BET Awards Set To Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary Virtually!

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The home of Black Entertainment Television {BET} has recently announced that their annual award show ceremony will be celebrated virtually this year for their 20th anniversary!

According to Billboard; nominations, this year’s host and lifetime achievement recipient haven’t been revealed yet. Sources have confirmed that the BET experience scheduled for June 25th – 27th has been canceled with the issuing of refunds for VIP sold packages.

“At BET, we place the health and safety of attendees, staff, vendors, and partners first, which is why the biggest night in black entertainment will go on implementing this innovative production direction,“ added Orlando. “For the past 20 years, The BET Awards have paid homage to all things now and relevant. Despite the challenges of today, we will deliver a show filled with larger than life, inspiring, empowering and entertaining moments, which have shown the magic of our culture for over two decades.”

This years virtual viewing is in response to the #COVID19 crisis currently circulating the world amongst social distance orders.

“The BET Awards are a seminal event – the biggest celebration of Black culture, Black accomplishment, Black excellence, and Black potential,” says BET president Scott Mills within a released statement.

He continues, “Our community, and the many millions who love Black culture, look to the BET Awards for signature moments of enrichment, entertainment and empowerment.  Recognizing the unique role the BET Awards plays for so many, and the challenging times we find ourselves in, we know it was more important than ever to deliver the BET Awards in 2020.”

The live ceremony is set to air on June 28th.

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