Between the Kanye vs. 50 Cent showdown, the dominance of Lil Wayne, and the ubiquity of T-Pain (plus his vocoder), it's safe to say it's been a year to remember in the world of hip-hop. BET will be celebrating its annual Hip-Hop Awards ceremony this week, and iTunes has everything you need to prepare for the big night. Browse through all the nominees for Rookie of the Year, Lyricist of the Year, People's Champ, and more. And be sure to tune in this Thursday on BET to catch the winners.
Brooks & Dunn
Brooks & Dunn take the iTunes Originals series to the next level, as the country duo's installment is available in both audio and video form, recorded live from Ronnie Dunn's ranch in
This singer have a new release for her song. For her third solo album, Beyoncé not only features the powerful R&B vocals of her own, but also those of her alter-ego Sasha Fierce. The two-sided album will contain more of a classic R&B-jazz sound on Beyoncé's side, while Sasha's hip-hop vibe emulates the sound of her surname. The set is led by singles "If I Were a Boy" and "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)," and you'll get the former immediately when you pre-order before the album is released on November 18.