The 2020 BET Awards are right here, airing on Sunday, June 28 at 8/7c. Black Leisure Tv will honor the yr’s greatest stars in music, leisure, and sports activities and can embody plenty of performances from the business’s A-list celebrities.
The remotely-assembled occasion is hosted by comic Amanda Seales.
In accordance with BET, the evening’s performers embody Alicia Keys, Anderson .Paak, Chloe x Halle, D Smoke, DaBaby, Jahi, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Jonathan McReynolds, Kane Brown, Lil Wayne, Lonr., Masego, Megan Thee Stallion, Nas, Questlove, Rapsody, Roddy Ricch, Sir, Summer season Walker, Usher, Wayne Brady, and YG.
The present features a dedication to the late Kobe Bryant (who died in a helicopter accident earlier this yr), led by Lil Wayne.
The BET Awards Are Being Held Nearly This 12 months On account of Coronavirus
As a result of coronavirus pandemic and ongoing social distancing orders, the BET Award couldn’t be held in-person this yr as they normally are. As an alternative, BET programmed a digital award ceremony, to honor the yr’s greatest stars and nominees from the security of their properties.
Within the spirit of “the present should go on” and in acknowledgment of the significance of an occasion just like the BET Awards, particularly within the nation’s present local weather, the apy slogan for the 2020 Awards present is “Our Tradition Can’t Be Cancelled.”
Viewers at residence ought to anticipate to see the evening’s performers, presenters, and winners tuning in from their properties (or wherever they’re at the moment quarantining away from COVID-19). It’s not a conventional awards present format for BET, however it should actually be one to recollect.
Don’t miss ‘Saving OurSelves: A BET COVID-19 Aid Effort’ TONIGHT at 8/7c @BET #BETCovidRelief
— Feelin Good As Hell (@lizzo) April 22, 2020
Forward of the present, Lizzo introduced on Twitter that her look shall be a part of “Saving OurSelves: A BET COVID-19 Aid Effort.”
Most of the Night time’s High Nominees Are Slated to Carry out
In accordance with BET, “The nominees are stacked throughout classes this yr, with Drake main the pack with six nominations, together with nods for Finest Male Hip Hop Artist, Video of the 12 months, Finest Collaboration, and Viewer’s Selection of the 12 months. Following behind him in a detailed second are Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch who every garnered 5 nominations, whereas Beyoncé, Lizzo, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, and DaBaby every scored 4 nominations.”
Yearly, Album of the 12 months is likely one of the most highly-anticipated awards of the evening, and this yr shall be no exception. The nominees for that class this yr are Beyoncé, Lizzo, Megan Thee Stallion, H.E.R., Da Child, and Roddy Ricch.
The nominees for the Viewers Selection Award, during which the viewers at residence will get to vote for his or her favourite, are Chris Brown Ft. Drake for “No Steering,” DaBaby for “Bop,” Future ft. Drake for “Life Is Good,” Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj for “Scorching Lady Summer season,” Roddy Ricch for “The Field,” and The Weeknd for “Heartless.”
We hope y’all are as hype as we’re for the #BETAWARDS, however remember to tune-in IMMEDIATELY after for Stay From The Home, the OFFICIAL after present hosted by @karrueche and @Rotimi, w/particular company @curtistootrill and @SAINtJHN! Do not miss it, solely BET Fb and Youtube! pic.twitter.com/qjNkRp2xYI
— #BETAwards (@BETAwards) June 27, 2020
After the BET Awards conclude, the celebration continues with a stay after-show, broadcast on BET Fb and YouTube. The occasion is hosted by Karrueche Tran and Rotimi. Curtis Roach and SAINt JHN are performing as particular company.
The 2020 BET Awards air on Sunday, June 28 at 8/7c on the BET channel, BET Her, and CBS.
READ NEXT: WATCH: WAFFLE Crew’s Golden Buzzer AGT Dance Efficiency (VIDEO)