Pearl Thusi will be hosting the “Global Glitz and Glam” on the red carpet alongside music manager and entrepreneur Johnny Wright.

Commented Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, “The BET Awards is one of the only awards ceremonies in the world that honours and recognises artists on a global platform. Having Nomzamo host the BET International Awards and Pearl being part of the event is a tremendous honour.”

Said MTV Base Lip Sync Battle Africa host Pearl Thusi, “I’m so honoured to play a part in the 2017 BET Experience. It’s my first time attending the BET Awards and it’s been incredible thus far. Everyone has been so gracious and incredible and I can’t wait to see the magic my co-host and I will create on the Global Glitz & Glam red carpet.”

The 2017 ‘BET Awards will air exclusively on BET (Dstv channel 129) on 27 June 2017 at 20:00 CAT.