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TV Ratings: BET Awards Scores 3.7 Million Viewers Across Multiple Networks

The BET Awards received a healthy audience boost this year thanks to a first ever simulcast on CBS. The awards show’s 2020 telecast, which was hosted by Amanda Seales and featured appearances from an impressive array of talent (including Beyonce), amassed 3.7 million total viewers across BET, BET Her and CBS. For comparison, last year’s […]
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BET and Daytime Emmys preview at-home awards shows to come

The show must go on, and the Daytime Emmys and BET Awards both did with virtual at-home presentations over the weekend. Those telecasts provided additional clarity about the form award shows will take in the near future -- a passable if imperfect solution to the logistics of the coronavirus pandemic, with obvious drawbacks but some notable strengths.
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Watch Megan Thee Stallion, Public Enemy & Nas, DaBaby, Roddy Ricch, More Perform At A Very Different BET Awards

The awards show is changing. When you can't put dozens of celebrities in the same room for a live telecast, things don't work the same anymore. They look especially different when it comes to the BET Awards. Last night, the cable network aired its annual awards show, which was nothing like last year's … More »
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Public Enemy, Nas, YG, Questlove Kick off BET Awards With Fiery ‘Fight the Power’ (Watch)

The organizers of the 20th annual BET Awards know all too well that 2020 is both different from past years and, sadly, not different enough — and the show kicked off on Sunday night in fiery fashion with a song that sums up both 31 years ago and now: an incendiary new version of Public […]
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What to expect at tonight's BET Awards

The BET Awards announced this week that Beyoncé will be honored with their prestigious Humanitarian Award at Sunday's 20th annual show.
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BET Awards 2020: Beyoncé to be honored and Kobe Bryant remembered

The BET Awards announced this week that Beyoncé will be honored with their prestigious Humanitarian Award at Sunday's 20th annual show.
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Beyoncé Knowles-Carter To Receive Humanitarian Award At ‘BET Awards 2020’

Today BET Networks announced new additions to the line-up of the 20th Annual BET Awards, honoring prolific activists in the Black community and recognizing those who unfortunately left us in 2020. The world endured incredible losses this year including NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Little Richard. In memoriam of those great losses, Grammy Award-winning global icon and superstar Lil Wayne will give tribute to Kobe Bryant, and the multi-talented Wayne Brady will honor L...
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Beyonce to Be Honored for Humanitarian Work at BET Awards

The BET Awards have announced several new additions to the show’s lineup, including tributes to NBA great Kobe Bryant and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Little Richard and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter receiving the Humanitarian Award. Lil’ Wayne will pay tribute to Bryant and Wayne Brady will honor Little Richard. The show airs Sunday from 8-11 […]
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Questlove, YG, Nas And Public Enemy Among Newly Announced BET Awards Performers

BET announced another round of performs for this Sunday’s BET Awards 2020 which will be simulcast across BET HER and CBS at 8/7c. Among the newly announced performers are Black Thought, Jay Rock, Karen Clark Sheard, Kierra Sheard, Mister Jahi, Nas, Public Enemy, Rapsody, Questlove, and YG. As previously announced, this year’s awards will be hosted by Amanda Seales. Additionally, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, along with leading entertainers Billy Porter, Courtney B. Vance, Debbie Allen, Deon ...
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The BET Awards celebrate 20th anniversary amid pandemic and protests against systemic racism

Back in April, BET Networks’ president Scott Mills and the producers of the annual BET Awards recognized they’d have to cancel its popular four-day BET Experience and free fan fest at L.A. Live due to the continued spread of coronavirus, but they were adamant that the actual awards ceremony would be presented in some capacity. The crew swiftly pivoted the BET Awards, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, to a virtual broadcast without a live audience. The show will be hosted by comedi...
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2020 ‘BET Awards’ To Feature Alicia Keys, John Legend; Hosted By Amanda Seales

(New York, NY) – BET has announced the first group of performers for the 20th annual BET Awards including Alicia Keys,  Chloe X Halle, DaBaby, D Smoke, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend,  Jonathan McReynolds, Kane Brown, Lil Wayne, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, SiR, Summer Walker, Usher, Wayne Brady  and more. BET Amplified Artists, Masego and Lonr. are set to take the BET Amplified Music Stage, a platform for emerging artists. Hosted by comedian and actress Amanda Seales,  The BET Awards...
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Here Are Your 2020 BET Award Nominees

The 2020 BET Awards air June 28 at 8PM EST on CBS.
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Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch Lead BET Awards Nominees

Drake leads the 2020 BET Awards nominees with six nods, while Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch garnered five apiece, the network announced Monday. Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Lizzo, and DaBaby are the third-highest with four nominations each; the full list appears below. The “BET Awards” 2020 will simulcast live on Sunday, June 28 at 8 p.m. ET across ViacomCBS networks […]
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2020 BET Award Nominees Announced, Ceremony To Air On CBS

New York, NY  – Today, BET announces the BET Awards 2020 nominees with Drake leading the pack with six nominations. This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and black excellence across music, television, film, sports, and philanthropy. The BET Awards 2020 will simulcast LIVE at 8 pm ET across ViacomCBS networks including BET, BET HER, and will make its national broadcast premiere on CBS on Sunday, June 28th at 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT, 7:00-10:00 PM, CT. Drake returns to...
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Long Beach cleans up after protests, braces for potential second wave

Long Beach was set to begin a clean-up effort Monday morning, June 1, a day after the city joined others regionally and nationwide in seeing protests over police brutality turn from peaceful to violent — resulting in multiple arrests, damaged and looted buildings and the National Guard being sent to help restore calm. Sunday marked the fifth day of demonstrations across the United States, with seething protesters demanding justice for George Floyd, a black man in Minnesota who died when a white ...
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BET Awards Will Celebrate 20th Anniversary Virtually (EXCLUSIVE)

