Lil Wayne and Drake
6.13.2011

Lil Wayne & Drake to Perform at BET Awards

Young Money is headed to the BET Awards. Lil Wayne and Drake are the latest performers to be announced for the music celebration.

The rappers will take the stage at the 11th annual show, airing live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on June 26 at 8 p.m. EST.

Drake is nominated four times including Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, while his cohort Weezy scored five nods including Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Video of the Year for “Look at Me Now,” his collaboration with Chris Brown. The latter is set to perform music from his upcoming album Tha Carter IV, due August 29.

Other previously announced performers include six-time nominee Chris Brown, Alicia Keys, and Jill Scott, while the legendary Patti LaBelle will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award.