Tune-in to BET for the not-to-be-missed #BETAwards17 hitting South African screens on Tuesday 27 June on BET (DStv Channel 129) at 20:00 CAT. Hosted by the hilarious SNL star Leslie Jones, viewers can expect a star-studded line-up featuring; Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Future, Big Sean, Migos, Trey Songs, Tamar Braxton, DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne and this year’s Lifetime Achievement Honourees New Edition.
Our very own Trevor Noah will be presenting an award on the evening, alongside other well-known and celebrated stars such as Issa Rae, Yara Rashid, Jamie Foxx and many more.
This year Mam Yvonne Chaka Chaka’s philanthropy will be awarded for the Global Good Award along with Somalian’s social activist Ilwad Elman. AKA celebrates his third nomination for Best International Act: Africa along first-time nominees; Nasty C, Babes Wodumo, Tekno, Davido , Mr Eazi and previous category winner Wizkid. Amanda Black and Tanzanian performer Ray Vanny hope for a win in their nominated category, Viewer’s Choice: Best International Act.