On behalf of BET, we are excited to announce the award winning actor and comedian CHRIS ROCK as the host of “BET AWARDS” on Sunday, June 29, 2014. One of cable television’s highest rated award shows, the “BET Awards” returns to Los Angeles & Nokia Theater at L.A. Live and has released the full list of nominees for this year’s ceremony.
As part of the 2nd annual BET EXPERIENCE at L.A. Live and one of social media’s most talked about programs, the “BET AWARDS” promises to bring an award show filled with music’s biggest performances featuring today’s hottest entertainers in music, film, sports and television. As always, the “BET AWARDS” promises to deliver a live show full of unforgettable moments while celebrating the years most talked about artists, actors, athletes, humanitarian and welcomes another deserving recipient with the fourteenth Lifetime Achievement Award.
Here are the Top 10 Reasons not to miss the BET Awards and BET Experience:
10. The BET EXPERIENCE is the only place you can see your favorite American & Canadian child stars, Bow wow & Keshia Chante, host “106 & Park LIVE” at Nokia Plaza with several surprise guests. Last year Jamie Foxx, Janelle Monae, Channing Tatum, Jason Derulo, Jordin Sparks and more stopped by!
9. Party next to your favorite BET stars at the LATE NIGHT VIP AFTER PARTY! Last year the cast of “Being Mary Jane” partied with all the fans.
8. Because the FAN FEST is free for the entire family and nothing beats FREE!
7. To watch the 2nd annual SPRITE CELEBRITY BASKETBALL GAME, SLAM DUNK CONTEST and the STREETBALL Game on the SPRITE COURT.
6. To see SOMMORE host COMIC VIEW LIVE on Friday, June 27 featuring celebrity comedians, Karlous Miller, Lil Rel Howery, Ray Grady, Sydney Castillo and Zainab Johnson.
5. Where else can in LA will you have the chance to see Marsha Ambrosius perform “Far Away” see Maxwell perform “Lifetime” & Jill Scott perform “A Long Walk?”
4. Floyd Mayweather and Doug E. Fresh put down the gloves and the microphone for another year of “Genius Talk.” Last year participants included stars of Real Husbands of Hollywood, Boris Kodjoe and wife Nicole Ari Parker.
3. Two days of your favorite up and coming artists performing live during BET EXPERIENCE’s Music Matters showcases.
2. The Roots and Friends return for another hip hop concert featuring today’s top artist.
1. CHRIS ROCK is the host of the “BET AWARDS” 2014.