The specials airing will correspond with the release of BAD25 a special addition re-release of Michael Jackson seventh studio album Bad. Along with the original album included will be unreleased demo tracks and a Live CD and DVD of Michaels performance at Wembley Stadium during the BAD world tour. Michael Jacksons Thriller was also re-released on its 25th Anniversary.
Working with Sony and The Michael Jackson Estate BET has planned a unique tribute that will include photos, footage and interviews with celebrity fans; Ne-Yo, Ashanti, Michael Eric Dyson, A$AP Rocky, Beverly Johnson, Affion Crockett, Al Sharpton, MC Lyte and others.
The Tribute will air Tuesday, September 18 at 8pm ET.