The BET Honors program saluting WhitneyHouston, Queen Latifah, Sean "Diddy'' Combs and others will helpraise money for Haiti relief efforts.
The show is being recorded Saturday night at Washington's WarnerTheater for broadcast on February 1st. Performers will include JenniferHudson, Mary J. Blige, India.Arie, Patti LaBelle and others.
A network spokeswoman says BET Networks CEO Debra Lee will askviewers to give money to the anti-poverty organization CARE tobenefit the earthquake survivors in Haiti. The honorees also areexpected to talk about ways to give.
Besides Houston, Latifah and Combs, the other honorees includeeducator Ruth Simmons and neurosurgeon Keith Black.
BET parent company Viacom Inc. also is matching employeecontributions to the American Red Cross.