Watch the 2016 BET Awards Live

Watch the 2016 BET Awards Live

Tune in Sunday, June 26 at 8P/7C for the 2016 BET Awards.

Published June 14, 2016

We’re coming at you live from BET Awards 2016! You do not want to miss out. Here is how you can watch a live stream of all the action happening on the red carpet and behind-the-scenes.

Find out more about the official live streams for the BET Awards below:

We have three dynamic ways to view the red carpet: our arrivals cam, catching all the action straight out of the limo; our hosted position with Billy Sorrells, Vanessa Simmons and Shameless Maya getting interviews with all your favorite celebs; and the step-and-repeat cam where you can catch your favorite celebs as they #slay.

The Red Carpet Live Stream presented by Motions will be available beginning at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Sunday, June 26 at

Backstage we’ll get up-close-and-personal behind-the-scenes interviews with host Chris Spencer. You can also catch the stars as they prepare to go on live from the wings. Last, but not least, you can catch every reaction on our audience cam.

The Backstage Live Stream presented by Cricket Wireless and Nissan will go live at 8:00 p.m. EDT on Sunday, June 26 at

BET Awards 2016 is hosted by the dynamic duo of Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson. The BET Awards is an epic night for the culture, celebrating the biggest and brightest artists, entertainers and athletes across over twenty categories from 2015-2016.

Review the complete list of nominees here.

For the first time ever, BET has enlisted renowned choreographer WilldaBeast Adams to create a special dance compilation video to exclusively announce three of the categories, honoring artists nominated for ‘Best Collaboration,’ ‘Best Male Hip Hop Artist’ and ‘Best Female Hip Hop Artist.’

The show will also feature performances by Usher, Future, Alicia Keys, Bryson Tiller, Maxwell and so many more, as well as an unforgettable tribute performance from Sheila E., The Roots, D’Angelo and Janelle Monáe, who were announced as the first round of artists to be part of the special celebration paying homage to Prince.

Check out the complete list of performers here!

BET Awards 2016 kicks off at 8 p.m. EDT and will also air around the world on BET’s international network. It will air in the UK on Tuesday, June 28 at 9:00 p.m. BST, in Africa on Tuesday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m. CAT and in France on Wednesday, June 29 at 9:00 p.m. CEST. The red carpet show will air from 5 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT and will then immediately switch over to the behind-the-scenes action from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. EDT.

Catch all exclusive show highlights, interviews, performances and speeches here!


Written by Candice Grevious


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