USHER, FUTURE AND BRYSON TILLER JOIN ALICIA KEYS, MAXWELL AND SPECIAL PRINCE CELEBRATION PERFORMERS SHEILA E., D’ANGELO, THE ROOTS AND JANELLE MONÁE AT THE 2016 BET AWARDS
DJ KHALED, GABRIELLE UNION, TINASHE, FANTASIA, REGINA HALL, NATE PARKER AND MORE ANNOUNCED AS PRESENTERS
ANTHONY ANDERSON AND TRACEE ELLIS ROSS TO HOST
2016 BET AWARDS AIRING LIVE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 26 FROM MICROSOFT THEATER IN LOS ANGELES, CA, AT 8 P.M. ET
BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA® TAKES PLACE JUNE 23-26, 2016
New York, NY (June 14, 2016) – Today, BET Networks revealed that Usher, Future and Bryson Tiller will join the ultra-talented lineup of performers at the 16th annual BET Awards 2016 on Sunday, June 26, 2016. Hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, the BET Awards will also include previously announced performances by Alicia Keys and Maxwell. As revealed last week, Sheila E., The Roots, D’Angelo and Janelle Monáe are also slated as the first artists to be part of the special celebration paying homage to the creative genius of Prince.
DJ Khaled, Gabrielle Union, Tinashe, Fantasia, Regina Hall, BET’s “Music Moguls” (Damon Dash, Birdman, Jermaine Dupri and Snoop Dogg) Aja Naomi King, Nate Parker, Terrence J, Morris Chestnut, J.B. Smoove, Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, the cast of BET's New Edition biopic (Bryshere Y. Gray, Elijah Kelley, Luke James, Algee Smith, Keith Powers and Woody McClain) and BET’s “F in Fabulous” cast (Kamie Crawford, Eny Oh, Stephon Mendoza and Savannah Lynx) were also announced today as presenters for the annual, highly-anticipated televised event.
A full list of the 2016 BET Awards nominees is now available here.
In addition to this exciting line-up, BET Awards has a secret performer! Find out who it is by using the hashtag #BETAwardsReveal on Twitter and Facebook. Once the hashtag is used, your social avatar, paired with thousands of other BET Awards fans, will reveal a photo of the must-see performer.
The 2016 BET Awards will premiere around the world on BET’s international network. It will air in the UK on Tuesday, June 28 at 9:00pm BST, in Africa on Tuesday, June 28 at 7:00pm CAT and in France on Wednesday, June 29 at 9:00pm CEST.