Hip Hop’s royal couple Beyonce and Jay-Z took center stage at Sundays 2012 BET Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were also front row with Jay-Z, Beyonce, Solange and her boyfriend Alan Ferguson. Among the other celebrities spotted behind the scenes having a good time were, Nicki Minaj, Tyga, Brandy, Miguel, Mariah Carey, Chris Brown, Samuel Jackson, Tyrese and more.

Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kanye and Chris Brown were the biggest winners of the night.

See some candid backstage photos below.