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The 2015 BET Awards invaded the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Co-hosted by actor-comedian Anthony Anderson and actress Tracee Ellis Ross, the 15th anniversary show featured memorable performances by Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, The Weeknd, Meek Mill and Big Sean, plus tributes to pop icon Janet Jackson, the legendary Smokey Robinson, and a special Bad Boy Records reunion with Puff Daddy, Ma$e, Faith Evans, Lil’ Kim and more.

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The three-hour and 48-minute telecast was kicked off by Kendrick Lamar, who delivered a powerful performance of To Pimp a Butterfly‘s “Alright,” while jumping on top of police cruisers. Janelle Monáe and her Wondaland protégé Jidenna kept the energy coming with “Yoga” and “Classic Man,” while Chris Brown, Tyga and Omarion has ladies screaming to their medley of “Liqour” (Brown’s new single), “Ayo” and “Post To Be.”

Before winning the BET Centric Award later in the night, The Weeknd performing his single “The Hills” for the first-time on live television, before being joined by Alicia Keys for a beautiful rendition of “Earned It.”

The most anticipated moment of the night soon followed, as Bad Boy Records celebrated their 20-year anniversary with a reunion. Lead by Puff Daddy, past and present artists of the music label including Ma$e, Faith Evans, 112, French Montana, The LOX and Lil’ Kim all touched the stage to perform past classics and new hits. Pharrell Williams would join the man now known as Diddy, closing the set with a new untitled record, presumably off the Bad Boy mogul’s MMM solo album.

Diddy returned soon after, to present Smokey Robinson with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The legendary singer/songwriter was honored for his six-decade career by the trio of Robin Thicke (“Ooo Baby Baby”), Ne-Yo (“Tears of a Clown”) and Tori Kelly (“Who’s Loving You”), who also covered classics from the 75-year-old Robinson.

The second tribute of the night was for Janet Jackson, who received the first-ever Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award. The pop icon was honored with an electric dance show by Tinashe, Jason Derulo and Ciara to her classic “Rhythm Nation.” “Twenty-five years ago, we created ‘Rhythm Nation’ hoping the world would be a better place. But there’s even more to be done,” said the 49-year-old, who was presented the award by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.

Meek Mill with girlfriend Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown (“Monster,” “All Eyes On You”), Big Sean and E-40 (“One Man Can Change the World,” “Blessings,” “IDFWU”), Fetty Wap (“Trap Queen”), Silento, Anthony Hamilton and Gary Clark Jr., K. Michelle and Tamar Braxton with Patti LaBelle were other performers that hit the stage.

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Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Click the next page for Janelle Monáe and Jidenna – “Yoga” and “Classic Man”