Articles tagged award shows

18 Jul 2011 // 7:20 AM

HBO is Emmy nominations king

LOS ANGELES — Looking over the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, you’d almost think that the TV academy was honoring two separate industries. For drama

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Why I Won’t Be Watching the Oscars (videos)

The Academy Awards used to be one of the biggest annual events on television, but up until last year, its TV ratings kept going down.

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10 favorite moments from a remarkable year of Broadway theater

NEW YORK — The strange case of the triumphant star-driven theater season continues to grip Broadway with all the twisty surprise of a really satisfying thriller.

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The 28th Annual New York Women in Film and Television Muse Awards

Mazur + 1,000 Women from the Entertainment Industry + Lunch at the Waldorf-Astoria = Heaven

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Once again, stars from hip-hop and R&B nabbed the most nominations for next year’s Grammy Awards, which were announced (in part) for

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17 Jul 2008 // 1:17 PM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The Emmy Award nominations got so many things right this year, it takes a while to realize what they missed -

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8 Jul 2008 // 4:32 AM

I’ve been reading the unofficial lists of Emmy semi-finalists that Tom O’Neil has been posting at the Gold Derby site (

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13 Feb 2008 // 8:54 AM

What Grammy got right — and wrong

That collective gasp coming from the Staples Center and living rooms around the country on Sunday night? It was just the reaction to the 50th

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Hancock win latest in right artist, wrong year category

With his Grammy Award for album of the year Sunday, Herbie Hancock joins a long list of venerated musicians who have won music’s biggest

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11 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

Dead Grammy Walking

The Grammys are a tradition whose bottom has fallen out, a relic still standing only because people are too bored to say otherwise.

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Trophy Case: The 2008 Grammy Awards

Somehow, Kanye West was able to make the entire evening about himself. Surprise, surprise...

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Amy Winehouse, Kanye West, Herbie Hancock top Grammy winners

Amy Winehouse and Kanye West were big winners at the 50th annual Grammy awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Sunday night, while jazz

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With the Grammys turning 50, we offer some highlights (and lowlights)

There’s only one sure bet for this year’s Grammy Awards: It’s going to be more fun to watch than the Golden Globes.

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8 Feb 2008 // 6:22 AM

Grammy’s wacky moments

Glen Campbell over The Beatles? Coolio over 2Pac? Jethro Tull for best hard rock/metal performance ... in 1989? Even more fun than watching the Grammys is

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8 Feb 2008 // 6:13 AM

The Grammys at 50 are showing their age

Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse is the perfect poster girl for the current state of the music industry. Music isn’t her problem. Everything else

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Grammy Awards: Who will win, who should win, and who got shafted

More than 18,000 members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences vote on the Grammy Awards each year. The academy says it’s out

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I’m typically the first person in a group of blowhards to resort to Grammy-bashing, very often because the choices voters and committee selecters sometimes

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16 Jan 2008 // 6:20 AM

I am seriously trying to produce a column with no mention of the Hollywood writers strike, but events keep unfolding (I hate events) and now,

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14 Jan 2008 // 2:48 AM

Well, that was special. Nothing makes for rip-roaring Sunday-night television like a press conference, headlined by a pack of D- and E-list “stars” from TV

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“You must make the wood cry,” says Armin Mueller-Stahl in “Eastern Promises,” giving an impromptu violin lesson to two adoring little girls. With a flourish

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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour

// Notes from the Road

"McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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