Aretha Franklin and Berry Gordy Set to be Honored at 2014 BET Honors
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 01.16.2014
Along with Ice Cube…
The Associated Press (via Billboard) reports that Aretha Franklin and Motown founder Berry Gordy will be honored at the 2014 BET Honors.
BET announced this week that Ice Cube, American Express CEO Ken Chenault, and photographer and video artist Carrie Mae Weems will also receive tributes at the event. The 2014 BET Honors will be held at the Warner Theatre in Washington on February 8. The awards will be broadcast on February 24 on BET.
BET Honors highlights African Americans performing at top levels in music, literature, entertainment, education, and more.
Halle Berry and Chaka Khan were honorees at last year's event.
Actor and comic Wayne Brady will be hosting the show. Additional performers will be announced at a later date.