The Minnesota-born Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's "unique style" will be recognized at the network's 10th anniversary celebration on June 27 in Los Angeles. BET President of Programming, Music and Specials Stephen Hill told The Associated Press the 52-year-old performer's talent and versatility make him a legend.
"Prince is dynamic. Prince is genius. Prince is music," Hill said of the performer, who has 10 platinum albums and 30 Top 40 singles to his name.