Lizzo and Mary J Blige among stars on BET Awards blue carpet
Blige was to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award.
Pop star Lizzo and R&B singer Mary J Blige were among the stars pictured on the blue carpet at the 2019 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.
The annual awards show, which celebrates black performers in the entertainment industry, took place in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Actress Regina Hall was on presenting duties while Cardi B and DJ Khaled were among the performers.
Pop star Lizzo, who was also among the nominees, arrived on the blue carpet wearing a brown minidress with statement shoulder pieces and a matching hat.
Blige was to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award by BET and arrived at the ceremony in a floor-length white and silver gown.
The 49-year-old wore her blonde, wavy hair down and completed the look with a diamond ring on her right hand.
British R&B star Ella Mai has enjoyed a breakout year in the US and her self-titled album is up for album of the year.
She stood out from the crowd in a neon two-piece suit, teamed with matching glasses.
Girls Trip star Hall, 48, wore a black minidress with puffy shoulders and had her hair pulled back in a tight ponytail.
As well as hosting for the evening, Hall was nominated for best actress.
Actress and model Karrueche Tran turned heads in a yellow two-piece suit.
She arrived on the carpet with boyfriend Victor Cruz, a Super Bowl-winning former American footballer.