The BET Hip Hop Awards are upon us, and before we get to naming off who-won-what, our favorites artists and entertainers are showing their best looks on the red carpet. The coveted annual event will host a series of performers including Young Thug, Gunna, Bia, Lil Jon, Baby Keem, and Isaiah Rashad, but we're sure there will be more to come.

Nelly is slated to be honored at the event where he will be given the "I Am Hip Hop" Award, and the rapper previously stated, “I am honored to receive this award and humbled to be in such great company of past artists who have received this award."

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“We’re excited to once again celebrate all of the many talented artists who have made an undeniable impact on music this past year,” said Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET.

We've managed to snag a few photos from the red carpet and behind the scenes, showing the likes of Young Thug, Gunna, Latto, BIA, Lil Jon, Baby Keem, Trina, Bleu, Erica Banks, Ari Fletcher, and many more enjoying their star-studded evening. Check out a few highlights below and we'll keep you updated on the list of winners next Tuesday, October 5.

Lil Jon

Lil Jon
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Ari Fletcher

Ari Fletcher
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Tigg & GRIP

Tigg, GRIP
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Erica Banks

Erica Banks
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Young Thug & Gunna

Young Thug, Gunna
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Ari Fletcher & DreamDoll

Ari Fletcher, DreamDoll
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Baby Keem

Baby Keem
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BIA

BIA
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Yung Bleu

Yung Bleu
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Remy Ma & Papoose

Remy Ma, Papoose
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Latto

Latto
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Trina

Trina
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