The 5th Annual BET Honors event brought together our favorite celebs to pay tribute to achievements of legends in the fields of music, literature, entertainment, media, service, and education.

Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Maya Angelou, and Spike Lee were among the honorees at last night’s taping at Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C.  Common, Jennifer Hudson, Aretha Franklin, Queen Latifah, Willow Smith, and Jill Scott, were also on hand to salute the honorees.

The night was made extra special with a first-time appearance by First Lady Michelle Obama who was in attendance to introduce poet Maya Angelou.

The special will air during Black History Month on February 13. Take a look at who rocked the red carpet, delivered tributes, and more inside!

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