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Bruno Mars, Migos, Trey Songz others on parade for BET Awards



As music stars gear up for this year’s BET Awards, BET Networks has announced the first group of performers and presenters set to take the stage at ceremony. The iconic annual show will have performances from some of the biggest names in music including Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton.

The BET Awards has set the standard for one of the most intently unconventional, news-provoking broadcasts. Hosted by stand-up comedian Leslie Jones, the awards is sure to include unforgettable moments, appearances and performances you won’t want to miss!

This year’s show will air on BET (DStv Channel 129) on Tuesday 27 June at 19:00 WAT. In addition, leading entertainers across television, film, sports, comedy and music join as presenters at the BET Awards 2017 including Yara Shahidi, Cardi B, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, La La Anthony, the cast of Universal Pictures Girls Trip (Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah), Trevor Noah, Robin Thede, Cari Champion and Demetrius Shipp Jr. These names represent some of the most accomplished talent and rising stars in the industry today.


As previously announced, Beyoncé dominates this year’s nominations with a total of seven including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration with Kendrick Lamar for Freedom, Video of the Year, and Album of the Year for Lemonade. Bruno Mars follows with five nods including Album of the Year, Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, and Video of the Year for 24K Magic.

Other nominees include Solange, nominated for four awards and who is up against sister Beyoncé for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist. Chance the Rapper and Migos receive four nominations as well.

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