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The star power just got bigger for the 2017 VMAs. Gucci Mane, Khalid and Post Malone have been added as performers to the MTV VMAs lineup. Logic and Julia Michaels will also take to the stage in Los Angeles later this month. They all join Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony, Lorde and Thirty Seconds to Mars on the bill.

Hosted by Katy Perry, the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards take place on August 27, live from The Forum in Inglewood, California, starting at 8 p.m. EST. Kendrick Lamar leads the VMAs with 8 nominations this year, including “Video of the Year,” “Artist of the Year,” and “Best Hip-Hop.”

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King Kendrick is coming to the VMAs. On Thursday afternoon (Aug. 10), it was announced Kendrick Lamar has been added as a performer at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards taking place later this month. The Compton MC is currently on his North American trek “The DAMN. Tour,” in support of his latest album of the same name that continues to battle for top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart nearly four months after its initial release.

Lamar leads the VMAs with 8 nominations this year, including “Video of the Year,” “Artist of the Year,” and “Best Hip-Hop.” This year’s host Katy Perry, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony, Lorde and Thirty Seconds to Mars are also set to perform at the awards show.

The 2017 MTV VMAs takes place on August 27, live from The Forum in Inglewood, California, starting at 8 p.m. EST.

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The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards arrive in exactly one month. On Tuesday (Jul. 25), the nominations were revealed during an announcement session on Instagram Live. Leading the pack for this year’s VMAs is Kendrick Lamar. The TDE MC lands eight nominations, including “Video of the Year,” “Artist of the Year,” and “Best Hip-Hop.” The Weeknd and Katy Perry follow with five nods each, while artists like Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, DJ Khaled, D.R.A.M., Chance the Rapper and Big Sean also received multiple nominations.

The 34th annual MTV Video Music Awards takes place on August 27, live from The Forum in Inglewood, California, starting at 8 p.m. EST. Check out the full nominations list below.

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The biggest stars from the NBA gathered together on Monday night (Jun. 26) for the first-ever National Basketball Association Awards. Taking place at Basketball City at Pier 36 in New York City, the inaugural show was hosted by none other than Drake. Arriving with fan-favorite NBC Sports reporter Rosalyn “Ros” Gold-Onwude as his date, Drizzy showed off his hosting duties with various hilarious moments and monologues throughout the two-hour show broadcasted on NBC.

Highlights included an opening monologue, where the Canadian superstar and actor/comedian Will Ferrell play handshake coaches while cracking jokes at Toronto Raptors All-Star DeMar DeRozen. Drake also showed off his acting chops later in the show, playing Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry in a parody where he tries to celebrate a championship with his teammates but falls under the spell of his wife.

Russell Westbrook (MVP), Draymond Green (Defensive Player of the Year), Mike D’Antoni (Coach of the Year) were the big winners of night, while Nicki Minaj performed a medley with guest 2 Chainz. Watch all the highlights from Drake hosting the 2017 NBA Awards below.

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The inaugural NBA Awards arrived at Basketball City at Pier 36 in New York City on Monday night (Jun. 26). Hosted by Drake, the two-hour show broadcasted on TNT awarded excellence in the league in major categories like Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and more. With stars like Russell Westbrook, James Harden, John Wall in attendance, the night featured a musical performance by Nicki Minaj.

The Queen Barbz took to the stage to perform a medley of songs including “Realize” with 2 Chainz, “No Frauds,” and her Katy Perry-collaboration “Swish Swish.”

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The stars came out on Sunday (Jun. 25) as the 2017 BET Awards took over the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hosted by comedian Leslie Jones, the 17th annual show opened with an electric and groovy performance of “Perm” by Bruno Mars. DJ Khaled, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil’ Wayne, Migos and Post Malone, Maxwell, Mary J. Blige and A$AP Rocky, Future and Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean, Migos, Trey Songz, Chris Brown and Gucci Mane, SZA, French Montana and Swae Lee, Xscape, Tamar Braxton, Khalid, and Jessie Reyez all performed during the 4-hour extravaganza.

Chance the Rapper received this year’s BET Humanitarian Award and iconic R&B group New Edition were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Beyoncé leads the pack this year with seven nominations, with Mars following in second receiving five nods. Chance the Rapper, Migos, and Solange Knowles are right behind Bruno Mars, each with four nominations respectively.

Watch all the performances from the 2017 BET Awards below.

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The 2017 BET Awards have taken over the City of Angels. The biggest stars in music and entertainment have made their way to the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the annual awards show, hosted by comedian and Saturday Night Live cast member Leslie Jones. Bruno Mars, Mary J. Blige, Future, Migos, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Trey Songz, French Montana and Swae Lee, Tamar Braxton and more are set to perform during the 17th annual event.

Chance the Rapper is the recipient of this year’s BET Humanitarian Award and the legendary R&B group New Edition will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Beyoncé leads the pack this year with seven nominations, with Mars following in second receiving five nods. Chance the Rapper, Migos, and Solange Knowles are right behind Bruno Mars, each with four nominations respectively.

Check out photos from the 2016 BET Awards red carpet below.

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Chance the Rapper will be recognized for his charitable efforts and activism. The Chicago artist is the recipient of this year’s BET Humanitarian Award, set to be presented at the 2017 BET Awards later this month. Chance made headlines this year after donating $1 million to Chicago Public Schools, and following that by raising an additional $2 million. “It’s an immense honor & I’m inspired to do so much more after receiving this,” tweeted the multiple Grammy Award winner. The 24-year-old joins a list of past recipients that include Quincy Jones, Al Sharpton, and Muhammad Ali.

New Edition are set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, coming off the success of their three-part self-titled biopic which aired on BET in January. The legendary R&B group include members Bobby Brown, Michael Bivins, Ralph Tresvant, Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell and Johnny Gill.

The 2017 BET Awards takes place June 25 at 8 p.m. EST, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hosted by Leslie Jones, the 17th annual show features performances by Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton.

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The 2017 BET Awards are three weeks away, and the first round of performers have been revealed. Bruno Mars, Migos, Future, Trey Songz, and Tamar Braxton are all set to hit the stage during this year’s ceremony. Hosted by comedian and Saturday Night Live cast member Leslie Jones, the 17th annual show is set to air live from the live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 25 at 8 p.m. ET.

Beyoncé leads the pack this year with seven nominations, with Mars following in second receiving five nods. Chance the Rapper, Migos, and Solange Knowles are right behind Bruno Mars, each with four nominations respectively.

Expect more performers to be announced in the coming weeks leading up to the star-studded show.

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The 2017 Billboard Music Awards invaded Sin City on Sunday night (May 21), broadcasting live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Co-hosted by Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens, the night featured many major performances by Nicki Minaj with Lil’ Wayne, David Guetta, and Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Florida Georgia Line, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Sam Hunt, Lorde, and 2016 BBMAs Icon Award winner Celine Dion.

The biggest start of the night was Drake, who made history by winning the most BBMAs in one night with 13. The Toronto superstar also delivered one memorable moment, performing his More Life banger “Gyalchester” inside Las Vegas’ famed Bellagio Fountain.

UPDATE (5/24): The performance is now available on Drake’s official VEVO/YouTube page in full HD. Watch below.

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