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BET Soul Train Awards: Beyoncé, Lizzo, Mary J. Blige Among Top Winners

Beyoncé was the top winner at the Soul Train Awards, which aired on BET and BET Her on Saturday. She won album of the year for the fourth time with Renaissance, song of the year for the third time with “Break My Soul,” and best collaboration for “Make Me Say It Again, Girl,” a pairing […]

Shania Twain to Receive Music Icon Award and Perform at 2022 People’s Choice Awards

Shania Twain will receive the Music Icon award at the 2022 People’s Choice Awards, which are set to air on NBC and E! on Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.  Christina Aguilera was the inaugural recipient of this honor last year. As previously announced, another top music star, Lizzo, is slated […]

Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift Among Nominees for 2022 Hollywood Music in Media Awards

Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Drake are among the songwriters battling for best song from a feature film at the 2022 Hollywood Music in Media Awards. The HMMAs honor composers, songwriters and music supervisors for their work in film, television and video games. Unlike the Oscars, which have just five nominees for best original song and five for best original […]

Pink, Carrie Underwood Set to Perform on American Music Awards

Pink, Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, JID, Tems, Wizkid and Yola are set to take the stage at the 2022 American Music Awards, which will air live from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 20. Additional performers will be announced. Hosted by Wayne Brady, the 2022 American Music Awards will […]

Lewis Capaldi and Muse Among Performers at 2022 MTV EMAs

Fans who tune into the 2022 MTV EMAs on Nov. 13 have an excellent chance of seeing David Guetta and Bebe Rexha perform their international hit “I’m Good (Blue),” which jumps from No. 16 to No. 14 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100. MTV has announced that both stars are set to perform on the […]

Christine Farnon, a “Guiding Light” at Recording Academy for Decades, Dies at 97

Christine Farnon, the Recording Academy’s first full-time employee and one of its longest-serving, died on Monday Oct. 24 in the Los Angeles area of natural causes. She was 97. Farnon started as an unpaid volunteer in May 1957 — when the Academy was just in its formative stages — and rose to become executive vice […]

Rita Ora and Taika Waititi Set to Co-Host 2022 MTV EMAs

Rita Ora and writer, director and actor Taika Waititi will host the 2022 MTV EMAs, which are set to broadcast live from Düsseldorf, Germany on Sunday, Nov. 13. Harry Styles is this year’s top nominee. Ora previously hosted the EMAs in 2017. Ora reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2014 as a featured artist on Iggy […]

Kendrick Lamar Tops BET Hip Hop Awards With Six Wins

Kendrick Lamar dominated the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards with six wins including artist of the year and album of the year for Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, which entered the Billboard 200 at No. 1 in May. The awards ceremony, taped on Friday Sept. 30 at the Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta, premiered on Tuesday (Oct. […]

CMA Awards: First-Timer Lainey Wilson Leads Nominations

Lainey Wilson is the top nominee for the 2022 CMA Awards with six nods, including album of the year for Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin.’ The remarkable part: Wilson is a first-time nominee. She is the fourth artist in CMA Awards history to receive six or more nominations in their first year on the ballot, following […]

MTV VMAs: Bad Bunny to Perform Live From Yankee Stadium

Bad Bunny will perform on the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards live from his tour stop at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. This tour stop is part of “Bad Bunny: World’s Hottest Tour.” The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards are set to air from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. This marks the Puerto Rican […]

MTV VMAs: Red Hot Chili Peppers to Receive Global Icon Award

Red Hot Chili Peppers will receive the Global Icon Award and perform live at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards, which are set to air Sunday, Aug. 28, at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Foo Fighters were the recipients of the Global Icon Award last year. Lady Gaga won a similar award in 2000. Hers […]

MTV VMAs: Lizzo, BLACKPINK Among New Performers

Lizzo, Jack Harlow, BLACKPINK and Maneskin have been added to the lineup of performers for the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards. The show is set to air live from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Lizzo is set to perform “2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)” from her […]