Kanye West To Receive Visonary Award From BET: Morning Mix
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:: Kanye West will be receiving the Visionary Award at next year’s BET Honors ceremony. It’s a fitting honor, as the rapper has called himself a visionary many times. Usher will also receive the Musical Arts Award for his 20-year career. Wayne Brady is set to host the eighth annual event — which takes place on January 24 in Washington, D.C., and will air on the television channel on February 23. [Billboard]
:: Avicii officially has the most shazamed song of all time. His 2013 smash hit with Aloe Blacc, “Wake Me Up,” gained more than 19 million queries on the music search app. Robin Thicke and Pharrell‘s controversial “Blurred Lines” came in second place, with 18 million queries. [THR]
:: In other news, Taylor Swift is rumored to have a new man! This time around, it is allegedly The 1975 frontman Matt Healy. The “Blank Space” singer was spotted at some of the band’s concerts over the last few weeks. [Just Jared]
:: David Letterman has announced the date for his final episode on Late Show. The legendary host will have his last show on May 20, 2015 — ending his run with a whopping 6,028 episodes! Stephen Colbert is set to take his place, but Letterman will definitely be missed on the silver screen. [Gawker]
Find out what music you can catch on TV today below.
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Blake Shelton :: Tavis Smiley (PBS) — Chaka Khan :: Conan (TBS) — Bahamas :: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Sting :: Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Rick Ross :: Live With Kelly & Michael (syndicated) — Jamie Foxx