BET has announced that 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, Big Sean, Miguel, Yolanda Adams, Daniel Caesar, YG, Jay Rock and SiR will perform at the 18th annual BET Awards, which will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 24, 2018. This will be Meek Mill's first TV performance since being released from his controversial prison sentence in April. Tyler Perry, Regina Hall, Amandla Stenberg, Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick have been added as presenters at the 2018 BET Awards.
As previously reported, Jamie Foxx is hosting the show, which BET will air live at 8 p.m. ET. The show will also stream live on the BET Play app. Other performers on the show announced so far are Nicki Minaj, Janelle Monáe, Migos, H.E.R. and Ella Mai.
With the exception of the Viewers' Choice category, the BET Awards are voted for by the BET Awards Voting Academy, a select group of fans and industry professionals who work in entertainment, sports and digital marketing. DJ Khaled is the leading nominee going into the 2018 BET Awards; he's up for six prizes. The BET Experience at L.A. Live (which takes place this year from June 21-24) is a festival of music performances, panels, and other events that lead up to the BET Awards
"The 2018 BET Awards Nomination Special" is now available on BET.com and on BET on Demand. The show, hosted by Jasmin Brown, features media personalities (such as DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God), as well as fans and famous entertainers, commenting on the nominations.