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Taraji P. Henson returns to host Culture’s Biggest Night, “BET Awards” 2024


Taraji P. Henson returns to host Culture’s Biggest Night, “BET Awards” 2024

BET announces Academy Award® nominated and Golden Globe® winning actor, author, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson will return to host “BET Awards” 2024 LIVE from the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles. GRAMMY® award winning global entertainment icon USHER will be honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement BET Award. Previously announcedperformers included GloRilla, Latto, Muni Long, Sexyy Red, Shaboozey, and Victoria Monét.  Culture’s Biggest Night, “BET Awards” 2024, will air LIVE on Monday, 1 July at 2:00 am WAT/3:00am CAT on BET Africa DStv Channel 129 and GOtv Channel 21.

“I am thrilled to be returning as the host of the ‘BET Awards’ for the third time. I am also looking forward to celebrating my peers and the impact of our culture on entertainment,” said Taraji P. Henson.

“Taraji is a phenom, known for her vibrant personality and charisma, and we are excited to welcome her back to host Culture’s Biggest Night, ‘BET Awards,’ the ultimate celebration of Black creativity,” said Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET. “We are equally as thrilled to have so many incredibly talented performers join us, standing on culture’s biggest stage to deliver an unforgettable night.”

While Drake leads “BET Awards” 2024 nominations with an outstanding seven nods, African global stars, Tyla, Burna Boy, Tems, Ayra Starr, Focalistic, Davido, Lojay, Asake, Tyler ICU, Seyi Vibez, Ayo Edebiri, Damson Idris among others, received nominations across various music categories. The official “BET Awards” 2024 nominees were selected by a voting academy of esteemed music industry insiders, performers, and presenters. Click HERE for the complete list of “BET Awards” 2024 nominees.

Voting for “BET Awards” 2024 Viewer’s Choice Award begins June 6, 2024, and ends June 30, 2024, at 6:30 PM PT/ 9:30 PM ET. is the official site for “BET Awards” 2024 and is the official source for the latest news and updates about this year’s show. Follow us @BET and @BETAWARDS.

Connie Orlando, EVP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, will oversee and Executive Produce the annual show, with Jamal Noisette, SVP, Tentpoles & Music Community Engagement to Co-Executive Produce for BET. Jesse Collins Entertainment is the production company for the show, with Jesse Collins, Dionne Harmon, and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay also serving as Executive Producers.

BET is transforming Culture’s Biggest Night into Culture’s Biggest Week with BET Experience 2024, promising the ultimate in Black culture and entertainment. With a lineup of culture’s most influential artists including Cardi B, Davido, Gunna, Sexyy Red, The Roots, Common, Queen Latifah, Jungle Brothers, and many more electrifying artists, experts, and tastemakers.

Attendees will enjoy unforgettable live performances, comedy shows, culture-shifting conversations, immersive workshops, and much more! Anchoring this year’s Experience is fan-favourite, BETX 2024 Fan Fest, a free, all ages two-day cultural festival taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29. For more information, visit

To APPLY for media credentials to COVER “BET Awards” 2024 red carpet, press room, and BET Experience 2024 Fan Fest, concerts, and more, click here: “BET Awards” 2024 Media Application.

Asuquo Eton founded, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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