Taraji P. Henson to host the 2022 BET Awards for the second year
Don’t call it a comeback! The 2022 BET Awards are approaching and the network has announced who will be this year’s presenters! For the second time, actress Taraji P. Henson will host an awards show showcasing the best black entertainment at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 26. As we reported. Before that, Taraji was also the host of the show last year.
In a recent press release, the Academy Award winner shared her excitement to be on the BET Awards stage once again.
“I am honored to be back as host of the BET Awards and to share the stage with so many strong and prolific artists. You could even say it is the ‘Empire’ of Black Excellence. “It’s a creator’s dream to work with amazing partners like Scott and Connie at BET and Jesse Collins Entertainment. I can’t wait to celebrate his music, entertainment and culture,” she said. black with viewers on what will be an unforgettable night.”
Connie Orlando, EVP Expert, Music Programmer and Music Strategist at BET, also spoke out about Taraji making a splash on stage.
“Taraji P. Henson embodies Black excellence. We are thrilled to be partnering with the renowned multi-talented stage and screen actress to celebrate once again the ultimate celebration of Black culture this year,” she said. “For more than two decades, the BET Awards have been home to brilliant, talented and creative black people, delivering unforgettable cultural moments. We look forward to raising the bar for the 2022 BET Awards.”
Connie isn’t lying about Taraji showing off Negro excellence! The newest addition to President Joe Biden’s Advisory Board on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is returning to her former home, Howard University on Saturday! During her visit to Mecca, she will address the Groundbreaking Date 2022 and receive the doctor of humanitarian letters! Congratulations Taraji!
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