BET Awards 2021 Find Out Who's Performing
Written by BET on June 18, 2021
Who acquired the present? We acquired the present! Tradition’s largest night time is returning to Los Angeles with a bang, asserting its largest variety of performers within the present’s 21-year historical past. The BET Awards 2021 will characteristic performances by Andra Day, Metropolis Women, DaBaby, DJ Khaled, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Kirk Franklin, Lil Child, Lil Durk, Migos, Moneybagg Yo!, Rapsody, Roddy Ricch and Tyler the Creator. Along with the primary stage performers, new artists Tone Stith and Bree Runway will carry out on BET’s Amplified Stage, receiving BET music’s stamp of approval as the subsequent large acts to look at.
“As we return LIVE with tradition’s largest night time, this 12 months’s present marks many firsts together with the most important quantity of performing expertise and a number of other shock moments,” stated Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Technique. “A few of immediately’s hottest expertise will be part of us for our return to LA for an unforgettable night time celebrating Black excellence.”
Following the 2021 theme of “12 months of the Black lady,” the lineup consists of a number of girls who’ve made nice impacts on the tradition this previous 12 months, together with Jazmine Sullivan, Metropolis Women, H.E.R., and Andra Day. After a six-year hiatus, Sullivan dropped her new EP Heaux Tales to important acclaim, and she or he’s nominated for ‘Greatest Feminine R&B / Pop Artist’ and ‘Album of the 12 months.’ ‘Greatest Group’ nominees, City Girls, simply made their fifth look on the Billboard Scorching 100 with their newest single ‘Twerkulator.’
H.E.R., nominated this 12 months for ‘Greatest Feminine R&B / Pop Artist,’ received an Academy Award for ‘Battle For You,’ her end-title theme for the movie Judas and the Black Messiah. Day is nominated for the BET award for ‘Greatest Actress’ after receiving an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe award for her portrayal of Billie Vacation in Lee Daniels’ biopic The United States vs. Billie Vacation. Each of the returning BET Awards performers will carry a particular sort of soul to the stage.
A number of performers are additionally making their return to the BET Awards stage. 2020’s ‘Album of the 12 months’ winner Roddy Ricch, who’s nominated this 12 months for ‘Viewer’s Selection Award’ and ‘Greatest Collaboration’ will return in addition to ‘Greatest Group’ nominees Migos and “Viewers Selection” nominee DJ Khaled, each debuting new albums, Tradition III and Khaled Khaled, respectively.
Rappers Tyler the Creator and Rapsody will make their first appearances on the BET Awards after a number of appearances on the BET Hip Hop Awards. Tyler the Creator received the GRAMMY for ‘Greatest Rap Album’ in 2020 for his album Igor. Rapsody launched her critically acclaimed Eve in 2019.
The ceremony will likely be hosted by Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe profitable actor, filmmaker, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson. GRAMMY-award-winning musician, Golden Globe winner, and Academy Award nominated actor Queen Latifah will likely be honored with this 12 months’s Lifetime Achievement BET Award.
The 2021 BET Awards will broadcast dwell on BET on Sunday, June 27 at 8:00 P.M., ET/PT. Go to BET.com for extra on tradition’s largest night time together with the total checklist of nominees and performers.