BET will be hosting a star-studded Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort special on Wednesday (April 22), hosted by Anthony Anderson, Kelly Rowland, Terrence J and Regina Hall.
Catch the show at 8 p.m. EST on BET and live on the network’s website here.
The two-hour broadcast will feature Alicia Keys with a special tribute to New York City and a gospel moment with Kirk Franklin featuring Fantasia, Jonathan McReynolds, Kelly Price, Tasha Cobbs, Le’Andria Johnson, and Melvin Crispell III.
Additionally, there will be performances from John Legend, Usher, Jhene Aiko, Chloe X Halle, CeeLo Green, H.E.R., Ella Mai, Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris, Swae Lee, Tyrese Gibson, Buju Banton, DJ D-Nice, SiR, D Smoke and Charlie Wilson.
Tiffany Haddish, Idris Elba, Ciara, Don Cheadle, Mike Epps, Deon Cole, Angela Rye, Dr. Rheeda Walker, Charlamagne Tha God, Symone D. Sanders, DJ Khaled and Chance The Rapper will also make appearances.
A global check-in segment for will highlight how various regions around the globe are coping through COVID-19. Plus, there will be a focus on the initiatives to combat the racial disparities of the COVID-19 pandemic, as recent findings have shown that Black Americans are being disproportionately harmed by the health and financial devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic. BET, in partnership with the NAACP, United Way Worldwide, leaders in the African American creative, civil rights and business communities will provide financial, educational and community support directly to the African Americans hit hardest.