The stars were out and shining at the BET Awards 2013 on Sunday evening. Taking place for the first time at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, many of today’s popular artists grace the red carpet displaying their unique fashion taste in the sweltering California heat.

Entertainers such as Chris Brown, Big Sean, Ne-Yo, and Nelly kept it more casual than dapper. Miguel, Pharrell, T.I., and Snoop Dogg caught eyes with formal looks, while J. Cole, DJ Drama, and comedian Brandon T. Jackson created a buzz throughout social media with a fashion faux pas by wearing the same Versace-inspired sweater (not planned).

2 Chainz, Trinidad James, and French Montana did their best to stand out, as Brandy, Melanie Fiona, Ciara, Eve, Paula Patton, Amber Rose, and Bridget Kelly kept to the summer theme with light vibrant skirts and dresses.

Check the gallery of photos from this year’s BET Awards red carpet below…..

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