BET J will bestow prolific emcee and actor Common with the first Journey Award when the BET J VIRTUAL AWARDS makes its broadcast debut on BET J on Tuesday, November 25 at 8:30 p.m. ET. Common will be recognized for his phenomenal music and film credits, and outstanding philanthropy efforts. BET J will also award 16 nominees, who rate superlative in their respective categories in a non-traditional awards show delivering the latest elements in today’s virtual technology. Hosted by actress Nia Long and comedian Chris Spencer, the digital network’s first annual “virtual” broadcast brings viewers a star-studded line up of musical performances by Robin Thicke, Estelle, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean and Raheem DeVaughn among others, and celebrity appearances by award presenters Terrence Howard, Jermaine Dupri, TLC, Eric Benet, En Vogue, Darrin Henson and BET’s Jeff Johnson to name a few!