BET Honors Winners: Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Spike Lee and More

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Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Spike Lee, Maya Angelou and Beverly Kearney are among the 2012 BET Honors winners. The annual show celebrates the achievements of African-Americans in the fields of education, music and the arts and is set to take place on Jan. 15 at Washington, D.C.’s Warner Theater.

Gabrielle Union is confirmed as the BET Honors host. Previous honorees include Whitney Houston, Jamie Foxx and Queen Latifah.

Wonder will receive the Musical Arts trophy, while Carey will be recognized as Best Entertainer. Angelou and Lee will be recognized for the literary arts and media, respectively.