Meet the 2014 Honorees

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  • Aretha Franklin
  • Berry Gordy – Entrepreneur Award
  • Ice Cube
  • Carrie Mae Weems
  • Kenneth Chenault

Aretha Franklin – Musical Arts Award

Aretha Franklin has been a central figure in music for over five decades. Her musicality and vocals act as the standard for the many musicians she has inspired and throughout the years fans prove they want their Aretha! With countless hits that have earned her over 18 Grammys and an induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, 2014 will see the legend add another accolade to her shelf. Watch the BET Honors Monday, February 24 at 9P/8C as she takes the stage to accept the Musical Arts Award.

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