Posted by Dave
Rap News Network
6/12/2006 11:18:07 AM
While celebrating its sixth year of honoring superlative achievement in music, entertainment and sports with the BET Awards '06, hosted by comedian Damon Wayans, BET is on yet another mission to crown this year's Ultimate Fan.
The BET Ultimate Fan Sweepstakes kicked off on April 17 via an online campaign on BET.com. From the thousands of BET.com users who entered, 10 semi finalists were selected and submitted videos demonstrating why they should be the BET Awards '06 Ultimate Fan. The best four videos were selected and posted on BET.com for users to vote on who should be in the BET Ultimate Fan. The grand prize winner will receive a VIP style trip for two to the BET Awards '06 in Los Angeles, along with the opportunity to walk down the star-studded red carpet, co-present the Viewers' Choice Award, attend the infamous BET Awards after-party, and spend a $2,500 cash prize.
FINALISTS: Daryl Hall, 28 from Tulsa, OK, may perform the Bootylicious dance onstage while presenting the Viewers' Choice Award if selected to be the Ultimate Fan.
David Ashley, 26 from Hammond, IN, is a big Michael Jackson fan and threatens to "lose it" if he runs into him at this year's BET Awards '06.
Essie Smith, 24 from St. Louis, MO, is in danger of loosing her job if she doesn't stop surfing www.bet.com for all the latest news on the BET Awards '06, and do some actual work.
ReLynda Shaw, 25 from Washington, DC, plans to call on the support of family, friends, school alumni, church members, co-workers, Greek organizations, as well as organize a street team and post messages in website chat rooms to win the Ultimate Fan sweepstakes.
SELECTION PROCESS: The BET online community will vote for the grand prize winner, June 5-9 on http://www.bet.com/ . The sweepstakes officially ends Friday, June 9 at 6:00 p.m. ET.
BET AWARDS DATE/TIME: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 @ 5:00 p.m. PT at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles
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