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Beyoncé accepted the Humanitarian Award, where she encouraged viewers to vote during her speech.
Fresh off the release of their newest album “Ungodly Hour,” Bey’s protégés Chloe and Halle Bailey performed their songs “Forgive Me” and “Do It.”
Fans were blown away by Usher and Summer Walker performing “Come Thru.”
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Others celebrated the fact that the show was simulcast on BET networks and CBS for the first time.
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A tribute to Little Richard from fellow Georgian Wayne Brady had viewers marveling.
The closing performance by Kierra Sheard and her mother, Karen Clark-Sheard of The Clark Sisters, had viewers feeling emotional when they sang the former’s song “Something Has To Break.”
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