Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Jamie Foxx, Karrueche Tran Presenting At 2016 BET Awards

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Revealing new performers was not the only item on BET’s agenda Thursday. The network also added to the list of confirmed presenters for the 2016 BET Awards.

Per a network press release, the newly confirmed presenters include “Empire” stars Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett, Jamie Foxx, Karrueche Tran, Spike Lee, Wood Harris, BET Chairman and CEO Debra Lee, Deon Cole and Yara Shahidi.

Previously announced presenters include DJ Khaled, Gabrielle Union, Tinashe, Fantasia, Regina Hall, BET’s “Music Moguls” (Damon Dash, Birdman, Jermaine Dupri and Snoop Dogg,) Aja Naomi King, Nate Parker, Terrence J, Morris Chestnut, J.B. Smoove, Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, the cast of BET’s New Edition Biopic (Bryshere Y. Gray, Elijah Kelley, Luke James, Algee Smith, Keith Powers and Woody McClain) and BET’s F in Fabulous cast (Kamie Crawford, Eny Oh, Stephon Mendoza and Savannah Lynx).

Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross are hosting the June 26 ceremony.

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