Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj And Usher Perform Live At BET Awards 2012 – Video

2 July 2012, 13:42 | Updated: 2 July 2012, 13:51

The artists all took to the stage at the annual event in Los Angeles last night.

Chris Brown's performance at the BET Awards 2012 was one of the stand-out moments of the show.

The R&B star was seen sporting silver body paint on half of his body with a group of male dancers donning a full body paint look as he tore through a medley of his singles.

Arriving on stage amidst a background of green lasers he began with his current Vodafone big Top 40 number one 'Don't Wake Me Up' before a high energy rendition of 'Turn Up The Music' which saw him finish his show with an impressive back-flip.

The singer was also among the big winners on the night taking home Best Male R&B Artist, Entertainer Of The Year and the FANdemonium awards at the event in Los Angeles.

You can view a picture of Chris Brown performing live at the BET Awards 2012 below:

The singer was also seen showing off his new tattoo which took five hours to complete on Friday (29th June) night.

You can watch Chris Brown's performance at the BET Awards 2012 below:

Other performances on the night saw Nicki Minaj take to the stage alongside 2 Chainz for her 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded' track 'Beez In The Trap'.

Check out a picture of Nicki performing live at the event below:

Dressed in a black dress and with her hair in a blonde style – the singer also gave an outing to 'Champion' which was watched closely by the likes of Beyonce.

You can watch Nicki Minaj's performance at the BET Awards 2012 below:

Usher was also amongst the stars who delivered a live performance on the night at the Shrine Auditorium.

The singer delivered a laid back version of his single 'Climax' much to the appreciation of those in attendance.

The American star showed off his impressive vocal range and some of his slickest dance moves in the memorable performance.

You can watch Usher's live set at the BET Awards 2012 below.

Beyonce and Jay-Z were the big winners of the night and Jay even jokingly interrupted a speech from Kanye West in reference to his MTV VMA Taylor Swift rant back in 2009.

You can check out some of the best highlights from the BET Awards by cliking on the round-up gallery below.