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BET’s 2019 Black Girls Rock ceremony is slated to commence and be recorded on Sunday, August 25 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Actress and comedian Niecy Nash will be hosting the event that is centered around celebrating the magic and achievement of black women.

We are happy to announce that @niecynash1 is our host for the 2019 #BlackGirlsRock Award Show! Don't miss the big night SUNDAY, SEPT 8 8/7c!

1,043 Likes, 13 Comments - BET Networks (@bet) on Instagram: "We are happy to announce that @niecynash1 is our host for the 2019 #BlackGirlsRock Award Show!..."

 

Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett will be presented with the Icon Award. Others to be honored at the ceremony are Ciara, H.E.R., Regina King, Debra Martin Chase, Sybrina Fulton, Geneva Reed Veal, Gwen Carr, Lucy McBath, Maria Hamilton, and Cleopatra Pendelton-Cowley.

We are giving the LEGEND @im.angelabassett her flowers this year with the Icon Award! Don't miss the celebration of legacy at #BLACKGIRLSROCK on Sun, Sept 8 at 8PM!

1,621 Likes, 25 Comments - BET Networks (@bet) on Instagram: "We are giving the LEGEND @im.angelabassett her flowers this year with the Icon Award! Don't miss..."

 

Ciara will be honored with the Rock Star Award while H.E.R. will be saluted with the Young Gifted and Black Award.

Not only is she a musician, wife, mother, daughter, friend, philanthropist and much more ... she's also our Rockstar Award Recipient at this year's #BLACKGIRLSROCK! Join us as we celebrate @ciara SUNDAY, SEPT 8 8/7c!

1,713 Likes, 31 Comments - BET Networks (@bet) on Instagram: "Not only is she a musician, wife, mother, daughter, friend, philanthropist and much more ... she's..."

She's YOUNG, GIFTED, BLACK & so much MORE! We are so excited to honor @Hermusicofficial at this year's #BLACKGIRLSROCK! Don't miss an amazing show SUNDAY, SEPT 8 8/7c!

1,696 Likes, 32 Comments - BET Networks (@bet) on Instagram: "She's YOUNG, GIFTED, BLACK & so much MORE! We are so excited to honor @Hermusicofficial at this..."

Oscar, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award-winning actress and director Regina King will be celebrated with the Star Power Award.

All hail Regina King! ???? This lovely lady is getting honored with the Star Power Award at this years #BLACKGIRLSROCK! Don't miss the show on SUN, September 8th!

2,188 Likes, 24 Comments - BET Networks (@bet) on Instagram: "All hail Regina King! ???? This lovely lady is getting honored with the Star Power Award at this years..."

The Shot Caller honor will be presented to Chase, and Fulton, Reed Veal, Carr, McBath, Hamilton, and Pendleton-Cowley will all be receiving the Mothers of the Movement Award.

The 2019 Black Girls Rock ceremony airs on September 8 on BET at 8 p.m. ET.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.