Articles tagged awards shows

The Timid, the Tacky, and the Talented: The 59th Annual Grammy Awards

"I thought it was her year," Adele told reporters backstage after upsetting Beyoncé. "What the fuck does she have to do to win Album of the Year?"

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SAG Awards: A Night When Politics Trumped the Prizes Themselves

"This immigrant ban is a blemish and is un-American," said Veep’s Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the evening’s first award recipient, getting the ball rolling.

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23 May 2016 // 4:10 PM

At Billboard Music Awards, Ulterior Motives Rule

Nobody goes to the Billboard Music Awards to find out who won -- not even the nominated artists.

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15 Feb 2016 // 10:07 AM

How the Grammys Learned to Be Relevant

The Grammys stand out by comparison with their cinematic sibling, the Oscars.

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16 Jul 2015 // 11:34 AM

Emmy Nominations 2015: List of Nominees

The nominees for the 2015 Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning.

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3 Jun 2015 // 4:56 PM

Streamy Awards to Broadcast Live on VH1

In yet another example of digital content making its way to TV, organizers for the fifth annual Streamy Awards announced Wednesday that this year’s show will be broadcast live on VH1.

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Billboard Music Awards Are Ho-hum, But Taylor Swift Was Impressed

The annual ceremony and ABC infomercial, broadcast from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, celebrated the most popular acts in America with a string of performances.

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6 Jun 2011 // 5:10 AM

MTV awards’ silly season

LOS ANGELES — The MTV Movie Awards are built around categories that are proudly popcorn — they hand out trophies for best kiss and best villain, after

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14 Jan 2010 // 5:35 AM

No one can lay a glove on the Golden Globes. It’s the award show that has survived so many crazy incidents and outrageous behavior

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14 Oct 2009 // 2:29 AM

Pop culture moves on two tracks simultaneously — the fast-paced, ever-quickening one that picks stuff up, lifts it to the heights of popularity then replaces it

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21 Sep 2009 // 3:18 AM

CHICAGO — The 2009 Emmys looked a lot like the 2008 Emmys, when it came to the winners. Once again, Tina Fey picked up a best comedy statue

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“Family Guy”? “Family Guy”?! “FAMILY GUY”!!?? Yes, indeed. There’s a different whiff to this year’s Emmys, wouldn’t you say? When a show

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17 Sep 2009 // 5:22 AM

Neil Patrick Harris makes his debut as Emmy host Sunday night — just as the telecast could use a great big blast of his “awesomeness.” The

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Live from New York … it’s (again) the MTV Video Music Awards

NEW YORK — After two years in Las Vegas, the MTV Video Music Awards are back home Sunday night in Manhattan at Radio City Music Hall,

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7 Aug 2009 // 5:31 AM

PASADENA, Calif. — Sometimes at the Television Critics Association, you get a master class in what could be called “The Art of Making TV Critics Angry.”

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At 61, the Emmys have struck a surprisingly hip pose. Nominators threw a lot of love at Fox’s “Family Guy” and HBO’s “Flight of

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8 Jun 2009 // 3:44 AM

They were the Tonys, but you could have called them the Billys. Wantagh, Long Island, teen Trent Kowalik, an international Irish dance champion, on Sunday

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18 Feb 2009 // 9:30 AM

A better way to watch the Oscars

It is no secret that last year’s Oscars telecast produced the lowest ratings in the history of the show. Hugh Jackman is not going

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18 Feb 2009 // 6:00 AM

We can’t lose with Jerry Lewis at the Oscars this Sunday. Like the clashing personalities showcased in Lewis’ greatest film, two scenarios present themselves.

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The audience interested in seeing a black drug-dealing, rogue cop trumps any audience interested in seeing an entertaining film with plenty of black characters about the birth of America's most revolutionary and transformative civil conflict of the century, challenging white supremacy. Yet, with Negroes like Nellie neatly assimilated into the hegemonic beat, white racism really does not have to exist for blacks to perceive and profess oppression.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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