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AP | Posted 08.19.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj will take the stage at the BET Awards. BET announced Tuesday that India.Arie and Ciara will join the former ...

Brittney Griner, Lesbian Basketball Star, Nominated For Big Award

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.16.2013 | Gay Voices

College basketball star Brittney Griner has yet to play her first game with the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury but she's already being nominated for awards. ...

Started FromThe Bottom, Now He's On Top Of BET

AP | Posted 07.14.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- He started from the bottom, but now he's on top at the BET Awards: Drake has 12 nominations. BET announced the nominees Tuesday. Rappers ...

Guess Which Award Show He's Hosting

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Chris Tucker will host this year's BET Awards. The network announced Tuesday that the comedian-actor will host the show June 30 from...

How Hip-Hop Can Heal: A Message on the Rick Ross, Young Jeezy BET Altercation

Freeway Rick Ross | Posted 12.01.2012 | Black Voices
Freeway Rick Ross

This weekend the news that came out of the BET award show about the altercation between the rapper using my name "Rick Ross" and "Young Jeezy" can only be described as disappointing. These are not fighters, they are entertainers, as much as they build their image on criminality - it is still an image.

Kanye Snags 17 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominations

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Kanye West hasn't released a solo album since 2010, but the rapper has kept relevant with another strong year. Now, BET is taking notice....

Chris Brown Sends Heartfelt Message To Rihanna

Posted 07.02.2012 | Black Voices

Chris Brown showed his support for his ex-girlfriend Rihanna, after the singer recently lost her grandmother, Clara "Dolly" Braithwaite, to cancer. ...

PHOTOS: Chaka Is A Golden Goddess

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.02.2012 | Black Voices

We would like to give a round of applause to the fabulousness that is Chaka Khan. The legendary songstress went full glam Sunday night at the 2012...

BET Awards 2012: Cissy Houston Steals The Show With Whitney Tribute

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 09.01.2012 | Black Voices

-- Whitney Houston's mother performed a rousing, emotional tribute to her late daughter at the BET Awards. Beyonce, Melanie Fiona and others cried a...

WATCH: His First TV Performance In 12 Years

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment

With more and more R&B artists moving away from the genre and into dance music (hi, Usher), D'Angelo's performance at Sunday's BET Awards -- his first...

PHOTOS: Double Date

Celebuzz | Posted 09.01.2012 | Celebrity

Though this year’s BET Awards was jammed pack with celebs, all eyes fell to music icons Beyonce and Jay-Z when they arrived at Los Angeles’ Shine ...

Huge Censorship Fail At BET Awards

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment

With all the star power at the BET Awards – Kanye West, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Samuel L. Jackson, to name a few – the most stirr...

PHOTOS: Beyonce Shines At The BET Awards!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.02.2012 | Black Voices

We love when rumors come true--at least in this case. There was plenty of buzz that Beyonce and Jay-Z might be making an appearance at the 2012 BE...

PHOTOS: Kanye Performs, Wins Best Group With Jay-Z

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices

The BET Awards didn't begin with a bang but an extended bleep, as the censor police worked overtime during a performance by Kanye West's G.O.O.D Music...

BET Awards 2012 Red Carpet: All The Fabulous Looks!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices

The biggest night in black entertainment is finally here! The 2012 BET Awards are in full swing and we're bringing you all the hot (and not-so-hot...

A Look Back At The BET Awards' All-Time Most Memorable Fashion

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.29.2012 | Black Voices

The 2012 BET Awards are only two days away and we can't wait! The annual event is sure to be amazing this year, with Samuel L. Jackson hosting and...

Beyonce & Jay-Z Going Head-To-Head

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Beyonce will battle her husband for video of the year at the BET Awards, and now both performers are confirmed to attend. Beyonce...

D'Angelo Returns To Stage For 2012 BET Awards | Posted 06.21.2012 | Black Voices

Now this is worth getting excited about! BET just announced they are adding D’Angelo to their already star studded BET Awards lineup!...

Usher Set To Perform At BET Awards

AP | Posted 08.12.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — If video-of-the-year nominee Usher wins at the BET Awards this summer, he won't be far away: He's agreed to perform at the show. Rap...

Kanye West & Beyonce Lead BET Award Nominations

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — It's a family affair at the upcoming BET Awards: Kanye West has the most nominations with seven, while his mentor, Jay-Z, earned five...

Rap Hits a Ceiling

Sharief Easterling | Posted 01.10.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

The BET Awards are always one of the most electrifying nights in the world of hip-hop. This is usually the one night where hip hop culture's value is genuinely appreciated. Sadly, this year was lackluster at best.

PHOTOS: Who Was Best-Dressed At The BET Awards?

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 08.27.2011 | Style

Rappers and songstresses alike hit the 2011 BET Awards in L.A. on Sunday night. Scoring high style marks: Kerry Washington in fluorescent Michael ...

Chris Brown Wins Big

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 08.26.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Amid awards for the top artists, actors and athletes, Steve Harvey was recognized for his humanitarian work at the BET Awards. BE...

R. Kelly on the Soul Train Awards-Morality vs. Entertainment

Cocoa Popps | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cocoa Popps

While watching the 2010 Soul Train Awards, which was simultaneously broadcast on BET and Centric, an offshoot of BET networks, first I wondered, "Why ...

Chris Brown Has CRYING BREAKDOWN During Michael Jackson Tribute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Awards shmawards -- it was all about comebacks and crying at the BET Awards on Sunday night, with Kanye West and Chris Brown leading the charge. For W...