Halle Berry, Chaka Khan among awardees of 2013 BET Honors
From the St. Louis American
Actress Halle Berry and musician Chaka Khan will be honored at the 2013 BET Honors.
The network announced Thursday that basketball star Lisa Leslie, music executive Clarence Avant and religious leader T.D. Jakes will also be celebrated at the Jan. 12, 2013 event in Washington at the Warner Theatre. The special airs Feb. 11.
BET Honors highlights African Americans performing at top levels in the areas of music, literature, entertainment, education and more.
Actress Gabrielle Union will host the special. Performers will be announced at a later date.
Information from The Associated Press and BET contributed to this report.