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We’re days away before the 2015 BET Awards kick-off on Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater. Launching the festivities, Debra Lee held her annual Pre-BET Awards dinner, bringing out Eva Marcille, Sevyn Streeter, Tracee Ellis Ross, Queen Latifah, Cynthia Bailey, Peter Thomas and more. Peep the red carpet pics inside….

The 2015 BET Awards festivities have officially kicked off in Hollywood, starting with BET’s head honcho Debra Lee’s annual Pre-BET Awards dinner held at Sunset Tower Hotel last night.

Tracee Ellis Ross gave us life as usual. The BET Awards 2015 host rocked an eye catching Veronique Leroy dress with an American Apparel bralette, stark white Louboutin pumps, and a Judith Leiber clutch. And chick knows hw to spot a timeless style, because she rocked the same earrings she wore to hero prom!

Model/actress Eva Marcille was styling on the carpet in a purple crop top accentuated with cape, paired with black high-waisted pants. The “Top Model” chick will be attending the BET Experience “Hip Hop in Heels” session at the Love Healthy Lounge and Wellness Pavilion on Saturday.

Bessie actress Queen Latifah hit the carpet alongside Flavor Unit CEO Shakim Compere. Following her stellar performance in the HBO biopic, Queen is gearing up to star in Sony’s faith-based drama Miracles From Heaven. Meagan Good’s hubby DeVon Franklin and Bishop T.D. Jakes are set to produce the film. It’s expected to premiere a week before the Easter holiday, March 18, 2016.

Following cheating accusations after a video of Peter Thomas acting inappropriately with a female patron of his bar surfaced, “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Cynthia Bailey is still sticking by her man. The reality star and her husband were all smiles on the carpet.

After attending Justine Skye’s ‘Emotionally Unavailable’ record release a few days ago, “I Want You” singer Luke James hit the carpet in a laid back look.

Sexy “The Game” star Hosea Chanchez got dapper for last night’s event.

BET HCIC (Head Chick In Charge) Debra Lee was the hostess with the mostest in a cute white flare frock.

Girlfriends’ Getaway star Garcelle Beauvais kept it simple, yet sexy, in a black long sleeve asymmetric hem dress paired with white heels. The sequel to the TV One original movie premiered at the 2015 American Black Film Festival last weekend. Peep those pics HERE.

“Mike & Molly” actress Holly Robinson Peete posed it up alongside her husband Rodney Peete on the carpet. The couple celebrated 20 years of marital bliss last week. Congrats!

“It Kills Me” singer Melanie Fiona strutted her stuff in a stylish white jumpsuit. Cute look.

Raptress MC Lyte rocked a black leather zipper look for the dinner reception.

Soul songstress Goapele slayed in a black lace gown. Hot.

Inside…

R&B songstress Sevyn Streeter made her rounds with a few YBF celebs during the dinner party:

“black•ish” star and this year’s BET Awards co-host Tracee Ellis Ross was in attendance.

The R&B singer didn’t “kill the fun” as she snapped it up with Luke, Garcelle, BET exec Stephen Grant Hill and “Power” star/singer Rotimi.

Rotimi snagged a shot with Queen and “Love & Hip Hop” mastermind Mona Scott-Young.

And Garcelle made her rounds snapping “us-ies” with Eva, Queen and R&B singer Kenny Lattimore. Fun times.

Don’t forget to keep it locked to TheYBF.com and @TheYBFDaily’s Instagram for more pre-awards festivities and our coverage of the 2015 BET Awards this Sunday.

Photos: Splash/Sevyn’s IG/Rotimi’s IG/Garcelle’s IG/Tracee’s IG

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