Presenter Spike Lee and Host Samuel L. Jackson speak onstage during the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images For BET)

The 2012 BET Awards brought out the biggest stars black entertainment to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Samuel L. Jackson hosted the Sunday night awards show which featured Kanye West, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj and many more.  But the most moving moment of the night came when Cissy Houston, the mother of Whitney Houston sang,”Like a Bridge Over Troubled Water” as tribute to her late daughter.