(L-R: John W. Thompson, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, Kanye West and Usher Raymond)
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 premiere on Monday, February 23, 2015 a at 9 pm ET and on Saturday, February 28, 2015 on BET’s international network in the UK and Africa, reaching more than 17 million households in 50+ countries (check local listings).