The Weeknd & Alicia Keys Added to BET Awards Performance Lineup

The Weeknd
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The Weeknd performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at The Empire Polo Club on April 11, 2015 in Indio, California.

The Weeknd and Alicia Keys have been added to the lineup for the BET Awards show Sunday.

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They join previously announced performers, ET reports, Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Big Sean, Robin Thicke and Janelle Monáe. As well, Janet Jackson will received the first-ever Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual award, with a dance tribute Ciara, Jason Derulo, and Tinashe.

The Weeknd is nominated for three awards at this year's ceremony, including Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, the Centric Award and the Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award for "Earned It" off the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack. 

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Keys' appearance will mark her first performance since giving birth to her son Genesis in December. She's been working on her Girl on Fire followup with husband Swizz Beatz and Pharrell, maybe we'll get a taste of new material. 

The BET Awards 2015 air live on Sunday, June 28, at 8 p.m.


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