Pearl Thusi. Picture: Twitter.
Artists in the entertainment industry are celebrated and honoured for their contribution in music, sports, television, and movies at the annual BET Awards.
The prestigious ceremony was held in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theatre on Sunday.
While music legend Yvonne Chaka Chaka was honoured among others for her work in the humanitarian sphere, Nomzamo Mbatha and Pearl Thusi were also flying the South African flag high.


The duo brought more glitz and glam to the 2017 BET Awards as Nomzamo was co-host the International Awards stage alongside US model Eva Marcille.
Pearl Thusi was be hosting the Global Glitz and Glam on the red carpet alongside music manager and entrepreneur Johnny Wright
The African stars also dazzled in their African attires.
Here is our breakdown of who wore what.

Yvone Chaka Chaka looked stunning in her dusty pink silky dress. Picture: Twitter.

Nikki Perkins definitely slayed this green velvet dress. Keep it up girl! Picture: Twitter.

Still on that velvet tip, Big Sean looked amazing in this maroon velvet two piece. Males please take note. Picture: Twitter.

It's not likely that Jada Pinkett Smith would disappoint. This black and gold dress looks gorgeous. Picture: Twitter.


Asahd Khaled is not even a year old but is already slaying in Gucci suits, chilling with Gucci Mane. Talk about levels! Picture: Twitter.


Less is more. Karrueche Tran fitted well in this short purple dress. The hair colour also blends very well with the outfit. Picture: Twitter.


Our very own, Nomzamo Mbatha stole the show in her African Couture dress. Keep on dicing us girl, we are your pineapples. Picture: Twitter.