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Nicki Minaj, winner of the best female hip-hop (Credit: Getty Images)

Nicki Minaj, winner of the best female hip-hop artist award backstage at the winner's room at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

BET Awards 2013: Red carpet, show highlights

Celebrities from the worlds of sports, acting and music gathered June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles for the BET Awards, honoring the best rap, hip hop and pop entertainers of the year.

Erykah Badu backstage at the BET Awards at
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Erykah Badu backstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Presenter Meagan Good backstage at the BET Awards
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Presenter Meagan Good backstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Kendrick Lamar backstage with his trophy at the
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Kendrick Lamar backstage with his trophy at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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Actresses Angela Bassett, left, and Gabrielle Union at
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Actresses Angela Bassett, left, and Gabrielle Union at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards at
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R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Actor Don Cheadle, left, presents Miguel with the
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Actor Don Cheadle, left, presents Miguel with the award for best male R&B/pop artist at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Miguel accepts the award for best male R&B/pop
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Miguel accepts the award for best male R&B/pop artist at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Gold medal gymnast Gabrielle Douglas accepts the young
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Gold medal gymnast Gabrielle Douglas accepts the young star award at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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Reality show star Angela Simmons at the preshow
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Reality show star Angela Simmons at the preshow before the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Grammy award winner Melanie Fiona arrives at the
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Grammy award winner Melanie Fiona arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Actress Joyful Drake arrives at the BET Awards
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Actress Joyful Drake arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Rapper Trinidad James arrives at the BET Awards
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Rapper Trinidad James arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

India.Arie arrives at the BET Awards at the
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India.Arie arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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Actor Richard Roundtree arrives at the BET Awards
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Actor Richard Roundtree arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Recording artist Adrienne Bailon arrives at the BET
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Recording artist Adrienne Bailon arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Bobby Brown arrives at the BET Awards at
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Bobby Brown arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Actress Regina Hall arrives at the BET Awards
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Actress Regina Hall arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Host Bow Wow on the red carpet before
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Host Bow Wow on the red carpet before the BET Awards at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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Claudia Jordan arrives at the BET Awards at
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Claudia Jordan arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Don Cheadle and his partner, actress Bridgid Coulter,
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Don Cheadle and his partner, actress Bridgid Coulter, arrive at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Actress Gabrielle Union arrives at the BET Awards
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Actress Gabrielle Union arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Nick Cannon, left, and James Cannon arrive at
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Nick Cannon, left, and James Cannon arrive at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Judge Mathis and Linda Reese arrive at the
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Judge Mathis and Linda Reese arrive at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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Boy band Mindless Behavior arrives for the 2013
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Boy band Mindless Behavior arrives for the 2013 BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Ne-Yo, left, and Monyetta Shaw arrive at the
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Ne-Yo, left, and Monyetta Shaw arrive at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Naya Rivera arrives at the BET Awards at
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Naya Rivera arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Nelly arrives at the BET Awards at the
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Nelly arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Rapper Wiz Khalifa and model Amber Rose kiss
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Rapper Wiz Khalifa and model Amber Rose kiss on the red carpet at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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Gymnast Gabby Douglas arrives at the BET Awards
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Gymnast Gabby Douglas arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Tatyana Ali arrives at the BET Awards at
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Tatyana Ali arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Boris Kodjoe arrives at the BET Awards at
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Boris Kodjoe arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Actress Quvenzhane Wallis arrives at the BET Awards
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Actress Quvenzhane Wallis arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Lil' Mama arrives at the BET Awards at
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Lil' Mama arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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Actress Sanaa Lathan arrives at the BET Awards
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Actress Sanaa Lathan arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

B.o.B arrives at the BET Awards at the
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B.o.B arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

2 Chainz arrives at the BET Awards at
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2 Chainz arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Terrence Howard arrives at the BET Awards at
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Terrence Howard arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Neil Portnow, president of the National Academy of
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Neil Portnow, president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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Future, left, and Ciara arrive at the BET
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Future, left, and Ciara arrive at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Janelle Monae arrives at the BET Awards at
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Janelle Monae arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Former WNBA star Lisa Leslie arrives at the
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Former WNBA star Lisa Leslie arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Michelle Williams arrives at the BET Awards at
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Michelle Williams arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

Chris Brown and Sevyn Streeter, right, arrive at
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Chris Brown and Sevyn Streeter, right, arrive at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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Kenya Moore arrives at the BET Awards at
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Kenya Moore arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (June 30, 2013)

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