BET Awards 2013: Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar, Janelle Monáe, and R Kelly

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    The 2013 BET Awards took place on Sunday night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, with performances by Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar, Janelle Monáe, R Kelly, Miguel, and Erykah Badu, among others.

    Backed by a full band, Kendrick performed “M.A.A.D. City” and “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe” with Badu.

    Kelly performed a medley of hits, including “I Wish,” “When A Woman’s Fed Up,” “Ignition (Remix)” and more.

    Mariah Carey took center stage for “#Beautiful” with Miguel and Young Jeezy. Jeezy stuck around for his own “R.I.P.”


    Miguel and Lamar returned to the stage to perform the remix of “How Many Drinks?”.

    J. Cole performed “Power Trip” with Miguel.

    Charlie Wilson was the subject of an all-star tribute performance featuring Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Pharrell, Jamie Foxx, and Stevie Wonder.

    2 Chainz brought out Kendrick and ASAP Rocky for “Fuckin’ Problems”.

    Monáe closed out the night, performing “Q.U.E.E.N.” with Badu.