Janelle also wore her own version of the butt suit during her performance.
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The 30-year-old entertainer performed some of Prince’s greatest hits including “Delirious,” “Kiss,” “Pop Life” and “I Would Die for You.” Janelle had the audience standing and dancing during her electric and amazing performance! Watch the video below.
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The 30-year-old entertainer will perform a tribute to the late artist Prince later this evening during the show. Sheila E., The Roots, D’Angelo, and Stevie Wonder will also participate in the tribute.
Tune into the 2016 BET Awards right now – they’re on the air until 11:30 pm EST! Black-ish‘s Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson are hosting the big show and Beyonce just performed the opening number.
FYI: Janelle is wearing a Jennifer Fisher choker.
FYI: Janelle is wearing a sass & bide outfit with Brian Atwood shoes and Le Vian jewelry.
After the event, Jidenna took to his Instagram to share his gratefulness for the event.
“Last nights listening session was nothing short of amazing. Thank you #ToyotaShowcase for helping us create such a memorable event. #LongLiveTheChief #LetsGoPlaces,” he captioned an image alongside Janelle.
The 33-year-old model and 25-year-old Snapchat CEO were just some of the stars to attend the dinner in honor of the President of Finland and the Prime Ministers of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland.
Miranda posted a selfie of herself and Evan on Instagram with the caption, “❤️🇺🇸❤️.”
FYI: Janelle is carrying a Swarovski clutch.
Hidden Figures is “about a group of black women who provided NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program’s first successful space missions,” according to THR.
The movie is set to be released on January 13, 2017, which is timed to the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.
The track is inspired by Michelle‘s Let Girls Learn initiative and the 62 million girls around the world who do not have access to education. Proceeds from the song will go to the Peace Corps Let Girls Learn Fund, thanks to the featured artists all waiving royalties and fees.
Listen to Missy Elliot‘s entire verse here…
Missy Elliot’s “This is For My Girls” Verse