The BET Awards, slated to air live on the network on June 27 at , are set to be hosted by Queen Latifah, with Ludacris, DJ Khaled, Rick Ross and Drake among those recently added to the list of performers. Previously announced performers include Janet Jackson, Diddy-Dirty Money, Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz and T.I., who will perform for the first time at an award show since getting out of jail.
John Legend has already been chosen as the recipient of this year's Humanitarian Award, given to celebrity philanthropists who donate their money and time to a charitable cause. Past honorees include Alicia Keys, Wyclef Jean, Quincy Jones, actor Don Cheadle and more.
Kanye has been gradually stepping back into the spotlight since his self-imposed exile last year, having recently released his new single 'Power' to the Internet last week. The song is assumed to be a street single from his upcoming fifth album 'Good Ass Job', which reportedly features production from Pete Rock, Q-Tip, RZA, DJ Premier, No I.D. and more. The album is expected to hit stores in September.