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Vevo, the world’s leading music video network, announces the release of Ariana Grande’s Official Live Performance of “safety net” featuring Ty Dolla $ign from her album Positions. Vevo’s Official Live Performances are the result of close creative collaboration with artists and their teams, resulting in a series of very special exclusive performances.

Ariana’s “safety net” Official Live Performance is rooted in the concept of duality, with the superstar serenading viewers under a single spotlight and purple tint while walking through a field of flowers.

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Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Asiahn has been building up her fan base with her EP’s The Love Train 1& 2 and her most recently released EP The Interlude, the five-track EP was well-received by listeners and critics the EP even earned Asiahn a spot on Billboard‘s Emerging Artist Spotlight.

Today Asiahn shares her latest single OMW. On the record, Asiahn confidently sings about life’s ups and downs, giving listeners a glimpse into her world. Check out the new song below.

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BET is getting ready to air its annual award show this summer. 3x Grammy award-winning rapper Megan Thee Stallion and Dababy lead the awards this year with 7 nominations each. Drake and Cardi B are right behind them with 5 nominations.  Sister duo CholexHalle, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Anderson .Paak, and Chloe x Halle are the third most-nominated acts with four nods each. After going virtual last year, the BET Awards will return with a live vaccinated audience from L.A.’s Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Check out the full list of nominees below.

 

2021 BET Awards Nominations

Album of the Year
After Hours – The Weeknd
Blame It on Baby – DaBaby
Good News – Megan Thee Stallion
Heaux Tales – Jazmine Sullivan
King’s Disease – Nas
Ungodly Hour – Chloe X Halle

Best Collaboration
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar”
Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne – “Whats Poppin (Remix)”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. DaBaby – “Cry Baby”
Pop Smoke ft. Lil Baby & DaBaby – “For the Night”

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyoncé
H.E.R.
Jazmine Sullivan
Jhené Aiko
Summer Walker
SZA

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
6LACK
Anderson .Paak
Chris Brown
Giveon
Tank
The Weeknd

Best New Artist
Coi Leray
Flo Milli
Giveon
Jack Harlow
Latto
Pooh Shiesty

Best Group
21 Savage & Metro Boomin
Chloe X Halle
Chris Brown & Young Thug
City Girls
Migos
Silk Sonic

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Cardi B
Coi Leray
Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion
Latto
Saweetie

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
DaBaby
Drake
J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Lil Baby
Pop Smoke

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/inspirational Award
Bebe Winans – “In Jesus Name”
Cece Winans – “Never Lost”
H.E.R. – “Hold Us Together”
Kirk Franklin – “Strong God”
Marvin Sapp – “Thank You For It All”
Tamela Mann – “Touch From You”

BET Her Award
Alicia Keys ft. Khalid – “So Done”
Brandy ft. Chance The Rapper – “Baby Mama”
Bri Steves – “Anti Queen”
Chloe X Halle – “Baby Girl”
Ciara ft. Ester Dean – “Rooted”
SZA – “Good Days”

Best International Act
Aya Nakamura (France)
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Emicida (Brazil)
Headie One (Uk)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Young T & Bugsey (Uk)
Youssoupha (France)

Viewer’s Choice Award
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar”
Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé – “Savage (Remix)”
Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video of the Year
Cardi B – “Up”
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
Chloe X Halle – “Do It”
Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Bruno Mars and Florent Déchard
Cole Bennett
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers
Hype Williams

Best Movie
Coming 2 America
Judas And The Black Messiah
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
One Night In Miami…
Soul
The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Best Actress
Andra Day
Angela Bassett
Issa Rae
Jurnee Smollett
Viola Davis
Zendaya

Best Actor
Aldis Hodge
Chadwick Boseman
Damson Idris
Daniel Kaluuya
Eddie Murphy
Lakeith Stanfield

Youngstars Award
Alex R. Hibbert
Ethan Hutchison
Lonnie Chavis
Marsai Martin
Michael Epps
Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award
A’ja Wilson
Candace Parker
Claressa Shields
Naomi Osaka
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins-smith

Sportsman of the Year Award
Kyrie Irving
Lebron James
Patrick Mahomes
Russell Westbrook
Russell Wilson
Stephen Curry

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Toni Braxton has earned her 9th #1 single with “Do It” on the Billboard Adult R&B Chart. Braxton released “Do It” earlier this year and was the #1 most added song at Adult R&B radio after release, marking her highest debut at the format.

