BET Awards 2023: Read Live Updates


The 2023 BET Awards kick off Sunday night with a bevy of rappers and artists honoring hip-hop’s 50th anniversary.

Coco Jones, Doechii and GloRilla have been nominated for awards and are scheduled to perform. Famous rap groups and hosts such as MC Lyte, Big Daddy Kane, Kid ‘n Play, Master P, Remy Ma, Yo-Yo and the 69 Boyz will also take the stage.

On Friday, BET announced Busta Rhymes as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. Patti LaBelle narrated Rolling Stone She will pay tribute to the late Tina Turner at the ceremony. Turner died in May; she was 83.

Although there will be no host, DJs will encourage performers and celebrities to take the stage throughout the ceremony. TV and film writers, including those who would normally work at the BET Awards, are currently on strike over pay and working conditions.

HuffPost will be live blogging the awards show, which begins at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Stay tuned for more updates.

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