Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Anita Baker to Be Honored at BET Awards, Jamie Foxx to Host

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Anita Baker to Be Honored at BET Awards, Jamie Foxx to Host

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BET Awards honor Anita Baker, celebrate 'Black Panther'

Legendary singer Anita Baker was honored at the BET Awards with impressive performances that nearly brought the eight-time Grammy winner to tears.

Baker earned the Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosius and Yolanda Adams sang the singer's well-known hits onstage.

Host Jamie Foxx kicked off the show rejoicing in the success of "Black Panther," pulling Michael B. Jordan onstage.

St. Louis-born SZA, who was the most nominated woman at this year's Grammys, won best new artist.

DJ Khaled, who was the leading nominee with six, won the first award of the night -- best collaboration -- for "Wild Thoughts" with Rihanna and Bryson Tiller. …

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