The Wins And Fails Of The 2014 BET Awards


/ June 30, 2014


Missy’s surprise cameo during Pharrell’s “Come Get It Bae” performance The nostalgic double dutch moment during Pharrell’s performance Chris Rock addressing the Solange / Jay Z elevator moment: “Jay’s a businessman now. He can’t just go punching girls in the face. He’s got a meeting with Nabisco in the morning.” August Alsina’s tearful acceptance speech for Best New Artist Chris Rock introducing Chris Brown’s set with: “He just signed a new deal. Too bad it was a plea deal.” CHRIS BROWN’S NAE NAE Jhene Aiko performing with John Legend on the keys Chris Rock’s segment with white people at the Monster Truck rally Usher’s medley of hits, reminding us of his classics Kevin Hart crashing Kerry Washington’s presentation Chris Rock handing out Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles The August Alsina, Trey Songz and Chris Brown performance trifecta “At some point you are going to say these three words, I love you, to someone. And you what? I got you!” -Lionel Richie during his tribute Nicki Minaj’s epically shady acceptance speech, declaring that she writes her own rhymes Lil Wayne’s daughter Reginae speaking on his behalf when Young Money won best group The throwback reunion of Troop, Color Me Badd and Silk Chris Rock’s relentless Rick Ross jokes (“Rick Ross gon’ be the first rapper to die of breast cancer.”)


Rick Ross, not being able to take a joke, tweeting that Chris Rock is “washed up” Zendaya Coleman’s tomboy gown get-up Jeremy Meek, aka Felon Bae, making the Summer Jam BET screen. He made it? Keke Palmer’s gold armor outfit Robin Thicke’s orange is the new black tan look while stalking serenading Paula Patton on stage The long “dress” shirt trend on guys. See: Lil Wayne, Chris Brown Usher refusing to give up the raccoon hat thing The Lionel “Ritchie” spelling error

Lil Wayne breaking the mic The Beyonce and Jay Z fake-out YouTube closing performance