In April 2017, BET International launched The New Edition Story, a three-part miniseries that was also BET's first scripted music-focused program.
In addition to Bruno's performance, the BET Awards will feature performances from DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Future, Migos, Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz, Lifetime Achievement Award recipients New Edition and many more.
(CNN) - The biggest stars in sports, film and music will descend on Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the accomplishments of African-American and other minority entertainers. The singer, who just gave birth to twins last week, is on the top of the board with seven nominations.
Not having access to a television during the award show will not prove to be a problem as viewers have the option of live streaming the ceremony at Bet.Com. Check out who else is performing at #BETAwards '17: @therealmaryjblige, @asaprocky, @officialxscape, @sza, @maxwell, @thegr8khalid, @kamasiwashington, @laflare1017, @iameldebarge, and @frenchmontana!
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This is the second straight year Wizkid will be winning the award.
Beyoncé is followed by Mars, who has five nominations.
Mars and Beyonce will also compete for album of the year, video director of the year and the viewer's choice award. Chance the Rapper and Migos are up for four nominations as wel, and a full list of the 2017 BET Awards nominees is available here. Familiar faces like Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jamie Foxx will appear alongside newer names like Trevor Noah, Algee Smith and Yara Shahidi to present the awards for the night. As well, a backstage live stream will take place on Twitter around 5:30 p.m. PST.