LOS ANGELES – Steve Harvey will be honored for his philanthropic contributions and Patti LaBelle will be recognized for her five decades in music at year’s BET Awards.
BET says LaBelle will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award .
Harvey will accept the Humanitarian Award at the annual ceremony.

This year’s top nominee is Chris Brown, who is up for six awards.

Jill Scott and Alicia Keys are also slated to perform.



The BET Awards ’11 will air live June 26 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on BET.