Ladies First! Brandy, Melanie Fiona, La La Anthony and More Added to BET Awards Lineup

BET is pulling out all of the stops for this year’s BET Awards. Brandy, Melanie Fiona, Elle Varner, and La La Anthony have been added to the line up. Other divas and legendary stars will be attending the red carpet event as well, including Cissy Houston, Taraji P. Henson, Meagan Good, Yolanda Adams, Amber Bullock, Y’Anna Crawley, Jessica Reedy, and BET’s Music Matters Artist Jennah Bell.

Viewers can  expect stage performances from Nicki Minaj, D’Angelo, Chris Brown, Usher and Rick Ross, as well as a tribute to the legendary Whitney Houston.
Host Samuel L. Jackson has been impersonating the lady headliner this year to promote the annual show, which airs on July 1 at 8 p.m. Check out his rendition of “Beez In Da Trap” below!

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