BET Awards 2019: Mary J. Blige To Receive ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award
Mary J. Blige is set to be honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award at the 2019 BETs.
The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Academy Award-nominated actress and philanthropist will be handed the award during the 19th annual ceremony scheduled to hold at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 23.
Blige’s stellar music career includes nine Grammys (and 32 nominations) and eight multi-platinum albums. On the film side, Blige has received two Golden Globe nominations and one SAG nod. She also made Oscar history in 2018 as the first double nominee in the best-supporting-actress and best song categories for her work on Mudbound.
Other BET lifetime achievement honorees such as Anita Baker, New Edition, Charlie Wilson, Prince, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross and James Brown.