Our favorite hip-hop and R&B starsÂ are heating up the red carpet this afternoon (June 26) for the 2016 BET AwardsÂ held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA.
The 16th annual show will be hosted byÂ Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.Â Young Thug,Â Jennifer Hudson, Erykah Badu, French Montana, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Tori Kelly,Â BeyoncÃ©â€™s rising music duoÂ CHLOE X HALLEÂ Â and Bilal, along with previously announced artistsÂ Bryson Tiller, Usher, Desiigner, Future, Janelle Monae, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, Sheila E.Â andÂ The RootsÂ are all confirmed to take the stage this evening for unforgettable performances.Â
Presenters throughout the evening includeÂ 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,Â DJ Khaled, Gabrielle Union, Tinashe, Fantasia, Regina Hall, BETâ€™s â€œMusic Mogulsâ€ (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 PowersÂ andÂ Woody McClain)Â andÂ BETâ€™s F in Fabulous cast (Kamie Crawford, Eny Oh, Stephon MendozaÂ andÂ Savannah Lynx).
The 2016 BET AwardsÂ will also honorÂ Samuel L. JacksonÂ with theÂ Lifetime Achievement AwardÂ andÂ Jesse WilliamsÂ with the eveningâ€™sHumanitarian Award.
Check out some photos from the red carpet below and tweet us who you are most excited to see at the 2016 BETÂ Awards. Donâ€™t forget to tune in TONIGHT @ 8PM ET/PT on BET!
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