| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Video of the year
Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz — “Thrift Shop”
Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell — “...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Ever since YouTube brought music videos into the privacy of your home or well-locked office, an easy way for artists to get attention is to include some artful nudity in their videos. It's been standard practice for groups on the experimental fringes...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Navigating the J.W. Marriott hotel at any point during the second day of the inaugural BET Experience required quick wit – and a lot of patience.
As the three day festival got underway Saturday, an overwhelming number of festival-goers flocked...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The inaugural BET Experience has already seen enough action (Beyoncé! Snoop Dogg! Kendrick Lamar! Erykah Badu! The Roots!), but don’t forget what anchors the three-day festival: an awards show.
Since its inception in 2001, the BET Awards has...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Last year BET tagged its annual awards spectacle as "Too big to miss" — a phrase the network should have held for this year.
Sure, the historically unpredictable ceremony will feature dazzling performances – Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown,...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
For nearly two decades the Essence Music Festival has been the premiere destination for black music fans from around the country. Now, BET is hoping to change that.
The Black Entertainment Television network has built a formidable competitor to Essence'...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The long-hoped-for OutKast reunion finally materialized (in a way) Friday night with the release of Frank Ocean's "Pink Matter" remix, which features appearances by both members of the influential Atlanta rap duo. The song premiered on hip-hop...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:36 PM
T.I. to ring in New Year's with new mixtape. His new album, "Trouble Man," will follow early in 2012....
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Magic Johnson is part of a group that owns the Dodgers. The cast of Modern Family wants raises....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Giving the keynote address at the inaugural EDMBiz conference in Las Vegas, a confab about electronic dance music, Craig Kallman of Big Beat Records said it was a thrill to see the music business come back around to the artistry......