Megan Thee Stallion and Lil Nas X among stars on BET Awards red carpet

The ceremony returned with an in-person event in Los Angeles.
Megan Thee Stallion and Lil Nas X among stars on BET Awards red carpet

By Keiran Southern, PA Los Angeles Correspondent

Megan Thee Stallion and Lil Nas X were among the stars walking the red carpet ahead of the 2021 BET Awards.

The ceremony took place at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, a year after going virtual at the height of the pandemic.

Here are some of the best looks from the red carpet:

2021 BET Awards – Arrivals
Megan Thee Stallion, a winner and performer on the night, turned heads at the BET Awards. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

2021 BET Awards – Arrivals
Superstar rapper Lil Nas X (22) arrived at the event in a typically flamboyant outfit. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

2021 BET Awards – Arrivals
Host for the evening Taraji P Henson wore a colourful floor-length gown split to the thigh. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

2021 BET Awards – Arrivals
Singer-songwriter H.E.R. teamed a black blazer with matching see-through trousers. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

2021 BET Awards – Arrivals
Summer Walker, the Atlanta-born singer-songwriter, wore a figure-hugging light-coloured dress on the carpet. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

2021 BET Awards – Arrivals
Jennifer Hudson wore head-to-toe Dolce & Gabbana at the BET Awards. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

2021 BET Awards – Arrivals
Queen Latifah attended the ceremony and was recognised with the lifetime achievement award. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

2021 BET Awards – Arrivals
Pop star Ciara sparkled in a silver catsuit in Los Angeles. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

2021 BET Awards – Arrivals
Rapper Saweetie wore a Dolce & Gabbana gown  at the BET Awards. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

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