Nicki Minaj brings her mom on stage to thank her at The 2015 BET Awards
The Truffle Butter hitmaker accepted the award for Best Female Hip Hop Artist at the award show held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
She later took home one of the biggest prizes of the night, the Coca Cola Viewers Choice Award, but had to ask Zendaya, who presented the award, what the actual category was.
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ended her acceptance speech with a positive message to all her fans.
Nicki along with Chris Brownare the most nominated performers, with six nods apiece, making them the artists to beat across board in the music categories.
Good night: Nicki won for best female hip hop artist and the Coca cola viewers' choice award
P. Diddy made his first public appearance since his arrest earlier in the week on Monday for an altercation with his son's college football coach.
But his return to the limelight may have not gone as expected as he took a tumble during his performance.
The 45 year old rapper was joined by several artists on his Bad Boy Records company to celebrate the 20th anniversary for the label but took an unexpected fall in the middle of the stage show.
He was also joined on stage by several rappers and singers from the label including: Mase, 112, Lil Kim, Faith Evans and even Khloe Kardashian's on/off beau French Montana
While performing hit track It's All About The Benjamins (Remix), Diddy jaunted across the stage to make way for rapper Jadakiss when he fell straight on his backside due to a hole on the platform. He did make a quick recovery as he got up and continued with the medley.
That was not his only flub of the night as he stumbled on his words while presenting legendary crooner Smokey Robinson with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The I'll Be Missing You hitmaker flubbed up the words andapologizedto the crowd saying he was 'nervous' due to celebrating 20 years of Bad Boy.
After gathering himself, the rapper real name Sean Combs asked production to bring the teleprompter back to the beginning of thespeech because he wanted to 'do it right for Smokey'.
Chris Brown was busy throughout the event as well as he performed a medley of hits in the first hour of the award show. The 26 year old crooner opened up with his new track liquor.
The music stopped abruptly as he performed hit Ayo and brought out Kylie Jenner's rumoured boyfriend Tyga before Omarion came out to close the performance with Post To Be.
Of course there is always drama with any awards show, which often forces celebrities with longstanding rivalries and / or romantic histories to interact as they celebrate the best and brightest in their industries.
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Rihanna spent most of her time enjoying
the show from the crowd but toward the end of the show, she got on stage to introduce a short clip from her upcoming music video
And this year, which marks the 15th annual BET Awards ceremony, is no different as Brown will most likely encounter his ex Rihanna who was nominated for Best Female R / Pop Artist.
At one point during Chris's performance the 27 year old beauty from Barbados was spotted singing along to his latest hit with Omarion.
Brown took home the prize as a solo artist for best male R artist as she was also nominated for his collaborations with Lil Wayne and Tyga, and with Usher and converse εσπαντριγιες
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the most part, but toward the end of the show she hit the stage to introduce a short, minute long clip from her upcoming music video for B Better Have My Money.
Tribute: Ciara was one of the three stars that attempted to recreate some of Janet's most iconic moves
Janet Jackson had one of the most memorable appearance during the award show as she received the inaugural Ultimate
Icon: Music Dance Visual award.
Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis were the presenters who introduced a video package that was then followed by live re creations of her iconic dance routines from Ciara, Jason Derulo and Tinashe.
During her speech, the 49 year old singer concluded with a special message to her fans as she said: 'I've missed you so much and I love you so much. Thank you. Thank you BET.'
Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the annual event that honours entertainers across a variety of genres and mediums at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.
The 44 year old actor and 42 year old actress hit the stage after the opening of the show to perform a song and dance number while dressed in full body leotards.
Incredible: Tori Kelly rocked the stage as she performed following the release of her latest album
Anthony's was entirely black white Tracee wore patterned blue and white while hooked up to a rig as she performed some hilarious aerial acrobatics while performing the tune.