It’s about to do down! If you’re not sitting in front of the tube June 28th you will be missing what BET is describing as one of the network’s best awards shows yet. The 2015 BET Awards buzz is already building as today’s hottest stars touch down in Los Angeles in preparation for Sunday night. If you wanna know who will be front and center at this year’s show, you can just set up shop at LAX and watch all the celebs arrive lol. If you can’t do that, here’s the scoop.
It’s been confirmed that pop icon Janet Jackson will be receiving the ‘Ultimate Icon Award’. Some of today’s best visual/dance performers, Ciara, Tinashe and Jason Derulo will be apart of Ms. Jackson’s tribute. The legendary Smokey Robinson will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and radio personality and activist Tom Joyner is this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient.
Other performers set to hit the stage include Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Tyga, Janelle Monae, Robin Thicke, K.Michelle, Nicki Minaj and Jidenna to name a few. With a performance line-up of such star power, that presenters have to be just as dope right? Right! This year’s show will boast some of the sexiest presenters ever including Boris Kodjoe and his wife Nicole Ari Parker, Lauren London, Charlie Wilson, Sanaa Lathan, Kelly Rowland and Lala Anthony.
Finally, the most important part of any awards show, the awards! Nominees include Rihanna, Janelle Monae, Jhene Aiko, Ciara, Steph Curry, Drake, Kerry Washington, K.Michelle, Rihanna, Taraji P. Henson, Skylar Diggins, Zendaya Coleman and more. Up for the most important award of the night, ‘The Coca Cola Viewers Choice Award’, are Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Rae Sremmurd, The Weekend, Beyonce and Dej Loaf. You can vote for your fave at BET.com!
Tune in to the 2015 BET Awards on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 8pm EST/7pm CST hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson live on BET. Follow @Chattertainment on Twitter and Instagram to chat with us throughout the show!