With his recent revival being one of the most talked-about highlights of the 2012 Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee a few weeks back, BET has announced that D’Angelo will be hitting the stage as a performer on July 1 for the 2012 BET Awards.
The platinum-singer’s awards show performance will be the his first live television appearance in over a decade. BET’s President of Music Programming Stephen G. Hill said of D’Angelo’s highly anticipated performance, “Usually, we love to keep surprises…but this year we want EVERYONE watching when D’Angelo takes the stage at the BET Awards!”
Hill continued, “His talents have been away from us for far too long, and we’re excited and honored that he’s decided to make his American re-entry at this year’s BET Awards.”
Recent additions to the performers list for the 2012 awards show include G.O.O.D. Music, Usher, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, MMG, Chris Brown, and Nicki Minaj.
The 2012 BET Awards will air live from the Shrine Auditorium on July 1 at 8p.m.