Gabrielle Union Hosts BET Honors At Warner Theatre

by Sophie Pyle · January 17, 2012

Celebs took to the red carpet and the stage at Warner Theatre on Saturday night as Gabrielle Union hosted the 5th Annual BET Honors. Michelle Obama stepped up for the first time ever as a presenter and called on the black community to vote this November. The show will air on BET on February 13.

[Nick Cannon brought son Moroccan on stage after Mariah Carey won the BET Entertainer Award. It was the couple's first appearance since Cannon's kidney surgery]

After the show, which awarded legends like Mariah Carey, Maya Angelou and Stevie Wonder, guests retreated to a blow-out after-party at the National Portrait Museum and The Park At Fourteenth.

Spotted at the show: Michelle ObamaGabrielle UnionStevie WonderMaya AngelouJennifer HudsonMariah CareyNick CannonPatti LaBelleQueen Latifah, Jesse Jackson, Anthony Hamilton, Aretha Franklin, Cicely Tyson, Colin PowellCommonCuba Gooding Jr.Debra L. Lee, India Arie, Rocsi Diaz, Jill Scott, Katerina Graham, Kelly RowlandKevin Liles, Ledisi, Raekwon, Spike LeeTerrence Howard, Tonya Lewis Lee, Willow Smith, Wolf Blitzer and more.

[Aretha Franklin] [Willow Smith] [Stevie Wonder]

[Maya Angelou] [Jennifer Hudson]

[Cuba Gooding Jr.] [Kelly Rowland] [Michelle Williams]

[Anthony Hamilton] [Rocsi Diaz] [Kat Graham]

photos via AP, Getty