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PICS/VIDEO: 2012 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS – (PERFORMANCES)

Usher and Chris Brown were among the performers at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday (May 20) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The airing also featured a special Whitney Houston tribute by singer-songwriter John Legend and singer-actress Jordin Sparks. Whitney’s teenage daughter Bobbi Kristina and sister-in-law Pat Houston took the stage to accept the Millennium Award in behalf of the late and great superstar. Check out video of that belowalong with photos/video of Alicia Keys, Goodie Mob and more. Via Concrete Loop

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Whitney Houston Tribute – 2012 Billboard Music Awards

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Chris Brown performs – 2012 Billboard Music Awards

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Usher performs – 2012 Billboard Music Awards

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Alicia Keys & Stevie Wonder – 2012 Billboard Music Awards

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Throwback Thursdays - 50 Cent (Live at SXSW)



10 years ago, 50 Cent came out with Eminem & Dr. Dre and dominated everything in the rap world. Dropped the grammy nominated and 8 time platinum record, Get Rich or Die Trying.

50 performing Get Rich or Die Trying in its entirety live at SXSW. Shady came out and rocked it (but no Banks!). Unfortunately I was unable to attend, but best believe I watched the entire video. The entire set was awesome!

Unfortunately, the video was taken down so here’s a part of the show:


People really forgot about 50 man…

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Kanye West & Jay-Z Perform at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Kanye West and Jay-Z performed “Ni**as in Paris” on the runway at Victoria’s Secret’s Fashion show tonight.  Check out the video here:

Kanye West also performed “Stronger” in a tribute to his late mother, Donda West:

-Swagneto

BET’s Black Girls Rock 2011 Performances

If you missed the performances on Black Girls Rock last night you are in luck. Check em out here at RiseandGrnd. 

Jill Scott - Womanifesto/Hate On Me

Mary J. Blige - My Life

Melanie Fiona - This Time

Erykah Badu - Appletree

Estelle - Thank You

Elle Varner - Only Wanna Give It to You

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