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“Marriage Story” Leads Golden Globe Nominees

BEVERLY HILLS─Well start making your predictions as to who will be the big victory as awards season comes into full play. The nominees for the 2020 Golden Globe Awards were announced on Monday, December 9 and leading all contenders is the drama “Marriage Story” with a total of 6 nominations including Best Motion Picture – Drama. Other films followed...

Taylor Swift Dominates American Music Awards

LOS ANGELES─I will admit, I was going to skip the 2019 American Music Awards, but I’m glad I tuned in. Why? It was a pretty damn entertaining ceremony, as least for the first 2 hours, that last hour dragged a bit, but the closing number involving Shania Twain totally made up for it. The ceremony kicked off with Selena Gomez...

Lizzo Leads 2020 Grammy Nominations

HOLLYWOOD─The nominees for the biggest accolade in the music industry were announced on Wednesday, November 20. That’s right the nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards were unveiled and leading the pack of all contenders for the ceremony was Lizzo earning a total of 8 nominations including Album, Record and Song of the Year. Followed close behind is Billie Eilish...

What To Expect At This Years Rolling Loud Music Festival

SAN FRANCISCO—The Rolling Loud Music Festival is back this year with an extensive line-up for Bay Area concert goers. The music festival will take place on September 28 and September 29 at the Coliseum grounds in Oakland, California. All performances are spread throughout  three stages called, “High Hemp,” “Dryp”, and “Sauce." The festival is celebrating five years of showcasing...

Taylor Swift Big MTV VMA Winner

NEW JERSEY—It has been quite some time since I last recall watching MTV. The network is nothing like it used to be let’s say 10 years ago. However, I tuned in Monday, August 26 to watch the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. With Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift leading the pack of all nominees with 10 nominations apiece including...

Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande Dominate VMA Nominations

NEW YORK—The nominees for the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards were announced on Tuesday, July 23 and leading the pack of all contenders were two pop divas. Both Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande each earned 10 nominations apiece including Video of the Year. Not far behind was Billie Eilish who picked up nine nominations followed by Lil Nax X...

Cardi B Wins Big At BET Awards

LOS ANGELES—I honestly did not think there was an awards show that could be longer than the Academy Awards, but the 2019 BET Awards was certainly going for a record. The ceremony almost clocked in at 4 hours long, but actually wrapped up about 20 minutes shy of hitting that mark. The annual ceremony celebrating 18 years this year...

“Avengers: Endgame” Big MTV Movie Awards Winner

SANTA MONICA—The awards show that is mostly voted on by fans was held over the weekend. No, I’m not talking about the Oscars, not the Grammys, not the Tony Awards; I’m referring to the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The ceremony was hosted by “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi and I must say the guy was hilarious. He had a...

“Hadestown” Big Tony Awards Winner

NEW YORK—The biggest night in theater and Broadway as some call it came to a pinnacle on Sunday, June 9, as the 73rd Tony Awards were handed out from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. “The Late Late Show” host James Corden was the master of ceremonies as the night kicked off with you guessed it: song...

Stagecoach Rocks

INDIO—The definition of country music in 2019 is hard to pinpoint-a perfect example of this evolution was last weekend's Stagecoach Festival, April 26-28, at the Polo Grounds which was the most eclectic Stagecoach ever. Rock stars, superstar DJs and Billy Ray Cyrus playing a hip-hop tune, our notion of what country music is, has changed before our eyes. The headliners were...
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