Early Declaration Of Regular Distributions And Special Distribution Announced For BlackRock Municipal 2020 Term Trust

BlackRock Municipal 2020 Term Trust (NYSE:BKK, the “Fund”) today declared monthly distributions for February, March and April 2013 and a special distribution of tax-exempt income payable in April 2013. The applicable dates and amounts are detailed below.

Monthly Distributions:
                 
 
February 2013 Distribution:
Declaration- 1/2/2013 Ex-Date- 2/13/2013 Record- 2/15/2013 Payable- 3/1/2013
 
March 2013 Distribution:
Declaration- 1/2/2013 Ex-Date- 3/13/2013 Record- 3/15/2013 Payable- 4/1/2013
 
April 2013 Distribution:
Declaration- 1/2/2013 Ex-Date- 4/11/2013 Record- 4/15/2013 Payable- 4/30/2013

Monthly Per-Share Distribution Amount:
Fund           Ticker       Distribution      

ChangeFrom PriorDistribution
BlackRock Municipal 2020 Term Trust BKK $0.062250 -

Special Distribution of Tax-Free Income
Declaration- 1/2/2013       Ex-Date- 4/11/2013       Record- 4/15/2013       Payable- 4/30/2013      
 
Fund Ticker Per-Share Distribution
BlackRock Municipal 2020 Term Trust BKK $0.165000

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Forward-Looking Statements

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