Lil Wayne, Pharrell & Drake to Perform at 2014 BET Awards

Lil Wayne performs during Hot 97 Summer Jam 2014 at MetLife Stadium on June 1, 2014 in East Rutherford City. 
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Some of music's biggest names will hit the stage at this year's BET Awards.

Lionel Richie, Lil Wayne, Pharrell Williams, Drake, Usher, Trey Songz and Jennifer Hudson will perform. Comedians/actors, Kevin Hart and Tracy Morgan, will also take the stage.

Lil Wayne, Drake and Trey Songz performed some of their new songs at Hot 97's Summer Jam on Sunday (June 1), in anticipation for upcoming releases of theirs  – Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter IV" and Trey Songz' "Trigga."

Drake and power couple, Beyoncé and Jay Z, lead in nominations, with five each. 

Award-winning comedian/actor, Chris Rock, will host the BET Awards live from L.A.'s Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 29 at 8pm EST.