Lil Nas X kisses one of the dancers as he performs during the BET Awards at Microsoft theatre in Los Angeles, California, US, on June 27, 2021. Picture: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
Lil Nas X kisses one of the dancers as he performs during the BET Awards at Microsoft theatre in Los Angeles, California, US, on June 27, 2021. Picture: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

WATCH: Lil Nas X’s performance brings the heat to the BET Awards

By Jamal Grootboom Time of article published Jun 28, 2021

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LIL Nas X, Megan Thee Stallion, Silk Sonic, DaBaby and many more lit up the BET Awards with amazing performances.

As the US is moving towards award shows going back to normal with Covid restrictions being lifted, the BET Awards had stellar performances in front of a packed house.

Kirk Franklin and Lil Baby opened the show with their song We Will which set the mood for the rest of the show.

Megan Thee Stallion walked away with two awards on the night, for “Savage Remix” with Beyoncé and “WAP” with Cardi B, performing her new hit song “Thot Sh*t”.

Lil Nas X took the stage with a steamy performance of “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”.

DaBaby performed “Ball If I Want To” for the first time live.

Silk Sonic once again brought the sultry vibe with “Leave The Door Open”.

In addition, Lil’ Kim, Monie Love, Rapsody and MC Lyte paid tribute to Queen Latifah with a medley of her hits before accepting her lifetime achievement award at the ceremony.

Cardi B joined the Migos on stage for their new song “Type Sh*t”, and used the opportunity to announce that she’s expecting her second child with her husband, Offset.

Tyler, The Creator also took the stage following the release of his new album “Call Me If You Get Lost”, performing “LumberJack” live for the first time.

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