Friday December 21, 2012 09:47
Halle Berry, Chaka Khan among 2013 BET Honorees
NEW YORK (AP) – Actress Halle Berry and singer Chaka Khan will be among the 2013 BET Honorees.
The network announced Thursday that basketball star Lisa Leslie, music executive Clarence Avant and religious leader T.D. Jakes will also be celebrated at the Jan. 12 event in Washington, D.C. The special airs Feb. 11.
BET Honors highlights African Americans performing at top levels in the areas of music, literature, entertainment, education and more.
Maya Angelou was among the honorees this year. First Lady Michelle Obama presented her award.
Actress Gabrielle Union will host the special. Performers will be announced at a later date.