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Published on June 28th, 2020 | by Malcolm “A.S.T.A.T.E” Worsham

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2020 BET Awards Honors the Memory of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant With a Tribute From Superstar Lil Wayne

BET Networks announces new additions to the line-up of the 20th Annual BET Awards. Honoring the prolific activists in the Black community and recognizing those who unfortunately left us in 2020. The world endured incredible losses this year including NBA Legend Kobe Bryant. In memoriam of those great losses, Grammy Award-Winning Global icon and superstar Lil’ Wayne will give tribute to Kobe Bryant.

BET Network also announces Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will be honored with the prestigious Humanitarian Award at the 20th annual “BET Awards.”

Additionally, the 20th Annual BET Awards is proud to honor Nicolas Johnson, Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, and D-Nice as the 2020 Shine A Light Honorees, which recognizes exceptional resilience, ingenuity and creativity in the face of adversity. This year’s honorees demonstrate how art and education can unite and inspire even during the most challenging of times. Assa Traoré a French anti-racist activist has been selected as the 2020 BET International Global Good recipient, which recognizes global celebrities and public figures who use their platform for social responsibility and goodness while demonstrating a commitment to the welfare of the global black community.

Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET will oversee The BET Awards 2020 and serve as Executive Producer along with Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment.

Watch the tribute below and leave us a comment.


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