Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

BET Networks celebrated Black excellence over the weekend with the eighth annual “The BET Honors” special hosted by television personality, actor and comedian, Wayne Brady. The star-studded night honored five distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of art, music, theater, technology and business. This year’s remarkable honorees included Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, Usher Raymond, John W. Thompson and Kanye West.

Check out a few highlights below:

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 Wayne Brady took the audience back with an old-school hip-hop performance

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Phylicia Rashad accepting her award from Diahann Carroll/Kanye West and Kim Kardashian on the red carpet

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Kanye West performing with Uncle Charlie Wilson

“The BET Honors” 2015 will premiere on Monday, February 23, 2015 a at 9 pm ET and on Saturday, February 28, 2015 on BET’s international network in the UK and Africa.

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