Update: Eminem “Not Confirmed” For The 2009 BET Awards, Says Rep

XXLMag.com has learned from a network spokesperson that despite reports on several websites, Eminem is “not confirmed” to perform at this year’s BET Awards.

Although Em’s spot is not etched in stone Kanye West, The-Dream and Jamie Foxx, who has been tapped to host the show, are set to hit the stage. BET announced the nominees earlier this month with T.I. leading the rap honors with three nods.

Shady appeared on BET’s 106 & Park yesterday afternoon (May 27) with 50 Cent. During the episode, Em reacted to his comeback disc Relapse grabbing the no. 1 spot on the charts and spoke on his absence from the game and hip-hop’s new generation of rappers. [Watch Below]

“106″ hosts Terrance J and Rocsi also revealed that Em will be doing a BET special with Big Tigger. As of press time details on the show have yet to be revealed.

One stage the Detroit lyricist has been confirmed for is the MTV Movie Awards. The annual event airs this Sunday (May 31) at 9 p.m. EST  – Elan Mancini

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  • sealsaa

    What self respecting white person would want to be seen on BET.

    • Enlightened

      What? The same one that wants niggas to buy his muthafuckin album.
      If you want to get technical about it though, what self-respecting person period would want to be seen on BET?

    • b.rivera

      i think eminem n wayne shouldmake a song together

    • mike


    • DetroitDraper

      WTF are you talkin about sealsaa


      lol not you cuz your just a dirty lil flag.

    • yoprince

      co-sign sealsaa…

      i’m black.. it’s just true..

  • Pierzy

    Holding down the rich white man again. This country will never be fair.

    [Note the sarcasm]


    OLD NEWS XXL!!!!!!!!!!


  • $ykotic

    Em don’t want the HATRED that will be behind the scenes. Real talk I do not blame him.

    This way Ross can’t say he looked @ his breasteses sideways or something.

    • General

      And you know Ross was hopin that he would show so that he could try to bait Em again…

      Oh well, either way they both got hot CD’s out right now

      • $ykotic

        True that.

        • Immune

          LOL, they both suck.

  • El Tico Loco

    I didn’t know he was supposed to.

  • jbird

    Look how skinny this crackhead ass got!! It don’t surprise me he ain’t gonna be there. Prob better he ain’t gonna be. I won’t miss him!! Bring out some B.O.B. or some shit. Damn tired of waiting on this dude to blow.

  • geico lizard

    What is Black Entertainment Television without Asher Roth,Eminem and Justin Timberlake?

    • Moving Sideways

      I’m so sick of those assholes at BET taking advantage of white artists just to make a couple bucks. For shame.

  • Superstar Extraordinaire

    Em cosigned B.o.B I been tellin niggas this dude is the truth….dude goes hard (no homo)….check his ‘Who the F*ck is B.o.B?’ mixtape

  • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$

    *cell phone rings, playing “We Made You”*


    TrickTrick:’Sup, nigga?! Whatitdo, doe?

    E:Oh, hey Trick. Aint nothin man, just gearin up for the performance @ the BET awards. Whatupdoe?

    TT:Like that?! Nigga, when we leavin? I’m starvin! It cold outchea, nigga! I’m tryin to eat sumn! Them niggas gon’ be caked up, nigga need some new jewels! That nigga Ross got my Louis shades, dawg! I need those! You got my ticket already?

    E:Nah, umm, not this time, T.

    TT:Wha? Chu tawkin bout, nigga? Nigga, I’m ridin!

    E:*muffles phone, talkin to Dre in the background* See, see, I told you! Fuck that, I’m just not goin. No! *mumbling* Nah dude, he be embarassin me & shit. I don’t care, yall go ahead………

    E:Le-Let me hit you right back, Trick.

    TT:Yeah Yeah! Hurry up!

    E:*hangs up phone, looks @ Dre* I told you, I need to change this muthafuckin number!

    • $ykotic


      You’re on a roll Grand$

      You know Trick probably read this too!


      • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$


    • King Joffy Joe

      DAMN!!! That was funny as FUCK! You should publish that, good shit Tony Grand$!

