Kanye West, Usher honored during ‘The BET Honors’ 2015

The 8th Annual BET Honors airs February 23rd on BET

BET Networks celebrates black excellence with the eighth annual The BET Honors special hosted by television personality, actor and comedian, Wayne Brady. The star-studded night honored five distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of art, music, theater, technology and business. This year’s remarkable honorees are Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, Usher Raymond, John W. Thompson and Kanye West.

The BET Honors 2015 will also have amazing performances by Ne-Yo, Trey Songz, Charlie Wilson, K. Michelle, Mary J. Blige and Patti LaBelle.

The BET Honors 2015 will premiere on Monday, February 23rd at 9 pm ET and on Saturday, February 28th on BET’s international network in the UK and Africa, reaching more than 17 million households in 50+ countries (check local listings).

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.