An Extraordinary Weekend Out

What an extraordinary weekend looks like.

Conviviality at The BET Honors Weekend - Performer Charlie Wilson, Debra Lee and honorees Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole and John W. Thompson are snapped dressed to impressed ahead of the taping of The BET Honors.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Conviviality at The BET Honors Weekend - Performer Charlie Wilson, Debra Lee and honorees Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole and John W. Thompson are snapped dressed to impressed ahead of the taping of The BET Honors.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

What Extraordinary Looks Like - Behind every luminary is their support system. Here, performer Charlie Wilson and honorees John W. Thompson and Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole are pictured with their spouses.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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What Extraordinary Looks Like - Behind every luminary is their support system. Here, performer Charlie Wilson and honorees John W. Thompson and Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole are pictured with their spouses.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Mother Phylicia  - Theatrical Arts honoree Phylicia Rashad debuts a new 'do on the red carpet of the honoree.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Mother Phylicia  - Theatrical Arts honoree Phylicia Rashad debuts a new 'do on the red carpet of the honoree.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Dapper Is a Habit - Performer Charlie Wilson and honoree John W. Thompson look dapper ahead of Debra Lee's honoree dinner.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Dapper Is a Habit - Performer Charlie Wilson and honoree John W. Thompson look dapper ahead of Debra Lee's honoree dinner.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

All Black Everything - Honoree Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole and BET executive Vicky Free stun in all black.

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All Black Everything - Honoree Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole and BET executive Vicky Free stun in all black.

Golden Pens - Ne-Yo and Stacey Barthe are revered for their songwriting and last night they took a break from stroking their musical pens to strike a pose on the red carpet.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Golden Pens - Ne-Yo and Stacey Barthe are revered for their songwriting and last night they took a break from stroking their musical pens to strike a pose on the red carpet.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Who Run the World? Girls! - Debra Lee, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole and Phylicia Rashad stun on the red carpet. Accomplished, powerful and beautiful, these ladies prove that girls do indeed run the world.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Who Run the World? Girls! - Debra Lee, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole and Phylicia Rashad stun on the red carpet. Accomplished, powerful and beautiful, these ladies prove that girls do indeed run the world.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Ne-Yo's for Real - Non-Fiction crooner Ne-Yo strikes a pose on the red carpet. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Ne-Yo's for Real - Non-Fiction crooner Ne-Yo strikes a pose on the red carpet. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

The Songstress  - Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart? songstress K. Michelle joins the luminaries and BET family for The BET Honors 2015.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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The Songstress  - Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart? songstress K. Michelle joins the luminaries and BET family for The BET Honors 2015.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Bring It Back - Former 106 & Park host AJ Calloway attends The BET Honors 2015 in support of this year's honorees.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Bring It Back - Former 106 & Park host AJ Calloway attends The BET Honors 2015 in support of this year's honorees.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

The Vilonist - Violinist Miri Ben-Ari stuns in a white and black look ahead of her intimate performance.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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The Vilonist - Violinist Miri Ben-Ari stuns in a white and black look ahead of her intimate performance.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

All Smiles - Phylicia Rashad and AJ Calloway are all smiles during The BET Honors weekend. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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All Smiles - Phylicia Rashad and AJ Calloway are all smiles during The BET Honors weekend. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Music Matters - Taking a break from the stage, performers Ne-Yo and K.Michelle are sighted together. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Music Matters - Taking a break from the stage, performers Ne-Yo and K.Michelle are sighted together. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Ladies' Night Out - Stacy Barthe, Wanda Coriano and Debra L. Lee enjoy a ladies' night out.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Ladies' Night Out - Stacy Barthe, Wanda Coriano and Debra L. Lee enjoy a ladies' night out.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

More Extraordinary - Theatrical Arts honoree and performer K. Michelle catch up during the the Debra Lee PRE-dinner.(Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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More Extraordinary - Theatrical Arts honoree and performer K. Michelle catch up during the the Debra Lee PRE-dinner.(Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

The Hostess - Debra Lee welcomes guests to the dinner. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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The Hostess - Debra Lee welcomes guests to the dinner. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Play On - Miri Ben-Ari delights guests with a performance ahead of the star-studded 2015 BET Honors.(Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Play On - Miri Ben-Ari delights guests with a performance ahead of the star-studded 2015 BET Honors.(Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Knowledge + Power - James Stanton and honoree Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole get ready for their close-up. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Knowledge + Power - James Stanton and honoree Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole get ready for their close-up. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Extraordinary Bloodline - Ben Vereen with guest and daughter Kabara Vereen. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Extraordinary Bloodline - Ben Vereen with guest and daughter Kabara Vereen. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Making Bosshood Look Good - Chairman and CEO of BET Netoworks Debra Lee poses with Marriott representative Cherilyn Williams. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Making Bosshood Look Good - Chairman and CEO of BET Netoworks Debra Lee poses with Marriott representative Cherilyn Williams. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Black Love - Motivational speaker Jeff Johnson (L) and wife Jacqueline Johnson,(Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Black Love - Motivational speaker Jeff Johnson (L) and wife Jacqueline Johnson,(Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Draped in Extraordinary - Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam looks absolutely divine. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Draped in Extraordinary - Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam looks absolutely divine. (Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Forever Rockin' - Beverly Bond smizes for the camera.(Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Forever Rockin' - Beverly Bond smizes for the camera.(Photo: Kris Connor/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Always Representin' - Dr. Marc Lamont Hill flashes a big smile.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Always Representin' - Dr. Marc Lamont Hill flashes a big smile.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

An Honor to Be in Her Presence - Dr. Johnetta B Cole's smiles lights up the room.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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An Honor to Be in Her Presence - Dr. Johnetta B Cole's smiles lights up the room.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Devastating Beauty -  Keisha Knight Pulliam looks gorgeous in red.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Devastating Beauty -  Keisha Knight Pulliam looks gorgeous in red.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Holding a Piece of History - Attorney General Eric Holder and his guests share a warm embrace while taking a picture.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Holding a Piece of History - Attorney General Eric Holder and his guests share a warm embrace while taking a picture. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

A Lot of Power in One Place - Executive Vice President and General Manager of CENTRIC, Paxton Baker (far left) with Glynn Turman, Chris Spencer and Ben Vereen all stand like kings.   (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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A Lot of Power in One Place - Executive Vice President and General Manager of CENTRIC, Paxton Baker (far left) with Glynn Turman, Chris Spencer and Ben Vereen all stand like kings.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Divas Simply Be Great - Debra Lee and K. Michelle share in a beautiful moment. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Divas Simply Be Great - Debra Lee and K. Michelle share in a beautiful moment. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Showing Everyone a Great Time - President of Programming for  BET Networks, Stephen Hill poses for a picture. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Showing Everyone a Great Time - President of Programming for  BET Networks, Stephen Hill poses for a picture. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)