Taraji P. Henson set to Host the 2022 BET Awards for the Second Time bluebloodz.com has learned.
Actress Taraji P. Henson will host the award show which portrays the best in Black entertainment at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 26th.
In a recent press release, the Academy Award winning actress shared her excitement to be hitting the BET Awards stage once again.
“I am honoured to return as the host of the BET Awards and share the stage with so many powerful and prolific artists. You can even say it is the ‘Empire’ of Black Excellence.” She said. “Working with amazing partners like Scott and Connie at BET and Jesse Collins Entertainment is a creative’s dream. I can’t wait to celebrate Black music, entertainment, and culture with our viewers on what will be one unforgettable night.”
Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming, and Music Strategy at BET, also spoke out about Taraji mounting the award stage for the 2nd time
“Taraji P. Henson is the personification of Black excellence. We are excited to collaborate with the phenomenal multi-talented stage and screen actress to host the ultimate celebration of Black culture again this year,” she said. “For over two decades, the BET Awards has been home to Black brilliance, talent, and creativity, providing unforgettable cultural moments. We look forward to raising the bar for BET Awards 2022.”
Taraji exuding Black excellence is also the newest addition to President Joe Biden’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and returned home to her alma mater, Howard University on Saturday. During her visit to the Mecca, she is expected to deliver the 2022 Commencement address and receive the doctor of humane letters!