their own in death. Host Jamie Foxx started the show by performing the dance from the video of Beat It and said: No need to be sad. We want to celebrate this black man. R&B star Ciara wore a Jacko-style jacket to perform his Heal The World. Sean Diddy Combs said: He is one of our heroes. As African- Americans, we are not going to let everybody beat him up. Meanwhile, in the UK, Michael Jackson stormed the charts as his greatest hits album jumped 120 places to No1. And the entire top 10 of is filled with the stars back catalogue. JANET JACKSON paid tribute to her brother Michael at a music awards ceremony last night. Janet, 43, appeared at the Black Entertainment Television awards in Hollywoods Shrine auditorium. My entire family wanted to be here tonight but it was just too painful, so they elected me to speak for all of us, she told the audience. To you, Michael is an icon. To us, Michael is family and he will forever live in all of our hearts. On behalf of my family and myself, thank you for all of your love, thank you for all of your support. We miss him so much, thank you so much. Beyonc called the singer my hero as she received her best female R&B artist award and said: This is for you, Michael Jackson. The star wore all white on stage and performed a medley that included Ave Maria. The BET awards became a tribute to Jackson in a sign that black America -- and particularly its leading showbusiness figures -- wanted to embrace him as one of London Lite Monday, 29 June 2009 riddled with needle wounds as janet thanks stars for their tributes For Michael: Beyonc on stage. Above and below, host Jamie Foxx celebrates Michael Jacksons Beat It Tribute: singer Ciara at the awards Beyoncsings AveMariaas starsmourn superstar Familys thanks: Janet Jackson and Jamie Foxx last night index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html