The BET network is currently gearing up for their annual award ceremony airing live in June and they’re inviting fully vaccinated fans to join in on the festivities!
Each year the BET Awards serves as a major staple of culture honoring some of the most influential voices, artists, athletes and creators in Black entertainment.
The network announced on Wednesday that fully vaccinated individuals will be able to register for a chance to be apart of the awards ceremony beginning May. 27th
“Since the beginning of the pandemic, BET has been at the forefront of recovery efforts for our community, turning entertainment touchpoints into opportunities to empower our audiences and help combat the disproportionate impacts of Covid-19,” stated BET President Scott Mills.
“Vaccination rates among Black Americans are significantly lower than other communities. We are committed to using our signature programming event – The BET Awards – to encourage vaccination in our community.”
The network states they are committed to insuring the safety of Black Americans in support of recovering from the vast traumatic occurrences endured due to covid-19 within the last year.
Reports read that BET has established several campaigns within vaccine adoption, action, and access.
The 2021 awards will take place June. 27th at the Los Angeles Microsoft Theaters.