Janelle Monáe steals the show in rainbow pride gown at 2018 BET Awards

Janelle Monáe is usually known for her bold style risks (who could forget that red Christian Siriano pantsuit) but her look at this year's BET Awards blew us out of the water.

The singer and actress -- who also performed at the 2018 awards show on Sunday -- welcomed Pride Month in a head-to-toe rainbow gown by designer Nicolas Jebran. The gown, which featured a sequined and see-through fitted bodice and ruffled skirt, was one of Monáe's more daring looks to-date. 

The star accessorized the look with a black conductor's hat and sequined clutch, along with beautiful earrings from the Tiffany Paper Flowers collection and colorful Tiffany rings.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Janelle Monae arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Janelle Monae attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Janelle Monae attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Janelle Monae attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
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Monáe has been particularly vocal in recent months about LGTBQ rights and her sexual identity. In late April, the "I Like That" singer identified as "pansexual" in a 'Rolling Stones' cover.

She said, "Being a black queer woman in America, someone who has been in relationships with both men and women -- I consider myself to be a free-a** motherf**ker."

“I want young girls, young boys, nonbinary, gay, straight, queer people who are having a hard time dealing with their sexuality, dealing with feeling ostracized or bullied for just being their unique selves, to know that I see you,” she explained about her recent album. 

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US model Blac Chyna (L) and Amber Rose pose upon arrival for the BET Awards at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on June 24, 2018. (Photo by Lisa O'CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Blac Chyna arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Blac Chyna arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Amber Rose arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Amber Rose arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Tyra Banks arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Janelle Monae arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Host Jamie Foxx (L) and Corinne Foxx attend the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
(L-R) Domani Harris, T.I. and Messiah Ya' Majesty Harris pose upon arrival for the BET Awards at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on June 24, 2018. (Photo by Lisa O'CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Tyga attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)
Halle Bailey and Chloe Bailey pose upon arrival for the BET Awards at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on June 24, 2018. (Photo by Lisa O'CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Serayah McNeill attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Ne-Yo arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Ashanti arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
US actress Skai Jackson poses upon arrival for the BET Awards at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on June 24, 2018. (Photo by Lisa O'CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Gizelle Bryant is seen during the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Miles Brown attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Bryshere Y. Gray attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Rick Ross attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
US hip-hop artist Lil Mama poses upon arrival for the BET Awards at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on June 24, 2018. (Photo by Lisa O'CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Amara La Negra attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
US actress Storm Reid poses upon arrival for the BET Awards at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on June 24, 2018. (Photo by Lisa O'CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Leomie Anderson attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Claudia Jordan attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Garcelle Beauvais arrives to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Yolanda Adams attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Remy Ma attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: A. J. Calloway attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Ledisi attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Kwame Boateng (L) and Kwesi Boakye attend the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Yvonne Orji attends the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)
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