Prince To Be Honoured At BET Awards

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June 15, 2010 | 11:10am EST

The purple king of pop Prince is to be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the BET prize giving this month, earning him a place alongside previous honorees James Brown, Whitney Houston and Diana Ross.
Prince’s prize coincides with with teh 10th anniversary of the BET Awards, which will take place in Los Angeles on 27 June.
Organisers will use the ceremony to pay tribute to the singer’s long running career and his contribution to music over the years.
Stephen G. Hill, president of programming, music and specials for BET, tells the Associated Press, “Prince is dynamic. Prince is genius. Prince is music. (The tribute will reflect his) unique style.”
The BET Awards show will be hosted by Queen Latifah and feature performances from stars including Kanye West.