6.25.2007

BET Awards ’07 Update

Rap-Up was inside the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles today for media day and rehearsals for the BET Awards ’07. Some things we noticed:

• Erykah Badu will be performing in a tribute to Diana Ross.
• We spotted reserved seats for Lloyd, Pretty Ricky, Stevie Wonder, Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, Solange Knowles, Nick Cannon, Mary Mary, Patti LaBelle, Michael Jordan, Yung Joc, and Fabolous.
• Ludacris is seated one seat away from Patti LaBelle.
• Rihanna is seated behind Nelly.
• Ne-Yo and Fabolous will be performing “Make Me Better.”
• Other performers include Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland, Diddy, Robin Thicke, 50 Cent, Ciara, and T.I.
• Adrienne Bailon of The Cheetah Girls and 3LW pulled up to the Shrine in a new black 5 Series BMW.
• Brian McKnight and Shop Boyz attended media day.

More pictures after the cut.

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Erykah Badu rehearsing for the Diana Ross tribute.

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Seating assignments at the BET Awards ’07.

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Michelle seated next to Solange, of course.

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T.I.P. rehearsing “Big Things Poppin’.”