In-person award reveals are formally again in full swing.
The 2021 BET Awards will air Sunday, June 27, and the community will likely be taking full benefit of its capacity to carry reside performances on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, making this lineup the award present’s longest within the 21 years of the published.
DaBaby, one of many featured performers, is tied with Megan Thee Stallion for probably the most nominations, every garnering seven. Musicians gained’t be the one acknowledged skills, both. The late actor Chadwick Boseman in addition to fellow thespians Zendaya, Viola Davis and Daniel Kaluuya had been all nominated for his or her distinctive performances.
Influential athletes will even be acknowledged when the winner for Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Yr are chosen. Nominees embody among the largest names of their respective arenas, together with LeBron James, Patrick Mahomes and Serena Williams.
Right here’s all the things it is advisable know in regards to the 2021 BET Awards.
When and the place are the awards?
The awards present will likely be held June 27 on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST.
How can I watch?
Who’s the host?
Taraji P. Henson, 50, will likely be our grasp of ceremonies for the star-studded evening.
How are the awards chosen?
The nomination course of begins with the voting academy (composed of tons of of bloggers, music and media professionals) voting electronically on whom they deem worthy of a nomination. This course of repeats itself when voting for the winners.
Can I vote for my faves?
There’s one class the place followers can vote for his or her favorites. Vote right here for the BET Awards 2021 Viewer’s Alternative. This yr’s nominees are competing for favourite music.
The nominees embody Cardi B that includes Megan Thee Stallion “WAP,” Chris Brown and Younger Thug “Go Loopy,” DaBaby that includes Roddy Ricch “Rockstar,” DJ Khaled that includes Drake “Popstar,” Lil Child “The Larger Image,” Drake that includes Lil Durk “Snort Now Cry Later,” Megan Thee Stallion that includes Beyoncé “Savage Remix, ” and Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak, and Silk Sonic “Go away The Door Open.”
Who will likely be performing?
Andra Day, Bree Runway, Metropolis Ladies, DaBaby, DJ Khaled, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Kirk Franklin, Lil Child, Lil Durk, Migos, Moneybagg Yo!, Rapsody, Roddy Ricch, Tone Stith and Tyler, the Creator will all be performing, making it the biggest lineup in BET historical past.
Will there be any honorary awards?
Queen Latifah will likely be celebrated with the Lifetime Achievement Award for her twin careers as a musician and actress.
The BET awards present will air June 27 at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST on the BET channel.