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The Latest Highlights from The 2024 BET Awards


The 2024 BET Awards celebrated a wide range of artists, with Taraji P. Henson returning as the host for her third time. Key performers included Will Smith, Ice Spice, Sexyy Red, Latto, Lauryn Hill, Tyla, GloRilla, Muni Long, Shaboozey, and Victoria Monét. Drake led the nominations with seven nods, followed by Nicki Minaj with six. Usher received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his longstanding contributions to music.


The BET Awards are an annual event celebrating achievements in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment. The 2024 ceremony featured performances, tributes, and award presentations to honor the impact of Black artists and entertainers.


The 2024 BET Awards took place on Sunday, June 30, 2024. The event was broadcast live at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.


The awards ceremony was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, a frequent venue for the event.


The BET Awards aim to celebrate the achievements of Black artists in various entertainment industries and recognize their contributions to culture. This year, the awards also paid special tribute to Usher, highlighting his influence and success in the music industry.


The event was produced by BET and featured a mix of live and pre-recorded performances, award presentations, and special tributes. Performances included a debut of a new song by Will Smith and a variety of acts showcasing the diverse talents within the Black entertainment community.

This year’s BET Awards continued its tradition of highlighting the excellence and creativity of Black artists, providing a platform for celebrating their contributions to entertainment and culture.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 30: Will Smith performs onstage during the 2024 BET Awards at Peacock Theater on June 30, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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