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Anthony Anderson & Janelle Monae Flash Butt Cheeks for Prince Tributes at BET Awards 2016

Anthony Anderson shows off his butt cheeks during a mini-tribute to the late artist Prince at the 2016 BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (June 26) in Los Angeles.

The show’s host came out in a play on one of Prince‘s classic outfits – his “butt suit” – after Janelle Monae‘s Prince tribute performance. Be sure to watch Janelle’s performance if you missed it!

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Janelle also wore her own version of the butt suit during her performance.

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Janelle Monae's Performs Prince Tribute at BET Awards 2016 - Watch Now!

Janelle Monae performs a tribute to the late artist Prince at the 2016 BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (June 26) in Los Angeles.

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.

Check out the winners list from the show if you missed it!

Click inside to watch Janelle Monae’s performance at the BET Awards… More Here! »

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Janelle Monae Goes Chic in Stripes for BET Awards 2016

Janelle Monae rocks stripes on the red carpet at the 2016 BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (June 26) in Los Angeles.

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.

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Kelly Rowland & Janelle Monae Show Their Support for Jidenna

Kelly Rowland looks lovely in orange while attending Jidenna‘s Long Live The Chief album listening party on Thursday evening (June 24) at the Blind Dragon in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 35-year-old singer was joined at the event by her friend Janelle Monae, who acted as a host alongside LA Reid.

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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.

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Miranda Kerr & Evan Spiegel Couple Up at State Dinner!

Miranda Kerr and her boyfriend Evan Spiegel make a grand entrance together at the state dinner held at the White House on Friday night (May 13) in Washington, D.C.

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.

Music stars Common, Janelle Monae, and Jidenna were all at the event as well.

Miranda posted a selfie of herself and Evan on Instagram with the caption, “❤️🇺🇸❤️.”

A photo posted by Miranda (@mirandakerr) on

FYI: Janelle is carrying a Swarovski clutch.

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Taraji P. Henson & Octavia Spencer Wear Period Costumes on 'Hidden Figures' Set

Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer get into costume while filming scenes for their movie Hidden Figures on Monday (March 28) in Atlanta, Ga.

The ladies were joined on set that day by their co-stars Janelle Monae and Mahershala Ali.

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.

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Kelly Clarkson, Lea Michele & More Team Up For Michelle Obama's 'This Is For My Girls'

Michelle Obama and legendary songwriter Diane Warren teamed up to create the ultimate girl power anthem “This Is For My Girls” and got some pretty famous ladies to join up for the vocals.

Singers including Missy Elliott, Kelly Clarkson, Zendaya, Kelly Rowland, Lea Michele, Janelle Monae, Jadagrace and Chloe & Halle all lent their voices to the inspiring song.

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
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