2 Chainz, Big Sean, YG and More to Perform at 2018 BET Awards
With the 2018 BET Awards less than two weeks away, the network has unveiled the full slate of performers at this year's show. Among those joining the previously announced headliners at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on June 24 are 2 Chainz, Big Sean and YG.
The trio of heavy hitters adds to an already stacked lineup set to feature Nicki Minaj, Migos and Meek Mill. BET also shared today (June 15) that Jay Rock, Miguel, Daniel Caesar and SiR will grace the stage, too, with Jamie Foxx playing ringleader as the show's host.
Several of these headliners have dropped tracks together in recent months, offering the tantalizing possibility of crossover performances. YG's latest single, "Big Bank," from his forthcoming album Stay Dangerous, features Nicki, Sean and Tity Boi. The Compton rapper also featured on "Proud," from Chainz's February EP The Play Don't Care Who Makes It, which the duo recently performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
On the awards side, this 18th installment of BET's annual banger is set to be dominated by DJ Khaled, nominated in six categories, Kendrick Lamar, nominated in five categories, and Migos and Sza, each nominated in four categories, respectively. The Album of the Year category pits Khaled's Grateful against Migos' Culture II, Sza's Ctrl, K-Dot's Damn., Jay-Z's 4:44 and Top Dawg Entertainment's Black Panther soundtrack.
Will the Pulitzer Prize winner sweep? Will Meek or YG protest the president? Will Nicki drop new music? We'll find out on June 24.
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