BET Awards '10 Adds Heat to an Already Explosive Performance Line Up With Eminem, Alicia Keys, Usher and T Pain
ALL SET TO HIT THE FIERY STAGE LIVE, JUNE 27, 2010 @ 8PM*
NEW YORK, June 17 -- Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium is sure to be ablaze on June 27th at the BET AWARDS '10 due to previously announced performances by Kanye West, Ludacris, TI, Drake, Diddy - Dirty Money, Nicki Minaj, and Rick Ross, to name a few. To further feed this fire, BET AWARDS '10 is pleased to announce that rapper, producer and actor Eminem will take to the stage on the heels of his June 21 release of "Recovery." In keeping with the tradition of celebrating the best of the best, platinum-recording artist and BET AWARDS '10 "Best Female R&B Artist" nominee Alicia Keys as well as R&B superstar Usher, who is nominated for "Best Male R&B Artist," will also take to the BET AWARDS '10 stage. Audiences can also expect a sure-fire performance from T-Pain, who rounds out this HOT list of talent with his innovative and creative stage show.
Hosted by Queen Latifah, BET AWARDS '10 will pay tribute to 2010 Humanitarian Award recipient John Legend as well as honor this year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient legendary musician and cultural icon Prince.
Make sure to tune into the BET AWARDS '10 at 8PM* on June 27th on BET as this is a LIVE fire you won't want to put out. Log onto http://www.bet.com/betawards for continuous updates and a complete Awards list of nominees The BET Awards '10 airs live, Sunday, June 27th 8:00 PM*, from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA. Don't miss it!
Stay tuned for more performances and presenter updates for this year's BET AWARDS by logging on to www.bet.com/betawards .
*all times ET/PT
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