“Do It,” which Braxton co-wrote with longtime collaborator and friend Babyface as well as Antonio Dixon and Percy Brady, is the first single she released from her highly anticipated 10th studio album, ‘Spell My Name,’ out August 28th via Island Records. In June, Braxton teamed up with the legendary Missy Elliott for a remix of the single and in July, Braxton released “Dance,” a “shimmery slice of nu-disco” which Braxton wrote and produced with Antonio Dixon as well.

Spell My Name’ is Braxton’s follow up to her multi-GRAMMY® nominated album ‘Sex & Cigarettes.’ Released in 2018, the album features hit single “Long As I Live” which shot to #1 on the Billboard Adult R&B chart and top 10 on the R&B charts. Last year.

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Chloe and Halle are bringing the heat once again! This time the sister unleashes their new track titled Do It, the latest track that will appear on the duo’s second studio album ‘Ungodly Hour,’ due out June 5th via Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia.

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Tyler The Creator made his GRAMMY debut performance tonight as he brought his IGOR hits to life. Starting his set off with the help of Charlie Wilson and Boyz II Men with “EARFQUAKE” around a campfire while donning his signature blonde wig. Tyler then switched things up when he performed “NEW MAGIC WAND” while joined by several Tyler ook-alikes.

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Up for 5 Grammy nominations, Arina Grande made her return to the GRAMMY awards. Starting things off with her single Imagine, before turning things up and Pink with her Rodgers and Hammerstein sampled track “7 rings.” She then ended the performance with “thank u, next”

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Woman of the night Lizzo opened up the 62nd GRAMMY Awards. Tonight is for Kobe!” she said before starting her performance of song Jerome and her chart-topping single Truth Hurts.

The night has already proven to be a success for Lizzo as she has already won three awards including Best Urban Contemporary Album (Cuz I Love You), Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Jerome”), and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Truth Hurts.” Check out her performance below.

 

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It’s that time again, as we prepare for another GRAMMY’s season, the recording academy announced the nominees for the 62nd annual award show.

Leading the pack of nominations this year is Lizzo with eight, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist and Additionally, Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best R&B Performance for and Best Traditional R&B Performance. Following behind her with 6 nominations is Lil Nas X and Billie Eillish. Hosted by Alicia Keys for the second time in the row, the GRAMMY’s will air live on Aring live Sunday January 26th at the STAPLES Center and will be broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m.

62nd Annual Grammy Awards Nominations
RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Hey, Ma” – Bon Iver
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish
“7 Rings” – Ariana Grande
“Hard Place” – H.E.R.
“Talk” – Khalid
“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
“Sunflower” – Post Malone & Swae Lee

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
I, I – Bon Iver
Norman F-ing Rockwell! – Lana Del Rey
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
I Used To Know Her – H.E.R.
7 – Lil Nas X
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) – Lizzo
Father of the Bride – Vampire Weekend

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Always Remember Us This Way” – Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Lori McKenna, songwriters (Lady Gaga)
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
“Bring My Flowers Now” – Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)
“Hard Place” – Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth, D. Arcelious Harris. H.E.R. & Rodney Jerkins, songwriters (H.E.R.)
“Lover” – Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
“Norman F-ing Rockwell” – Jack Antonoff & Lana Del Rey, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)
“Someone You Loved” – Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Pere Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn & Sam Roman, songwriters (Lewis Capaldi)
“Truth Hurts” – Steven Cheung, Eric Frederic, Melissa Jefferson & Jesse Saint John, songwriters (Lizzo)

BEST NEW ARTIST
Black Pumas
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Maggie Rogers
Rosalía
Tank and the Bangas
Yola

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Spirit” – Beyoncé
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish
“7 Rings” – Ariana Grande
“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
“You Need To Calm Down” – Taylor Swift

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Boyfriend” – Ariana Grande & Social House
“Sucker” – Jonas Brothers
“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus
“Señorita” – Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
The Lion King: The Gift – Beyoncé
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go – Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
No. 6 Collaborations Project – Ed Sheeran
Lover – Taylor Swift

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
“Pretty Waste” – Bones UK
“This Land” – Gary Clark Jr.
“History Repeats” – Brittany Howard
“Woman” – Karen O & Danger Mouse
“Too Bad” – Rival Sons

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
“Love Again” – Daniel Caesar & Brandy
“Could’ve Been” – H.E.R. & Bryson Tiller
“Exactly How I Feel” – Lizzo & Gucci Mane
“Roll Some Mo” – Lucky Daye
“Come Home” – Anderson .Paak & André 3000

