The 2017 BET Awards continue to get bigger as the network has announced that more major stars have been confirmed as performers.
Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Post Malone, Roman GianArthur and Jessie Reyez will perform at the “BET Awards 17” as well as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients New Edition. The iconic annual show will also have performances from previously announced hitmakers including Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton.
Hosted by comedian Leslie Jones, the BET Awards is sure to include unforgettable moments, appearances and performances you won’t want to miss!
In addition, leading entertainers across television, film, sports, comedy and music join as presenters at the “BET Awards” 2017 including Yara Shahidi, Cardi B, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, La La Anthony, the cast of Universal Pictures’ “Girls Trip” (Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, with Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah), Trevor Noah, Robin Thede, Cari Champion and Demetrius Shipp Jr..
As previously announced, Beyoncé dominates this year’s nominations with a total of seven including ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist,’ ‘Best Collaboration’ with Kendrick Lamar for “Freedom,” ‘Video of the Year,’ and ‘Album of the Year’ for Lemonade.
Bruno Mars follows with five nods including ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Best Male R&B/Pop Artist,’ and ‘Video of the Year’ for “24K Magic.” Other nominees include Solange, nominated for four awards and who is up against sister Beyoncé for ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.’
Chance the Rapper and Migos receive four nominations as well, Chance the Rapper nominated for ‘Best Male Hip-Hop Artist’ and ‘Best New Artist’ and Migos for ‘Best Group’ and ‘Best Collaboration’ for their #1 hit “Bad and Boujee” with Lil Uzi Vert.
This year’s show is once again a part of the BET Experience at L.A. Live, which runs from June 22-25 with performances by Kid Cudi, Wiz Khalifa, Jhené Aiko, Bryson Tiller, and many more. On its final night (June 25), the BET Awards will air live at 8 p.m. ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.