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In the news release, BET Networks to Host Inaugural Ball Presented by AT&T at Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery issued Jan. 17, 2013 by BET Networks over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that some information has been updated. The complete, corrected release follows:

BET Networks to Host Inaugural Ball Presented by AT&T at Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery

Official Sponsors Include AT&T, Marriott, Hennessy V.S., Perennial Sports & Marketing, Southern Company, Wal-Mart And Wells-Fargo

Live Performances From Bell Biv Devoe, Doug E. Fresh, Frederic Yonnet, MC Lyte And Featuring Jermaine Dupri And Celebrity DJ's D-Nice, DJ Kiss, DJ Quick Silva And More Surprises

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


On January 21, 2013 BET Networks will celebrate the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, with an Inaugural Ball. The black tie affair will include a guest list consisting of celebrities, influencers, policy makers, community leaders, media and politicos and will take place at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery.

The BET Networks Inaugural Gala presented by AT&T is sponsored by Marriott, Hennessy V.S., Perennial Sports & Marketing, Southern Company, Wal-Mart and Wells-Fargo.


Hosted by GRAMMY nominated recording artist Wayne Brady, BET Networks' Inaugural Ball will include 3 areas of entertainment with live performances by Bell Biv Devoe, Doug E. Fresh, Frederic Yonnet, MC Lyte and feature a special DJ set by Jermaine Dupri along with DJ Kiss, DJ D-Nice and DJ Quick Silva.


Monday, January 21, from 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.


Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery located at 8th & F Streets, NW in Washington, D.C.


This event has limited availability and is by invitation only. To request more information, please go to



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