Beyoncé, Young Money Score Big at BET Awards
June 30, 2014


Beyoncé
Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, and the Young Money crew were all big winners at the 2014 BET Awards on Sunday night, which were held in Los Angeles. Bey won for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration, and the FANdemonium Award, while Young Money earned the trophy for Best Group. Young Money protégés Drake and Nicki Minaj won for Best Male and Female Hip Hop Artists, respectively, while Pharrell and August Alsina each won two awards. Pharrell also opened the show with an energetic rendition of "Come Get It Bae" surrounded by a bevy of cheerleaders, and was joined by surprise performer Missy Elliott, who offered a throwback tune with "Pass That Dutch." Williams even presented Lionel Richie with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The night was packed with tons of performances, including Chris Brown's return to the BET stage. He sang the track "Loyal," which was amped up even more with appearances by Lil Wayne, Tyga and Travis Barker. Lil Wayne also got the mosh pit popping with "Krazy" and "Believe Me," while Jennifer Hudson showed off her powerful pipes during a performance of "Walk It Out" and the debut of her new single, "It's Your World." Celebrating the 20th anniversary of his first album, Usher performed a medley of his biggest hits, including "Yeah!" "Confessions," "Caught Up" and "Love In This Club," which drew a standing ovation. Nicki Minaj gave an Alice In Wonderland-inspired rendition of "Chi-Raq" and "Pills N Potions," filling the stage with oversized mushrooms and a white rabbit.

T.I. was on hand to spit "No Mediocre," while Iggy Azalea performed her ubiquitous hit single, "Fancy." Robin Thicke gave a heartfelt performance of the new song "Forever Love," and then another blast from the past came when surprise acts Troop, Color Me Badd and Silk each took the stage for a '90s throwback medley of "All I Do Is Think of You," "I Wanna Sex You Up" and "Freak Me." A taped performance of Beyoncé and Jay Z doing "Partition" capped off the night.




 
Music News
Blink-182 Announce Album, Tour With Matt Skiba
Drake Expands Tour, Reveals Tracklist For Views
Quick Hits: Demi Lovato & Joe Jonas, Cash Cash, Whitney Houston, Deftones' Chino Moreno
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga & Elton John, Prince, Thrival Festival, B.o.B
Quick Hits: Bumbershoot Festival, Fetty Wap, HARD Summer, Jenny Lewis, Bayside
Prince Returns To The Top Of The Billboard 200
Drake Announces Summer Sixteen Tour, OVO Fest
Quick Hits: Billboard Music Awards, Guns N' Roses, Tegan and Sara, Twin Peaks, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Paul
Beyoncé Releases New Album Lemonade Via Tidal
Tributes Continue To Pour In For Prince
Entertainment World Reacts to Sudden Loss of Prince
Quick Hits: Mumford & Sons, P!nk, Beyoncé, Mariah Carey
Meghan Trainor Announces Untouchable Tour
AC/DC's Brian Johnson Releases Statement
Quick Hits: DJ Khaled / Beyoncé, Afropunk Festival, Paul McCartney, Digable Planets
Breaking News
Pandora Revenue, Listenership Rises In Q1
April 28, 2016
SiriusXM Reports First Quarter 2016 Results
CMG Tulsa Names Nathan Reed Director of Branding & Programming at KRAV-FM
Cumulus Media Shreveport Ups Julie Kansy to PD at KQHN
ASCAP Revenue Tops $1 Billion For Second Straight Year
April 27, 2016
Blaire Galaton-Kelleher Joins “The Jack Diamond Morning Show” On WRQX/Washington, D.C
Premiere Networks To Provide Distribution For Aiir
Radio Milwaukee Names Glenn Kleiman Executive Director
In Brief - April 27, 2016
April 26, 2016
CBS Radio Las Vegas Promotes JB King to Operations Manager
KLUC/Las Vegas Taps John Moug As New Afternoon Drive Host
Donna Gryn Promoted to VP of Marketing at Republic Records
KIIS FM/Los Angeles Announces Artists Performing At Wango Tango Pre-Show Village
In Brief - April 26, 2016
April 25, 2016
KROQ/Los Angeles Annouces Weanie Roast 2016
Kristie McIntyre Returns To D.C. Airwaves For Nights On WRQX
Karen Mateo Exits Her Post at CBS Radio
Beasley Las Vegas Names Mark Sturcken Director Of Sales
April 22, 2016
eQB NOW
Radio Pays Tribute To The Musical Legacy of Prince
Hubbard Radio Elevates Jeremy Sinon To Director of Digital Strategy
In Brief - April 22, 2016
April 21, 2016
Music Icon Prince Has Passed Away
Nielsen Reports 1st Quarter 2016 Results
FMQB NOW

Nick Petropoulos
Head of Promotion
Glassnote Music

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!