The 2012 BET Awards are only two days away and we can't wait!

The annual event is sure to be amazing this year, with Samuel L. Jackson hosting and a spectacular performance lineup that includes Nicki Minaj, Usher and Melanie Fiona -- just to name a few. Plus, word on the street is that Beyoncé and Jay-Z will be attending.

But before that show, it's all about the showstopping looks on the red carpet.

We'll be keeping our eyes peeled for the best- and worst-dressed celebs as they make their way into the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles Sunday night. However in the meantime, we've pulled together a slideshow of the all-time most memorable style moments at BET Awards past.

Over the years we've seen some sensational style stars (Alicia Keys always looks fab) and more then a few fashion fails (Lil' Kim needs a lot of help)--either way they're all unforgettable.

Check out the slideshow below and let us which looks you love most, and check back on Monday to see this year's best red carpet moments.

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  • 2011: Nicki Minaj

  • 2011: Tracee Ellis Ross

  • 2011: Laurie Ann Gibson

  • 2011: Keri Hilson

  • 2011: Diamond

  • 2011: Chris Brown

  • 2011: Rick Ross

  • 2011: Ledisi

  • 2011: Marsha Ambrosius

  • 2011: Big Sean

  • 2011: Patti LaBelle

  • 2011: LaLa Anthony

  • 2011: Gladys Knight

  • 2011: Willow Smith

  • 2011: Mary J. Blige

  • 2011: Kerry Washington

  • 2010: Prince

  • 2010: Nia Long

  • 2010: Carmelo Anthony

  • 2010: Esperanza Spalding

  • 2010: Nicki Minaj

  • 2010: Ashanti

  • 2010: Queen Latifah

  • 2009: Ryan Leslie

  • 2009: Ciara

  • 2009: Keri Hilson

  • 2009: Alicia Keys

  • 2009: Wyclef Jean

  • 2009: Beyonce

  • 2009: Zoe Saldana

  • 2009: Jamie Foxx

  • 2009: Beyonce

  • 2009: Amber Rose and Kanye West

  • 2009: Fonsworth Bentley

  • 2008: Ashanti

  • 2008: Rihanna

  • 2008: Anthony Hamilton

  • 2008: Alicia Keys

  • 2008: Kym Whitley

  • 2008: Nelly

  • 2008; Lauren London

  • 2008: EnVogue

  • 2008: T-Boz and Chilli

  • 2008: Solange Knowles

  • 2008: Gabrielle Union

  • 2007: Ciara

  • 2007: Stevie Wonder

  • 2007: Flava Flav

  • 2007: Eve

  • 2007: Beyonce

  • 2007: Diana Ross and her children