The legendary singer is set to be honored at this year’s June 23 ceremony.
Blige is set to receive BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award, following in the footsteps of other artists including Anita Baker, Charlie Wilson, Diana Ross, Whitney Houston, New Edition, James Brown, and Prince. The eight-time, multi-platinum singer is also a respected actress as she’s received two Golden Globes nods and one SAG nomination. For her role in Mudbound, Blige also received two Academy Awards nods for Best Supporting Actress and Best Song.
Meanwhile, BET’s June 23 award ceremony will be hosted by actress Regina Hall and features performances by Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Migos, H.E.R., Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lizzo, Mustard, Lil Baby, Yung Miami of City Girls, Lucky Daye and Kiana Ledé. Check out a few of Mary’s classic hits below and let us know which of her songs is your favorite.