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2017 BET Awards//Sunday June 25

17th ANNUAL “BET AWARDS” TO AIR LIVE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 25 AT 8 P.M. ET ON BET NETWORKS HOSTED BY LESLIE JONES FROM MICROSOFT THEATER  

PERFORMERS INCLUDE BRUNO MARS, FUTURE, MIGOS, BIG SEAN, CHRIS BROWN, MARY J. BLIGE, DJ KHALED, A$AP ROCKY, FRNECH MONTANA, TREY SONGZ, POST MALONE AMD MORE!

LOS ANGELES, CA – The highly-anticipated 17th annual “BET Awards” will air LIVE on Sunday, June 25 on BET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Viewers can tune in to BET for all of the star-studded performances and presenters at 8pm ET (tape delayed to Pacific and Mountain Time Zones).  Hosted by Leslie Jones, the epic event will feature performances by Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Future, Migos, A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Gucci Mane, Mary J. Blige, Swae Lee, Khalid, SZA, Maxwell, Trey Songz, Tamar Braxton, Post Malone, Roman GianArthur, Kamasi Washington, El Debarge, Xscape, Jessie Reyez, Lifetime Achievement Award recipients New Edition and more. Presenters for the night include Yara Shahidi, Remy Ma, Cardi B, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, La La Anthony, the cast of Universal Pictures’ “Girls Trip” (Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, with Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah), Robin Thede, Cari Champion, Demetrius Shipp Jr., Irv Gotti, Deon Cole, DeRay Davis, Kofi Siriboe, along with the cast of “Detroit” (Algee Smith, Jason Mitchell, Laz Alonso Jacob Latimore) The evening will also honor R&B group New Edition with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Chance the Rapperwith the Humanitarian Award.

A full list of the “BET Awards” 2017 nominations is available at BET.com.

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The 2017 “BET Awards” will premiere around the world on BET’s international networks. It will air in the UK on Tuesday, June 27th at 9:00pm BST, in Africa onTuesday, June 27th at 8:00pm CAT, and in France on Wednesday, June 28th at 9:00pm CEST. Fan voting for the “Best International Act: Europe” and “Best International Act: Africa” categories opens today and will close on May 26. Internationally, fans in 100 countries can also stream the 2017 “BET Awards” live with BET Play, BET International’s subscription video on demand application. The iOS and Android app, which also features current and classic BET television series, documentaries, standup comedy and legendary musical performances, will carry a live feed of the red carpet and the Awards, and is available for download now in the iTunes and Google Play stores for $3.99 a month following a seven-day free trial.

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