HOLLYWOOD—Hollywood Awards season is upon us. With the 75th Golden Globe Awards and the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards transpiring in January, the award show season is officially here. When the new year begins, there’s an award show almost every week from the beginning of January to the middle of March. Believe it or not, the SAG Awards will have all-female presenters for the first time ever.
Not all award shows are televised. Let’s begin with the Golden Globe Awards on January 7, it will be broadcast live, from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. The host will be Seth Meyers. The 23rd Critics Choice Movie Awards will be held on January 11. The 49th NAACP Image Awards will be held on January 15 on TV One at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California. The host will be Anthony Anderson.
No, I wasn’t joking, almost every week an awards show. The 29th Producers Guild of America Awards will be held on January 20. The winners of the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards will be announced at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on January 20, but will not be broadcast live. The SAG Awards will air live on January 21 on TNT and TBS. For the first time ever, the ceremony will have a host: “The Good Place” star Kristen Bell.
Seven days later the 60th Grammy Awards will air live on CBS, hosted by late-night comedian James Corden. Nominations for the Grammys were announced on November 28, with rapper Jay-Z in the lead with eight nominations for his album 4:44. On February 3, the 70th Director Guild of America Awards. The 22nd Satellite Awards will be held on February 10. The 70th Writers Guild of America Awards will be on February 11, there is no telecast, only video highlights.
The 33rd Independent Spirit Awards, will be held on March 3 on IFC. On the same day, we have the 38th Golden Raspberry Awards on March 3. The granddaddy of all awards shows, the 90th Academy Awards will be held on March 4 on ABC, live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel will host for the second year in a row. The 5th iHeartRadio Music Awards will be held on March 11 on TBS, TNT and TruTV. If you’re wondering where the People Choice Awards are, since they typically air in the beginning of January, the answer is they have moved. E! picked up the award show from CBS, the new network has chosen to move the awards to November. So look for the 2018 People’s Choice Awards on November 11, 2018 on E!
While we were counting down the New Year, actor and model Chris Zylka was getting down on his knees proposing to Paris Hilton. Reality TV star and socialite Paris Hilton and Zylka, who have dated for two years, became engaged on a weekend skiing trip. The ring is huge, it was displayed in a photo posted on Hilton’s Twitter account.
Hilton wrote: “I have never felt so happy, safe and loved. He is perfect for me in every way and showed me that fairytales really do exist!” Zylka, who starred in “The Leftovers,” first met Hilton eight years ago. According to People, the ring a 20-carat pear shaped is valued at $2 million. The ring by celebrity jewelry Greene & Co has two carats of smaller diamonds surrounded the center stone, giving the ring a total of 22 carats. Hilton told People magazine that the engagement ring is “so gorgeous and sparkling.”
Rose’s Scoop: Spotify has been hit with a lawsuit that accuses the streaming service of infringing the rights of songwriters and publishers. Wixen Music Publishing is seeking damages of at least $1.6 billion – $150,000 for more than 10,000 songs. The California company represents artists that include Janis Joplin, The Black Keys and Tom Petty.