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BET says 'audio malfunction' caused heavy censorship of Usher's speech at the 2024 BET Awards

Jul. 02, 2024 23:15 PM EDT

Usher's acceptance speech of the BET Awards' lifetime achievement award was heartfelt, occasionally profane and lengthy — and few people got to hear it. The 13-minute speech was largely censored by the network, leaving viewers at home curious to know what Usher said. A BET...

BET Awards 2024: Usher is honored, Will Smith returns, and the election is top of mind

Jul. 01, 2024 11:51 AM EDT

Usher accepted the lifetime achievement award at the 2024 BET Awards — even if the superstar mused it might be a bit early. The Grammy winner stayed on his feet as a parade of artists performed his hits — Childish Gambino kicked it off with “U Don’t Have to Call,” joined by...

Childish Gambino will perform at the BET Awards with Taraji P. Henson hosting. Here's what to know

Jun. 28, 2024 16:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2024 BET Awards are fast approaching. Last year's show celebrated 50 years of hip-hop with tributes to the genre’s earliest voices, late legends and new talent during a show packed with spectacular performances that consistently felt like a party. This year is stacking up to...

Dionne Harmon is making major moves in Hollywood as a producer. Next up is Sunday's BET Awards

Jun. 28, 2024 11:07 AM EDT

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — If Dionne Harmon never found an old script on New Edition's biopic, the R&B group's story might still be sitting on a shelf instead of becoming a highly-rated miniseries for BET. Same can be said for other projects like “The Bobby Brown Story” and...

Drake leads the 2024 BET Awards nominations with 7, followed closely by Nicki Minaj

May. 16, 2024 11:01 AM EDT

Drake is the leading nominee for next month's BET Awards, followed closely by Nicki Minaj. The Canadian rapper received seven nominations Thursday, including an album of the year nod for his eighth studio album, “For All the Dogs.” One of the awards he's up for is the music video...