Beyonce's Heavy Metal Night at the BET Awards

06/27/2007 at 01:00 PM ET

Jim Ruymen /Landov; Mario Anzuoni / reuters

No, Beyonce hasn’t turned into a rocker, but she did go for metallic in a big (and weighty) way at last night’s BET Awards in Los Angeles. She hit the red carpet in a stunning one of a kind crystal gown from Dolce & Gabbana, topped with a metal corset belt that an insider tells PEOPLE “weighs a million pounds!” She then changed into full C3P0 robot mode for a performance of her hit song “Get Me Bodied” — eventually, the robot shell came off to reveal a metal bra-let and mirrored gold leggings that seemed to be a little bit easier for booty-shaking. And Beyonce added a little bit more metal by the end of the night. The singer won two trophies for best R&B Female and Video of the Year, for her single, “Irreplaceable”.

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Anonymous on

The future is here!

claudia on

I love beyonce, but what was she thinking? those outfits are horrible, the robot thing makes looks just too big, with all the millions she has she could come up with something better than that.

hope on

I hope that Beyonce finds a new stylist because she has been sporting the metallic look forever. Do something new!

KD on

I think Beyonce has been watching too much Star Wars and Anime lately.

I like the look though. Its fun and different.:)

Over on

This would be amazing- accept for the fact that Beyonce COPIED this act from Kylie Minogue!!
Kylie did this act first on her tour 5 years ago!!

see here at the link on

Kerry on

B DAZZLE!! That says it all!

yen on

¡¡¡¡this is too much,she just ruined a trend!!!!!!


Elda on

the gown looks more like a costume for a Star War’s party alright!! he he he!! i don’t care for celebs who promote or wear dead animals for their clothes line.

Tammy on

She looks Tackyyyyyy!!!…..She over did it!!!

rashundra. on

OMG. it’s not like she went out to Target with a robot suit on. It was for a performance, just like when Britney Spears held a snake for HER performance. GEE WHIZ!

alia on

Yeah, the metal thing is getting old….but I’m going to her concert this summer and i can’t wait!!:)

Shana on

I love Beyonce!!!!! She is the most beautiful woman in the world. I love her in the dress on the left. She always manages to look so sleek and sophisticated. I think the metal ensemble was a bit much, but the bra-and-leggings underneath was very sexy. Go Beyonce!

Tina on


loved it on

loved it, she looked really good,but she should be more original next time, Kylie Minogue did already do that little number. but whatever, both ladies looked fab doing it.

FH on

Wow… I checked out Kylie’s act as OVER suggested. Beyonce did completely rip this idea off of her. Nearly identical, except Kylie’s suit was far cooler, 5 years ago too.

So over Beyonce. You can sing girl, but you need lessons from Madonna on how to reinvent yourself to stay fresh… your act is old and tired.

meg on

Good Lord! I just threw up in my mouth a little.

erica on

With all that tacky sparkle, I think she is going to be a disco ball in her next life.

Josie on

Beyonce, I love you but you’re over doing it again!!! Keep it simple and classy…

k on

yes but the robot costume makes her looks absolutely ridiculous rashundra!! …come on you cant seriously think that she looks sexy or even good while dressed as a robot!…i agree with Hope..beyonce is ALWAYS wearing metallics…its time for a change!

Amy B on

It looks like a Janet or Michael Jackson outfit. The look on her face it hilarous – tryin to look so sexy in that goofy lookin outfit. That could have been done A LOT better. (i think)

BeBe on

Beyonce’s “red carpet” outfit looks overdone especially with the BIG belt.She already has
too many glitz on her dress she doesn’t need a
belt to overdo it. Also, her robot outfit looks
too shiny. I think she should get rid of
metallics in her wardrobe.Too much sparkle
blinds the eye.

Beyonce keeping it simple is the way to go!

Ashley on

She didn’t wear the robo-suit during the whole performance. She just came out in it and then she revealed her outfit. Her performance stood out from the others that night and I think that’s what she wanted. And if your over Beyonce, why click on posts about her and comment? If I didn’t like a particular celeb then I would stay far far away!

victoria on

SHE’S FANTASTIC and she didn’t copy from KYLIE MINOUGE cause there are many artist that did the robot thing oR WTF


wassan on

Oh my god. . . ! o_O

Emilee ♥ on

Beyonce’s red carpet dress is sorta pretty, but she’s been over doing it on the metallics, it seems that’s all she wears. She’s still pulling clothes out of her “Dreamgirls” closet. Since the dress already has a lot going on, she didn’t really need that belt, that’s really over doing it. As for the robot performance outfit, I’ll give her pass, because it was for a performance, but she’s still over doing it there too. She has a great voice, but she sort of over does it with the dramatic and theatrical fashion.

AnnieJ on

Now there’s something you don’t see everyday.

rashundra. on

she wasnt supposed to look sexy; she was supposed to look like a robot.

Joanne on

I love this girl but she does need to change it up a little. I’m sick of the glitter. She is beautiful and talented, she just needs to tone it down.

So you ladies on hate on my girl just as much as the ladies on sister2sister? Wow, I thought mostly black women hated on her like mostly white women hate on Angelina. lol.

Luz on

copy cat.

Alice on

I think the robot thing is stupid, but it is for a performance so its not that big of a deal. But as for the red carpet dress- that is awful. Tacky and gaudy as usual.

Anynomous on

By the way this girl doesn’t know how to pose…her hands are not placed properly….she needs training…she looks like she has chicken wings…..pfff!

nikki on

If you didnt see the performance then you shouldnt comment on it, cuz it wasnt an outfit per-se it was a prop that opened up and she came came out of.

Sanja on

Altough it’s not the best thing she did, i like it, because she did something different, not something she did before. She knew some people wouldn’t like it and would judge her, but she did it anyway and that’s something to admire.

jordan on

Personally, I think both outfits need to be thrown away.

jenna on

sexi she is so cute and can pull it off!!! It is just a costume for a performsnce so people need to chill!!!!!!!!

Kelly on

She’s fabulous… And what an amazing shape!

Jeannette on

Who wrapped Beyonce in aluminiun foil??? Horrible! Just because some designer made it doesn’t always mean it’s something you should wear.

Jeannette on

Chrissie, what are you talking about? No one is hating on her because she’s “bee” and she’s making money. Get over it, she just looks horrible in that dress. I like her music (some of it) but she gets annoying really fast and her fashion choices are not as great as they could be. She needs to stop letting her mom dress her and get a stylist.

rashundra. on

we arent enemies of success but she copied EVERYTHING from kylies performance 3 years ago. if you are gonna be successful, do it with your OWN ideas.

Tiffany on

I love her gown! Beyonce is always unique. She has the money…but sometimes less is best.

suga mama on

b is always finds a way 2 dress beautiful she looks good in any thing she d@ sh@pe and da beauty for it

k8 on

what an idiot…

at least she can sing i guess

Khia on





Ali on

Actually, I think that’s supposed to be a nod to Metropolis (1927), not C3P0….it looks pretty goofy though, I have to admit.


B u looked fabulous girl keep doing ur thug tizzle girl !!!! love u muah!



rd on

beyonce is cool, but that outfit makes her look like a total weirdo. sorry beyonce, but next time, leave the metal at home!

Joanna [Poland] on


Rachel on

She looks a lot better as a godess than a gladiator!

mz.payne on

You look so pretty that nite.You always lookin pretty.

brandon on

the robot suit was modeled after the robot from the black and white film Metropolis, not Star Wars.

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