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The BET AWARDS (History)

Published by on May 9th, 2019.


BET AWARDS is based in United States and was established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other American minorities in music, acting ,sports, and other field of entertainment over the past year. The awards are presented annually, and are broadcast live on BET. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by artists, and some of the awards are presented in televised ceremony.
There is an voting academy made up of about five hundred (500) people from the Music Industry, Media and bloggers.
BET sends out ballots electrically and voters nominate in all the different categories who think they should be award nominees. These are collated by a group called “Yangaroo” that works on other awards shows as well, and they narrow it to the tip five nominees, and send that list back out to the academy to vote on the winner.
The first award they presented was on 19th of June, 2001; that’s 17 years ago.
The inaugural ceremony in 2001 was held at the Paris Las Vegas resort on the Las Vegas Strip. From 2002 to 2005, the Kodak Theater in Hollywood hosted the awards. From 2006 to 2012, the ceremonies were held at the shrine auditorium in Los Angeles. The ceremony was moved to the Microsoft Theater at L.A. live in 2013.
Their current awards includes;

MUSIC;

MOVIE; 

ATHLETE;

MISCELLANEOUS; 

DEFUNCT AWARDS; 

SPECIAL AWARDS; 

The BET lifetime Achievement Humanitarian and Ultimate Icon Award recipients, along with the nominees for other categories are announced in Argentina press conference. At the awards ceremony and mini-documentary is shown covering the honorees’ life. The awards are given out separately. The Ultimate Icon Award was created in 2015 and presented in the ceremony.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT WINNERS; 

BET HUMANITARIAN AWARD; 

(was created in 2002 at the second annual BET awards )

ULTIMATE ICON AWARD;

 (was created in 2015 and 2018, at the 15th and 18th annual BET Award)

MOST NOMINATED AND WINNING ARTISTES; 

(MALE AND FEMALE 2018);

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