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Prince to receive BET's 'Lifetime Achievement' award

Prince will be honored at this year's BET Awards with a "Lifetime Achievement" award and a tribute, a fitting honor for the iconic pop star who just celebrated his 52nd birthday last week. (Let's not dwell on that little bombshell of a ditty he dropped in celebration.) The show airs on Sunday, June 27, and will be hosted by Queen Latifah.

From the Associated Press:

BET says the Prince tribute will stand out. Stephen G. Hill, president of programming, music and specials for the network, said BET will celebrate the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's "unique style."

"Prince is dynamic. Prince is genius. Prince is music," Hill said of the performer, who has 10 platinum albums and 30 Top 40 singles to his name.


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