The biggest stars in sports, film, and music will descend on Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the accomplishments of African-American and other minority entertainers 2017 Bet Awards arrive on our screens and some of favorite artists and actors walk down the famous red carpet. and TV will be at the BET Awards Live on Sunday. Here’s what you need to know before the show:
BET Awards 2017 will be held Sunday at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater, with a ton of A-list talent to perform and present trophies, Check out BET Awards line-up of nominees, honorees & performers, Only a few days until the 2017 BET Awards. Beyoncé is creating buzz for having the most nominations for the Bet Awards live Stream while hosting Leslie Jones has taken to Twitter all week to tease an event that is arguably one of the most exciting nights in entertainment.
BET Awards 2017 live will feature a tribute to Prodigy by Mobb Deep partner Havoc and Lil Kim, according to TMZ. Havoc and Lil Kim will reportedly honor the late rapper, who passed away on Tuesday (June 20), with personal statements during the show, which airs Sunday night (June 25). Billboard has reached out to a representative for the BET Awards for comment.
2017 Bet Awards Live Stream
What time: 8 p.m. ET
What channel: BET, with live streams on BET.com and YouTube. A backstage live stream will be on Twitter at 8:30 p.m. ET. Who is hosting: “Saturday Night Live” cast member and comedian Leslie Jones.
Who is performing: Bruno Mars will open the show. Mary J. Blige, French Montana, Gucci Mane, Trey Songz, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Tamar Braxton, Big Sean, El Debarge, Xscape, New Edition, SZA, DJ Khaled, Maxwell and A$AP Rocky are among the announced performers.
HBO, 10 ET/PT
The tech-themed sitcom is closing out its fourth season and losing one of its most dynamic presences: T.J. Miller’s Erlich Bachman. Preacher AMC, 10 ET/PT.
Saturday Night Live’s Leslie Jones will bring her signature comedic style to this year’s awards, her first time as host. Beyoncé leads the nominations with seven, followed by Bruno Mars with five. The telecast will feature performances from Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton. The young star recently donated $1 million to Chicago public schools.
Ok, so yes Queen Bey just gave birth to twins last week so nobody is actually expecting her to be present (even Beyonce has to rest) but the singer is up for seven awards – it wouldn’t harm us to hope for an acceptance speech via video.
This is wishful thinking, we know, but the Carter’s are an unpredictable bunch. Although Beyonce and her husband JAY-Z, who recently just changed his name, have snubbed the awards show in the past.