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
“Time Today” – BJ The Chicago Kid
“Steady Love” – India.Arie
“Jerome” – Lizzo
“Real Games” – Lucky Daye
“Built For Love” – PJ Morton & Jazmine Sullivan

BEST R&B SONG
“Could’ve Been” – Dernst Emile Ii, David “Swagg R’celious” Harris, H.E.R. & Hue “Soundzfire” Strother, Songwriters (H.E.R. Ft. Bryson Tiller)
“Look At Me Now” – Emily King & Jeremy Most, Songwriters (Emily King)
“No Guidance” – Chris Brown, Tyler James Bryant, Nija Charles, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Michee Patrick Lebrun, Joshua Lewis, Noah Shebib & Teddy Walton, Songwriters (Chris Brown Ft. Drake)
“Roll Some Mo” – David Brown, Dernst Emile Ii & Peter Lee Johnson, Songwriters (Lucky Daye)
“Say So” – Pj Morton, Songwriter (Pj Morton Ft. Jojo)

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Apollo XXI – Steve Lacy
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) – Lizzo
Overload – Georgia Anne Muldrow
Saturn – Nao
Being Human In Public – Jessie Reyez

BEST R&B ALBUM
1123 – BJ The Chicago Kid
Painted – Lucky Daye
Ella Mai – Ella Mai
Paul – PJ Morton
Ventura – Anderson .Paak

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
“Middle Child” – J.Cole
“Suge” – DaBaby
“Down Bad” – Dreamville ft. J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, Earthgang & Young Nudy
“Racks In The Middle” – Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
“Clout” – Offset ft. Cardi B

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
“Higher” – DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
“Drip Too Hard” – Lil Baby & Gunna
“Panini” – Lil Nas X
“Ballin” – Mustard ft. Roddy Ricch
“The London” – Young Thug ft. J. Cole & Travis Scott

BEST RAP SONG
“Bad Idea” – Chancelor Bennett, Cordae Dunston, Uforo Ebong & Daniel Hackett, songwriters (YBN Cordae ft. Chance The Rapper)
“Gold Roses” – Noel Cadastre, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Khristopher Riddick-tynes, William Leonard Roberts Ii, Joshua Quinton Scruggs, Leon Thomas Iii & Ozan Yildirim, songwriters (Rick Ross ft. Drake)
“A Lot” – Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White, songwriters (21 Savage ft. J. Cole)
“Racks In The Middle” – Ermias Asghedom, Dustin James Corbett, Greg Allen Davis, Chauncey Hollis, Jr. & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy)
“Suge” – DaBaby, Jetsonmade & Pooh Beatz, songwriters (DaBaby)

BEST RAP ALBUM
Revenge Of The Dreamers III – Dreamville
Championships – Meek Mill
i am > i was – 21 Savage
IGOR – Tyler, The Creator
The Lost Boy – YBN Cordae

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
The Lion King: The Songs – (Various Artists)
Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – (Various Artists)
Rocketman – Taron Egerton
Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse – (Various Artists)
A Star Is Born – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
“The Ballad Of The Lonesome Cowboy” – Randy Newman, songwriter (Chris Stapleton); Track from: “Toy Story 4”
“Girl In The Movies” – Dolly Parton & Linda Perry, songwriters (Dolly Parton); Track from: “Dumplin’”
“I’ll Never Love Again (Film Version)” – Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Aaron Raitiere, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper); Track from: A Star Is Born
“Spirit” – Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Timothy McKenzie & Ilya Salmanzadeh, songwriters (Beyoncé); Track from: “The Lion King”
“Suspirium” – Thom Yorke, songwriter (Thom Yorke); Track from: “Suspiria”

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
John Hill
Finneas
Ricky Reed

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“We’ve Got To Try” – The Chemical Brothers, Ellie Fry, video director; Ninian Doff, video producer
“This Land” – Gary Clark Jr., Savanah Leaf, video director; Alicia Martinez, video producer
“Cellophane” – FKA twigs, Andrew Thomas Huang, video director; Alex Chamberlain, video producer
“Old Town Road (Official Movie)” – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, Calmatic, video director; Candice Dragonas, Melissa Larsen & Saul Levitz, video producers
“Glad He’s Gone” – Tove Lo, Vania Heymann & Gal Muggia, video directors; Natan Schottenfels, video producer

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This past Spring Jon B unveiled the video for his track Understand feat, Donell Jones, while the singer is still working on his new album, Jon continues to treat his fans. Today the singer unleashed the preview to his new visual Priceless. Debuting the clip on his IG, Jon announced that he will unleash thew new video on his birthday 11/11.  Check out the behind the scenes photo and preview below.