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Taraji P. Henson Set to Host 2021 BET Awards

Queen Latifah, who began her career as a rap artist, is the first rapper or one-time rapper to receive the lifetime achievement award. Taraji P. Henson is set to host the 2021 BET Awards, which will air live on BET on Sunday, June 27, at 8 p.m., ET/PT. Queen Latifah, who hosted the show in 2010, will receive the lifetime achievement award. The theme of this year’s show is “Year of the Black Woman."
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Taraji P. Henson Will Host The 2021 BET Awards, Queen Latifah Receives Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

Culture’s biggest night is almost upon us and today we finally learn how two of the most powerful and talented women in Hollywood are involved. Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe winning actor, filmmaker and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson will host the 2021 BET Award show, while critically acclaimed, GRAMMY award-winning musician, Golden Globe winning and Academy Award nominated actor Queen Latifah will be honored with the “Lifetime Achievement BET Award.”
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Taraji P. Henson Cast As Miss Hannigan In Annie Live

Taraji P. Henson will be Miss Hannigan in NBC’s upcoming Annie Live! The Academy-Award nominated actress is a favorite for so many around the globe. For now, there’s no word on who will be playing the title character in this story. NBC is working on a nationwide talent search for their star. Thursday December 2 will be the day that the musical hits the airwaves. Roger Greenblatt, Neil Meron, and Alex Rudzinsky are aboard as executive producers. On the directorial side, Lear deBessonet and Rudzinski will share the lens. To help bring the classic designs to life, Paul Tazewell will handle costuming. You really can’t have Annie without the music, and Stephen Oremus will be in charge of the music direction. It’s clear the NBC is very invested in a long-love property like this and Henson will bring some people in for her intensity.

Taraji P. Henson Joins 'Annie' NBC Musical in Major Role

The next musical to be adapted into a made-for-TV production appears to be the beloved classic Annie, with NBC set to stage the show as a holiday production in 2021. Variety reports that the production has already begun casting, naming Empire star Taraji P. Henson as its Ms. Hannigan. "When...

NBC’s ‘Annie Live!’ taps Taraji P. Henson to play Miss Hannigan

NBC’s upcoming Annie Live! musical event has found its first star in Taraji P. Henson!. Last month, NBC announced that they had selected Annie to serve as their next holiday musical event. Now, we’re learning that the network’s live production has officially found its first cast member. Variety reports that...

Taraji P. Henson to Star in ‘Annie Live’ at NBC

NBC’s Annie Live has found its villain. Taraji P. Henson (Empire, Hidden Figures) will star in the musical as Miss Hannigan, the cruel head of the orphanage where young Annie lives and dreams of a better life. The show’s producers are also kicking off a nationwide, virtual search for a young actor to play the title role.