Taraji P. Henson Named As Host For 2021 “BET Awards” & Queen Latifah Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Today, BET announces that Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, filmmaker and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson will host the 2021 “BET AWARDS” and GRAMMY® award-winning musician, critically acclaimed Golden Globe®-winning and Academy Award®-nominated actor Queen Latifah will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement BET Award. The “BET AWARDS” airs LIVE on BET on Sunday, June 27 at 8:00 PM, ET/PT. “For more than 20 years, the BET Awards…

Megan Thee Stallion & DaBaby Lead With Seven Nomination At BET Awards 2021

Today, BET announces the“BET AWARDS” 2021 nominees with Megan Thee Stallionand DaBaby leading the pack with seven nominationsrespectively. This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports. The “BET AWARDS” 2021 will airLIVE, Sunday, June 27 on BET at 8 pm ET/ PT. “We are back…

BET Awards Returns Live on Sunday, June 27 from Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live

BET announced today that the 2021 “BET Awards” will return LIVE, Sunday, June 27th, from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live. Culture’s biggest night will celebrate the brightest stars across music, television, film, sports, and social impact. The 2020 “BET Awards” broke ground as the first official award show to move forward during the global…

BET Announces “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET Mother’s Day Edition”

BET will celebrate Mother’s Day with “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET Mother’s Day Edition,” on Sunday, May 9th at 9 pm ET/PT. In celebration of mothers around the world, DJ Cassidy will pass the mic to an iconic once-in-lifetime line-up of legendary soul artists to sing their most uplifting, heartwarming, prolific records. DJ Cassidy…

BETHer Announces A New Show “Urban Beauty TV”

Urban Beauty TV, the first syndicated show dedicated to health, beauty, and style told through a multicultural lens, premieres Saturday, March 27 at 10 PM EST exclusively on BETHer. Hosted by model and media personality Midori Amae, Urban Beauty TV shines a spotlight on some of our culture’s most innovative style architects as they share the stories behind building their successful…

BET & DJ Cassidy Present: “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic” Throughout 2021

Today, BET announced that DJ Cassidy’s groundbreaking, virtual series “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic” returns to television for six new specials this year. The first installment of the specials, “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: The BET After Party,” premieres Saturday, March 27, following the 52nd “NAACP Image Awards.” “BET is excited to expand our relationship…

Will Packer’s ‘Bigger’ Season 2 Returns Next Month On BET+

BET+ announced the season two premiere of the hilarious and provocative fan-favorite, original comedy “Bigger,” executive produced by Will Packer and Will Packer Media, is set to return Thursday, April 22, 2021. The 30-minute, ten-episode series will be available exclusively on BET+, with all episodes available to stream at launch. “Will Packer, Felischa Marye, and…

BET Launches Nationwide Search for Hottest Unsigned Music Artists

Today, BET announced the launch of “BET AmpliFIND,” a digital contest aimed to shine a spotlight on the hottest, unsigned artists through the power of social media. The contest goes live today at 6 pm ET. Artists around the country can submit their original music and performances at BET.com/Amplifind for entry consideration from February 25…

“Bigger” Season Two Is Set To Debut on BET+ in 2021

Today, BET announces the linear television premiere of the hit BET+ Original Series, “Bigger,” executive produced by Will Packer and Will Packer Media, beginning Wednesday, January 27 at 10:30 PM ET/9:30 PM CT on BET. The 10-episode first season will air weekly ahead of the previously announced season two, set to debut in 2021 exclusively…