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  • Cover of Kanye West Debuted "All Day" Live At The 2015 Brit Awards
    The 2015 Brit Awards are going down right now, in London's O2 arena. For those of us who aren't habituated overseas, we've got a live stream of the entire event via YouTube.
  • Cover of Kanye West Accepts Visionary Award At BET Honors 2015
    On Monday night, the 2015 BET Honors aired, paying tribute to African-Americans making an impact in art, music, theater, business, and more. Taped last month from Washington D.C., 2015 honoree list included Usher, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, John W.
  • Cover of The Oscars: NBA Edition
    The 87th annual Academy Awards, aka The Oscars, went down last night in L.A. While they were honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry we were thinking about on-court achievements in the league. 
  • Cover of Common and John Legend Win An Oscar For "Glory"
    In 2006, Three 6 Mafia won an Oscar for "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp," from the "Hustle & Flow" soundtrack. Nine years later, at tonight's Academy Awards, another rapper--Common--has taken home the golden statue for Best Original Song.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Beefs With Papa John's Pizza
    It is well known by now that Iggy Azalea's first line of defense in many of her disputes and beefs is... Twitter. The latest target via social media of the raptress, who was nominated for multiple Grammy Awards this year, is the pizza chain, Papa John's.
  • Cover of Photos: The Grammys Red Carpet, Backstage & More
    The Grammys were as eventful as ever last night. The annual awards show saw performances from Kanye West, Rihanna, Beyonce, Usher and more, not to mention, the hoards of celebrities that sat in the audience, accepted awards, and hung out backstage (or at pre-Grammy parties).
  • Cover of Watch All The Performances From The 2015 Grammys, Featuring Kanye West, Rihanna & More
    The 2015 Grammy Awards are underway, and as usual, there are plenty of high profile performances planned for the night. We'll be live-updating with videos of each set as they make their way online, so check back throughout the night to catch some great musical moments you may have missed.
  • Cover of Full List Of 2015 Grammy Winners
    The 2015 Grammy awards air tonight, and we'll be watching along with you and live-updating as the awards are announced. As usual, the anticipation of the Best Rap Album award is a heated one, with many predicting Iggy Azalea, a divisive figure in the hip hop world, to take the prize.
  • Cover of T.I. Thinks Iggy Azalea Will Win Best Rap Album At The Grammys
    T.I. is one of the lucky rappers to have a couple of Grammys to his name, but he's still not convinced the awards are going to the right people.
  • Cover of Mannie Fresh & Rick Ross Scheduled As 2015 BMI "How I Wrote That Song" Panelists
    Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) will be hosting their annual "How I Wrote That Song" panel Saturday, February 7th, 11:30 AM at 1Oak (9039 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, Calif.) in Los Angeles. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Accepts Visionary Award At 2015 BET Honors, Introduced By Dame Dash
    The BET Honors awards are filmed over a month in advance, and now with the instantaneous nature of Twitter and Instagram, it's hard to keep the winners under wraps for more than a matter of seconds.
  • Cover of The Weeknd Receives The Allan Slaight Award
    If you see the phrase "young Canadians who have the ability to turn their talent into inspiration," you're probably thinking to yourself, "there ain't no award for that." However, it turns out that in Canada, there is.
  • Cover of Kanye West Set To Receive "Visionary Award" At The BET Honors 2015
    On February 23rd, BET will be airing their annual BET Honors award ceremony, and they've just announced that Kanye West will be receiving the coveted "Visionary Award." Usher, Phylicia Rashad, John W. Thompson, and Dr. Johnnetta B.
  • Cover of Pharrell Gets His Own Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
    Producer, singer, rapper, songwriter, film-scorer -- these are just some of the many hats that Pharrell Williams wears (along with the atrocious actual hat he's been favoring lately).
  • Cover of 2014 Soul Train Awards Recap & Performances
    The 2014 Soul Train Awards have come to an end. Viewers who had an opportunity to catch the R&B award show were treated to some great performances from the contemporary genre's best and brightest. Featured below is a complete list of the winners and nominees.
  • Cover of Jodeci Debuts New Single With B.o.B At 2014 Soul Train Awards
    BET's Soul Train Awards are back and better than ever this year. While the night has featured some predictably stellar performances from some of the best in contemporary R&B, including Chris Brown, Tinashe, Tamar Braxton, and Missy Elliott, the highlight at this point has to be return of Jodeci.
  • Cover of Watch Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Iggy Azalea & More Perform At The 2014 AMAs
    The AMAs had a pretty stacked cast of performers this year, with a pretty wide range of pop, R&B, and rap performances. Lil Wayne debuted a brand new song from the Carter V, which featured the newly Cash Money-signed singer (and Weezy's rumored girlfriend for a time) Christina Millian.
  • Cover of 2014 American Music Awards Recap
    After a long night of performances, single debuts, and a fair amount controversy, the 2014 American Music Awards is finally over. We'll be making some show footage available once ABC gets their official videos uploaded. In the meantime, check out a full list of the winners and nominees from tonight's event.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Debuts "Start A Fire" At American Music Awards
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Wins "Best Hip Hop Album" At The American Music Awards
    In the ongoing debate about whether or not Iggy Azalea is "hip hop," the judges at the American Music Awards have cast their vote as an overwhelming "yes." Beating out Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP 2, as well as Drake's Nothing Was The Same, Iggy's The New Classic took home the ceremony
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne To Perform At The 2014 American Music Awards
    To promote her upcoming album The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj is taking the stage at Sunday night’s American Music Awards and performing her newly released single “Bed Of Lies” featuring Skylar Gray.
  • Cover of City Of Chicago Names Chance The Rapper "Outstanding Youth of the Year"
    Although Chance included the title in his rap name, and asked you to "please say" it in one of his best-loved tracks, "The Rapper" hasn't been the only occupation that the 21 year old MC has taken on since rising to fame with acclaimed mixtapes.
  • Cover of Photos From The Soul Train Awards 2014
    Last night, the taping of the Soul Train Awards 2014 went down in Las Vegas, and in attendance were many of hip-hop and R&B's finest stars. Ahead of the ceremony itself, which airs on BET on Sunday, November 30th at 8 PM, take a look at some pictures from last night in the gallery above.
  • Cover of 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Performances
    A few weeks ago some of the biggest names in Hip Hop took made their way down to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. Tonight, we get to see what all went down that night.
  • Cover of 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers
    Well here ya go! The most anticipated part of every BET Hip Hop Awards is the cyphers, and thanks to the leaky internets, we can now watch all of tonight’s cyphers right here on HNHH.
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