Beyoncé, Cassie and Alicia Keys: See What the BET Awards Red Carpet Looked Like 10 Years Ago

Take a look back at the glamorous fashion from nearly a decade ago

By Cydney Contreras Jun 21, 2019 11:00 AMTags
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Talk about a blast from the past!

The 2019 BET Awards are quickly coming up, with star-studded performances by LizzoCardi B and more. As for the awards, Cardi B is taking center-stage with an impressive seven nominations, followed by Drake, who has five nods. 

In the movie and television categories, some familiar faces are making an appearance, including 2009 nominee Taraji P. Henson

But there are some new faces too, including Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X. The two stars will take the stage to perform their mega-popular song "Old Town Road," which has earned them recognition in both the country music and rap communities. Moreover, the popular song has been a fixture in the no. 1 spot of the top 100 charts for over nine weeks. 

So it's safe to say that a lot has changed in the past 10 years.

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The 2019 BET Awards will air on Sunday, June 23 at 8 p.m., but until then you can get your fill of red carpet moments with a flashback to 2009!

Soulja Boy

The rapper showcases his "Pretty Boy Swag" during the red carpet appearance. 

Tyra Banks

Business casual, but make it fashion.

Sean Kingston

It's safe to say that all the "Beautiful Girls" were fangirling over the star.


Fans are still "Crazy In Love" with this stunning red carpet ensemble.


It's hard to believe that this star would be telling a woman "Let Me Love You" when he is wearing a look as fresh as this. 


Between "Me & U" the singer's edgy haircut is one of the best style moments from 2009. 


There's not "1 Thing" we would change about this red carpet ensemble.


The singer takes it a "Level Up" with this stunning, figure-hugging dress. 

Alicia Keys

This shimmering ensemble has everyone yelling, "This girl is on fire!"

Adrienne Bailon

This Cheetah Sister looks fiercer than ever in a blue cocktail dress.

Arsenio Hall & Arsenio Hall Jr.

This father-son duo had people seeing double.

Keri Hilson

The singer lets everyone know how to do the "Pretty Girl Rock" in this glamorous dress.

Taraji P. Henson

As always, the actress proves she knows What Men Want.

Tyrese Gibson

Trés chic! The Fast and the Furious star looks handsome in a fitted suit. 

Meagan Good

It must feel good to look as chic as this.

Amber Rose & Kanye West

In a true blast from the past, the rapper and Instagram model walk the carpet together.

LaLa & Carmelo Anthony

The basketball player and his wife score a slam dunk with their red carpet moment. 

Kid Cudi

The "Day n' Nite" rapper brings the peace to the red carpet.


From the red carpet to the White House, this star is ready for any photo op.

Ray J

The rapper makes a charming appearance on the red carpet.

Keke Palmer

This star is a true (jackson) style icon. 

Paula Patton

Leopard print truly never goes out of style.

Niecy Nash

The Claws star wears a golden outfit that makes her stand out on the red carpet.

Zoe Saldana

No wonder she's a Guardian of the Galaxy, because there is no one more fierce than Zoe. 

Real Housewives of Atlanta Cast

A lot can change in ten years, including this show's lineup of women.