Cardi B and Nicki Minaj have been confirmed to headline concerts at the 7th annual BET Experience at L.A. LIVE, held days before the 2019 BET Awards.
BET announced on Wednesday, 30 January that concerts will be held from 20 June through June 22 at the Staples Center. The 2019 BET Awards will take place June 23 in Los Angeles.
Minaj, Lil Wayne, Tory Lanez, Trippie Redd and Bri Steves will perform on 21 June. Cardi B, Migos, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby and City Girls will take to the stage on 22 June.
V.I.P. tickets for the BET Experience go on sale Wednesday at 2 p.m. Eastern. General tickets go on sale Friday, 1 February. More performers will be announced in due course.
The BET Experience will also include the BET Fan Fest at the Los Angeles Convention Center, featuring a celebrity basketball game, celebrity meet and greets, and seminars.
The BET Awards celebrates African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year. The annual award show features performances by artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a televised ceremony broadcast on BET.
Elsewhere in Nicki Minaj news, the star heads to Europe on her highly anticipated Nicki Wrld Tour (sic) which will kick off on 21 February in Munich, Germany and cross 22 cities throughout the initial European leg. The tour will also feature Chicago rapper Juice Wrld, who has had a breakout year with his platinum selling debut album Goodbye & Good Riddance, and multi-platinum selling singles ‘All Girls Are the Same’ and ‘Lucid Dreams.’
“I’m so excited to bring the full Nicki Minaj experience to my fans in Europe,” Minaj said of the forthcoming tour. “I have been carefully crafting the most exhilarating, unique, memorable piece of art to share with my incredible fans. I’m in love with Juice Wrld’s music & feel so stoked to have him join me. This will be one for the books.”
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