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Pharrell, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Drake and Lionel Richie among BET Awards performers

6/18/2014
Pharrell, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Drake and Lionel Richie among BET Awards performers © AP / Pharrell Pharrell, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Drake and Lionel Richie among BET Awards performers

By Jethro Nededog
TheWrap

BET has begun to tease the performers who will be appearing at the BET Awards on June 29 at 8 p.m. ET.

The performers include Pharrell Williams, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Drake, Lil Wayne, Trey Songz and Lionel Richie.

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Additionally, Kevin Hart and Tracy Morgan are set to appear.

Hosted by comedian and actor Chris Rock, the network will also highlight up-and-coming performers Adrian Marcel and Gabi Wilson.

BET revealed the awards nominees in May, which include Beyonce, Tamar Braxton, Chris Brown, John Legend, Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Iggy Azalea and Nicki Minaj.

Stephen G. Hill, network president of music programming and specials, and Lynne Harris Taylor, vice president of specials, will serve as executive producers, along with Jesse Collins. He's the chief executive officer of Jesse Collins Entertainment.

Along with the awards show, the BET Experience at L.A. Live will take place from June 27-29, headlined by Outkast.

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