LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – The BET Awards drew 7.7 million viewers on Sunday night, up from 7.4 million last year, as Chris Brown took the most honors and the wrong name was announced for the viewers’ choice prize. The ceremony — which aired live from Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium — is traditionally one of […]
BY: SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES – The BET Awards honor various arts, but Sunday’s ceremony was all about the music. There were more performances than awards during the 3 1/2-hour show at the Shrine Auditorium, where singer Chris Brown and rappers Lil Wayne, Rick Ross and DJ Khaled did double-duty, each taking the stage twice […]
By Sandy Cohen, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES – Patti LaBelle will be recognized for her five decades in music and Steve Harvey will be honored for his philanthropic contributions at this year’s BET Awards. BET says LaBelle will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and Harvey will accept the Humanitarian Award at the annual ceremony, […]
The ratings are in for last night’s 37th Annual Daytime Emmys. The good news: the show, which aired on CBS, garnered the most total viewers of any program last night and beat new episodes of ABC’s summer series ‘The Gates‘ and ‘Scoundrels‘ among adults 18-49. The telecast was up a whopping 83% from last year, […]
NEW YORK – This month’s BET Awards will be a royal affair: Prince is getting a lifetime achievement honor. The 51-year-old joins the likes of James Brown, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross and Al Green in being honored by the BET Awards, which will celebrate its 10th year in Los Angeles on June 27. BET says […]
Kanye West leads the pack in BET Awards nominations, with nods for Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, CD of the Year, MVP of the year and People’s Champ. But will the rapper even show up for the October 10th awards ceremony, after his embarrassing appearance at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards? “Most […]
The BET Awards, which morphed into a make-shift Michael Jackson tribute to honor the deceased King of Pop, pulled in the biggest cable audience of the year on Sunday with 10.7 million viewers. The previous champ was last week’s special ‘Jon & Kate Plus 8‘ episode that featured the big announcement about the couple’s pending […]
Host Jamie Foxx pays tribute to singer Michael Jackson to open the 2009 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Watch the actor/singer perform ‘Beat It’ and moonwalk across the stage in this clip.