Tag Archives: Black Entertainment Television

The tenuous nature of being an early Academy Award frontrunner

It’s hardly a brand new sentiment to express, but you really can never script Oscar season. No matter how you think the awards race is going to go, at least to some degree it always turns out different. This year is obviously no exception, so today I wanted to take[...]

Nicki Minaj’s latest music video being banned from BET

HollywoodNews.com: Nicki Minaj likes to push limits and it seems she may have gone too far as her newest music video is being banned from airing on BET. BET has announced that they will not air the video for her song “Stupid H*e,” although the network has not explained why they[...]

Hollywood Awards (r) Kicks Off the Awards Season 2011

HollywoodNews.com: The Hollywood Awards®, presented by Starz, announced today that the 15th Annual Hollywood Awards® Gala ceremony, honoring excellence in motion pictures, both in front of and behind the camera, will take place on Monday, October 24, 2011, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Through the years, the Hollywood[...]

‘Soul Train’ awards lure Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson back for hosting duties

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Nothing like a little soul to start your morning. CENTRIC has announced the return of the “Soul Train Awards,” the classic music awards show that highlights R&B music’s finest. And hosting this latest incarnation of the awards show once again are two Oscar-nominated actors: Terrence Howard “Hustle &[...]

Justin Bieber nominated for a black entertainment award

hollywoodnews.com: Justin Bieber got a nomination on Tuesday for a 2010 Black Entertainment Television (BET) award. We are confused. Doesn’t BET honor black singers, actors, actresses and athletes? BET’s President of Music Programing and Specials, Stephen Hill, said that “Bieber has crossed the color boundaries the same way that hip-hop has crossed[...]