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*The “turned up” 2013 BET Awards, er, ‘scuse us, we mean, BET Awards 2013 is in the books … and here’s a summary.

Chris Brown (and Nicki Minaj) kicked everything off with a medley of hits and Chris Tucker hosted the extravaganza.

As far as the awards go, Drake was nominated for 12 and went home with 3: Best Collaboration with A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar for “Problems”; Video of the Year for “Started From The Bottom”; and the Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award.

Kendrick Lamar beat Drake for Best New Artist and Best Male Hip-Hop Artist. And once again, the Best Female Hip-Hop Artist award went to Nicki Minaj … for the fourth year in a row.

The male and female actor categories were claimed by Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington. Meanwhile, “Think Like a Man” beat out “Beasts of the Southern Wild” and “Django Unchained for Best Movie.”

Performers included Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, R. Kelly, Miguel, India.Arie, Ciara and Kendrick Lamar. Tucker also performed a tribute to Michael Jackson.

Some of the presenters on the show included Angela Bassett, Gabrielle Union, Don Cheadle, Paula Patton and La La Anthony were among the night’s presenters.

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article courtesy of Eurweb.com

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