BET on Wednesday announced that Mary J Blige, Maxwell, Xscape and El Debarge will be joining the BET Awards 2017 line up that includes the likes of A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Swae Lee, Khalid and SZA.
The iconic annual show will also have performances from previously announced hit makers including Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Future, Migos, Trey Songz, Tamar Braxton, New Edition, Post Malone, Roman GianArthur and Jessie Reyez. The “BET Awards 17” has set the standard for one of the most intently unconventional, news-provoking broadcasts.
Us South Africans will be particularly interested in seeing the finest of our own vying for the Best International Act category, in which Nasty C, AKA and Babes Wodumo are nominated alongside after top African acts Wizkid, Tekno, Mr Eazi, Davido and Stonebwoy.
Although, sadly, Babes Wodumo’s US VISA drama means she will skipping the ceremony.
South African legend and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka and social activist Ilwad Elman will be receiving the Global Good Star and Power Awards on the night.
The 2017 BET Awards will on June 27th at 8 PM on BET (DStv Ch. 129)
Will you be watching?