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BET HER Presents the 2nd Annual BET HER Awards Hosted by Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Shaun Robinson Friday, June 21, 2019 at Milk Studios Los Angeles #BETHERAWARDS

June 18, 2019 GMT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2019--

BET HER is thrilled to announce the 2 nd annual BET HER AWARDS scheduled to take place Friday, June 21, 2019 at LA film and photography atelier, Milk Studios. Hosted by television personality, author, producer, philanthropist and girls’ empowerment activist, Shaun Robinson, the awards ceremony celebrates the advancement and accomplishments of women of color across a spectrum of industries. “I am honored to be hosting the BET Her Awards and saluting such an exemplary group of women. It will be an empowering evening with these ladies who are true change makers,” Robinson said of her hosting gig.

This year’s honorees include actress Storm Reid, who will receive the Rising Star Award. Executive Vice President and COO of Beauty & Personal Care, Unilever North America, Esi Eggleston Bracey, will receive the Business Maverick Award. Mane Choice CEO and natural hair aficionado Courtney Adeleye is collecting the InfluencHER Award and Erin Teague is this year’s Tech Maven Award recipient. Musical guests taking the stage will Roc Nation singer/songwriter Victory and DJ Ms. Nix.

Last year’s inaugural ceremony honored business mogul and television personality Lala Anthony (Evolution Award); former Chief Brand Officer for Uber, Bozoma Saint John (Business Maverick Award); Women’s March National co-chair, Tamika D. Mallory (Social Justice Award) and Morgan DeBaun, founder and CEO of media lifestyle brand, Blavity (Tech Innovation Award).

The #BETHERAWARDS is sponsored by DOVE, Nissan, United Healthcare and Ciroc.

About BET Networks

BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA) (NASDAQ: VIA.B), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel is in nearly 85 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa, France and South Korea. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER (formerly CENTRIC), a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET Networks around the globe.

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