BET honors Charlie Wilson at Awards Show
Certain soulful music will always be timeless. At Sunday’s 2013 BET Awards, groundbreaking R&B legend Charlie Wilson, accepted the Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award and reminded fans that his legacy and skills won’t fade anytime soon.
In what many Twitter followers considered the best part of the show, “Uncle” Charlie took the stage with Pharrell, Justin Timberlake and Snoop Lion to perform “Beautiful.” There were other tribute performances by Jamie Foxx, Stevie Wonder and India.Arie.
Here’s what folks tweeted last night and then make sure not to miss our tribute playlist for the Gap Band star.
Man, Charlie Wilson still sounds amazing.
— JasFly (@JasFly) July 1, 2013
Charlie Wilson is trending right now. Unbelievable. What an honor that was… Thank you #BETAwards for having me.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) July 1, 2013
— Tom Joyner (@TJMShow) July 1, 2013
Charlie Wilson was iLL….I’m still comin down from that high !!! Well Deserved ! #BETAwards
— Mean Joe Preem (@REALDJPREMIER) July 1, 2013
That charlie wilson performance saved the BET awards b
— BaIN (@LimitlessBaIN) July 1, 2013
And JET got into the action of honoring “Uncle Charlie” with this playlist curated by our readers. Turn this up at the next family cookout: