2014 was an historic year for shade, from Shonda Rhimes's tweet missiles against New York Times writer Alessandra Stanley for calling her an "angry Black woman" to Timbaland's meme bomb drops on Instagram after the premiere of the Aaliyah biopic.
We couldn't think of a better time to inaugurate the first-ever BET.com Shade Awards, hosted by RuPaul's Drag Race star Shangela. Shadiest Tweeter of the Year, Classiest Shade and more — we've got all the categories covered.
Watch the 2014 BET.com Shade Awards below, and for the year's biggest celebrity interviews, watch Shangela and BET.com Entertainment Editor Clay Cane recap them here and here!
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