Chance the Rapper wins BET’s Humanitarian Award at just 24

The wins just keep coming for Chance the Rapper. The Chicago artist’s career continues to grow, he’s earning more clout as a moving force in a changing musical landscape and his work in social justice is continuing to flourish.

On Sunday, Chance was the recipient of BET’s Humanitarian Award, as well as a couple of other surprises. One of which was a video recorded by former First Lady Michelle Obama, congratulating him on all of his success. 

Jennifer Hudson to receive People’s Choice Award for Humanitarian of the Year

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Just days after a video of her surprising her assistant with a brand new house for Christmas went viral, Jennifer Hudson is yet again making news for her altruism. Hudson will receive the People’s Choice Award for Humanitarian of the Year. 

Hudson was selected in recognition for her work with the Julian D. King Gift Foundation, an organization she formed with her sister in 2009 in honor of her nephew Julian King.