Every year the BET Awards pay tribute to our musical legends and the 2018 BET Awards honored legendary singer Anita Baker, who was the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, on Sunday.
Jamie Foxx, Marsha Ambrosius, Ledisi and Yolanda Adams performed Bakers’ classic hits at the show and sang the roof off Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater.
Check out some of the performances from her tribute.
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Check out Bakers’ acceptance speech below.
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Teddy is a multimedia journalist who serves as the culture and political writer for EBONY. His work has appeared in NBC's Owned and Operated stations, as well as DNAInfo, which covered local neighborhood news in New York City. He received his Masters in Journalism from the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY in 2017.