Usher To Receive BET Lifetime Achievement Award

At the 2024 BET Awards, Usher will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award on June 30. 

On Wednesday (5.29,), Black Entertainment Television network officials announced that the superstar singer/songwriter will be presented with the prize that “commemorates industry pioneers who have powerfully shifted culture and the entertainment industry.”

In a statement about this year’s honoree, BET’s Connie Orlando said:

“The relationship between BET and Usher spans decades, from his multiple appearances on 106 & Park, to most recently winning the Entertainer of the Year trophy at the 55th NAACP Image Awards,” “From his chart-topping hits, electrifying performances, and unforgettable vocals to his signature moves and sound, Usher continues to stand on culture, setting new standards for the music industry and Black Excellence. We look forward to creating an amazing line-up to pay tribute to our global icon.”

Celebrating Usher’s career, during the broadcast, surprise guests will take to the stage at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles.

Previous recipients of the BET Lifetime Achievement Award have included the likes of Whitney Houston, Prince, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Lionel Richie, and Busta Rhymes. 

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Author: Al Denté