This powerful and inspirational event aims the spotlight on the achievements of distinguished leaders in the fields of music, education, entertainment, technology and business. Each year, BET Honors is one of the most moving experiences and television specials on BET Networks. Proceeds from the private sale of BET Honors 2015 will benefit the National Cares Mentoring Program, an organization that helps transform the lives of Black children by inspiring, recruiting, and mobilizing masses of caring Black men and women to mentor and nourish, challenge and champion them.
BET HONORS 2015 is set to ignite Warner Theater with a series of soul stirring performances.
Celebrating its seventh year, BET Honors celebrates and recognizes the gifts and contributions of five African American exceptional leaders.
The BET Honors 2015 honorees are:
Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Education Award
Phylicia Rashad, Theatrical Arts Award
Usher Raymond, Musical Arts Award
John W. Thompson, Technology and Business Award
Kanye West, Visionary Award
Monday, February 23, 2015
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Warner Theater, Washington, DC
BET Networks and Jesse Collins Entertainment
Lynn Harris Taylor, Executive Producer
Stephen Hill, Executive Producer
Jesse Collins, Executive Producer