Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals

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The BET Honors took place at the Warner Theater in Washington DC on January 17th. The star of the big version of CHICAGO and HAIRSPRAY Queen Latifah was among the many stars that showed up to pay tribute to the lives and accomplishments of "African American luminaries".

The event hosted by Gabrielle Union honored the likes of Mary J. Blige, Tyler Perry and Magic Johnson. Anita Baker performed thrilling versions of "One" and "Caught Up In The Rapture" while Monica sang "Not Gon Cry" during a tribute to Mary J. Blige.

The BET Honors will air on Monday, February 9th at 9:00pm on BET

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Queen Latifah

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Queen Latifah

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Queen Latifah

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Queen Latifah

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Angela Bassett

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Angela Bassett

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Angela Bassett

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Ne-Yo

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Ne-Yo

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Joss Stone

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Joss Stone

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Shari Addison

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Gabriel Union

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Gabriel Union

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Gabriel Union

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Monica

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Monica

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Mary J. Blige

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Mary J. Blige

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Mary J. Blige

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Mary J. Blige

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Terrence Howard

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Samuel L. Jackson

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Samuel L. Jackson

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LaTanya Richardson with husband Samuel L. Jackson

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Samuel L. Jackson

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Samuel L. Jackson

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Tyler Perry

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Tyler Perry

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Earvin "Magic" Johnson

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Earvin "Magic" Johnson

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Cookie Johnson

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Cookie Johnson

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Star Jones

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Star Jones

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Star Jones with her guest

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Star Jones

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
Star Jones

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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