2012 BET Hip Hop Award Nominees

Best Hip-Hop Video
2 Chainz f/ Drake – “No Lie”
A$AP Rocky – “Goldie”
Drake f/ Lil’ Wayne – “HYFR”
Wale f/ Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”
Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Big Sean x Pusha T – “Mercy”

Reese’s Perfect Combo Award
2 Chainz f/ Drake – “No Lie”
Drake f/ Lil’ Wayne x Tyga – “The Motto”
J. Cole f/ Missy Elliott – “Nobody’s Perfect”
Wale f/ Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”
Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Big Sean x Pusha T – “Mercy”

Best Live Performer
A$AP Rocky
Drake
J. Cole
The Throne (Jay-Z x Kanye West)
Kanye West

Lyricist of the Year
J. Cole
Jay-Z
Kendrick Lamar
Nas
Kanye West

Video Director of the Year
A$AP Rocky x Sam Lecca
Benny Boom
Chris Robinson
Kanye West
Hype Williams

Producer of the Year
Hit-Boy
J. Cole
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League
No I.D.
Kanye West

MVP of the Year
2 Chainz
J. Cole
Jay-Z
Rick Ross
Kanye West

Track of the Year
“Cashin’ Out” (Ca$h Out)
“I’ma Boss” (Meek Mill f/ Rick Ross)
“N–gas In Paris” (The Throne)
“No Lie” (2 Chainz f/ Drake)
“The Motto” (Drake f/ Lil’ Wayne x Tyga)

CD of the Year
The Dreamer, The Believer (Common)
Take Care (Drake)
Cole World: The Sideline Story (J. Cole)
Watch The Throne (Jay-Z x Kanye West)
TM 103: Hustlerz Ambition (Young Jeezy)

DJ of the Year
DJ Drama
DJ Enuff
DJ Envy
Funkmaster Flex
DJ Khaled

Rookie of the Year
2 Chainz
A$AP Rocky
Ca$h Out
Future
Meek Mill

Made You Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)
2 Chainz
A$AP Rocky
Big Sean
Nicki Minaj
Kanye West

Best Club Banger
“Cashin’ Out” (Ca$h Out)
“The Motto” (Drake f/ Lil’ Wayne x Tyga)
“Same Damn Time” (Future)
“Ni–as In Paris” (The Throne)
“Mercy” (Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Big Sean x Pusha T)

Best Mixtape
LiveLoveA$AP (A$AP Rocky)
1999 (Joey Bada$$)
Dreamchasers 2 (Meek Mill)
Rich Forever (Rick Ross)
Taylor Allderdice (Wiz Khalifa)

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
2 Chainz – “Mercy”
Diddy – “Same Damn Time (Remix)”
Drake – “Stay Schemin’”
Ludacris – “Same Damn Time (Remix)”
T.I. – “Magic (Remix)”

Hustler of the Year
2 Chainz
Jay-Z
Lil’ Wayne
Rick Ross
Kanye West

Impact Track
“Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)” (Lupe Fiasco)
“Bitch Bad” (Lupe Fiasco)
“Daughters” (Nas)
“Murder To Excellence” (The Throne)

People’s Champ Award
2 Chainz f/ Drake – “No Lie”
Driicky Graham – “Snapbacks & Tattoos”
Meek Mill f/ Rick Ross – “I’ma Boss”
The Throne – “Ni–as In Paris”
Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Big Sean x Pusha T – “Mercy”

Best Hip-Hop Online Site
2DopeBoyz
AllHipHop
Complex
HipHopDX
NahRight
RapRadar
WorldstarHipHop

Miley Cyrus’ older brother Trace gets engaged

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Miley Cyrus’ older brother Trace Cyrus has popped the question to girlfriend Brenda Song. The rocker announced on his Twitter page that he and his Disney star girlfriend are engaged. The heavily tattooed son of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus Tweeted: “I am very excited to say I asked my girlfriend Brenda Song to marry me and she said YES! “We are both very excited to be engaged!” Brenda also dropped hints on her Twitter page, writing: “I won’t be tweeting so much these next couple of days! My stomach is full of excitement! Big plans..big plans. You’ll soon see ya’ll! xo BS.” Brenda was reportedly photographed in her workout clothes in Los Angeles sporting her sparkling new engagement ring.

Source: Splash News

Kurt Cobain’s daughter became a model

Daughter of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, and singer Courtney Love recently became a model. Frances Bean Cobain recently posed for Hedi Slimane. Her first shoot was held recently and was done by designer who became a successful photographer, Hedi Slimane, announces contactmusic.com. The series of black and white photos are depicting Frances, 19 years old, looking intensly toward the camera. In one picture, the daughter of Kurt Cobain is smoking near a torn American flag. Photos taken by Hedi Slimane reveal Frances’s tattoos, which include the message “L’art est la Solution du Chaos”. Frances Cobain followed an internship at Rolling Stone magazine, during June-August 2008. In 2010, she released a collection of drawings under the pseudonym of Fiddle Tim.

Sarah Hyland: ‘Adele saved my life’

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Modern Family star Sarah Hyland has thanked British star Adele for saving her life. The incident occurred last week when 20-year-old Sarah’s boyfriend lost control of their car while driving on the Los Angeles freeway in a rainstorm. She said: “It was so foggy you couldn’t see ten feet ahead of you. “He had an audition and we were going through lines. He would have been focusing on remembering his lines [but] Someone Like You came on the radio, so we blasted it to sing along to it. And then we hit a water pocket…The wheels turned to the right and locked and then it spun.” The pair did spin several times but there was no damage to the car and they were uninjured. Sarah added to E! News: “We were just really shaken up. “It’s like, ‘Thank you for saving my life!’”

Source: Splash News