Yesterday, Samuel L. Jackson took the stage to host the 2012 BET Awards. The Oscar-nominated actor emceed the celebration of music and film with some of the most popular entertainers in the business. SheKnows has the winners and highlights from this year's star-studded show.
This year's event featured a comeback performance from veteran R&B crooner D'Angelo, who made his first TV appearance in 12 years.
He returned to the spotlight with a reprise of his 2000 hit "Untitled (How Does it Feel)" followed by his new single, "Sugar Daddy."
Other memorable moments included the emotional Whitney Houston tribute that brought out Monica, Brandy, Chaka Khan and the late singer's mother and brother Cissy and Gary Houston.
On a lighter note, the evening's funniest moment came courtesy of Jay-Z, who pulled a "Kanye" on Kanye West. When the duo accepted the award for Video of the Year, West began to speak, and Jay-Z quickly interjected, "Excuse me Kanye, I'm gonna let you continue, but..."