Our favorite stars flocked to Hollywood for Black entertainment’s biggest night of the year – the 2012 BET Awards!

ESSENCE Music Festival performer D’Angelo made a soulful comeback, singing his hit “How Does it Feel” and introducing some new music. Melanie Fiona, Usher and more hit the stage with major performances. Gospel great Cissy Houston also paied tribute to her late daughter, Whitney Houston.

See how Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kanye West and more celebrated the evening.

Don’t forget to join our live conversation about the show on Twitter. See you there!

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