranger to switching up her hair. The Grown-ish actress forwent her signature curls and stepped on the carpet wearing waist-length french braids at the 2019 BET Awards. (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)RELATED | BET Awards 2021: The Best Natural Hair Moments [Recap]  (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)

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2019: Yara Shahidi - Yara Shahidi is definitely not a stranger to switching up her hair. The Grown-ish actress forwent her signature curls and stepped on the carpet wearing waist-length french braids at the 2019 BET Awards. (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)RELATED | BET Awards 2021: The Best Natural Hair Moments [Recap]  (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic)

2020: Amanda Seales - Although the BET Awards was held virtually in 2020, Amanda Seales kept us all entertained with her professional hosting skills. Notably, the natural beauty rocked long blonde twists for the big night. (Photo by BET Awards 2020/Getty Images via Getty Images)Watch the 2021 BET Awards on June 27 at 8/9C p.m. (Photo by BET Awards 2020/Getty Images via Getty Images)

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2020: Amanda Seales - Although the BET Awards was held virtually in 2020, Amanda Seales kept us all entertained with her professional hosting skills. Notably, the natural beauty rocked long blonde twists for the big night. (Photo by BET Awards 2020/Getty Images via Getty Images)Watch the 2021 BET Awards on June 27 at 8/9C p.m. (Photo by BET Awards 2020/Getty Images via Getty Images)