BET Awards To Pay Tribute To Michael Jackson

Jun. 28 2009, Published 12:14 p.m. ET

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Sunday night's 9th Annual BET Awards in Los Angeles promises to be filled with tributes to Michael Jackson, whose videos and performances were a staple for the network.  Many of the stars scheduled to attend the show were also fans of the singer and it is expected that the night will provide an opportunity for them to salute the King of Pop.

Academy Award-winning actor and R&B singer Jamie Foxx will host the show.

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Several of the scheduled performers include artists, such as Ne-Yo and Beyonce, who have acknowledged the influence of Jackson on their music and careers.

In 2003, the BET Awards had a priceless moment when Michael Jackson surprised his idol, James Brown, by showing up on stage where the duo thrilled the audience with an electrifying performance. will be on the red carpet for the BET Awards arrivals and will have all the emotional tributes to the King Of Pop.


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