Bruno Mars will open this year’s BET Awards on Sunday (25Jun17).
Host Leslie Jones tweeted the big news on Friday (23Jun17).
— Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) June 23, 2017
Bruno will join DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Future, Migos, Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige, A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane, Khalid and SZA, who are also billed to perform at the prizegiving to be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
New Edition will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement prize at the big bash, while Chance the Rapper will be handed the Humanitarian Award.
Beyonce leads the nominees with seven nods. Mars has five.