In addition to Queen Bey, Lil Wayne will pay tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant, while Wayne Brady will honor Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Little Richard, who passed away last month. Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, and D-Nice will be celebrated as the 2020 Shine A Light honorees, which recognizes exceptional resilience, ingenuity, and creativity in the face of adversity.
Hosted by Amanda Seales, the 2020 BET Awards will simulcast live on BET and CBS on June 28 at 8 p.m. ET. Previously announced performers include Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys, Megan Thee Stallion, Nas, Roddy Ricch, Chloe x Halle, DaBaby, Jay Rock, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Public Enemy, Questlove, Rapsody, Summer Walker, Usher, YG, and more.