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2017 BET Awards - Arrivals

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The 2019 BET Awards airs on Sunday (June 23rd) and there are plenty of performances, awards and tributes to look forward to. Actress Regina Hall will be hosting the big night filled with hip-hop, R&B and Hollywood royalty. BET Networks announced a few performers and presenters on Thursday (June 20th). Meek MillFantasiaDaBaby, JeremihKirk FranklinErica CampbellKelly PriceJonathan McReynolds and James Funk of Rare Essence, among a host of others will be hitting the stage. Previously announced performers include Cardi BMigosH.E.R.Lil Nas XBilly Ray CyrusLizzoMustardLil BabyCity Girls Yung MiamiLucky Daye and Kiana Ledé.

Meanwhile, La La AnthonyAyesha Curry, Larenz TateAmanda SealesReverend Al SharptonRyan Destiny, Jacob LatimoreRaphael SaadiqMike ColterDamson IdrisJodie Turner-Smith and Melina Matsoukas are expected to present.

The late Nipsey Hussle will be posthumously honored with the Humanitarian Award, which will include a performance from John LegendDJ Khaled and YG.

Mary J. Blige will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and Tyler Perry will be recognized with the Ultimate Icon Award.

According to, the BET Awards airs live at 8 p.m. EST on Sunday (June 23rd) and will simulcast across seven Viacom’s networks including BETBET HER, MTVMTV 2, MTV Classic,VH1 and Logo.