Justin Timberlake, Erykah Badu to Perform at 2013 BET Awards
BET made the announcement on Twitter. “Justin Timberlake, yes you read right, Justin Timberlake (@Jtimberlake) will be performing at the 2013 #BETAwards!!!!!!!!” tweeted the network.
JT and E.Badu joins previously-announced performers: Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg, Stevie Wonder, India.Arie, Chris Brown, Ciara, Miguel, Kendrick Lamar and R. Kelly. Additionally, 2013 NBA Championship b-baller Dwyane Wade will be honored with the Humanitarian Award and veteran soul crooner Charlie Wilson will receive the Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award.
Timberlake will most likely perform content from his latest album, ‘The 20/20 Experience.’ Next month, JT will kick off his Legends of the Summer tour with Jay-Z. The trek will start July 17 in Toronto and wrap up Aug. 16 in Miami.
As for Badu, this will be her first performance on the awards ceremony in over five years.
The 2013 BET Awards, with host Chris Tucker, will air live from Los Angeles on June 30 at 8PM.