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“THE BET SOCIAL AWARDS” RETURNS LIVE SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2019 AT 8 P.M./ 5 P.M. ET/PT

THE SECOND ANNUAL LIVE EVENT WILL CELEBRATE SOCIAL MEDIA’S BRIGHTEST STARS.

THE 2019 CATEGORIES INCLUDE “ISSA WAVE”, “LMAO!”, “STAN LOVE”, “SOCIAL HUSTLE” AND “BEST CELEB FOLLOW”. NOMINEES INCLUDE @THEBSIMONE2, @BLAMEITONKWAY, @SNOOPDOGG, @THESHIGGYSHOW, @IAMZOIE, @IAMCARDIB, @CHICKLET.HF, @ELLAMAI, @CITYGIRLS, @JAYVERSACE, @QUEENNAIJA, @WILLSMITH, @PLIES, @HAHADAVIS, @KINGJAMES AND MANY MORE.

“THE BET SOCIAL AWARDS” WILL AIR LIVE FROM ATLANTA, GA

NEW YORK – January 17, 2019 – Returning for the second consecutive year, “THE BET SOCIAL AWARDS” will celebrate the best viral social media moments over the past year, across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and more. This LIVE one-hour event will feature Social Media stars, celebrities, social-inspired performances, unexpected award moments, and tons of surprises. Keeping with BET’s tradition of celebrating the best in entertainment, the network will once again host an electrifying night of television that is bound to have social media buzzing. “THE BET SOCIAL AWARDS” airs LIVE Sunday, March 3rd at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Atlanta, GA.

Voting will happen across five categories: “Issa Wave”,“LMAO!”, “Social Hustle”, “Stan Love”, and “Best Celeb Follow”. The 2019 nominees include Kevin Hart, Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Cardi B, LeBron James, Queen Naija, JayVersace, BlameitonKway, LalaMilan, TheShiggyShow and many more. Round One of voting will select the five finalists in each category. Voting starts today.

Additionally, the show will honor a social activist who uses social media as a tool to keep us informed, mobilized and hopeful for change with the “Social Movement” award; and the “Social Verified” award, which will honor an individual(s) who continuously elevates the social media landscape.

“THE BET SOCIAL AWARDS” is a BET Production, with Mike Epps and Kyra Robinson serving as Executive Producers.




For updates and more information about “THE BET SOCIAL AWARDS”, please visit BET.com/BETSocialAwards. Join the conversation on social media by logging on to our social media platforms using the hashtag: #BETSocialAwards.

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