Singer Rihanna will be honored by the BET Black Girls Rock. She just dropped her new album ANTI, she started her ANTI world tour and she recently performed at the BRIT Awards 2016 in London.
Rihanna missed her chance to perform her new song “Work” at the 2016 Grammy Awards.
The BET Black Girls Rock ceremony will take place on April 1st, 2016 in New Jersey. It will be broadcasted on TV on April 5th, 2016 on BET.
Many artists will be honored at that ceremony:
Shot Caller AwardShot Caller Award – Shonda Rhimes
Living Legend Award – the R&B legend Gladys Knight
Star Power Award – actress Danai Gurira
Young Gifted and Black Award – Amandla Stenberg
Community Change Agent Award – Black Lives Matter founders Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi.
The ceremony will be hosted by comedian and actress Tracy Ellis Ross.
Beverly Bond is a celebrity DJ, a model and also an executive producer. She is the founder oh Black Girls Rock. She founded the Black Girls Rock to celebrate the
achievements of Black women who have accomplish different things in various areas such as art, music, philanthropy and community service. This year, the Black Girls Rock will celebrate his tenth anniversary. It will be broadcaster for the sixth time on BET.
Last year, the Black Girls Rock honored the following:
Star Power Award – Jada Pinkett Smith
Rock Star Award – Erykah Badu
Shot Caller Award – Ava Duvernay
Living Legend Award – Cicely Tyson
Social Humanitarian Award – Dr Helene D. Gayle
Change Agent Award – Nadia Lopez