ATLANTA (AP) — Legendary singer Patti Labelle and veteran music executive L.A. Reid will be honored at the 2016 BET Honors.
The network announced Tuesday that filmmaker Lee Daniels, former U.S. Attorney Gen. Eric Holder and businesswoman Mellody Hobson will also get tributes at the event. The show will take place at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Jan. 23.
The special will air Feb. 23.
BET Honors highlights African Americans performing at top levels in the areas of entertainment, literature, business, education and more.
Aretha Franklin, Berry Gordy and Ice Cube were among the honorees at last year’s BET Honors.
Talk show host and comedian Arsenio Hall will host the special. Performers will be announced at a later date.
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