The 2017 nominations are being led by Beyonce who has been named in seven categories.
And aside from Bruno, some of music's biggest names are set to take the stage and get the crowd pumped up, including A$AP Rocky, Big Sean, Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, El Debarge, French Montana, Future, Gucci Mane, Kamasi Washington, Lil Wayne, Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Migos, New Edition, Post Malone, Roman Gianarthur, Swae Lee, Tamar Braxton, SZA, Trey Songz and Xscape. The show will also be available to view on YouTube, and fans with cable provider logins can live stream the show on the BET Now app.
Who Will be Performing at the Award Show?As well, a backstage live stream will take place on Twitter around 5:30 p.m. PST. She will be joining the ranks of former hosts like Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah, and Kevin Hart.
Mars and Beyonce will also compete for album of the year, video director of the year and the viewer's choice award.
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Chance the Rapper will be honored with the coveted humanitarian award. Other notable nominations include Chance the Rapper and Migos, who are also up for four nominations.
Some of the most anticipated awards of the night include album of the year, best female hip hop artist, video of the year and best male hip hop artist. You definitely would not want to miss out on the entertainment and fun that the BET Awards will bring to your Sunday night. Following this year's Oscars Best Picture debacle, Jones said she's steeling herself for possible mistakes she might make onstage.
Meanwhile, New Edition will receive the lifetime achievement award. The comedian is pictured attending the Time 100 Gala on April 25, 2017 in New York City.