Fabolous, Young Jeezy and Mary Mary Have Been Added to the Lineup of Performers for the BET AWARDS '09

Jun 11, 2009
By ViacomCBS Staff

Fabolous, Young Jeezy and Mary Mary have been added to the BET AWARDS '09 star-studded lineup that already includes critically acclaimed platinum-selling artists like Kanye West, The Dream, Soulja Boy, Ne-Yo and Maxwell. Queen Latifah, Taraji Henson, Sherri Shepherd, Idris Elba, Paula Patton and Solange Knowles will also make appearances as presenters. The show will be hosted by Academy Award-winning actor and GRAMMY® Award-nominated R&B artist Jamie Foxx, and take place at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium LIVE on Sunday, June 28 at 8:00 p.m.* with the most anticipated performance of the evening coming from cultural icon Jay-Z.

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