The 2020 BET Awards viewership put up big numbers. The simulcast on BET and CBS led to a 54% viewership increase, TV Line reports.

The show brought in just under 2 million viewers on CBS, making a total of 3.7 million viewers across all of ViacomCBS networks. The show was the largest audience since 2017.

This year’s awards show featured an emphasis on the Black Lives Matter movement, awards to Beyoncé, Megan Thee Stallion, and Roddy Ricch. Performances included John Legend, Alicia Keys, D Smoke, SiR, and more.

You can see the performances from the night here.

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