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Sprite Premieres ‘Dreams Realized’ Commercial During 2020 BET Awards, Pledges $500K to BLM

Sprite Premieres 'Dreams Realized' Commercial During 2020 BET Awards, Pledges $500K to BLM

Sprite debuted their new commercial, Dreams Realized, during the 2020 BET Awards Sunday night. The 1-minute long video emphasizes the company’s commitment to amplify the voices of young Black creators. Hip-hop photographer Cam Kirk helped curate content from a diverse group of Atlanta-based creatives. These images capture the essence of life in Atlanta, Sprite’s hometown. […]

Killer Mike to Be Featured on McDonald’s ‘Voices’ During 2020 BET Awards

Killer Mike to be Featured on McDonald's 'Voices' During 2020 BET Awards

McDonald’s continue to support BET as the network celebrates its 40th birthday, and 20th award show ceremony. The fast food franchise donated a portion of its ad space to amplify the voices of notable Black figures like Melissa Butler, founder & CEO of the Lip Bar, and Killer Mike. The rapper’s video emphasize the importance […]

Beyonce is Set to Receive Humanitarian Award at 2020 BET Awards

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Beyonce will be honored at the BET Awards with the Humanitarian recognition on Sunday, June 28th. Queen Bey will be honored with the special accolade at this year’s award for her philanthropy works. The singer raised money for a countless number of causes supporting young women in colleges, launching a multi-year partnership with UNICEF to […]

PARTYNEXTDOOR Blasts BET for Lack of Recognition in Award Nominations

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PARTYNEXTDOOR apparently has beef with BET. The Canadian crooner took to Twitter to voice his frustration with the entertainment network following the award show nominee announcement. Although he deleted his initial post, DJ Akademiks was able to catch PND’s passionate tweet. “When did black entertainment television get so complex and forget Partynextdoor is the rnb […]

Amanda Seales to Host the 2020 BET Awards

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BET has been rolling out their annual awards show on social media revealing the host for this year. The 2020 BET Awards will be hosted by comedian Amanda Seales. The I Be Knowin’ comedian posted the news on her Instagram Monday for the show going down June 28th on BET. The opportunity is a big […]

BET to Host Annual Award Show Virtually

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The show goes on. COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of many events, festivals, and celebrations, but not The BET Awards. The annual award show will be hosted virtually amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. BET will join a number of live shows such as American Idol, which have continued to run their broadcast under quarantine. The week […]

Kirk Franklin Supports Kanye West’s Sunday Service

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Gospel megastar Kirk Franklin has been the leading voice of the genre for almost 30 years. He has crossed over the mainstream with his version of R&B influenced gospel. Many have been wondering what does the “I Smile” singer/songwriter think of Kanye West’s Sunday Service movement. Franklin, without hesitation, endorsed Pastor Kanye’s growing congregation. When […]

Naomie Harris and Tyrese Gibson to Star in Thriller ‘Black And Blue’

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During the BET Awards that aired on Sunday (June 23), Sony Pictures dropped an official trailer for the police action drama Black and Blue. The film is directed by Deon Taylor (The Intruder, Traffik) and written by Peter A. Dowling (Reasonable Doubt) and features a star-studded cast including Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Frank Grillo, Mike […]

Cardi B Pleads Not Guilty to Strip Club Brawl

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After picking up an Album of The Year Award at the BET Awards and becoming the first female rapper to win the ASCAP Writer of The Year, Cardi B made her way to court on Tuesday with her legal team. Cardi B came to court on Tuesday (June 25) in New York after being indicted […]

City Girls’ JT to be Release From Jail Within 90 Days

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City Girls has been riding a massive wave of success within the past year. The femcee duo released their debut album Girl Code in November 2018. The debut saw success with singles “Twerk” and the summer anthem “Act Up.” The Cardi B assisted “Twerk” is already certified platinum and there is no doubt that the follow […]

Mary J. Blige Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2019 BET Awards

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One of the best moments of the 2019 BET Awards was Mary J. Blige being honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The honor was presented by Rihanna who highlighted the efforts of the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul. “Happy Mary, Sad Mary, No More Drama Mary, Dancing Mary—we’re here for all of it,” Rihanna said. “Mary […]

Jacquees Believes he Was Snubbed for BET Award Nomination

Jacquees Believes he Was Snubbed for BET Award Nomination

The BET Awards excluded the self-proclaimed King of R&B and he’s not here for it. In a since-deleted tweet, Jacquees expressed his displeasure with not even receiving a nod for a BET Award. “Hold on…how in the f*ck am I not nominated for a BET Award?” Jacquees asks. He then turned around and looked to […]

Cardi B, Lil Nas X, DJ Khaled to Perform at 2019 BET Awards

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The 2019 BET Awards are later this month and Cardi B, Lil Nas X and more are slated to hit the stage. The 2019 edition of the awards show will feature Regina Hall as your host. In addition to B and X performing, DJ Khaled, Migos, H.E.R., Mustard, Billy Ray Cyrus, City Girls, Lizzo, Lucky […]

Regina Hall to Host 2019 BET Awards

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The 2019 BET Awards are set to go down next month in Los Angeles. The network has announced the annual awards ceremony will be hosted by Regina Hall.   View this post on Instagram   The #BETAwards 19 host is the one and only, UNDENIABLY COOL @MoreReginaHall! See what Ms. Hall has in store for […]