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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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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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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Tank Teases Chris Brown BET Awards Performance

The secret is out. Chris Brown will be taking the stage at the 2014 BET Awards on Sunday for the first time since his release from jail. While there has not been an official announcement, his friend Tank confirmed the rumors to Rap-Up TV.

“We’re getting ready to see him get back on stage at the BET Awards,” said Tank at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills on Thursday. “I’m super excited about that. He’s got some new material that is really going to floor everybody.”

But he doesn’t want to ruin the surprise. “I’ve been kinda staying away from it ’cause I wanna be that guy in the audience that’s a real fan and really appreciate it for what it is. I’ll be sitting there waiting with my eyes open.”

Tank has heard Breezy’s upcoming album X, and promises it will be worth the wait. “All I can say is he hasn’t lost his step. He’s only gotten better. This kid is amazing. He just keeps getting better.”

On August 12, Tank will release his own album Stronger. “This album reflects how happy I am,” he said. “I’ve been through the storm and I’ve made it out, and on the other side of that storm was some sunshine. So right now we’re dancing in that sunshine and it’s good.”

Plus, he confirmed that he will reunite with Tyrese and Ginuwine for a new TGT album. “We gotta do it. The people want it, they need it. We’re already signed on for it. There’s a check that comes along with it. We’re ready to rock.”

Nicki Minaj, Jhené Aiko, & August Alsina to Perform at BET Awards

Nicki MInaj

The queen of the Barbz will grace the stage at the 2014 BET Awards. Nicki Minaj is among the latest performers for this year’s show.

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Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher, & Pharrell to Perform at BET Awards

Lil Wayne and Drake

Some of the biggest names in music are coming to the BET Awards. Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher, and Pharrell Williams have been announced as performers.

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Jennifer Lopez Receives Icon Award, Performs at Billboard Music Awards

Jennifer Lopez

From the block to the Billboard Music Awards. Jennifer Lopez became the fourth artist and first woman to receive the Icon Award at Sunday’s annual ceremony in Las Vegas. Iggy Azalea and Ricky Martin introduced the international superstar, who has sold over 75 million records worldwide.

Her peers including Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, and Taylor Swift paid tribute to her in a video montage before J.Lo took the stage in a shimmery bodysuit to perform her new single “First Love” off her upcoming album A.K.A.

An overwhelmed J.Lo thanked her family including her mother and sister, who were both in the audience. She also shared some encouraging words for the young kids at home watching.

“Have faith, dream big, think big, and know that anything is possible,” she said. “You never know where you might end up.”

Watch J.Lo make BBMA history below.

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