BET taped a new tentpole concert special, “BET Her Fights: Breast Cancer” hosted by Naturi Naughton. In addition to Naturi hosting, performers included Keyshia Cole, Xscape, Sevyn Streeter and Alice Smith. This one-hour TV concert special was an evening of incredible music and positive messages. They honored the women and men who have been affected by cancer, as well as uplift viewers to live longer, healthier and happier lives. The special will premiere on BET and BET Her on Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 7pm ET/PT.
“BET HER FIGHTS: BREAST CANCER” Show Highlights Include:
KEYSHIA COLE honors breast cancer survivors and champions with three powerful performances, including a showstopping dance breakdown during the performance of her hit single “Incapable.”
Actors RICHARD ROUNDTREE and VANESSA BELL CALLOWAY, both breast cancer survivors, have a frank conversation about recognizing the signs of breast cancer and coping with its effects – highlighting the fact that breast cancer touches both women and men.
LALA ANTHONY shares personal story of how breast cancer has touched her family’s lives.
Legendary girl group XSCAPE closes out the show with a moving rendition of their hit song, “Who Can I Run To,” with host Naturi Naughton joining at the end, drawing on her own girl group roots in 3LW.
The taping in Atlanta was preceded by a health awareness fair for the show audience featuring representatives from local organizations including: I Will Survive Inc., Susan G. Komen of Greater Atlanta, The Center for Black Women’s Wellness, Dr. Speed’s Global Breast Health & Wellness Center and Planned Parenthood- Cobb Center.