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The Star, Will Smith, will premiere new music at the awards show; see details.

International star and Grammy winner performs new song at the BET Awards.

Will Smith will perform a new song next weekend.

Four-time Grammy winner Will Smith will debut a new  original song at the 2024 BET Awards, taking place on Sunday, June 30 . The information was released by BET in a statement last Monday (24). The information is from Variety.

Smith’s career as a musician began before he became known as an actor in the series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” in the 90s, where he also sang the famous theme song. The “Aladdin” actor has already released a new single, “Light Em Up”, in partnership with Sean Paul, for the film “Bad Boys: Ride Or Die”, in which Smith is one of the stars. He gained a reputation in music as part of a duo with DJ Jazzy Jeff, who also participated in “Um Maluco no Pedaço.”

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Dubbed “culture’s biggest night,” the show will also feature performances from Victoria Monet, Lauryn Hill, GloRilla, Tyla and Shaboozey . Drake leads the BET Awards nominees with seven total nominations

Back to hip-hop

Recently, Smith has been revisiting his hip-hop roots. In April, he surprised Coachella attendees by joining singer J Balvin on stage to perform his 1997 song “Men In Black,” which is also part of a film franchise starring Smith.

In December, he performed at “A Grammy Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop” with DJ Jazzy Jeff. “Me and Jeff had to pull chains and old jerseys out of the closet for this one,” Smith said in the description of his on- court YouTube post . He also stated: “Sharing the stage to celebrate 50 years of Hip-Hop with some of music’s biggest icons was simply AMAZING! Definitely a moment I will never forget ”, in a post on Instagram.

What is the BET Awards?

The BET Awards are an annual awards show organized by Black Entertainment Television (BET) to celebrate African -American and other minority artists in the fields of music, acting, sports and other forms of entertainment.  Created in 2001, the event seeks to recognize the achievements and cultural contributions of these artists, highlighting their impact on pop culture . The ceremony is known for its memorable live performances and memorable moments, establishing itself as one of the most anticipated events on the entertainment calendar.

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