BET Awards

Jun
18
Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, & Ciara to Perform at BET Awards

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj will reunite at the BET Awards. The former “American Idol” judges are both set to perform at this month’s show.

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May
14
Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, & Tamar Braxton Announce BET Awards Nominations

Chris Brown

BET called on some of its famous friends to announce the nominees for the BET Awards ’13 in downtown L.A. on Tuesday. Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, and Tamar Braxton were on hand, along with this year’s host Chris Tucker and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Charlie Wilson.

Kendrick, who scored eight nominations, read off half the nominees and kept going before he realized he was reading BET executive Stephen Hill’s speech, making for a funny moment.

A blond and tatted Breezy spoke about performing at the show and revealed that Aaliyah is featured on his new single, “They Don’t Know.”

A pregnant Tamar Braxton, who received two nominations including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, announced that her album Love and War is due in September on Epic Records.

The BET Awards ’13 will air live from the Nokia Theatre in L.A. on June 30. Drake leads with 12 nominations including five in the coveted Video of the Year category. For a full list of nominees, click here.

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May
14
Drake Leads BET Awards 2013 Nominations

Drake

Drake leads the nominations for the BET Awards ’13. The Young Money rapper scores 12 nominations at this year’s show.

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Feb
4
Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, Snoop Dogg, & The Jacksons Join BET Experience

BET Experience at L.A. Live

BET is turning the BET Awards into a weekend-long celebration of music. The three-day extravaganza (June 28-30) includes performances from Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, Snoop Dogg, The Jacksons, and more.

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Jul
2
Mindless Behavior Apologizes for Lauryn Hill Joke at BET Awards

Mindless Behavior

One of the most talked-about-moments of the BET Awards occurred when Mindless Behavior hit the stage. The teen group was presenting the award for Best Female R&B Artist to Beyoncé when one member made a joke about Lauryn Hill.

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Jul
2
BET Awards 2012: Backstage and Candids

Solange, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Kim Kardashian

The champagne was flowing and the star power was glowing at the BET Awards ’12 in Los Angeles on Sunday. Hip-hop’s royal couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z held court in the front row, toasting their accolades alongside Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. Solange grabbed a seat alongside her sister and boyfriend/director Alan Ferguson, while Nicki Minaj held hands with Kim. Backstage, Kanye and Mariah Carey greeted Whitney Houston’s mother Cissy and Wale and Miguel celebrated their win for Best Collaboration.

In the press room, Best Female Hip-Hop Artist winner Nicki posed with her Young Money labelmate Tyga. An ecstatic Mindless Behavior was still reveling in their win for Viewers’ Choice Award and Brandy had “one of the best nights of [her] ENTIRE LIFE” after honoring her idol Whitney Houston.

Check out over 20 candid photos from the star-studded affair.

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Jul
2
The Throne Beats Beyoncé, Jay-Z Interrupts Kanye at BET Awards [Video]

Kanye West and Jay-Z

Beyoncé and Jay-Z faced off in the coveted Video of the Year category at the BET Awards ’12, but it was Jay-Z who ended up taking home the award for The Throne’s “Otis.”

“It’s gon’ be an argument at the crib trying to see who’s the hottest in the household, baby,” joked Jamie Foxx as he presented the award. The Carters pretended to duke it out in the front row before the winner was announced.

Jay-Z had a little fun with his partner-in-rhyme Kanye West when he walked onstage to accept the award. “I want to thank BET for…” said Kanye before Jay cut him off. “Excuse me Kanye, I’ma let you continue, but…” he said, referencing the time ‘Ye interrupted Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs. Everyone had a good laugh about it including Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj.

Relive the hilarious moment below.

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