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16 Moments You Missed At The 2013 BET Awards

Watches broke, everyone had on the same Versace, and some genuinely beautiful performances happened. And a poodle, a poodle happened.

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4. BET let Chris Brown open the show because apparently people still care about him.

Nicki Minaj killed it, though.

6. 2 Chainz performed "Fuckin' Problems" with A$AP Rocky and Kendrick Lamar.

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Or he auditioned for the role of swamp thing in the next Men in Black movie? Still not sure.

7. Mariah Carey tried to lip-synch her way out of what appeared to be a giant perfume case?

She performed "#Beautiful" with Miguel and we got an unexpected guest verse from Young Jeezy.

8. Robin Thicke performed "Blurred Lines," the rape culture anthem that everyone has criticized him for and people appeared to enjoy it.

10. J. Cole performed "Power Trip" and "Crooked Smile" off his new album.

11. R. Kelly performed an amazing medley of all his hits, including an entire choir singing "Trapped in the Closet." (!!!)

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All while wearing the the actual throne from Game of Thrones.

12. In Jamie Foxx's acceptance speech for best actor, Jamie let us all know that, "We're living in a world of Djangos now."

"We're living in a world of Djangos now. Jay-Z Django, Kanye Django, 2Chainz Django, J. Cole Django." Still trying to figure out what that means...

14. BET gave a rare dancehall tribute by inviting some of the most sampled dancehall artists to perform.

Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Dawn Penn, and Chaka Demus & Pliers were all there. Nicki Minaj could be seen in the audience getting it on and showing her Trini roots.

16. But the moment of the night was definitely the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award to the legendary Charlie Wilson.

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India Arie, Jamie Foxx, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake, and even Charlie Wilson himself took the stage for an amazing tribute.