BET Joins the First Family for a Musical Celebration at the White House

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 05: U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) pose for a family portrait with their pets Bo and Sunny in the Rose Garden of the White House on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

BET Joins the First Family for a Musical Celebration at the White House

BET Networks joins the First Family for a star-studded concert featuring performances by Usher, Jill Scott, The Roots, Janelle Monáe, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Yolanda Adams and more with spoken word tributes by Samuel L. Jackson, Jesse Williams and Angela Bassett.

Published October 19, 2016

BET Networks will join President Barack Obama and the first lady for a musical celebration at the White House on Friday, October 21. Hosted by Terence J and Regina Hall, the concert will feature greatest hit performances by Usher, Jill Scott, Common, The Roots, Bell Biv DeVoe, Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monáe, De La Soul, Yolanda Adams, Michelle Williams and KiKi Sheard along with appearances by Samuel L. Jackson, Jesse Williams and Angela Bassett.

"Our country has been led for the past eight years by an extraordinary president and first lady," said Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Networks. "We have all witnessed history in the making and I am humbled by this momentous opportunity for BET Networks to join the Obamas for this musical celebration."

The concert special will premiere on BET Tuesday, November 15 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT.

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

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