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Soft Times: On Paramore’s Surprising Retro Reboot

Pity the MySpace-era emo fan -- for many reasons, but especially because none of their old heroes are doing it like they used to. Kings…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2017 - 3:44 pm

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Justin Timberlake Apologizes For Commenting On Jesse Williams’ BET Awards Speech

Over a career that's spanned nearly 20 years, Justin Timberlake has seldom, as ever, courted any sort of controversy. Every once in a long while,…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2016 - 8:59 am

Watch BET Awards’ Prince Tributes From Erykah Badu & The Roots, Stevie Wonder & Tori Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monáe, Bilal, Maxwell, & Sheila E.

Tonight's BET Awards ceremony in Los Angeles honored the late Prince with a whole series of tribute performances. (You may remember last month when the…
Peter Helman | June 26, 2016 - 11:45 pm

Watch Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar Open The 2016 BET Awards

Last year, Kendrick Lamar opened the BET Awards with an explosive, politically charged performance of "Alright." This year, he again kicked off the proceedings, joining…
Peter Helman | June 26, 2016 - 9:13 pm

Watch Diddy Tell Seth Meyers About Falling Off The Stage At The BET Awards

During the BET Awards earlier this year, Diddy fell through a hole in the stage during the show's tribute to the Bad Boy Records' 20th…
James Rettig | October 30, 2015 - 10:09 am

You’ll Never Guess What Fox News Thinks Of Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar opened Sunday night's BET Awards with an explosive, politically charged, and all-around awesome performance of "Alright," rapping "We hate po-po/ Wanna kill us…
Peter Helman | June 30, 2015 - 7:21 pm

Watch The Weeknd & Alicia Keys, Janelle Monáe Play The BET Awards

Last night, BET held its big annual awards show, and we've already posted the video of Kendrick Lamar opening the show by performing "Alright." But…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2015 - 9:14 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar Open The 2015 BET Awards

The 2015 BET Awards are happening tonight, co-hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross at L.A.'s Microsoft Theater. Just one day after performing at…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2015 - 9:13 pm

Azealia Banks, Dev Hynes Criticize BET Awards

Azealia Banks and Dev Hynes, two of the most fascinating, outspoken, talented black musicians working today, took to Twitter today with some harsh words for…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2015 - 12:38 pm

Violence Erupts At BET Awards Parties

The most dramatic thing that happened at last night's BET Awards ceremony was a bit of ambiguous tough talk from Nicki Minaj, probably directed at…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2014 - 10:40 am

Watch BET Awards ’14 Highlights: Missy Joins Pharrell, Nicki Shades Iggy, Chris Rock Interviews White People, BET Misspells Lionel Richie At The Worst Possible Time

Last night, BET held its annual awards show, hosted by Chris Rock and featuring a vast number of entertainers. But they could've probably used another…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2014 - 9:11 am

Watch R. Kelly, Janelle Monáe, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake Perform At 2013 BET Awards

Last night, BET held its annual awards show, and the broadcast produced a whole lot in the way of highlights. Kendrick Lamar did "Bitch, Don't
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2013 - 10:25 am