The 41st American Music Awards took place last night at the Nokia Theatre in L.A. The show saw a host of star studded guest perform including Justin Timberlake, Macklemore, R Kelly, Kendrick Lamar, TLC and more. Rihanna took home the first AMA Icon Award and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took home Favourite Hip Hop album. TLC ended the show with Waterfalls with special guest Lil Mama performing Left Eye’s part.
Check out the complete list of winners below along with some of the live performances.
Last night the highly anticipated 2013 BET Awards went down in Los Angeles. It saw Kendrick Lamar win the award for Best New Artist and a whole host of performances.
Check out the performances below from Nicki Minaj, Ciara, Kendrick Lamar, T.I., Pharrell, Chris Brown, Young Jeezy, Mariah Carey, J. Cole and more.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed one of my favourite tracks from their album The Heist at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards last night. Check out their performance of “Can’t Hold Us” above courtesy of Yardie.
Justin Timberlake put on his Suit & Tie to perform his new single “Mirrors” live at the 2013 BRIT awards last night.
Drake spoke to Fuse about what he did when he first heard he won a Grammy for best rap album. He also introduced his uncle and what he would do to celebrate.
You may have noticed that the 55th Annual Grammy Awards went down last night. Jay-Z and Kanye West scooped 3 Grammys each and Drizzy took home best rap album. Christian rapper Lecrae also scooped a Grammy for Best Gospel Album for Gravity. We posted the hip hop winners here but for those interested you can check out the complete list of 2013 Grammy Winners below.
The Grammy awards for Hip Hop and RnB were given out earlier at the pre-show ceremony and it was good news for Jay-Z, Kanye West and Drake. Drake took home the award for Best Rap Album for Take Care and promptly released his Started From The Bottom Video. Check out the rest of the winners for the Hip Hop and RnB categories below:
Best Rap Performance: Jay-Z & Kanye West “Niggas In Paris”
Best Rap Song: Jay-Z & Kanye West “Niggas In Paris”
Best Rap Album: Drake “Take Care”
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration – Kanye West, The Dream, Frank Ocean, Jay-Z “No Church In The Wild”
Best Urban Contemporary Album – Frank Ocean “Channel Orange”
Best R&B Performance: Usher “Climax”
Best R&B Song: Miguel “Adorn”
Best R&B Album: Robert Glasper “Experiment Black Radio”
The nominations for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards have just been announced in Nashville, Tennessee tonight.
2 Chainz, Frank Ocean, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Drake, Nas and more have all been nominated. The awards ceremony will be broadcasted live on February 10th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Check out the full list of nominees after the jump.
KillerHipHop was invited to attend the 17th annual MOBO Awards (Music Of Black Origin Awards) held in Liverpool, UK.
Our UK team was on hand to capture interviews on the red carpet with some of the UK’s most talented rappers and singers including Wiley, Labrinth, Skepta, Misha B, JLS and more.
Check out our exclusive interviews above and a list of the MOBO award winners after the jump.
The 2012 BET Hip Hop awards finally aired tonight after being filmed earlier this month. The show included live performances from Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa and lots more.
Check out the official performance video’s after the jump.