Music

“The Shape Of Water” Leads Golden Globe Nominations

HOLLYWOOD—I can officially say it people: AWARDS SEASON IS UPON US! On Monday, December 11, the 2018 Golden Globe nominees were unveiled, and per usual there were plenty of surprises, snubs and a few headscratchers as well. Nominees were announced by actresses Alfre Woodward, Sharon Stone and Kristen Bell, and actor Garrett Hedlund. Wow, not much love for Jordan Peele...

An Irish Christmas Is One Of A Kind!

MALIBU—As seen on PBS! It is the perfect family event! World Champion Dancers: Scott Doherty & Tyler Schwartz star in “An Irish Christmas!” Take a journey through Christmas in Ireland with superb dancing, singing and Irish traditional music celebrating the international spirit of the holiday season. “An Irish Christmas,” features an award-winning cast of Irish dancers led by World Champion Dancers...

Jay-Z Leads 2018 Grammy Nominations

NEW YORK—Well this is a big surprise, I didn’t even KNOW the nominees for the 2018 aka 60th Annual Grammy Awards were to be unveiled on Tuesday, November 28. Leading the pack of all contenders, is a head-scratcher for me with rapper Jay-Z picking up a total of 8 nominations including Album, Song and Record of the Year. Followed close...

Television Star And Singer Della Reese Dead At 86

LOS ANGELES—Singer and star of the TV series "Touched by an Angel," Della Reese died Sunday of natural causes at her Los Angeles home. She was 86. Reese was born in the Black Bottom neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan. She began singing in her church choir at a young age and at the age of 13, she joined Mahalia Jackson's gospel group. In...

Performances Dazzle The 2017 American Music Awards

HOLLYWOOD—I always tell people you know when Thanksgiving is close when the American Music Awards takes place. Big winners of the night included: Bruno Mars, Keith Urban and Shawn Mendes. The 2017 ceremony kicked off at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with an opening act that will be chatted about for years to come. Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx gave a...

Morrissey’s “Low In High School” Album Review

UNITED STATES—"No Man is an Island" recited English poet John Donne. Clearly, he never met Morrissey. Across 11 studio albums both alone and as frontman of The Smiths, you might think the charming man from Manchester would have said all he had to say about loneliness. You'd be wrong. Low in High School shows that Steven Patrick Morrissey is as bitter and simultaneously attention-seeking and isolationist as ever. Opening track...

American Music Awards!

HOLLYWOOD—Each fall, the American Music Awards celebrates the latest and the greatest talents of the contemporary music scene. The annual American Music Awards show, will be aired at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19. Unlike the Grammys, which are awarded on the basis of votes by members of the Recording Academy, the AMAs are determined...

Kendrick Lamar Big Winner At MTV Video Music Awards

HOLLYWOOD—I still find it slightly odd that MTV still promotes the Video Music Awards as some epic event considering they barely show music videos on the network anymore, but I’ll dismiss my rant for what turned out to be quite the interesting show to say the least America. The ceremony was hosted by Katy Perry, and not much talk...

Kendrick Lamar Leads 2017 MTV VMA Contenders

HOLLYWOOD—Well it looks like the trend of eliminating gender specific categories is continuing with the MTV network. To be honest I think it's great and I wonder how things would look if the Golden Globes, SAG Awards and Academy Awards did the same thing? The 2017 contenders for the MTV Video Music Awards were announced on Tuesday, July 25, and...

Beyoncé Reigns Supreme At 2017 BET Awards

HOLLYWOOD—It was time to celebrate all things great in music, cinema and sports as the 2017 BET Awards were held on Sunday, June 25. The ceremony was held at the famed Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with “Saturday Night Live” alum Leslie Jones taking on hosting duties. Leading all contenders was Beyoncé with seven nominations including Video of Year,...