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BMI Pop Awards Focus Attention on the Writers

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.14.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

It was an evening of recognition and sharing the joys and gifts amongst friends and industry peers. It was a chance to network, to meet new writers, producers, movers, shakers and a chance to cut loose and have a good time.

Rihanna Is A Goddess Of Goth At iHeartRadio Awards

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.02.2014 | Black Voices

Rihanna has a habit of turning drab looks into fab fashion statements, and once again, the pop princess didn't disappoint. The Bajan beauty was wi...

Dance Sensation at the Bollywood Oscars

Opal Vadhan | Posted 06.26.2014 | Arts
Opal Vadhan

Just like a Bollywood movie, an award show isn't complete with musical performances filled with glitz and glam. And there's no one better to do that than dance sensation Shiamak Davar.

Bollywood Oscars Have Tampa Bay Buzzing

Opal Vadhan | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Opal Vadhan

Tampa Bay, Florida is filled with thousands of Bollywood fans who have travelled from all over the world to get a glimpse of some of their favorite st...

The Bollywood Oscars Are Coming to Tampa Bay

Opal Vadhan | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
Opal Vadhan

Already, 20,000 tickets have been sold to the event, and the organizers believe it will be sold out.

The 2014 Academy Awards (Sort Of)

Spencer Green | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Warning: This parody contains frank language and images of Shia LaBeouf. Parental guidance is suggested.

Awards, Applause for Woody's Girls

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

When Diane Keaton recently sang the praises of Woody Allen and referred to all the actresses whom he wrote great roles for as Woody's Girls, I secretl...

A Live-Blog Of 'Watching' The Golden Globes With My Kids

Lori Ferraro | Posted 03.15.2014 | Parents
Lori Ferraro

Trying to watch the Golden Globes with a 6- and 8-year-old is like George Bailey trying to get out of Bedford Falls. It just ain't gonna happen. No matter how bad you want it to.

5 Reasons to Hate-Watch the Golden Globes

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

Naturally, some film and television is better than others, and some shouldn't be nominated but are, and others aren't nominated when they should. It's all insane, but let's talk about it because it's fun!

More Than Just an Award: What the 2013 mtvU Woodie Awards Did for Artists

Maggie Hollander | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

Perhaps most notably, though, it's the newness of it all that make the college award's show a success: the Woodie Awards spotlight up-and-coming performers, meaning it's more likely that those watching won't be as familiar with the artists and/or songs featured throughout the night.

Are Awards Shows Sexist?

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Do Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren really need a category just for women – a singular kind of affirmative actio...

Beyonce & Jay-Z Going Head-To-Head

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Beyonce will battle her husband for video of the year at the BET Awards, and now both performers are confirmed to attend. Beyonce...

VIDEO: Neal Patrick Harris, Broadway Baby!

Posted 06.12.2012 | Women

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'2012 Tony Awards': Hugh Jackman Gets A Big Surprise From His Wife

Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment

Hugh Jackman got a massive surprise at the "2012 Tony Awards" (Sun., 8 p.m. ET on CBS) Sunday night. After telling him she was going to the bathro...

A Couple Will Get Married On Stage At The ACMS As Martina McBride Sings

AP | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Martina McBride is taking on a new role at the Academy of Country Music Awards this Sunday: wedding singer. She will perform her ...

Obama And The Oscars: Predicting Election Results From Award Shows

Posted 03.01.2012 | Entertainment

This just in: President Obama will be re-elected president in 2012. At least, that's what the newly discovered Academy Awards/Golden Globes Rule su...

The 2012 Oscars: Billy Crystal Was Better Than Last Year's Hosts, But It Was Far From His Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Billy Crystal was best in his sincere tribute to his friend, veteran Oscar producer Gil Cates, who died last year. However, memories are a funny thing and it's unfortunate Crystal had to compete with long ago terrific performances by himself.

Seth Rogen Rips Chris Brown At 'Independent Spirit Awards'

Posted 04.27.2012 | TV

With this year's crop of Oscar contenders coming mostly from the world of independent films, the "Film Independent Spirit Awards" (Sat., 10 p.m. EST o...

Losing an Academy Award: The Aftermath

Rick Schwartz | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
Rick Schwartz

As you near the roped-off section where the Big Winners gloat, you suddenly devise a really solid, well-conceived plan -- grab their statues and run for the exits. Have your name engraved over theirs later. Deny you were ever at the party in the first place.

This Year's Grammy Awards: Lessons Learned or More of the Same?

Steve Stoute | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
Steve Stoute

The very meaning of the Grammy, excellence in musical artistry, is a testament to the hard work, sacrifice, and genius that recording artists bring to their craft. While to the viewer it may seem as if it is just a show, to the artists it is significantly more profound.

Testimony Ends In Golden Globes Lawsuit

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 04.08.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Testimony concluded Tuesday in a trial that will decide whether the Golden Globe Awards remain on NBC through 2018 with a federal ...

Losing an Academy Award

Rick Schwartz | Posted 04.01.2012 | Entertainment
Rick Schwartz

The big night arrives and the excitement is both heartfelt and palpable. Everyone has a special gleam in their eye, extra gel in their hair and a large flask in their pocket. We're all thinking the same thing: this is the Big Show, and we're here to win.

What Happens to the Losers?

Rick Schwartz | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment
Rick Schwartz

With all the upcoming fanfare over this week's Academy Awards nominations, it might be worth noting that most of these talented, wonderful people will have one thing in common in roughly four weeks. They'll all be losers.

It's Easy to Win an Oscar!

Rick Schwartz | Posted 03.19.2012 | Entertainment
Rick Schwartz

People think it's difficult to win an Oscar, but that's just a myth perpetuated by Hollywood insiders -- it's a private club and they want to keep out the unwashed. Here are 10 easy tips to help you to take home the Little Gold Man.

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Show

Posted 01.12.2012 | Celebrity

Award show mania is upon us and the season of statues started Wednesday night with The People's Choice Awards on CBS. Kaley Cuoco hosted the show, ...