Published: Mon, June 26, 2017
Culture | By Marion Pratt

Stonebwoy congratulates Wizkid for winning 2017 BET Best International Act

Stonebwoy congratulates Wizkid for winning 2017 BET Best International Act

Those who don't want to watch the award show on television have several options to choose from when it comes to viewing this year's ceremony.

The 2017 "BET Awards" will air Tuesday 27 June at 9pm on BET - Sky 187 / Virgin 184 / Freesat 140. 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.

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Online viewers can log in to the BET Awards Twitter page for a special backstage live stream at 8:30 pm ET along with updates of the night's big winners. She will be joining the ranks of former hosts like Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah, and Kevin Hart. Last year's energy-filled performances included tributes to the late Prince and a memorable collaboration between Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar; no word yet on whether or not new mom-of-three Beyonce will make an appearance, but if so, it'll most likely be as an audience member rather than performer (though she would be a showstopper nonetheless!).

Here's a few things to know about the BET Awards, taking place on Sunday, June 25th.

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Viewers can expect to see performances from the likes of Lil Wayne, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, French Montana, A$AP Rocky, Future, Migos and more.

2017 has been a great year for 26 year old Nigerian singer Wizkid.

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Earlier this month BET Networks revealed iconic R&B group New Edition will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 "BET Awards". Coming in close on her heels is Mars with five nods in categories like Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Video Director of the Year, Video of the Year and Album of the Year, followed by Solange, who's nominated for four awards.

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