20th anniversary edition of Black Entertainment Awards known as the
“BET Awards” virtual event is set to Air on BET & CBS on Sunday,
June 28 From 8pm ET. We have covered everything you need to know about BET Awards 2020 Virtual Event.
2020 BET Awards will air June 28 as planned, but it will come together
virtually. The show will be produced “using an array of innovative
techniques and artist-generated content, promising an all-star lineup
participation in the “celebration of black love, joy, pride, and power”.
BET all ready announced this year’s show marks the 20th anniversary of
the BET Awards and 40th anniversary of the network.
The “BET AWARDS” 2020 will simulcast LIVE at 8 pm ET across ViacomCBS
networks including BET, BET HER, and will make its national broadcast
premiere on CBS on Sunday, June 28 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT, 7:00-10:00
Internationally, the show will simulcast on BET
Africa at 2 am CAT on June 29th, followed by international broadcasts in
the UK on June 29th at 9 pm BST, France on June 30th at 8:45 pm CEST
and in South Korea on June 30th at 9 pm KST. BET will honor the ‘Best
International Act’, along with the fan-voted category ‘Best New
HOST: Comedian and actress Amanda Seales will host
the show known as a comedian and creative visionary. the host of NBC’s
“Bring the Funny” joined by a performance lineup including Alicia Keys,
Chloe x Halle, Dababy, D Smoke, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Jonathan
McReynolds, Kane Brown, Lil Wayne, Lonr, Masego, Megan Thee Stallion,
Roddy Ricch, Sir, Summer Walker,Usher, Wayne Brady and more.
J and Erica Ash will host the first interactive pre-show set to Air at 7
PM ET/PT on BET. Featuring celebrities, nominees, and special guests
who will be participating in Black Entertainment’s biggest night.
PERFORMANCE: BET was created to stand at the
forefront of black culture. We have made strides over the past two
decades to create a space where black creativity, culture, and art have
the opportunity to get the celebration it deserves in a world where it
is systematically muted,” said Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music
Programming & Music Strategy at BET. “This year we’re
looking forward to continuing the tradition of providing fans with those
special, not to be missed moments of enrichment, entertainment,
empowerment and also using our platform to create change for
BET announces the first group of performers
will feature performances by Alicia Keys, Chloe x Halle, DaBaby, D
Smoke, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Jonathan McReynolds, Kane Brown,
Lil Wayne, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, SiR, Summer Walker, Usher,
Wayne Brady, and more.
Network have already been announced with Drake leading the pack with six
nominations, followed by Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch tied with
five nominations each. Rounding out the top nominees with four nods each
are Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Lizzo and DaBaby. Check out the
complete list of nominees here.
ABOUT BET NETWORKS:
BET, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), is the
nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news, and
public affairs television programming for the African-American audience.
The primary BET channel is in 90 million households and can be seen in
the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom,
sub-Saharan Africa, and France. BET is the dominant African-American
consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including
BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music,
culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting
the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks – BET Jams, BET Soul and
BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival
business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content
for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around
ABOUT BET AWARDS: The “BET Awards” is one of the
most watched award shows on cable television according to the Nielsen
Company. The “BET Awards” franchise remains as the #1 program in cable
TV history among African-Americans, and it is BET’s #1 telecast every
year. It recognizes the triumphs and successes of artists, entertainers,
and athletes in a variety of categories.
BET AWARDS FUN FACTS:
With an average 7 million viewers, the BET Awards remain the highest
rated awards shows on cable television. The most nominated artist at the
BET Awards is Beyonce with 61 nominations (56 solo and 8 with Destiny’s
Child). She also leads in wins with a total of 27. Chris Brown follows
with 37 nominations and 14 wins.
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