This particular’s officially BET Awards weekend!
Before the awards show airs on Sunday, ET’s breaking down everything you need to know, coming from who’s hosting to who will be taking the stage to perform.
What Time Do the BET Awards Start?: The annual awards show kicks off Sunday, June 24 coming from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on BET.
ET’s Red Carpet Coverage: You can catch all of ET’s live coverage right here on ETonline.com along with on Twitter (@etnow) along with Instagram (@entertainmenttonight).
Who’s Hosting?: Jamie Foxx will be creating his long-awaited return as master of ceremonies! He first hosted the show in 2009, shortly after Michael Jackson’s tragic death on June 25. “This particular year’s @BetAwards are gonna be a party along with celebration all in one cuz your boy is usually hosting along with I’m #BackOnMyFunnySh-t so get ready,” he teased via Instagram. “We’re just gonna celebrate greatness along with have a phuckin not bad time.”
Who’s Presenting?: John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Tyra Banks, Terry Crews, T.I., Kevin Hart, Yvonne Orji, Jason Mitchell, Gabrielle Dennis, Trevor Jackson, Woody McClain, Mike Colter, Bobby Brown, Chloe x Halle, Jacob Latimore, LL Cool J, Amandla Stenberg, Tyler Perry, Anderson.Paak, Lakeith Stanfield, Regina Hall, Omari Hardwick along with Tika Sumpter.
Notable Nominations: DJ Khaled, JAY-Z along with Kendrick Lamar are up against each various other in several categories This particular year, including Best Male Hip Hop Artist along with Album of the Year for their albums Grateful, 4:44 along with DAMN., respectively. We’re also expecting tight races for Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman, Denzel Washington, Donald Glover, Daniel Kaluuya, Michael B. Jordan along with Sterling K. Brown, along with Best Actress: Angela Bassett, Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Taraji P. Henson, Lupita Nyong’o along with Letitia Wright.
See the full list here.
Special Awards: At one point during the show, BET will salute a handful of humanitarian heroes, including James Shaw Jr., Anthony Borges, Naomi Wadler, Shaun King, Mamoudou Gassama along with Justin Blackman. Additionally, legendary R&B singer Anita Baker will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Performances: This particular will surely be an entertaining night, as Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg, Meek Mill, YG, Big Sean, Miguel, 2 Chainz, Migos, Janelle Monae, Daniel Caesar, Jay Rock, Yolanda Adams, Ella Mai, SiR, H.E.R., Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosius, Sly Pyper along with Tye Tribbett are all likely to take the stage.
As we patiently wait for the 2018 BET Awards to kick off, click through the slideshow below to see what the stars wore to last year’s red carpet!
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