Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King are teaming up again to host this year’s telecast of Black Girls Rock. The hugely popular show is back with performances, tributes and a celebration of Black female achievement.

This year honorees include Kerry Washington, Alicia Keys, Susan Taylor, Dr. Hawa Abdi and her daughters and music legend Dionne Warwick, who is celebrating 50 years in entertainment.

The two-hour event, which tapes on October 13 at the Loews Paradise Theatre, will also feature performances and appearances by Brandy, India.Arie, Keyshia Cole, Ciara, Taraji P. Henson and more!

BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials Stephen Hill says, “We’re thrilled to once again partner with Beverly Bond and her fantastic organization to bring to the screen the 2012 edition of BLACK GIRLS ROCK! It’s truly an honor to recognize our celebrants who have accomplishments in a wide variety of fields. Look for some very special performances from an array of genres. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! is empowering, uplifting, fun…and perfect on BET!”

The 3rd Annual Black Girls Rock  airs on November 4 and internationally on November 13 on BET.