Yolanda Adams among performers at “2011 BET Honors”
Yolanda Adams will be among performers at the “Fourth Annual BET Honors” on Saturday, January 15. It premiers Monday, February 21 at 9:00 p.m.
Acclaimed actress Gabrielle Union hosts the show for a third year, honoring legendary actress Cicely Tyson (Theatrical Arts), Oscar award-winning actor/musician and comedian Jamie Foxx (Entertainer), supermodel/entrepreneur Iman (Service), publishing mogul Linda Johnson Rice (Media), world renowned musician/composer Herbie Hancock (Musical Arts) and accomplished historian/educator Lonnie G. Bunch (Education).
The performances will also include Trey Songz, Ne-yo, Lalah Hathaway, Keyshia Cole, Guy, Tank, Angelique Kidjo, Naturally 7, Chick Corea Quartet and the Cicely L. Tyson Concert Choir. Some of the first presenters confirmed are Tyler Perry, Cedric the Entertainer, Anika Noni Rose, Hill Harper, Jimmie Jam and Noah Gray Cabey.
Proceeds from this year’s BET HONORS private ticket sales will be given to the Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc.
For more information on THE BET HONORS, visit www.bet.com/bethonors