Every year since 2008, BET has set aside a day during February, national Black History Month, to pay tribute to the achievements of African-American luminaries, both in and out of the entertainment industry.
2014 BET Honors
, hosted by
Wayne Brady, were presented to
Carrie Mae Weems
(Visual Arts). The ceremony also included musical performances from
Karen Clark Sheard
The 2014 Honors included many notable moments and luckily, BET documented several of them on
. Take a look at some of the highlights below.
Who wouldn't take a selfie with Smokey Robinson, if given the opportunity?
Things got a little intense for Wayne Brady.
The brilliant mind behind Motown gives easily the best quote of the night.
Ice Cube and Aretha Franklin share a special moment.
Aretha Franklin's granddaughter, Victorie Franklin, performs a tribute to her grandmother.