The 18th Annual BET Awards, hosted by Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx, will take place on Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Los Angeles, CA. Over the years BET has made the weekend an all-star event, attracting A-list celebs and popular social media personalities. More importantly, you and your family can attend the awards ceremony, or attend free celebrity-filled events at the BET Experience. The BET Experience runs June 21-24, 2018, taking over the Staples Center, and the L.A. Convention Center. The annual four-day event will showcase the best in music, entertainment and interactive sites at the fan fest, and seminars. Check out the list below of some of the events and artists at this year’s experience.
BETX Main Stage Performers, Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23.
Performers include Leikeli47, Tee Grizzly, Duckwrth, Jessie Reyez, YBN Nahmir, Molly Brazy, Lil Skies, Lil Baby, Derez Deshon, Bryant Myers, A. CHAL, M. Mereba, and many more.
Acoustically Speaking, Friday, June 22.
Acoustically Speaking features special musical guests who share their insight on the scope of the music industry from their unique perspectives. This year, Jussie Smollett, Lecrae, and Gallant will perform, with Big Tigger as the host.
Genius Talks, Saturday, June 23.
The always inspirational Genius Talks this year includes Yara Shahidi, (Black-ish); Tip “T.I” Harris, (T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle); and Yvonne Orji, (Insecure); with moderator, Jemele Hill, who will share their knowledge and keys to success with fans.
To attend the BET Experience/Fan Fest, you will need a free wristband. You can order the wristband free online, at www.betexperience.com, or pick one up the day of the event while supplies last. For a full schedule visit here.
This year the BET Awards will have 19 categories, DJ Khaled tops with six nominations, while Kendrick Lamar takes five, followed by Migos and Sza with four nominations. Scheduled performers include, Nicki Minaj, Janelle Monáe, Migos, H.E.R., and Ella Mai. Baller Alert: VIP ticket packages are still available to attend the ceremony. Packages can be found by visiting betexperience.com. General tickets for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE are on sale at http://www.axs.com/betexperience.
Don’t forget to download the BETX ’18 App for all real-time event updates, full schedules, and daily giveaways.