BET cable network announced today that Halle Berry and Chaka Khan will be recognized at the next “BET Honors” January 12 in Washington D.C. hosted by Gabrielle Union.
BET Honors is scheduled to air Feb. 11, 2013 at 9 p.m. during Black History Month. The annual ceremony recognizes distinguished African Americans performing at high levels in music, literature, entertainment media, service and education.
Aretha Franklin, Patti Labelle, Common, Clarence Avant, T.D. Jakes and basketball star Lisa Leslie will also be at the event.
Previous honorees have included Cicely Tyson, Jamie Foxx, Whitney Houston, Queen Latifah and Sean “Diddy” Combs.