The American award show, BET Awards has officially revealed its 2023 event date. The event will take place live from Los Angeles on Sunday, June 25.
It will be the latest awards show to celebrate five decades of hip-hop. The Grammys and the Juno Awards also gave hip-hop a 50th-anniversary salute on their 2023 editions in February and March, respectively.
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This year’s venue hasn’t yet been finalized. This will be the 23rd edition of the BET Awards, which calls itself “Culture’s Biggest Night.”
“We are thrilled to be back in L.A. for BET Awards 2023 and to celebrate a huge cultural milestone – the 50th anniversary of hip-hop,” Connie Orlando, EVP specials, music programming, and music strategy at BET, said in a statement.
“For five decades, hip-hop has not only influenced American culture but has become a global phenomenon and one of the most influential musical genres of our lifetime. From music to fashion, art, and entertainment, we are honored to have always provided a platform for hip-hop to thrive. We look forward to paying tribute to the pioneers and innovators as we amplify the new generation of hip-hop artists like only BET can.”
BET Awards Officially Reveals 2023 Event Date