This past Sunday on June 26, the BET Awards were held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The night was filled with powerful celebrities, touching tributes to the late Prince, and moving award speeches.One of our favorite parts of the night happened before the show even started. Before every awards show, we tune in an hour before to catch all the hottest celebrities in their beautiful gowns and dresses, and this year’s award show was no different.Here’s a look at the best dressed from the 2016 BET Awards.Gabrielle UnionThe “Being Mary Jane” star looked beautiful in this deep red and white gown by Marc Jacobs that featured a crocheted pattern all throughout the dress. Her look was perfectly balanced with a one sleeve design and high slit up to her hips.Janelle MonaeThis cover girl looked like she belonged on the cover of a magazine. Janelle Monae wore a two-piece black and white suit with distinct striped patterns. Her top featured a sexy deep-V that she paired with a 90s inspired gold choker.Jasmine SandersJasmine Sanders looked edgy and chic as she rocked with this long sleeved black and white checkered mini dress. She finished her outfit off with simple black ankle strap heels.Jennia FredriqueBright and bold was the look Jennia Fredrique was going for as she hit the red carpet. He wore a pink chiffon midi length dress with ruched and pleated details throughout the design. She was drawing some Afro-Cuban vibes with her floral headpiece that she created herself.LeToya LuckettThis former Destiny’s Child was red hot in a floor-length gown that featured an upper thigh slit. LeToya’s red gown featured a sexy cutout in the bust and a crossed halter design around the neck.Mayte GarciaMayte Garcia stunned on the red carpet as she showed up to support the tribute for her late ex-husband, Prince. The beauty wore a gorgeous high-neck sheer floral gown that she paired with red peep toe pumps.Meagan GoodMeagan Good was definitely out to show off her enviable curves. Her sexy green gown featured a cutout design that showed off her narrow waist and a daring slit along her thigh. The gown also featured a deep rounded neckline to show off her bust.Rocsi DiazThe former 106 & Park Host ditched the common gown look of the red carpet and opted for a jumpsuit. Rocsi’s black and nude jumpsuit featured an intricate design that drew a lot of the right attention, while the band along the midriff accentuated her narrow waist and hips.Yemi AladeYemi Alade achieved a soft yet dark look when she appeared on the BET red carpet. She wore a black floral ball gown that featured a mesh bodice. This Nigerian singer remained true to her roots by keeping her hair styles in gorgeous Bantu knots.Yvette Nicole BrownThis comedian kept her look simple, stylish, and comfortable for her red carpet appearance. Yvette Nicole Brown wore a simple black t-shirt blouse that she paired with a patterned maxi dress. She kept her jewelry and accessories cohesive by finishing her look with black and gold pieces and a black clutch.All these women killed it on the BET Awards red carpet, and this event was just another reason to take notice of these strong, intelligent, powerful, and beautiful women.