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The 2011 BET Awards took place in Los Angeles last night and the stars were out, including gospel’s best!

Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and Deitrick Haddon paid tribute to tornado victims and also celebrated the music of the late Walter Hawkins by performing “Thank You.”

Later on in the evening Pastor Shirley Caesar paid tribute to her dear friend Patti LaBelle, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Watch the performances if you missed it!

Mary Mary, Deitrick Haddon and Donnie McClurkin

Pastor Shirley Caesar pays tribute to Patti LaBelle, along with Cee-Lo and Marsha Ambrosius

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