BET Awards

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Tyler Perry Gives Mic Drop-Worthy Speech on Black Power at BET Awards

The filmmaker shouted out the brilliance of Black women and creative ownership when he accepted the Ultimate Icon Award.

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3 BET Awards Performances Worth Watching All Week

Forget the statues. The performances were the real winners. 

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Chance's Speech, Prodigy Shout-outs and More 2017 BET Awards Awesomeness

Comedian Leslie Jones hosted the ceremony, which featured social and racial justice-minded awards, a tribute to Prodigy and a joint performance of New Edition and the actors who played them in their BET biopic.

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Beyoncé Tops 2017 BET Awards with 7 Nominations

Solange, Bruno Mars, Chance the Rapper and Migos also earned multiple nods.

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ICYMI: Robin Thede to Host Late-Night Show on BET

Thede’s news satire show, “The Rundown,” premieres this fall.

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Petition Created to Fire Jesse Williams for 'Racist Rant'

The creator tagged the petition #AllLivesMatter.

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Beyoncé and K-Dot, Sheila E. and More Tear Down the House at BET Awards

From Usher to Future to Janelle Monáe, the top Black artists and performers reigned supreme at the awards ceremony.

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Watch the BET Awards Speech That Sparked #JesseWilliamsAppreciationDay

“Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real.”

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Sheila E. to Release New Song, Album Inspired by Prince

Prince’s renowned collaborator and former fiancée conceived the album, “Girl Meets Boy,” after his death.

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D'Angelo, Sheila E. to Pay Tribute to Prince at BET Awards

The Roots and Janelle Monáe will also honor the icon during the June 26 awards show.

Drake Leads BET Awards Pack With Nine Nominations

The ceremony will air on June 26, complete with a tribute to Prince.

Gabrielle Union Asks #WhoIsStaceyDash, Internet Goes In

The hashtag arose after Union expertly addressed Dash’s criticism of Black History Month and BET

Zendaya to Haters: '#idgaf'

The Disney actress and singer, once again, has been forced to answer for an awards-show hairstyle. Her response is perfect.