The BET Awards will move forward with its 2020 edition this year, albeit virtually. Celebrating the network’s 40th anniversary, and the Awards’ 20 years on the air, top stars in black entertainment, sports and philanthropy will appear on Sunday, June 28 via “innovative techniques and artist-generated content,” BET revealed on May 20. The three-day BET […]
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The Coachella 2020 festival lineup: The 5 biggest takeaways

The lineup for the 2020 edition of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival landed Thursday evening and if you’d been paying attention the announcement of its three headliners — Rage Against The Machine, Travis Scott, and Frank Ocean — wasn’t much of a surprise. Rage Against The Machine, who closes Friday night, had been an open secret ever since the band announced in the fall that it was reuniting, and Travis Scott and Frank Ocean, who both were widely rumored and reported in recent weeks to be...
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New acts rule Grammys as Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish lead in noms

By MESFIN FEKADU | AP Music Writer NEW YORK — The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act. Lizzo picked up nominations for album of the year with her major-label debut, “Cuz I Love You”; song and record of the year with her anthemic No. 1 hit, “Truth Hurts”; and best new artist. Like Lizzo, other new artists dominated with Grammy nominations...
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BET Awards Host Regina Hall Talks ‘Shaft’ Remake, Cardi B and Abortion

Actress and comedian Regina Hall is set to host the 2019 BET Awards. The show, which is in its 19th year, airs live from downtown Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on June 23 and recognizes winners across 20 categories. Cardi B leads with 7 nominations, followed by Drake with five, and Beyonce, Travis Scott and J. […]
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South Africa’s AKA Earns BET Awards “Best International Act” Nomination

South African hip hop artist AKA is continuing to push musical boundaries and today was announced by BET as this years’ nominee for “Best International Act” for the BET Awards. AKA is the only South African nominee representing the category of hip hop/rap alongside Burna Boy and Mr Eazi. He’s been focused on becoming an internationally known artist, working with producers and talent all over the world – and it’s apparent with his BET Awards nomination that people are paying attention. Watch “Fe...
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Cardi B, Drake, Beyoncé Lead BET Awards Nominations

Nominations for the 2019 BET Awards were announced today with Cardi B leading with 7 nods, followed by Drake (5), Beyonce, Travis Scott and J. Cole, each with four. Bruno Mars, 21 Savage, Childish Gambino, H.E.R. and Ella Mai also received multiple nominations. The show, which is in its 19th year, airs live from downtown […]
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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 […]
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How Fashion Nova Became Instagram's Most Popular Brand

Cardi B isn’t the only one choosing to wear Fashion Nova over big name designers. On Wednesday, InfluencerDB — a marketing software company that highlights the best performing brands and influencer marketing campaigns on Instagram — released findings that showed that more users engage with Fashion Nova on the social media platform than Zara, H&M, Revolve, Puma, Calvin Klein,, and KKW Beauty (which, according to the company, are Instagram's best performing brands).InfluencerDB used...
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Sibling Rivalry Director Joe Wright Soars with Inspiring, Data-Driven Film for HPE

Creating a sense of wonderment while capturing data-driven aviary expedition in the process, Sibling Rivalry Co-Founder/Partner/Director Joe Wright unveils a new, ambitious short film for enterprise information technology giant, HPE.With a diverse portfolio that includes numerous awards, placement in the permanent collection of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s, branding and design for the BET Awards as well as commercial efforts for Lexus and Cadillac, Wright brings his unique vision t...
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Will the BET Awards Leave Los Angeles for Atlanta or Las Vegas?

The BET Awards drew some 4.3 million viewers across eight Viacom networks to its June 24 broadcast, landing the No. 1 cable awards show spot for the fourth consecutive year. Held at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, the show featured performances by Migos, Nicki Minaj, Jay Rock, Janelle Monae and Meek Mill with […]
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FROCAST: Episode #310

The Royal Couple of nappyafro is back this week to give you episode 310 of the BEST podcast on the interwebs! This week we talk about “People of Light”, #PermitPatty, the BET Awards, and...
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Erykah Badu Celebrates PRIDE with Special Message To Janelle Monae… (VIDEO)

NEWSFLASH!! Erykah Badu apparently feels ‘somekindaway’ about Janelle Monae hiding her sexual identity all these years. In fact, it seems that Janelle’s BET red carpet attire made more of statement than she ever has about it. In light of Janelle’s fashion statement, Badu hit the net to express her love for ‘all the gays’ and notes that she’s insulted that Janelle Monae never hit on her. Details below… (more…) Related Posts BET Delivers Stellar Prince Tribute Performances During 2016...
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WTF?!? Nipsey Hussle Slaps BET Staffer During Awards Show Weekend… (VIDEO)

It wouldn’t be the BET awards without some sort of drama involved and this year, it was Nipsey Hussle’s parking lot altercation that jumped off the event. Details + video below… (more…) Related Posts WTF?! Atlanta Woman Held and Beaten Over a Hamburger… Suspects Sought. [PHOTOS + VIDEO]Caught on Tape: Mariah Carey Busted Lip Syncing at Jamaica Jazz Festival… [VIDEO]Issa Scam!! T.I., Chris Brown & More React To News of #KeatonJones’ Mom’s Racist Background + GoFundMe Shuts Down Donation...
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Meek Mill Drops New Song, ‘Stay Woke,’ After Fiery Performance at BET Awards (Watch)

Rapper Meek Mill dropped a new song, “Stay Woke” (featuring Miguel), late Sunday after premiering it on the BET Awards with a fiery performance that brutally depicted police violence against the black community. The rapper, who spent several months in prison due on a controversially heavy sentence for parole violation, wore a hoodie bearing a […]
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