June 16, 2014 | Daniella & Letisha Jones-EllisThe 2014 BET Awards will take place at the end of this month and being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award is music legend, Lionel Richie!
The Grammy Award winner will be celebrated for his music achievements on June 29th, which span from his time in The Commodores, to his success as a solo artist. The American singer and songwriter boasts a career spanning more than 40 years with hits such as ‘Truly’, ‘All Night Long’, ‘Three Times A Lady’ and ‘Dancing On The Ceiling’ continuing to be occasion and dancefloor favourites. With Lionel set to perform on the night, many a favourite is bound to be heard.
Confirmed appearances on the night also include Kevin Hart, Kerry Washington and Robin Thicke who is also set to perform his new single. Other performers on the night include Pharrell, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Lil Wayne and Trey Songz, whose July 1st album drop Trigga will follow in the two days to follow.
Comedian and actor Chris Rock will host the event at LA’s Nokia Theater. Check out some of this year’s nominees in your latest issue segment, ‘Dates For Your Diary.’
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