Rhythm and blues

Bruno Mars accepts the award for best male R&B/pop artist at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 26, 2017 - 12:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of winners of the 2017 BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles: — Video of the year: Bruno Mars, "24K Magic"; Beyonce, "Sorry" — Best male R&B/pop artist: Bruno Mars — Best female R&B/pop Artist: Beyonce — Best male hip hop artist:...
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Remy Ma speaks at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 26, 2017 - 12:54 am
Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj's seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by '90s R&B and groups popular in that decade, as well as five wins for Beyonce. Ma, who was released from prison in 2014, won best female hip hop artist Sunday in Los Angeles, an award...
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Remy Ma speaks at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2017 - 11:57 pm
Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj's seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by '90s R&B and groups popular in that decade. Ma, who returned from jail in 2014, won best female hip hop artist Sunday in Los Angeles, an award Minaj has won since 2010. "I wanna thank...
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Bruno Mars performs "Perm" at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2017 - 10:54 pm
R&B girl group Xscape reunited on the BET Award stage for a performance that won over the audience nostalgic for '90s R&B. The foursome sang the popular hits "Just Kickin' It," ''Understanding" and "Who Can I Run To?" on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The crowd was in awe,...
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Bruno Mars performs "Perm" at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2017 - 10:34 pm
R&B girl group Xscape reunited on the BET Award stage for a performance that won over the audience nostalgic for '90s R&B. The foursome sang the popular hits "Just Kickin' It," ''Understanding" and "Who Can I Run To?" on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The crowd was in awe,...
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Bruno Mars performs "Perm" at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2017 - 9:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the BET Awards being presented from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Bruno Mars has won the BET Award for best male R&B pop artist — his first award from a network that he credits with catapulting him to stardom. Mars said Sunday...
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Leslie Jones arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2017 - 8:28 pm
An energetic Bruno Mars kicked off the 2017 BET Awards with a fun and funky performance on a night where he could win his first BET Award. The pop star, whose last album was heavily inspired by '90s R&B, was full of energy Sunday when he sang "Perm" onstage with six of his backup dancers at the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, Bruno Mars performs at the 2016 Jingle Ball at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The “B” in BET Awards could stand for Beyonce, or Bruno Mars. Both pop stars are the top nominees at Sunday’s show, June 25, 2017, where they will compete in four of the same categories, including video of the year. Mars, who will open the show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, is nominated for five awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 25, 2017 - 10:06 am
The "B'' in BET Awards could stand for Beyonce or Bruno Mars. Both pop stars are the top nominees at Sunday's show, where they will compete in four of the same categories, including video of the year. Beyonce, who dominated last year's show with multiple wins and a show-stopping performance, is up...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017 photo, John Legend arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Legend’s work has won Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony, but years before achieving global fame, the Legend-to-be took home another prize: spelling bee champ. A 1989 story in The Springfield News-Sun proclaimed, “Product of home teaching wins bee.” The newspaper said the 10-year-old Legend took a no-nonsense approach, not cracking a smile during the competition until his tutor cried out in joy when he correctly spelled the winning word: prejudice. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
June 24, 2017 - 11:05 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — John Legend's work has won Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony, but years before achieving global fame, the Legend-to-be took home another prize: spelling bee champ. A 1989 story in The Springfield News-Sun ( http://bit.ly/2sQ6VSD ) proclaimed, "Product of home teaching wins bee...
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June 24, 2017 - 9:46 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — John Legend's work has won Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony, but years before achieving global fame, the Legend-to-be took home another prize: spelling bee champ. A 1989 story in The Springfield News-Sun ( http://bit.ly/2sQ6VSD ) proclaimed, "Product of home teaching wins bee...
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