The 2019 BET Awards featured a number of contemporary pop and rap stars who are dominating the charts, from Cardi B to Lil Nas X. But the show belonged to artists viewed as icons in the black...
A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards, which aired live Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with seven, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination.
A list of nominees at the 2019 BET Awards
A list of nominees at the 2019 Bet Awards, to air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 23.
— Video of the year: 21 Savage featuring J. Cole, "A Lot"; Cardi B,...
Nicki Minaj pulls out of BET concert after network’s tweet
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicki Minaj says she's canceling her appearance at the BET Experience Concert after the network tweeted about her and fellow rapper Cardi B.
Minaj said Monday on social media that she won't perform at the concert or BET Awards. It comes after BET tweeted Sunday that Minaj was "being dragged by her lacefront" following Cardi B's Grammy win for best rap album.
Cardi B, Nicki Minaj to headline BET Experience concerts
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B and Nicki Minaj will headline concerts at the 7th annual BET Experience at L.A. LIVE, held days before the 2019 BET Awards.
BET announced Wednesday that concerts will be held June 20 through June 22 at the Staples Center. The 2019 BET Awards will take place June 23 in Los Angeles.
Minaj, Lil Wayne, Tory Lanez, Trippie Redd and Bri Steves will perform on June 21. Cardi B, Migos, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby and City Girls will perform on June 22.
Anita Baker, Meek Mill shine at BET
ATLANTA (AP) — A marriage certificate shows hip-hop stars Cardi B and the Migos' Offset were quietly married months ago.
Sunday night while accepting best group award at the BET Awards, Offset raised some eyebrows when he said, "I thank my wife, you should thank yours." Cardi B confirmed the marriage in a tweet Monday.
Anita Baker, H.E.R., Meek Mill shine at BET Awards
The 2018 BET Awards barely handed out any trophies with big stars like Cardi B, Drake and Kendrick Lamar absent, but the show included superior performances by rising singer H.E.R., rapper Meek Mill and gospel artist Yolanda Adams, who paid tribute to Anita Baker and nearly brought her to tears.
Baker, an eight-time Grammy winner who dominated the R&B charts from the early '80s to mid-90s, earned the Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local):
Rapper Meek Mill has performed a new song, "Stay Woke," on the BET Awards with a striking performance that touched on police violence against black youth and prison.
The complete list of winners of the 2018 BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles:
— Video of the year: Drake
— Best male R&B/pop artist: Bruno Mars
— Best female R&B/pop Artist: Beyonce
— Best male hip hop artist: Kendrick Lamar
— Best female hip hop artist: Cardi B
— Best new artist: SZA
— Album of the year: "DAMN." Kendrick Lamar
— Best group: Migos
— Best gospel/inspirational award: Lecrae featuring Tori Kelly
AP Source: J. Cole to perform at BET Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — J. Cole is set to perform at Sunday's BET Awards.
A person familiar with the awards show, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to discuss the plans publicly, tells The Associated Press on Friday that the rapper will perform at the show.
Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled, Migos, Snoop Dogg, Janelle Monae, Miguel, 2 Chainz and H.E.R. are also performing. Oscar winner Jamie Foxx is set to host.
NEW YORK (AP) — DJ Khaled has reason to be grateful — he's been nominated for a leading six trophies for the BET Awards.
The nominations for next month's ceremony were announced Tuesday night. Among the awards Khaled was nominated for include album of the year for "Grateful" and video of the year for "Wild Thoughts" which featured Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.
Other top nominees include Migos and SZA, both of whom were nominated for four awards.
Double trouble: Chloe x Halle act, sing on TV’s ‘grown-ish’
NEW YORK (AP) — When the duo Chloe x Halle accepted an award on behalf of Beyonce, who had just given birth, at the 2017 BET Awards, they not only honored their mentor, they landed a gig on the upcoming TV show, "grown-ish."
The sisters said Kenya Barris, the executive producer of the hit ABC series "black-ish" and its spinoff "grown-ish," saw the singers at the awards show with actress Yara Shahidi — who stars in both of his shows — and he knew there was something special about the trio.
It’s Chance the Rapper’s night at the BET Awards
Chris Brown and Migos’ entourages ‘involved in brawl at BET Awards after-party’
Chris Brown and Migos' entourages reportedly came to blows at a BET Awards after-party in Los Angeles on Sunday (06.25.17).
The 28-year-old singer had just finished premiering his new music video with Future at the event near the Microsoft Theater when he came across the hip-hop trio and the situation is said to have spiralled out of control.
The 2017 BET Awards had stumbles, from technical problems during a performance to going well over its planned three-and-a-half hour time slot during the live show held Sunday in Los Angeles. But the show's performances and special moments made up for having to stay up late on a Sunday.
CHANCE'S GOOD WORK
At the tender age of 24, Chance the Rapper was honored as a humanitarian during the BET Awards on Sunday for his work in his hometown of Chicago, with accolades from the Obamas to Kendrick Lamar.
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Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj's seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by '90s R&B and groups popular in that decade, as well as five wins for Beyonce.
Ma, who was released from prison in 2014, won best female hip hop artist Sunday in Los Angeles, an award Minaj has won since 2010. Ma last won the prize in 2005, and was sentenced to prison three years later after she shot a former friend after accusing her of theft.
Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Lil Yachty at the BET Awards
Winners at Sunday night’s BET Awards in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of winners of the 2017 BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles:
— Video of the year: Bruno Mars, "24K Magic"; Beyonce, "Sorry"
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the BET Awards being presented from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local):
Remy Ma has ended Nicki Minaj's seven year winning streak for best female hip hop artist at the BET Awards.
Ma's win Sunday was the final award handed out in the show that ran late at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and easily one of the most anticipated of the night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne and New Edition have been added as performers at this month's BET Awards.
The network announced Tuesday that Post Malone and Roman GianArthur would join previously announced performers Bruno Mars, Migos and Future on June 25 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Other set to hit the stage include Trey Songz, Tamar Braxton and Jessie Reyez. "Saturday Night Live" comic Leslie Jones will be host.
Leslie Jones is set to host the 2017 BET Awards.
The 49-year-old actress embarked on a career as a stand up comedian in 1987, which saw her entertain crowds on a show on the channel, and the funny woman believes her career has come "full circle" as she has been picked to present the ceremony on June 25 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce dominated last year's BET Awards with "Lemonade," but there's more juice in her cup.
The pop star is nominated for seven awards at the 2017 BET Awards, the network told The Associated Press on Monday. The show will take place June 25 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.