Lil Wayne, Chris Brown take honors at BET Hip-Hop Awards
October 12th, 2011
12:53 PM ET

Lil Wayne, Chris Brown take honors at BET Hip-Hop Awards

Chris Brown and collaborators Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes dominated the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Brown's track "Look At Me Now," which featured the two aforementioned rappers, won four honors at the event.

The R&B singer's single won best collaboration, best hip-hop video, people's champ (viewer's choice) and best verse, with a nod to Busta Rhymes with that one.

Collaborator Lil Wayne also picked up best lyricist and best live performer. Check out the full list of winners after the jump. Encore presentations of the awards show will air on BET October 14 at 9 p.m. ET; October 15 at 7 p.m. ET; and October 19 at 10 p.m. ET.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Chris Brown • Music
Esquire dubs Rihanna 'Sexiest Woman Alive'
October 11th, 2011
03:33 PM ET

Esquire dubs Rihanna 'Sexiest Woman Alive'

Esquire magazine has officially named Rihanna their 2011 Sexiest Woman Alive.

The 23-year-old Barbadian beauty poses for the November issue in nothing but patches of seaweed.

Of course, it's rare an interview where her ex, Chris Brown, doesn't come up. Despite their violent history, Rihanna says she’s put the past behind her and even calls herself a fan.

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Chris Brown flies above on the VMAs
August 29th, 2011
12:10 PM ET

Chris Brown flies above on the VMAs

Has Chris Brown finally risen above the controversy?

It's been two years since the singer pleaded guilty to felony assault on then girlfriend Rihanna. Since then, he has continued to make music, and generally tried to keep his career on track.

His performance at Sunday’s MTV Music Video Awards is being hailed as one of the evening’s stand outs. FULL POST

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Filed under: Celebrities • Chris Brown • Jay-Z • MTV VMAs • Music
Chris Brown: Neighbor woes aren't my fault
July 22nd, 2011
03:13 PM ET

Chris Brown: Neighbor woes aren't my fault

We're guessing Chris Brown's neighbors don't turn to him first when they need to borrow that cup of sugar.

After TMZ reported that the singer was having issues with other residents in his West Hollywood building who claimed it was a "nightmare" to live near the star, alleging that he plays music loudly, parties around the clock and is disrespectful, Brown told his side of the story via his Twitter account.

"I feel I have to explain myself because my brand/life is always being slandered and tampered with! ITS GOTTA STOP!" he posted Thursday.

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Chris Brown lands 'Think Like a Man,' Costner in talks for 'Django'
July 19th, 2011
09:58 AM ET

Chris Brown lands 'Think Like a Man,' Costner in talks for 'Django'

Chris Brown is beefing up the acting side of his resume with his latest role in the adaptation of comedian and actor Steve Harvey's best-selling "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man," according to Blackfilm.com.

The comedy follows four friends who find their love lives turned upside down when the women they're with start taking advice from Harvey's book. Once they figure out what caused the switch-up among the ladies, the four guys start to adapt the book's teachings for themselves.

Brown's "Takers" co-star Michael Ealy is also in "Think Like a Man," along with "Entourage's" Jerry Ferrara, Romany Malco, Taraji P. Henson, Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Terrence J of "106 & Park" and Kevin Hart. According to a release, production is underway and the rom-com is set to debut April 6.

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Filed under: Casting Chronicles • Celebrities • Chris Brown • movies
Chris Brown leads BET Awards nominations
May 18th, 2011
06:41 PM ET

Chris Brown leads BET Awards nominations

The BET Awards honors the top performers in music, acting and sports, and this year a singer leads the nominations.

"Look At Me Now" singer Chris Brown has garnered six nominations including best male R&B artist, two nominations for best collaboration, video of the year, best actor and Coca-Cola viewers’ choice.

Rapper Lil Wayne follows close behind with five nominations including video of the year, best male hip-hop artist, best collaboration, and two Coca-Cola viewers’ choice nominations.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Chris Brown • television
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