BET to Honor Michael Jackson
‘THE BET HONORS’
An Inaugural Event, Which Celebrates the Lives of Leading African American
Will Premiere Friday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT
Michael is the latest named for THE BET HONORS – an evening dedicated to recognizing the
achievements and contributions of distinguished African American leaders in their fields
The special will feature a large segment on Thriller…
the worldwide biggest selling album of all time.
"We are thrilled to present the first-ever BET HONORS and pay tribute
to the thinkers, trailblazers and trendsetters whose accomplishments
serve as inspirations for current and future generations," said Debra
Lee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BET Networks. "Each of these
remarkable individuals has made significant contributions to the Black
community and American culture overall, and BET Networks is proud to
recognize them through this very special, new tentpole event."