BET has announced June 22, 2021, as the date for its annual awards show. The event will take place at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.
This year’s BET Awards will take place at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas on June 22, 2021. Comedians Steve Harvey and Cedric the Entertainer will host the show.
- The BET Awards have announced June 22, 2021, as the date for this year’s event.
- It will take place at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Since the awards were established by the Black Entertainment Television network in 2001, they have recognized outstanding achievements by black entertainers in various categories, including music, acting, sports, among others.
Africa has had several acts recognized for the Best International Act: Africa and Best International Act categories at BET, including Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Wizkid, Black Coffee, Davido, Ice Prince, 2Baba and D’banj since 2011.
Burna Boy is currently the Best International Act winner of the BET Awards, and he will be hoping that he can defend the honor he has consistently held since 2019.
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The ‘Onyeka’ singer said: “I want to use this opportunity to remind you that sometime around 1835, there was a mission to convert the nation of Africa into a pauper. If black lives are to matter, then Africa must matter.”
Last year, before the BET Awards’ 20th anniversary, Scott Mills, president of the black television network, said the ceremony was a seminal recognition of black culture, achievements, exceptionality, and potential.