Our favorite hip-hop and R&B stars are heating up the red carpet this afternoon (June 26) for the 2016 BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA.
The 16th annual show will be hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Young Thug, Jennifer Hudson, Erykah Badu, French Montana, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Tori Kelly, Beyoncé’s rising music duo CHLOE X HALLE and Bilal, along with previously announced artists Bryson Tiller, Usher, Desiigner, Future, Janelle Monae, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, Sheila E. and The Roots are all confirmed to take the stage this evening for unforgettable performances.
Presenters throughout the evening include Jamie Foxx, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Spike Lee, Chairman and CEO of BET Debra Lee, Wood Harris, Karrueche Tran, Deon Cole and Yara Shahidi, 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).
The 2016 BET Awards will also honor Samuel L. Jackson with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Jesse Williams with the evening’sHumanitarian Award.
Check out some photos from the red carpet below and tweet us who you are most excited to see at the 2016 BET Awards. Don’t forget to tune in TONIGHT @ 8PM ET/PT on BET!
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