Chairman and CEO of BET Debra L. Lee kicked off the 2016 BET Awards with her annualPRE, which took place at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills, on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
Attended by 2016 BET Awards HostsTracee Ellis Ross + Anthony Anderson, Kelly Rowland, Estelle, Eva Marcille, Luke James, Ro James, MC Lyte, Terrence J + RosciDiaz, Holly Robinson, the F is the New Fabulous cast and more, the private and star-studded celebration toasted the best in music, comedy and entertainment, in advance of the 16th year of the BET Awards, airing live on Sunday, June 26th from Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. Debra Lee welcomed the celebrities, 2016 BET Awards nominees, industry titans and music elite to the festivities, and personally introduced singer-songwriter Ro James, who took the stage for an intimate performance, including his latest hit “Permission”. Throughout the evening, the VIP attendees welcomed the awards weekend ahead while enjoying gourmet bites, socializing and grooving to tracks from DJ Kiss and DJ D-Nice. Click NEXT for next image