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2022 MTV Movie And TV Awards Nominees Unveiled

HOLLYWOOD—The nominees for the 2022 MTV Movie and TV Awards were announced on Wednesday, May 11, and it will be “Spider-Man: No Way Home” vs. “The Batman” as each flick picked up multiple nominations including Best Movie. On the TV side, HBO’s “Euphoria” earned multiple nominations including Best Show. I love that the network has combined the categories and not...

Coachella Day One Recap: We Will Survive

INDIO—After three years, Coachella turned into reality on Friday, April 22 at the iconic Empire Polo Grounds. Kicking off weekend 2 included night one headliner, Harry Styles, who delivered an energetic and electric set, encouraging the crowd to sing and dance. More than 100,000 screaming fans were in attendance. Teasing songs from his upcoming album while donning a shiny red...

Jon Batiste Big Winner At Grammy Awards

LAS VEGAS, NV—I think I’m like most Americans who feel like the Grammy Awards are overrated and not as entertaining as they used to be. It is an awards show, but they barely give out any awards and when the ceremony clocks in close to 4 hours, which is just as long if not longer than the Academy Awards...

“Dune,” “CODA” Win Big At 2022 Oscars

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Well awards season is coming to end, as the 2022 Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars were handed out on Sunday, March 27 from the famed Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Now, let me be clear the Oscars didn’t disappear during the pandemic, we just had a scaled down version of the ceremony in 2021. I hate to...

“The Power Of The Dog” Leads Oscar Nominations

HOLLYWOOD—Well, there were a few people in Hollywood who received a congratulatory call early on Tuesday, February 8. Why? The nominees for the 94th annual Academy Awards (better known as the Oscars) were announced. Yes, it’s the pinnacle of awards when it comes to awards season people. So who would lead the pack of contenders? Would it be the...

2022 NAACP Image Award Nominees Announced

HOLLYWOOD—The nominees for the 2022 National Association of Advancement for Colored People Image Awards were announced on Tuesday, January 18. Leading all contenders was the Netflix film “The Harder They Fall” which picked up 12 nominations. Also earning the same amount of nominations was the HBO comedy series “Insecure.” The drama “Respect” starring Jennifer Hudson picked up six nominations including...

2022 Golden Globe Winners Announced

HOLLYWOOD—Well, it was an Golden Globe ceremony unlike any other in 2022. Why? No audience, no celebrities, no live stream, just the winners announced via social media America. The awards were doled out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Sunday, January 9, amidst controversy the organization faced in the past year for its lack of diversity in its...

“Belfast,” “The Power Of The Dog” Lead Golden Globes Nominees

HOLLYWOOD—Well, I am quite surprised that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is still going through with a 2022 ceremony for the Golden Globe Awards after a massive controversy that organization endured in 2021 and in previous years about diversity issues in its membership. The interesting element is rather any celebrities are planning to attend the ceremony on January 9...

People’s Choice Awards Prove Anyone Can Win

SANTA MONICA—I guess I shall say it, awards season is in the mix and the first one to transpire took place on Tuesday, December 7, the People's Choice Awards, actually voted by the people. If I learned anything about fan voted awards shows its proof that anyone can win or better yet, whoever attends the ceremony or knows ahead...

Grammy Nominations For 2021 Released

HOLLYWOOD—The 2021 Grammy Nominees were announced on Tuesday, November 23 and per usual the Grammy Nominations left a few people left, a few people left and many wondering what happened to the Grammys that didn’t have 10 to 15 people nominated in a single category. I mean hell let’s just nominate everyone people. It was Jon Batiste, I must...