Chris Tucker has been announced as the host of this year’s BET Awards! The network announced this week that the comedian-actor will host the show taking place on June 30 from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live.

“We cannot wait for Chris to set fire to the BET Awards stage with his unique brand of mayhem. Chris Tucker is crazy…with class.  We’ve been chasing him for years and we couldn’t be happier that he is hosting the show in this special year: the year we embark on the three–day long BET Experience,” says Stephen Hill, President of Music Programming and Specials.

“I am honored to be asked to host this year’s BET Awards. I’m looking forward to being part of a really great show,” says Chris Tucker.

The BET Awards is part of three-day event BET has put together dubbed the “BET Experience at L.A. Live.”

Beyoncé, will kick off her “Mrs. Carter” North American tour at the BET Experience at L.A. Live on Friday, June 28th to a sold out crowd. Yes SOLD OUT!

Get ready for the BET Experience weekend concert series featuring musical artists, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, J. Cole, Miguel and ScHoolboy Q. There will also be a special performance by iconic recording artists The Jacksons, along with R. Kelly, New Edition, Erykah Badu, The Roots & Friends and a gospel showcase with headliner Kirk Franklin at the Nokia Theatre. Most recently added to the slate of performances; one of the original “Kings of Comedy,” Cedric the Entertainer, who will host “Cedric the Entertainer & Friends,” a comedy show showcasing some of today’s top comedians.

Tickets for the BET Experience and BET Awards are on sale now at  and . Tickets for the Cedric the Entertainer & Friends show go on sale Friday, April 12th at 10am. For more information and a list of other activities and performances during the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE visit .


Show will air live on June 30!

So excited! 🙂


WILL YOU BE ATTENDING “BET Experience at L.A. Live.”?