Patti LaBelle at BET Awards

Iconic Women in Music Take the Stage at BET Awards

Patti LaBelle at BET Awards

Some of the most legendary women in soul, gospel, and R&B music came out at the BET Awards last night, presenting and performing for an audience of musicians who have grown up listening to them. From Anita Baker to Gladys Knight to lifetime achievement award winner Patti LaBelle, these soulful ladies have paved the way in their genres for younger women to make it in the business. See these superstar singers show the love in these sweet, standout moments from the awards now.

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