his year, Mariah Carey, Dr. Maya Angelou, Stevie Wonder, Spike Lee, Beverly Kearney and the Tuskegee Airmen will be recognized for their contributions to entertainment, literature, musical arts, media, education and service, according to a press release.
As we are steadily approaching the new year BET has selected new honorees to acknowledge for their achievements to entertainment on January 14th. This year Mariah Carey, Dr. Maya Angelou, Stevie Wonder, Tuskegee Airmen and Spike Lee mad the list.
They are all hard at work in their own way. Mariah Carey is currently in the studio cooking up a new album for 2012, while Dr. Maya Angelou is working on an unscripted series with the Hallmark Channel. Stevie Wonder recently revealed on “Ellen” that he’s preparing for his “Dancing with the Stars” debut, and Spike Lee is teaming up with Eddie Murphy for a Marion Barry biopic. Last but not least, “Red Tails,” a new film about the Tuskegee Airmen, will be released on January 20th.