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Chris Brown and Jill Scott Confirmed as Performers at 2011 BET Awards

June 8, 2011 (6:59 am) GMT
The two newly-announced musical guests will make a performance at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium during the live telecast of the awards show.

It has just been announced that and have been tapped as musical guests at 2011 BET Awards. The former leads this year's nomination list with a total of six nods, while the latter has been absent from the prize-giving event for several years due to her music hiatus.

Although Jill was absent from last year's nomination, she still managed to rock the BET house. In November 2010, the 39-year-old soul diva heated up the network's "Black Girls Rock!" music event along with the likes of , and .

As for Breezy, he stirred controversy at last year's BET Awards with his teary performance when paying tribute to the late King of Pop . He got mixed reaction after performing an emotional rendition of "Man in the Mirror" at the prize-giving event.

Honoring the best in music and movie, 2011 BET Awards will air live from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on June 26 with as a host. Special honorees are for Lifetime Achievement Award and for Humanitarian Award. In the performer line-up, Breezy and Jill will be joined by .

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