The week in pop culture: Oprah's swan song, Hines Ward wins big

Welcome to the weekly wrap up. We’ve got all the black entertainment news from the week that was!

Oprah’s final episode brings in the talk show queen’s highest ratings in 17 years. (USA Today)

Ciara opens up in an interview about her obsession with being nude. (US Weekly)

Hines Ward takes home the coveted mirror ball trophy winning season 12 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. (ABC News)

Eve says that Nicki Minaj is no competition to her. (Global Grind)

Beyoncé reveals the true inspiration behind her groundbreaking performance on the Billboard Music Awards. (AOL Music)

Life & Style magazine claims that Reggie Bush is having a hard time dealing with the news of Kim Kardashian’s engagement bliss. (Life and Style)

Spike Lee continues to question former president George W. Bush about his response efforts during Hurricane Katrina. (Vibe)

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LaLa Vasquez weighs in on the recent homophobia in professional basketball. (Bossip)

Cali Swag District releases a tribute song for slain member M-Bone. (Billboard)

Beyoncé performs her new soul-stirring single “1+1” on American Idol’s season finale. (Clutch Magazine)

Rihanna, Cee-Lo Green, Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj and many other perform on the 2011 Billboard Awards. (Madame Noire)

Grammy Award winning singer Amy Winehouse is back in rehab…again. (People)

Kelly Rowland’s new single “Motivation” takes her to #1 hit on the Billboard charts. (Hip-Hop Wired)

Jill Scott releases her second single off her upcoming Light of the Sun album, she teams up with Anthony Hamilton for the song “So In Love.” (YBF)

Chelsea Handler shows her disdain for Diddy saying “get away from me.” (PopEater)