Awards


The stars came out on Sunday (Jun. 24) as the 2018 BET Awards took over the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hosted by Jamie Foxx, the 18th annual show opened with an a triumphant celebration of black excellence with a victorious performance of “WIN” by TDE’s Jay Rock. Nicki Minaj, J. Cole, Migos, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Janelle Monáe, Big Sean, Daniel Caesar, YG, SiR, H.E.R. and Ella Mai are all set to perform during the three-hour extravaganza.

Anita Baker is this year’s Humanitarian Award honoree, and French citizen Mamoudou Gassama is the recipient of the Humanitarian Award. DJ Khaled leads the pack this year with six nominations, with Kendrick Lamar following right behind with five nods. SZA and Migos come next with four nominations each.

Watch all the performances from the 2018 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 actor/comedian/singer extraordinaire, Jamie Foxx. Nicki Minaj, Migos, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Janelle Monáe, Big Sean, Daniel Caesar, YG, Jay Rock, SiR, H.E.R. and Ella Mai and more are set to perform during the 18th annual event.

Legendary singer Anita Baker will be honored with this year’s Humanitarian Award, while French citizen Mamoudou Gassama is the recipient of the Humanitarian Award. DJ Khaled leads the pack this year with six nominations, with Kendrick Lamar following right behind with five nods. SZA and Migos come next with four nominations respectively.

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

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The star power is only getting bigger for the upcoming 2018 BET Awards. With a little over a week before the annual show takes place, BET announced more performers for this year’s awards. Miguel, 2 Chainz, and YG lead the group of artists set to hit the stage. Toronto rising star Daniel Caesar, TDE’s Jay Rock and SiR round out the lineup. They join the previously announced Nicki Minaj, Migos, Janelle Monáe, H.E.R. and Ella Mai.

Hosted by actor/artist Jamie Foxx, the 2018 BET Awards takes place Sunday, June 24 at 8 p.m EST live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. DJ Khaled leads the pack this year with six nominations, with Kendrick Lamar following right behind with five nods. SZA and Migos come next with four nominations each.

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The BET Awards are just a month away, and now the first group of performers have been announced. Nicki Minaj, Migos and Janelle Monáe lead the names set to the hit the stage in June. R&B sensations Ella Mai and H.E.R. also make up the lineup for the annual award show. DJ Khaled leads the pack this year with six nominations, with Kendrick Lamar following close behind with five nods. Both SZA and Migos also earn four nominations each.

Hosted by actor/artist Jamie Foxx, the 2018 BET Awards takes place Sunday, June 24 at 8 p.m EST live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Some of music’s biggest stars were celebrated as the 2018 Billboard Music Awards invaded Las Vegas on Sunday night (May 20). Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, this year’s award show featured performances by Ariana Grande, Camilla Cabello and Pharrell Williams, Khalid and Normani, Jennifer Lopez and DJ Khaled, plus Salt-N-Pepa closing the BBMAs with “Whatta Man” alongside En Vogue. Janet Jackson made history, by becoming the first black woman to be honored with the Icon Award. Presented by Bruno Mars, the pop entertainer electrified the night with a medley performance of “Nasty,” “If” and “Throb.”

For all our challenges, we live at a glorious moment in history,” said Janet in her acceptance speech. “It’s a moment when, at long last, women have made it clear that we will no longer be controlled, manipulated, or abused. I stand with those women and with those men equally outraged by discrimination. My prayer is that weary of such noise, we turn back to the source of all calmness. That source is God. Everything we lack, God has in abundance. Compassion, sensitivity, patience, and a boundless love.”

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Five years after releasing her sophomore album The Electric Lady, Janelle Monáe returns with the Dirty Computer. The singer/actor/activist gives fans a 14-track LP, lead by the singles “Make Me Feel” and “Django Jane.” Records like “PYNK” and the soulful “I Like That” also make the final cut. Pharrell Williams, Zoë Kravitz, Grimes and Brian Wilson make guest appearances on Dirty Computer, out now on iTunes.

In support of the album, Janelle will embark on “The Dirty Computer” North American tour, running this summer from Jun. 11 – Aug. 4. Stream Dirty Computer in its entirety below.

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Chance The Rapper was one of several winners at last night’s 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards as he took home the award for “Innovator of the Year.” To top it off, Chance was presented the award by Pharrell, who obviously showered him in praise straight from the teleprompter, but also went off script to show love to the 24-year-old rapper, activist and father.

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Many of music’s biggest stars who dominate the airwaves made their way to Los Angeles for the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday night (Mar. 11). Celebrating the biggest songs and artists on radio last year, the show was hosted by DJ Khaled and Hailey Baldwin at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Opening this year’s show was Cardi B, who delivered an electric medley of “Bartier Cardi,” “Motorsport,” “No Limit” with special guest G-Eazy, “Bodak Yellow” and “Finesse.” Young Thug would later hit the stage, joining Camila Cabello and her Madonna “Material Girl” inspired set to perform their No. 1 smash-hit “Havana.”

Introduced by fellow Detroit-native Big Sean, Eminem was joined by guest Kehlani and live band including a team of violinists to perform their Revival single “Nowhere Fast.” Ed Sheeran, Charlie Puth, Maroon 5, Bon Jovi, and N.E.R.D. also served as performers at the 2018 iHeartRadio Awards, while Chance the Rapper was honored with the Innovator Award.

Watch the performances below.

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As the 2018 Oscars fast approach, the Academy have announced who’ll be performing at this year’s awards. Common, who won an Oscar in 2015 for his “Glory” collaboration with John Legend, will his perform his Oscar-nominated song “Stand Up For Something” with Andra Day.

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After landing a No. 1 album this week with the TDE-curated Black Panther: The Album, Kendrick Lamar headed across the Atlantic for the 2018 BRIT Awards on Wednesday (Feb. 21). Presented by pop star Camila Cabello, Lamar took home the BRIT Award for “International Male Solo Artist.” Kung Fu Kenny would later return to the stage, with a thrilling performance of “FEEL.” Laying down on top of a big glass box, the multiple Grammy Award-winning MC would take the energy on stage higher, eventually getting up to perform his Rich the Kid-collaboration “New Freezer.” While Kendrick delivered his verse on top of the huge glass box, Rich the Kid is seen smashing a luxury car underneath Lamar inside the box.

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