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Pregnant Cardi B, Lil Nas X & More Celebs Drop Jaws At The 2021 BET Awards — See Photos From The Star-Studded Night

Jun. 28 2021, Published 4:35 p.m. ET

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Live performances are back in full swing! On June 27, Taraji P. Henson hosted the 2021 BET Awards, which took place in Los Angeles.

"This is what we live for," the actress declared of being able to interact with an actual audience. "It’s life, and it’s time we go out to play."

Scroll down to see what Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B and more stars wore to the fun-filled night.

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Ciara

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The mom-of-three wowed in Alexandre Vauthier's bedazzled catsuit and matching knee-high boots. She accentuated her small waist with a thick black leather belt.

The singer also debuted a new blonde bob hairstyle.

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Eva Marcille

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta star declared she was "feeling pretty" in her strapless white frock. During the show, she had the honor of debuting a trailer for her new series All The Queen's Men, which will start streaming on BET+ this fall.

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Issa Rae

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Well suited! The Insecure lead was picture-perfect in a white Balmain blazer dress that featured old school padded shoulders.

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Chloe Bailey

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The singer turned heads in a mesh floor-length gown by Valentino. Later that night, she swapped out her daring look for a white gown.

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Rachel Lindsay

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"Had an incredible time working the red carpet," shared the Bachelorette alum, who wore a floral gown by Rani Zakhem Couture.

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Jennifer Hudson

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The multifaceted star revealed her black and gold ensemble was Dolce and Gabanna from "head to toe."

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Ashanti

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The singer's gold Julien Macdonald dress featured intricate cutouts and fringed sleeves.

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Pardison Fontaine and Megan Thee Stallion

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The "Savage" rapper (alongside her boyfriend) stole the scene in a custom Jean Paul Gaultier gown and over 35 carats of Bulgari jewels.

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H.E.R.

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Sheer delight! The singer topped off her Giorgio Armani mesh pants with a velvet blazer and her signature sunglasses.

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Lil Nas X

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A flair for fashion! The star wore a Richard Quinn floral suit that boasted embroidered hems. He switched into an Egyptian look for his performance of "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)."

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Megan Thee Stallion

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The singer played it up for the cameras after she won Best Female Hip-Hop Artist.

"I think highly of all the women nominated in this category. Everybody knows I am a girl's girl, and I just want to say, thank you mama," she said in her acceptance speech, which honored her late parent. "Thank you mama for even putting it in me to want to be a female rapper and putting the work ethic inside of me and the drive and the push."

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Taraji P. Henson

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Red hot! The Empire star hosted the night, and made sure it was one no one would forget.

"Tonight you gonna get 100 percent of our full blackness. I'm going to tell you why. Because this is where we matter, where our Black entertainment matters," she told viewers. "It's 2021 and we are celebrating the year of the Black woman. Period."

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Cardi B

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Oh, baby! The rapper surprised everyone when she stepped on stage in a dazzling Dolce & Gabbana bodysuit and matching tights that featured a sheer panel in the midsection, perfectly framing her baby bump.

The star then confirmed she was pregnant with her and husband Offset's second child on Instagram.

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Queen Latifah

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"Peace — happy Pride!" the superstar shouted after she received the Lifetime Achievement recognition. During her speech, she also gave a sweet nod to her "love," Eboni Nichols.

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