BET Awards Celebrates The Career Of Michael Jackson : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

BET Awards Celebrates The Career Of Michael Jackson

June 29, 2009

By Thomas Freeman

LOS ANGELES (RPRN) 6/29/2009--BET broadcasted their 9th annual award show last night (June 28) live from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Jamie Foxx was the host of the 3 plus hour show and the major theme was a tribute to the brilliant career of the king of pop Michael Jackson.


The show was re-organized in just a four day period to include special guest comments and tributes to the recently deceased entertainer. Michael's dad, Joe Jackson, was in attendance and his sister Janet came at the finally saying she had been chosen by the family to appear and thank the fans and BET for all their support.



Performers at this year's awards included Beyonce, Maxwell, Kanye West, Ne-Yo & Fabolous, Jay-Z, Mary Mary featuring Queen Latifah, Keyshia Cole & Monica, Soulja Boy, Keri Hilson, Ciara, Drake, Lil Wayne and Young Money as well as old school performers; The O'Jays, New Edition, Guy and Bel Biv Devoe.



Lil Wayne picked up the award for Rapper Of The Year and T.I. and Rihanna won for Best Collaboration, although neither was there to accept the award. Other winners included Beyonce, Day26, Keri Hilson, Ne-Yo and Lebron James, Alicia Keys and Wyclef Jean.



The show was preceded by a two hour episode of 106 & Park that featured performances by Hurricane Chris, Day26 and others as well as red carpet interviews. The pre show was hosted by 106 & Park regulars Rocsi and Terrance and the red carpet interviews were performed by former top model contestant and Black Carpet host Toccara Jones.




Source: YO! Raps Magazine


Photo Credit: Zimbio


About the author:

RushPR News is a social media newswire service created to help you with content creation and distribution to news outlets and social media networks. RushPRnews can also assist you with your web strategies with experts advices and strategies at an affordable cost. Write us at news@rushprnews.com

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC NEWS, AFRICAN-AMERICAN NEWS, Celebrity, Awards, Featured, Article-byline

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Cody Bollerman Digital Poised To Shake Things Up In The Business Consulting And Digital Marketing Sectors

San Diego,Calif. 10/24/14 · SAN DIEGO-BASED CODY BOLLERMAN DIGITAL POISED TO SHAKE THINGS UP...

UK’s first night job site launches

London, UK 10/24/14 · Night jobs search service launched in the United...

Bloody Good Tv Runs $10,000 Horror Movie Watching Contest On PublicVine

Florence, Alabama 10/24/14 · This Halloween, consumers can register to win up...

Ultraseal International aiming for hat-trick

Coventry, West Midlands 10/23/14 · Ultraseal International, a global leader in finding solutions...

Newborn Foundation Co-Convenes Shanghai Symposium with Focus on Congenital Heart Disease in Newborns and Infants

Saint Paul, MN / Shanghai, China 10/20/14 · Expansion of Newborn Screening Program & Latest Data...

Ste. Anne's New Fitness Centre In An Idyllic Setting

GRAFTON, ONTARIO 10/17/14 · -Maison Sante is just one part of Ste. Anne's...

Newborn Foundation Honors Leaders in Newborn Health, Technology, Policy and Advocacy at 2014 Awards Gala

Minneapolis, MN 10/13/14 · – The Newborn Foundation, an international nonprofit leveraging...

Phaedra Beauty Cosmetics Re-Launches with New Packaging

Los Angeles, CA 10/13/14 · Hollywood celebrity make-up artist Phaedra L. Williams introduces...

Indie Film, The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam 2014 Global Film Festival Tour

Los Angeles, CA 10/13/14 · Indie Film, The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam...

Newborn Health & Technology Leader Dr. Terese Finitzo Receives ‘Eve Award’ for Innovation

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 10/10/14 · Newborn Foundation Awards Gala honors global leaders in...

Ste. Anne’s Spa: An Ideal Setting For Meeting And Team Building

Grafton, ON 10/08/14 · Ste. Anne’s Spa provides an ideal meeting environment,...

Renew Life Launches National TV Advertising Campaign with the help of Creative Bube Tube

Milton, ON 10/06/14 ·  - Renew Life proudly announces their latest marketing...