On Thursday, more performers were announced via Billboard. Meek Mill, Fantasia, DaBaby, Jeremih, Kirk Franklin, Erica Campbell, Kelly Price, and Jonathan McReynolds have been added as performers. Mary J. Blige will be honored with the Lifetime Acheivement Award, as well as Tyler Perry who will be honored with the Ultimate Icon Award.
The awards show will also feature a special tribute to Nipsey Hussle from John Legend, YG, and DJ Khaled. The BET Awards 2019 will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 23 at 8 p.m. ET.