Beyonce will be awarded for her efforts with the BET Humanitarian Award. BeyGOOD charity, where she recently donated millions for coronavirus relief and helped to set up testing sites in home town Houston, Texas. Her team members have also been dispersing personal protective equipment, essential items, hot meals, and store vouchers to locals in need.
In addition, Beyonce just launched the Black Business Impact Fund, donating earnings from her surprise single Black Parade to support black-owned small businesses in need. She has also been supporting scholarships through her Formation Scholars initiative, and providing clean water to the people of Burundi via her BeyGood4Burundi partnership with UNICEF bosses.
Beyonce will be presented with the award during the virtual 2020 BET Awards, which are set to be televised in the U.S. at 8pm ET on Sunday.Previous recipients of the award have included John Legend, Quincy Jones and Chance the Rapper.