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.


Erykah Badu rehearsing for the Diana Ross tribute.


Seating assignments at the BET Awards ’07.


Michelle seated next to Solange, of course.


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