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


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.

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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.

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