    • http://www.myspace.com/emcdlthemusicprofile EmCDL

      @ Grand$

      LMFAO!!!! Damn man that was hillarious! I needed a laugh today too!

  • Dr Flav

    Fuck dude, I could tell when he was on 106 and Park that he felt like he was above it. I have not and will never pay retail for an Eminem album. Marshall Mathers was his best joint. Old pilled out mark, lookin like a dried up meth head, you know that shit ages your face. LOL

    • El Tico Loco

      It doesn’t take much to be above 106 and kraP so what’s your point?

  • Capt. Obvious

    50 cent made the interveiw akward!!!!! officer ricky ended his career!!!!!!! 50 cent is irrelevant!!!!!! 2002-2005

    • mike

      Uh–no. Wait til his album drops and if it goes #1 and/or sell 300-400,000 or not before making that statement.

  • brand-new

    the bet award show is a hot mess year after year, em performing would make me consider watching it.

    • GregSIDE

      I hear that shit. Em being at the B.E.T. awards would make me actually wanna watch. Remember what happened last time he was at the show, he stole it with 1 verse at the end of Busta’s Touch It remix. So u give that man a whole set….. shit. He’ll kill it!

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  • DazzOne

    WHY? Are you just DYING to see him proform “We Made You” on BET? Or anywhere for that matter. It’s not like they will let him do 3 a.m.


    ya. not surprised. i stopped watching they award show when i saw bow wow perform Marco Polo (of all songs) w/ a idk? lightbulb jumpsuit. it was a WRAP for me after that.

    all ya’ll made good ass points. Grand$ u a fool. lol.

    • yoprince

      yo that jumpsuit was wild right?? who signed off on that?? makes you wonder just how lame some of these niggas would be in real life…

  • Nate

    jbird is G-Unot Killa’s replacement. Em’s “crackhead” ass is so skinny jbird because he has been doing this inventive thing called “Exercise”. The more you do the better shape you can be in.

    In Em’s case he ran up to 10 miles daily, stopped the drugs, and eats better.

  • Federal Ranga

    What up? Sorry I am late. Lemme do this real quick… Em, stay off the BET awards… smart decision homie.


    2 Girls, 1 Cup>>>>>>>>>>>>>>BET AWARDS.

    Yeah….. its that serious.



    • EReal


  • brand-new

    you never know what could happen when em hits the stage, remember when he brought out elton john? imagine if he really brought out jess simpson for we made you, that would be funny

  • EvilD172

    Em’s new shit is on point(miles ahead of Encore). I still think that BO2 is the best str8 up hip-hop album that is out right now. Red and Meth came back alot harder than I though they would(they never fell off though. Well Meth did a little, but it’s cool thought. He killed it on 8th Diagram). Great week for hip-hop!!

    Off the subject, Did yall see those pics of Obama as a freshman on the today show? Did he look like he was on some pimp shit or what? Every vote counts, even if its for pimp of the year.

    • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$

      “I still think that BO2 is the best str8 up hip-hop album that is out right now”

      Can’t argue with the truth.



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  • Thuli

    i don’t like Eminem.

    That anit no Rap or Hip Hop because he says so even with Dre in it it is still not.

    Any new material from Blackwall Street ?

  • Kristian Laquax

    Eminem shouldnt be on BET unless its a video and I could really do without that too.

  • Trickdd

    50 and Rocsi don’t like each other…50 made that comment about looking at Terrance at 16.34 instead of Rocsi and it got awkward and then the show goes on and Rocsi isn’t there no more

  • dark vanilla

    No hate on Eminem, but why would he be at the BET awards. He isn’t black. Thats why they call it Black Entertainment Television. No disrespect

  • http://www.myspace.com/swisstech swisstech

    @ Grand$ hahahahahaha thank you for the laugh

  • 6Cubed

    I don’t give a fuck if it’s on the BET awards or the BET hip hop awards. I guarantee this: Ain’t no man gonna come from the ceiling and put his azz in Em’s face. People want to down BET when MTV ain’t no better and then BET they’re owned by the same company. So basically what self respecting person wants to be seen on both channels?