Now Nipsey Hussle has been named the recipient of the 2019 “Bet Awards” Humanitarian Award. In the spirit of uplift he evoked in his community, his work as a devoted son, brother, father, partner, friend and all-around community advocate and philanthropist, musician and businessman, Hussle will be posthumously honored with the iconic award at the 19th annual Awards show airing live in his hometown of Los Angeles on Sunday, June 23, at 8 pm ET.
The “BET Awards” 2019 will simulcast LIVE at 8 pm ET across seven Viacom networks in the U.S.--BET, BET HER, MTV, MTV 2, MTV Classic, VH1, and Logo. Internationally, the show will simulcast for the first-time on BET Africa at 2 am CAT on June 24, followed by international broadcasts in the UK on June 24 at 9:00 pm BST, South Korea on June 25 at 9 pm KST and in France on June 25 at 9 pm CEST. Internationally, BET will honor Best International Act in-show, along with the fan-voted category Best New International Act and BET International Global Good Award during the live red carpet pre-show.
Hussle continues to be a big part of the BET family from past BETX Staples Center concerts, performing on the BET Live Stage, to visiting the set of BET original series, BET Networks will continue to celebrate the life and work of the beloved LA native known lovingly as “Neighborhood Nip.” BET Networks also commemorated and celebrated his life by broadcasting “BET Remembers: Nipsey Hussle,” live and commercial-free coverage of Nipsey’s funeral service in its entirety on BET and BET Digital.