EXCLUSIVE: Inside Debra Lee's Star-Studded Pre-BET Awards Dinner

BET CEO Debra Lee welcomed some of the industry's biggest stars Saturday night in Hollywood at her second annual 'PRE' dinner. The Game's Wendy Raquel Robinson and Jay Ellis hosted the festivities. Stars like Russell Simmons, Ludacris, Holly Robinson Peete, and more were on hand to celebrate, while Jazmine Sullivan and Jhené Aiko performed. Lee also paid tribute to fallen legends Dr. Maya Angelou and Ruby Dee.

Britni Danielle Jun, 29, 2014

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Elle Varner, Eudoxie Agnan, LeToya Luckett and Ashanti attend Debra Lee's "PRE" dinner at Milk Studios, Los Angeles.

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Ashanti and Regina King are all smiles at Debra Lee's 'PRE' Dinner.

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All glammed up! Shaun Robinson and Zendaya attend Debra Lee's "PRE" dinner at Milk Studios. Los Angeles.

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The Game's Wendy Raquel Robinson and oh-so-dreamy Leon attend Debra Lee's "PRE" dinner at Milk Studios. Los Angeles.

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Keke Palmer was a bombshell in blue at Debra Lee's 'PRE' dinner.

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Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete attend Debra Lee's "PRE" dinner.

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Russell Simmons and Ludacris attend Debra Lee's "PRE" dinner at Milk Studios. Los Angeles.

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Angela Simmons and Being Mary Jane star Stephen Bishop attend Debra Lee's "PRE" dinner at Milk Studios. Los Angeles.

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BET CEO Debra Lee welcomes Ashanti to her "PRE" dinner at Milk Studios, Los Angeles.

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Russell Simmons and Michelle Williams attend Debra Lee's "PRE" dinner at Milk Studios. Los Angeles.

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Being Mary Jane star Raven Goodwin and Raising Whitley's Kim Whitley attend Debra Lee's "PRE" dinner at Milk Studios. Los Angeles.

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Debra Lee welcomes guests to her "PRE" dinner.

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Guests enjoyed a dinner of grilled shrimp and blackened filet mignon.

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Jazmine Sullivan wows the crowd at Debra Lee's 'PRE' Dinner.

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Tristan Wilds and Naturi Naughton attend Debra Lee's 'PRE' Dinner.

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Singer Jhené Aiko performs at Debra Lee's'PRE' Dinner.

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Debra Lee welcomes Diggy Simmons and Rev Run to her annual 'PRE' Dinner.