Jun 30, 2020
20th Annual BET Awards: Lizzo, Chris Brown, Migos, Dababy, Megan Thee Stallion, Michael B. Jordan, Issa Rae, And "Queen & Slim" Take Top Honors At The “Bet Awards” 2020
Atlanta, United States - July 1, 2020 /PressCable/ —
BET AWARDS 2020 Opened With A Powerful Performance Of Public Enemy’s “fight The Power” Featuring Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Nas, Black Thought, Rapsody, Questlove, Jahi And Yg..
Beyoncé Knowles-carter Honored With Humanitarian Award, Global Superstar Lil Wayne Honored The Memory Of Nba Legend Kobe Bryant With A Moving Tribute, Rock And Roll Hall-of-famer Little Richard Remembered With Tribute From Multi-talented Actor/comedian Wayne Brady.
Alicia Keys, Chloe X Halle, Dababy, D Smoke, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Jonathan Mcreynolds, Kane Brown, Lil Wayne, Lonr., Masego, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Sir, Summer Walker, Usher, Wayne Brady And More Delivered Extraordinary, Never-before-seen Performances.
Megan Thee Stallion performed her new single “Girls In the Hood” along with her hit song “Savage.” The remix of the song featuring Beyoncé became Megan’s highest-charting song, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
BET honored an incredible and inspiring lineup of artists, entertainers, cultural icons and humanitarians across more than 20 categories at The “BET AWARDS” 2020. The show, hosted by actress and comedian Amanda Seales, aired live at 8 pm ET/7 pm CT across ViacomCBS networks including BET, BET HER, and made its national broadcast premiere on CBS on Sunday, June 28. 2020 marks both the 20th anniversary of the awards and BET’s 40th anniversary.
This year’s show highlighted the absolute best in entertainment, social justice and culture with moving performances and appearances by some of the biggest names across television, film, and music; spreading an important message of hope and change.
The “BET AWARDS,” which has become synonymous with powerful artistry and social commentary, continues to spotlight and celebrate the artists and creators of tomorrow, making the ceremony one of the most news-provoking and talked-about broadcasts year after year.
This year’s awards used an array of innovative techniques, including stunning and dynamic artist-generated performances and packages, allowing the audience to immerse themselves in the important and inspirational messages.
The “BET Awards” generated over 31M views across BET Digital on the day of the show, up 2.5x from last year’s celebration. On BET Social, the show generated over 30M views, more than double (+139%) Y-O-Y. The awards generated multiple #1 rankings including:
Additionally, with the “BET AWARDS,” BET continues to have the top three cable Awards Shows among P18-49 for the 2020 season Year-To-Date (BET Awards, Soul Train Awards, Hip-Hop Awards).
#1 most social program of the day on the day of air., #1 most talked about telecast across all TV for the day., #1 driver of social views across all of TV for the day.
Fans can catch additional airings Wednesday, June 30th at 6 PM ET and Saturday, July 5 at 5 PM ET. Internationally, the show will simulcast on BET Africa at 2 am CAT on June 29th, followed by international broadcasts in the UK on June 29th at 9 pm BST, France on June 30th at 8:45 pm CEST and in South Korea on June 30th at 9 pm KST. BET will honor the ‘Best International Act’, along with the fan-voted category ‘Best New International Act’.
BET.com/betawards is the official site for the “BET Awards” and will have all the latest news and updates about this year’s show. Join the conversation on social media by following #BETAwards on all social platforms.
**Source: Nielsen Social Content Ratings, linear program-level total interactions, Twitter, YouTube Analytics, Facebook Insights, ListenFirst, Tubular, Trends24, Adobe; 6/28/20 vs 6/23/19.
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