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BET Awards Adds More Performers & Presenters



The 16th Annual BET Awards just got more fabulous.  

Entertainment Weekly announced Thursday that musical artists Jennifer HudsonTori Kelly,Erykah Badu and Bilal have been added to the list of performers for the live event.    

French MontanaRemy Ma and Fat Joe are now also scheduled to appear, according to FADER, which also states that music legend Stevie Wonder will perform onstage as part of a “Celebration of Prince” extravaganza. 

Previously revealed performers of the awards show include Alicia KeysUsher and Maxwell, along with Janelle MonaeThe Roots and Sheila E. The latter three entertainers are slated to perform during the Prince tribute.

Billboard also reports that Empire co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett will also appear as presenters.

The 2016 BET Awards will be hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson, stars of the two-time NAACP Image Award-winning ABC sitcom, black-ish.  The ceremony airs Sunday at 8:00 p.m. ET on BET.

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