The sexy supermodel worked the red carpet and greeted fans before heading to the arrivals area at the Shrine Auditorium in preparation for the annual showcase.
As for this year’s ceremony, the 2012 BET Awards are being hosted by actor Samuel L. Jackson and will boast performances by Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Chris Brown, 2 Chainz and Big Sean, among many others.
Other prestigious honors to be handed out will go to Al Sharpton for the Humanitarian Award and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly as the Life Achievement Award winner.
Meanwhile, the show will also be offering up a tribute to Whitney Houston delivered by her mother and BET Awards executive producer Stephen Hill described the honor to the Los Angeles Times, saying, “Our Whitney tribute is so right, it’s so classy.”
To check all of the night’s excitement, catch the 2012 BET Awards which air live beginning at 8/7c.