BET is celebrating social media’s best at their second annual BET Social Awards!
Stand-up comedian Jess Hilarious and rapper DC Young Fly will be hosting the live one-hour event at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta on March 3rd. There are four total categories: ‘Issa Wave’ (highlighting new music artists), ‘LMAO!’ (comedy), ‘Social Hustle’ (creators who have turned their social presence into full-fledged careers), and ‘Best Celeb Follow’ (honoring celebrities from traditional entertainment).
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The 2019 #BETSocialAwards are BACK & BIGGER THAN EVER! 2018 was full of moments that truly broke the timeline! Here in The Trophy Room, we sat with @bdotTM, @itstracyg , @itsjameer and @JMedia_ and kept it all the way 💯on who deserves to take the W! Head to YouTube to watch the full video!
Nominees this year include, Jay Versace, BlameItOnKway, Cardi B, Queen Naija, Will & Jada Smith, Lala Milan, B Simone, and more!
Activist Shaun King will also be receiving the “Social Movement’ award for the way in which he has elevated the social landscape, BET says, and harnessed his platform to help change laws, oust corrupt politicians, and elect promising new ones.
The award show is executive produced by Mike Epps, Kyra Robinson, Keshia Williams, Nile Evans, and Patty DiMaria.
Be sure to tune into the awards live March 3rd 8/7pm central time!