Ghanaian Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy has congratulated Nigerian act WizKid on his 2017 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Award. "I am looking to turn this whole experience into a joyful homecoming".
Leslie Jones, comedian and host of the 2017 BET Awards, announced Friday morning (June 23) that her unrequited love affair with Bruno Mars is about to hit a new level. Bruno Mars follows with five nominations. What channel are the BET Awards 2017 on tonight, and how can you live stream the BET Awards 2017? The list of the performers include: DJ Khaled, Chris Brown, Maxwell, Big Sean, Mary J. Blige, Xscape, French Montana, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Future, Lil Wayne, Gucci Mane, El DeBarge, Tamar Braxton, Swae Lee, Trey Songz, Roman GianArthur, New Edition, A$AP Rocky, and Kamasi Washington.
Online viewers can log in to the BET Awards Twitter page for a special backstage live stream at 8:30 pm ET along with updates of the night's big winners.More news: 'Cars 3' speeds past 'Wonder Woman' at box office
Some of the most anticipated awards of the night include album of the year, best female hip hop artist, video of the year and best male hip hop artist.
BET Networks also revealed iconic R&B group New Edition will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award while multi-Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist and singer-songwriter, Chance the Rapper, will receive the evening's Humanitarian Award presented by Walmart.
This year's show will air on Sunday live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. EST on BET.