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Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa, Kendrick Lamar Win, Empire’s Jussie Smollett & Yazz Perform at Teen Choice Awards


Mickshaw/FOXNicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa and Kendrick Lamar were among the winners at Sunday night’s 2015 Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

Nicki was named Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist, while Wiz and Kendrick scored for collaborations: “See You Again,” Khalifa’s joint effort with Charlie Puth on the monster hit from Furious 7, won both Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song and Choice Song from a Movie or TV Show; and Lamar’s collaboration with Taylor Swift on her “Bad Blood” took home Choice Break-Up Song and Choice Music: Collaboration.

The Fox hit show Empire also scored, winning Choice TV: Breakout Show.  Cast members Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray accepted the awards, then offered one of the evening’s highlights, taking the stage to perform their Empire hit “You’re So Beautiful.” The performance got even better when fellow cast member Gabourey Sidibe joined them halfway through, surprising the audience and showing the backup dancers how it’s done.

Flo Rida and Robin Thicke also performed, delivering “I Don’t Like It, I Love It.”

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