Contact Us

BET Networks Celebrates Extraordinary Talents on ‘The BET Honors’

“The BET Honors” honorees for 2015 include, from left, Usher Raymond IV, Phylicia Rashad, Johnnetta B. Cole, Kanye West and John W. Thompson. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)

BET Networks’ eighth annual “The BET Honors” airing Monday night pays tribute to the contributions of African Americans in the areas of education, theater, business and technology, music and innovation.

Comedian Wayne Brady hosts the show for the second year, honoring Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad (Theatrical Award), 21-time Grammy Award-winning entrepreneur Kanye West (Visionary Award), multi-platinum recording star Usher (Musical Arts Award), Johnnetta Betsch Cole (Education Award) and Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson (Business & Technology Award).

“The BET Honors” airs at 9 p.m. EST on BET.

The roster of performers for the show included Ne-Yo, K. Michelle, Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz, Patti LaBelle, Charlie Wilson and West. It was taped Jan. 24 at Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C.

Keisha Knight Pulliam, Anthony Anderson, Damon Dash, Bobby Brown, Glynn Turman and Diahann Carroll are awards presenters.

Proceeds from the private sale of “The BET Honors” benefit the National Cares Mentoring Program.

Best of 1410 The Touch

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Never Miss the Latest News from 1410 AM The Touch.