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

Newborn Foundation Featured on Global Health Panel at Annual Patient Safety Science and Technology Summit

SAINT PAUL, MN and IRVINE, CA-- 01/23/15 ·  - The Newborn Foundation, an international nonprofit leveraging medical...

Cape Coral Waterfront Estate Known as “The UPS House” to be Sold at February 10th Absolute Auction

Fort Myers, Florida 01/21/15 · Truck Driver Turned Executive Selling Florida Riverfront Dream...

Studio One selects Visual 2000 End2End Suite of Fashion Business Solutions

LONDON, UK 01/20/15 · Visual 2000 International announces manufacturer Studio One  are...

CPD Seminar: How Skill Trade Workers Will be Effected by Express Entry

Vancouver, BC - 01/19/15 · Ashton College Announces Seminar Addressing Express Entry - New...

Dr. Ken Pool, IT Pioneer, dead at 62, leaves a rich legacy in health data standards and public health

ARLINGTON, TX 01/17/15 · With deep sadness  OZ Systems announces the sudden passing...

Dr. Ken Pool, Founder and Chairman of Dallas-based OZ Systems, Dies at 62

ARLINGTON, TX 01/16/15 · It is with deep sadness that OZ Systems announces...

Real Estate Auction – Is It Right for You?

Charlotte, NC 01/12/15 · Luxury homeowners looking to sell their estates face...

Philippines to Host Largest Crowd in Human History

Manila, Philippines 01/12/15 · The largest gathering of humans ever recorded will...

First Dedicated Canadian Bitcoin Price Index Launched

Vancouver, BC 01/08/15 · The Canadian Bitcoin Index (CBIX) created by Vancouver...

OnServe & Learning Brick has expanded to Niagara/Southwestern ON.

Kingston, ON 01/06/15 · Onserve is your trusted IT services company in...

Music Host Network Wants Writers Now!

LOS ANGELES 01/06/15 · The Music Host Network, a music media site...

Identify genuine web traffic from bots and botnets

SAN FRANCISCO 01/06/15 · As a provider of high-quality web traffic, Traffic...

Author Manfred Popp publishes - You can do what I did: lose weight, improve your health, stay fit -

Gaimersheim / Germany 01/06/15 · New book from author Manfred Popp about Weight...