T.I., Busta Rhymes and Beyonce Scheduled to Perform At BET Awards
As previously reported, this year's awards will be hosted by actor and comedian Damon Wayans. The event will kick off with a performance from Beyonce where she will debut her new single "Déjà Vu," which features Jay-Z, while Prince will close out the show with a special song which is being kept under wraps.
Other performers who are slated to perform at the awards include Jamie Foxx, Ne-Yo, Chris Brown, Keyshia Cole, Lil' Wayne and Mary J. Blige.
Last year's BET Awards was the most-watched program in the network's 26 year history, generating 6.6 million viewers.
The 2006 BET Awards will be aired live from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on June 27 at 8 pm est.