BET Awards 2023 : Everything You Need To Know About Culture’s Biggest Night

Busta Rhymes is applauded with the Lifetime Achievement Award, plus performances by Coi Leray, Coco Jones, GloRilla, Ice Spice, and more!

It's almost time for Culture's Biggest Night! 

BET Awards 2023: When is the Show and What Time Does It Start?

The 2023 BET Awards will air live from Los Angeles on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET.

The show will be a Non-stop Hip Hop Party celebrating 50 years of the genre throughout the LIVE telecast. From West Coast to East Coast, Trap to Bounce, Afro Beats, and Dance Hall,  the culture’s finest are set to deliver a full range of Hip Hop favorites. 

BET Awards 2023: How Can You Watch the Show?

You can watch the show live on BET, MTV,  MTV2,  Comedy Central, Pop TV,  TV Land, and Nickelodeon. 

BET Awards 2023: Is There a Red Carpet Pre-Show This Year?

No BET Awards is complete without a banging Red Carpet Pre-Show tune at 6:00 ET/PT to catch the fab fashion and interviews. Hosted by BET legend Terrence J  and actress/dancer Big Lez. 

BET Awards 2023: Who Is Nominated This Year?

Drake is leading the pack with seven nominations this year--including for best male hip-hop artist; best male R&B/pop artist; best collaboration for his song, “Wait for U” with Future and Tems; album of the year for his collaborative release, Her Loss, with 21 Savage; and more.

GloRilla is up next with six nominations. She's nominated for best female hip-hop artist, best new artist, album of the year with her EP Anyways, Life’s Great and video of the year for “Tomorrow 2” with Cardi B. She’s a double nominee for best collaboration with “Tomorrow 2” and “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” with Hitkidd.

21 Savage and Lizzo earned five nominations each, while Beyoncé, SZA, Ice Spice, Chris Brown and Burna Boy each scored four noms.

Plus, Busta Rhymes is set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

For a full list of nominees, click here.

BET Awards 2023: Who Is Performing This Year?

It's #HipHop50 which means BET is holding you down with performances by legends! Check out 69 Boyz, Big Daddy Kane, Chief Keef, DJ Unk, E-40, Fast Life Yungstaz & Easton (F.L.Y.), Fat Joe, Ja Rule, Kid ‘N Play, MC Lyte, Percy Master P” Miller, Remy Ma, Soulja Boy, The Sugarhill Gang, Trick Daddy, Trina, Tyga, Uncle Luke, Warren G, Ying Yang Twins, and Yo-Yo

Also joining the party are “BET Awards” 2023 nominees Coco Jones and GloRilla, plus hitmakers Doechii and Lil Uzi Vert,

For a full list of performers, click here.

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