Awards

Jun
29
Usher Performs Medley at BET Awards

Usher

Usher reminded us why he’s one of R&B’s greats with his exhilarating performance at the BET Awards.

The R&B crooner delivered a dance-heavy retrospective of hits including “Confessions,” “U Remind Me,” “U Don’t Have to Call,” and “Caught Up.”

He also served up his latest single “Good Kisser” and showed us that he can get down on the drums. Bang bang.

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Jun
29
Nicki Minaj Performs ‘Pills N Potions’ at BET Awards

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj brought her fantasy (and that ass) to the BET Awards on Sunday. The ruler of the Barbz opened on the back of a bike to spit her bars on “Chi-Raq” before turning the stage into Alice in Wonderland—complete with mushrooms, a rabbit, and the Mad Hatter—while she performed “Pills N Potions.”

Her Young Money family including Lil Wayne and Tyga cheered her on from the front row.

Watch Nicki’s whimsical set below.

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Jun
29
John Legend and Jhené Aiko Perform at BET Awards

Jhené Aiko and John Legend

John Legend brought his smooth and soulful sound to Sunday’s BET Awards. Seated at the piano, the R&B crooner serenaded the audience at Nokia Theatre with his new single “You and I.” He also brought out Jhené Aiko to duet on her Sail Out single “The Worst.” Watch them score another win for R&B.

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Jun
29
Chris Brown Performs ‘Loyal’ with Lil Wayne, Tyga, & Travis Barker at BET Awards

Chris Brown

Breezy is back. Chris Brown made a triumphant return to the stage at Sunday’s BET Awards. The R&B superstar performed his hit “Loyal” with some help from Lil Wayne and Tyga. He wowed with his killer moves, while Travis Barker played drums. Everyone from Karrueche to 2 Chainz was seen grooving along before giving him a standing ovation.

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Jun
29
Lil Wayne Performs ‘Krazy’ and ‘Believe Me’ at BET Awards

Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne put on a “Krazy” performance at the BET Awards 2014. The Young Money chief performed his new song off Tha Carter V for the first time before segueing into “Believe Me.” While Drake was a no-show, the crowd including Paris Hilton was seen turning up to Tunechi, who dedicated the performance to his daughter Reginae.

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Jun
29
Pharrell and Missy Elliott Open BET Awards 2014

Pharrell and Missy Elliott

The year of Pharrell continues. The “Happy” hitmaker kicked off the BET Awards 2014 at Nokia Theatre in L.A. on Sunday.

“This is for Virginia,” he said while taking the stage with his University of Baes to perform “Come Get It Bae.”

He then brought out the “empress of Virginia,” Missy Elliott, to perform her 2003 hit “Pass That Dutch.”

“Love you @MissyElliott. Thank you for performing with me. #TheEmpress #Virginia #BaeUniversity #BETAwards @BET,” tweeted Pharrell.

Watch the VA players rip the stage.

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Jun
29
BET Awards 2014: Red Carpet

Pharrell Williams

The stars were shining bright at the BET Awards 2014 at Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE on Sunday. Before the main event, hip-hop and R&B’s biggest names showed out on the red carpet. From the glamour girls to the dapper dudes, there were plenty of big fashion moments.

T.I. was casual and cool in Maison Martin Margiela with his “swag essential,” a sweater tied around his shoulders. Ashanti was white-hot in a cleavage-baring Michael Costello gown, Zendaya channeled Aaliyah in Emmanuel Ungaro, and Best New Artist winner August Alsina rocked a blue suit and Balenciaga shoes.

See all the sexy, sophisticated, and scandalous red carpet moments below.

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