2016 BET Awards Start Time: Here's When to Watch

2016 BET Awards Start Time: Here's When to Watch
Source: AP
Source: AP

The 2016 BET Awards, hosted by Black-ish stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Andersonwill air live this Sunday, June 26 on BET at 8 p.m. Eastern. Pre-show red carpet coverage will begin at 5:30 p.m. Eastern and can be watched via livestream here.

The show will feature performances from Usher, Alicia Keys and Future as well as a special tribute to Prince from Sheila E., Janelle Monae, D'Angelo and the Roots. Sunday night's presenters include Jamie Foxx, Taraji P. Henson, Spike Lee, Jussie Smollett, Yara Shahidi, Deon Cole and DJ Khaled.

Nominees in acting categories include Michael B. Jordan, Idris Elba, Viola Davis and Kerry Washington, and nominees in music categories include Drake, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, Lil' Kim and Nicki Minaj.


Visit the BET website for a full list of nominees.

Read more:
• President Obama Declares June 2016 as "African-American Music Appreciation Month"
• Neverland Ranch: Video of '03 Raid on Michael Jackson's Home Is As Creepy As You Thought
• Rihanna Broke Down in Tears During Her Concert in Dublin While Singing an Old Hit

How much do you trust the information in this article?

Anna Swartz

Anna is a staff writer for Mic covering breaking news. She can be reached at aswartz@mic.com.

MORE FROM

‘Insecure’ season two is television for us, by us — and it’s even better than before

Creator Issa Rae shouldn't sweat the Emmy snub — her connection with her core audience is what really makes this series shine.

We talked to military experts about who will win the Iron Throne

Does Dany have a chance? Historians, tacticians and scholars weigh in on the ultimate outcome of 'Game of Thrones.'

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7, Episode 2 Trailer: New alliances may form in “Stormborn”

Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen may have an unexpected intermediary.

Tyler, the Creator is still a “walking paradox” on the rumor-baiting ‘Flower Boy’

Is he queer? Maybe. Does he know how to use the speculation to further his art? Definitely.

Note to Ryan Murphy: ‘American Horror Story’ reveals don’t need to be a scavenger hunt

The title and premiere date of the seventh season of 'American Horror Story' were revealed Thursday.

‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ proves sometimes it’s OK to skip the reunion

If you're looking to trim down your Netflix consumption, start by avoiding this pointless sequel series.

‘Insecure’ season two is television for us, by us — and it’s even better than before

Creator Issa Rae shouldn't sweat the Emmy snub — her connection with her core audience is what really makes this series shine.

We talked to military experts about who will win the Iron Throne

Does Dany have a chance? Historians, tacticians and scholars weigh in on the ultimate outcome of 'Game of Thrones.'

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7, Episode 2 Trailer: New alliances may form in “Stormborn”

Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen may have an unexpected intermediary.

Tyler, the Creator is still a “walking paradox” on the rumor-baiting ‘Flower Boy’

Is he queer? Maybe. Does he know how to use the speculation to further his art? Definitely.

Note to Ryan Murphy: ‘American Horror Story’ reveals don’t need to be a scavenger hunt

The title and premiere date of the seventh season of 'American Horror Story' were revealed Thursday.

‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ proves sometimes it’s OK to skip the reunion

If you're looking to trim down your Netflix consumption, start by avoiding this pointless sequel series.