The Root Goes to the BET Awards and Tries to Look Cool


Ghanaian Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy has congratulated Nigerian act WizKid on his 2017 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Award.

Aside from his future show-stopping set, Mars is nominated for five awards, including Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award, Video Director of the Year for "That's What I Like", Video of the Year for "24K Magic" and Album of the Year for 24K Magic.

The Ghetto Kids dance group from Uganda are in California, Los Angeles United States to represent their country and the East Africa at large at the BET Awards, later today.

Another exciting year and the 17th BET Awards are sure to entertain and enthrall viewers.

Who Will be Presenting the Awards?

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It has been a spectacular day. "I made the podium for the first time so I will drink out of anybody's shoes". I was flat out and when you are chasing other cars you lose quite a lot of grip, then you are sliding.

At last year's edition of the BET Awards, Beyonce won Video of the Year for "Formation", the first track from her hit album "Lemonade".

In case you missed it, check out the full list of nominations, as well as the performers and presenters! The network has two live streams planned for Sunday - a red carpet preshow starting at 6 p.m. and a ceremony stream starting at 8 p.m.

The show which will be aired on BET (DStv Channel 129) and hosted by stand-up comedian Leslie Jones, will have stars such as Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Xscape and El Debarge along with some of hip hop's hottest talent including A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Gucci Mane, Swae Lee, Khalid and SZA and Kamasi Washington perform.

Yara Shahidi, Cardi B, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, La La Anthony, the cast of Universal Pictures' Girls Trip (Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah), Trevor Noah, Robin Thede, Cari Champion and Demetrius Shipp Jr. are all set to take the stage.