Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with seven, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination.
Drake thanked his mother as he won big at an eventful Billboard Music Awards.
Billboard Music Award winner Drake called for more respect between artists following the deaths of several high-profile industry figures.
Taylor Swift and Madonnna will be among the performers at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.
Drake is to co-host his first show on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
Rapper J Hus made a surprise appearance when Drake introduced him on stage four months after being jailed for carrying a knife.
Cardi B has capped a successful awards season by leading nominations for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards – with the rest of the top spots commanded by other US rap acts.
Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle died from gunshots to the head and chest, a coroner has said.
Rihanna, Drake and Ice Cube have led tributes to acclaimed US rapper Nipsey Hussle after he was gunned down in Los Angeles.
Camila Cabello’s Havana has been named 2018’s best-selling digital single.
Drake has been named the global recording artist of 2018.
Kendrick Lamar and Drake lead the way in nominations ahead of the 61st Grammy Awards with Dua Lipa among the smattering of British nominees.
There is “no legitimacy” to a list of Grammy winners circulating online, the Recording Academy has said.
The lead singer of rap-rock group Fun Lovin’ Criminals has blamed the rise of trap music on people taking drugs like cannabis and Xanax.
Women dominate this year’s Brit Awards shortlist, with female solo artists Dua Lipa and Anne-Marie both earning four nominations.
South London rapper Octavian has been crowned the winner of BBC Music’s Sound Of 2019.
BTS star Jimin smashed Drake’s SoundCloud record for the most first-day streams after releasing his debut single.
The BPI has revealed the best-selling albums of 2018, as well as the most popular singles, streamed tracks and vinyl records.
Ariana Grande, Drake and Take That were among the stars to celebrate record-breaking years in the UK charts.
Little Mix have earned four nominations on the star-studded shortlist for next year’s Global Awards.