Buzz Bites (7/2/12): Jay-Z, Kanye West, Beyonce And Chris Brown Win Big At BET Awards

Jay-Z and Kanye West’s The Throne wins Best Group and Video Of The Year at BET Awards.

+ Big ups to Jay-Z and Kanye West, whose The Throne won two BET Awards last night, including the night’s biggest award, Video Of The Year, for “Otis.” Beyoncé and Chris Brown also scored two awards apiece. Peep the full winners list. (MTV News)

+ Of course there were also some killer performances during the BET Awards. Watch Nicki Minaj‘s literally fiery “Beez In The Trap” with 2 Chainz,  Usher performing “Climax,” and Rick Ross, Wale and Meek Mill‘s Maybach Music Group medley. (MTV News)

+ Rihanna honored her grandmother Dolly, who passed away on Saturday, after a concert in Sweden yesterday. She posted several photos via Instagram and tweeted, “Goodbye #grangranDOLLY get your beauty rest until I see you.” (MTV News)

+ Adam Lambert‘s mini-tour with Queen launched over the weekend. Peep his spine-tingly performance of their classic “Bohemian Rhapsody” from the tour’s opening night in Kiev, Ukraine. (Rolling Stone)

+ Joe Jonas is the cover guy for Garage magazine, where he dishes about his singing projects and wanting Jonas Brothers to visit the Philippines (woot, shout-out to my people!). Check out the cover. (Just Jared Jr.)

+ Wanna visit Chicago and rock out VIP style at Pitchfork Music Festival in a couple weeks, where Vampire Weekend, Feist, Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells, Japandroids and more are performing? Enter a contest where the winner scores VIP tix, airfare and hotel for two. (Pitchfork)

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