The 2023 BET Awards are just around the corner! This year, the annual award ceremony will be taking place on Sunday, June 25, at the Microsoft Theater. The 23rd edition of the BET Awards will feature many amazing performances.
The culture’s biggest night “celebrates 50 years of hip-hop and honors music artists, actors, athletes, and more for their work, achievements, and cultural impact.” Read on further to know how you can easily watch the 2023 BET Awards.
Here’s all you need to know about the 2023 BET Awards
The 2023 BET Awards will be held on June 25, at the Microsoft Theater. The award show which describes itself as the “ultimate platform to showcase the best, brightest and most beautiful aspects of the Black experience,” will be broadcasted live from Los Angeles this weekend on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on BET.
Busta Rhymes, who is a Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and actor will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2023 BET Awards. Many stars including Coi Leray, Rah Digga, Supercat, ScarLip, Spice, Cutty Ranks, Bia, Dexta Daps, Swizz, Beats, and M.O.P., will pay tribute to the Break Ya Neck rapper on Sunday night.
In a statement issued in April, Connie Orlando, BET evp of specials, music programming, and music strategy said, “For five decades, hip-hop has not only influenced American culture but has become a global phenomenon and one of the most influential musical genres of our lifetime.”
He went on to say, “From music to fashion, art, and entertainment, we are honored to have always provided a platform for hip-hop to thrive. We look forward to paying tribute to the pioneers and innovators as we amplify the new generation of hip-hop artists like only BET can.”
Usually, the BET Awards honor the music industry, but this year, the award show will consist of movie and sports categories as well. The nominees for Best Picture are as follows: Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Nope, Creed III, The Woman King, Till, and Emancipation.
How to watch the 2023 BET Awards?
The cable subscribers can simply head over to the BET channel and see the award show. Along with this, they can also watch it by signing into their TV provider account on BET.com.
The peeps without cable can stream the 2023 BET Awards online on BET.com, BET+, or on any live TV streaming platform that has the network like Hulu with Live TV ($70 and up monthly; includes Disney+ and ESPN+), FuboTV ($75 and up per month), DirecTV Stream ($65 and up per month), YouTube TV ($65 per month), and Philo ($25 and up per month).
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