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The Weeknd, Charlotte Cardin Win Big at Juno Opening Night Awards

The Weeknd and Charlotte Cardin each won in multiple categories at the 2022 Juno Awards’ Opening Night Awards ceremony, which was held at Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto on Saturday. More than 40 awards were presented at the celebration, which took place a day prior to Sunday’s main Juno Awards event and is similar […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers Drop Out of Billboard Music Awards Performers Lineup

Machine Gun Kelly and Dan + Shay have both been added as performers while Red Hot Chili Peppers had to drop off the lineup of the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, set to be broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday. The Peppers dropped out due to “unforeseen circumstances,” according to a […]

Taraji P. Henson to Return as Host of 2022 BET Awards

Taraji P. Henson will repeat as host of the 2022 BET Awards, which will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 26. Henson hosted last year’s BET Awards which was the top-rated cable award show among all adults 18-49 in 2021. “I am honored to return as the host of the […]

Mary J. Blige to Receive Icon Award at 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Mary J. Blige will receive the Icon Award at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards. The 10-time BBMA winner will also perform on the show. The BBMAs will broadcast live coast-to-coast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 15. Blige is the 11th artist to receive the Icon Award, which recognizes outstanding […]

Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, Cody Johnson, Plus More Record-Setters at 2022 CMT Awards

Carrie Underwood won video of the year at the 2022 CMT Music Awards for a record-extending 10th time, this time for “If I Didn’t Love You,” her hit collaboration with Jason Aldean. Her winner in this category last year was also a collab, “Hallelujah” with John Legend, from her Christmas album, My Gift. Underwood and […]

Louis C.K.’s Grammy Win Stirs Questions and Controversy

Louis C.K.’s Grammy win for best comedy album on Sunday was his first major award since a 2017 scandal in which he admitted to several incidents of sexual misconduct. The award was presented during the Grammy Premiere Ceremony prior to the main telecast. The comedian wasn’t present at the MGM Grand Conference Marquee Ballroom in […]

Lady Gaga to Perform at 2022 Grammys, Megan Thee Stallion, Anthony Mackie and More to Present

Lady Gaga will perform at the 2022 Grammy Awards, which will air live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3. Gaga and Tony Bennett are nominated for five awards, including album of the year for their second collaborative album, Love for Sale, and record of the year for “I Get a Kick Out of You.” […]

Silk Sonic, J Balvin, Carrie Underwood and More Added as Grammy Performers

Silk Sonic, John Legend, Carrie Underwood and J Balvin with Maria Becerra were added to the lineup of performers for the 64th annual Grammy Awards held Sunday (April 3). Silk Sonic — the duo of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak — are slated to open the show. In addition, Maverick City Music, Aymée Nuviola and […]

Grammys: Foo Fighters, Jon Batiste, H.E.R., Nas, Chris Stapleton to Perform

The Recording Academy announced five additional performers Thursday for the 2022 Grammys: Jon Batiste, Foo Fighters, H.E.R., Nas and Chris Stapleton. The April 3 ceremony will also include a special In Memoriam segment featuring songs of Stephen Sondheim performed by Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Ben Platt and Rachel Zegler. Previously announced performers are Brothers Osborne, […]

Olivia Rodrigo, Dua Lipa and Lil Nas X Among Top Winners at 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Dua Lipa’s “Levitating” won song of the year at the 2022 iHeartRadioMusic Awards, which were presented on Tuesday. The fast-paced, two-hour show aired live on Fox from the venerable Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Host LL Cool J opened the show with a hits medley. Lipa wasn’t present, so the biggest category wasn’t presented on-air, […]

Kane Brown Leads Nominations for CMT Music Awards

Kane Brown is the top contender for the 2022 CMT Music Awards, which are set to air April 11 on CBS. Brown, who co-hosted the show in 2020 and 2021, has four nominations. Kelsea Ballerini, who is co-hosting this year for the second year in row, has three nods, as do Mickey Guyton and a […]

Grammys: BTS, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo and More Set to Perform

The Recording Academy has announced the first slate of performers for the 64th annual Grammy Awards, set for April 3 in Las Vegas. Current nominees Brothers Osborne, BTS, Brandi Carlile, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo and Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow are all set to take the stage. LGBTQ artists are well-represented in this first […]