Some of music’s biggest stars, including Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson and Janelle Monáe will be performing at this year’s BET Honors. The celebrated award show, which honors the achievements of distinguished African Americans, will take place this Saturday February 8 at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Also taking the stage alongside the three divas are Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson and Wayne Brady, who will be hosting the affair.
This year’s honorees include Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, Motown founder Berry Gordy, American Express chairman/CEO Ken Chenault, visual artist Carrie Mae Weems and artist/actor/entrepreneur Ice Cube.
Tapped as presenters are artists Ludacris and Mack Wilds, actor Joe Morton (“Scandal”) and activist/talk host Rev. Al Sharpton with Brady doubling as host.
Proceeds from BET Honors’ limited ticket sales will benefit the Women Veterans Interactive (WVI), an organization that provides housing options and support for veterans and their families.
The show is set to air Monday, February 24 at 9pm/8c on BET.