Brady’s tribute to Little Richard was followed by the BET Awards’ in memoriam montage, which honored Ashley “Ms. Minnie” Ross, Andre Harrell, Juice Wrld, Betty Wright, Roger Maywather, Jessye Norman, Ja’net Dubois, Nikita Pearl Waligwa, Georgory, Tyree Boyce, Huey, Jas Waters, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Rep. Jon Conyers, Pernell Whitaker, Chris Cotton, Ellis Marsalis Jr., Pop Smoke, Rev. Joseph Lowery, Esther Scott. B. Smith, Diahann Carroll, Willie Lewis Brown Jr. Bill Withers, Timothy Brown and John Witherspoon.
Little Richard wasn’t the only icon to receive a moving tribute during Sunday night’s show. Jennifer Hudson took the virtual stage to honor Aretha Franklin and Lil Wayne paid tribute to Kobe Bryant.
Watch every performance from the 2020 BET Awards here.