Amanda Seales Announced As Host of 2020 BET Awards+Usher, Megan Thee Stallion, Alicia Keys & More Performers Announced

Posted June 15, 2020

Earlier today, BET announced the nominees of the 2020 BET Awards and confirmed that the show will indeed go down!

While details on how they will pull the annual soiree off during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and continued social distancing aren’t exactly clear, it was announced as of Monday evening that the show has its host.

The network released an official statement confirming that ‘Insecure‘ star Amanda Seales (who just recently announced her departure from her short-lived stint as co-host on ‘The Real‘) will be the official MC for the big night.

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Our host for the 2020 #BETAwards is @amandaseales! Catch the 20th BET Awards Sun Jun 28 8/7c!

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They also announced the first set of performers for the show.

Today BET announces the first group of performers for the 20th annual “BET AWARDS” including Alicia Keys, Chloe X Halle, DaBaby, D Smoke, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend,  Jonathan McReynolds, Kane Brown, Lil Wayne, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, SiR, Summer Walker, Usher, Wayne Brady and more.  BET Amplified Artists, Masego and Lonr. are set to take the  BET Amplified Music Stage, a platform for emerging artists.

Hosted by comedian and actress Amanda SealesThe “BET AWARDS” 2020 will simulcast LIVE at 8 pm ET across ViacomCBS networks including BET, BET HER, and will make its national broadcast premiere on CBS on  Sunday, June 28 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT, 7:00-10:00 PM, CT).

In the final countdown to the BET Awards, Terrence J and Erica Ash will host the first interactive pre-show featuring celebrities, nominees, and special guests who will be participating in Black Entertainment’s biggest night.

Are you ready?

images via Instagram The countdown for the 2020 BET Awards is officially on with the
image via Nipsey Instagram With the 2019 BET Awards set to

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