BET has announced the 2023 BET Her Awards honorees and performers. Set for Sunday (March 5) in Atlanta, the ceremony recognizes the brilliance and beauty of Black women who are moving the community forward. A press release continues to describe the celebration as shining a spotlight on the impact of Black women through the pillars of Black Love, Black Joy, Black Pride, and Black Power.
Author, actor, media personality, and pop culture queen Bevy Smith will serve as host for the celebratory event. Honorees include Kandi Burruss, recognized with the LOVE Award for work that advances Black love and relationships.
“Black women are the backbone of their communities,” expressed Tavia Pitts, Senior Vice President of Ad Sales at BET Media Group. “For centuries Black women have done it all, displaying strength and grace that flows naturally in every act. It is an honor to have the BET Her Awards return to celebrate the incredible Black women who contribute to society and show unparalleled resilience and courage to propel our communities forward.”
MC Lyte, who will be honored with the LEGEND Award presented by Walmart, will also perform during the ceremony. Gospel vocalist Tamela Mann will also take the stage.