BET Awards

Jun
30
Chris Brown Opens BET Awards with Nicki Minaj

Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj

Chris Brown kicked off the BET Awards ’13 with an electrifying performance. Dressed in all black, the R&B superstar opened with “Fine China” and performed his new single “Don’t Think They Know” as a photo of Aaliyah’s face appeared on the screen behind him.

If that wasn’t enough, Nicki Minaj came flying over the audience at Nokia Theatre to debut their new collaboration “Love More” off his upcoming album X, due July 16.

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Jun
30
BET Awards 2013: Red Carpet Photos

Chris Brown and Sevyn Streeter

The sun was shining bright and the stars were even brighter at the BET Awards ’13 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday. Some opted for bold fashion (Trinidad James), others kept it elegant (Bridget Kelly), and others just wanted to stay cool (Ne-Yo).

Lil Mama was sophisticated and sexy in a black floor-length gown, Mindless Behavior was decked out in matching black-and-white BOY London outfits, and Michelle Wiliams wowed in white.

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Jun
21
Justin Timberlake to Perform at BET Awards

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake is putting on his suit and tie and heading to the BET Awards. The pop superstar is the latest addition to the star-studded lineup.

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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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