The 2009 BET Awards brought out all the stars to honor Michael Jackson. Check out pictures of all your favorite celebrities from the show last night.

It was a non-stop standing ovation for Michael Jackson and his legendary career as host Jamie Foxx and a legion of A-list stars paid tribute to the King of Pop with special performances and emotional testimonials about what Jackson meant to them.

Michael's sister Janet Jackson even made an appearance on behalf of the Jackson family to thank fans for their support (watch video).

And amidst all the touching tributes and stunning performances in honor of MJ, there were a number of awards handed out! Lil Wayne won Best Male Hip-Hop star while Beyonce took home the award for Best Female R&B artist. Other winners included T.I., LeBron James and Alicia Keys. For a full recap of and list of winners, click here.

Check out our favorite photos from the BET Awards below...

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