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The 2017 ESSENCE Festival performer nabbed the Centric Award for her single "Cranes in the Sky" and shouted out other nominees as she took the stage.  

Jun, 25, 2017

Sunday night, singer 2017 ESSENCE Festival performer Solange Knowles nabbed the Centric Award at the 2017 BET Awards.

Nominated for a number of awards, Solange took home the Centric Award for "Cranes in the Sky" and shouted out the nominees and a few other talented ladies.

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"I want to thank the universe for aligning the stars for me to get this award," she told the audience after taking the stage, going on to shout out her husband, son, and all of the people who helped with the video, adding artists SZA, Kehlani, Syd, and Kelela to the mix.

Fans took to Twitter to celebrate the singer, acknowledging her hard work and talent.

The singer earned four nominations at this year's BET Awards including nods for Video of the Year, Best Female R&B/Pop Star, and Album of the Year.

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