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“Joker” Tops Oscar Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS─It is the biggest accolade one can win in the cinematic universe, and on Monday, January 13, the nominees for the 2020 Academy Awards were announced, and let’s say there were some major surprises and stunners America. Revealing the nominees for 2020 were Issa Rae and John Cho. Leading the pack of all contenders was the film “Joker” with...

“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” Big Critics Choice Awards Winner

SANTA MONICA─Awards season has just started and I am already exhausted. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Not sure yet, but maybe because the level of films for 2019 didn’t just blow me away I think. There were some good films, but they are so small in scope compared to previous years. This week it’s time to...

“1917” Big Golden Globes Winner

BEVERLY HILLS─Well it is official, awards season is upon us, and we should expect a different ceremony every weekend for the next 6 weeks. Golden Globes this week, Critic’s Choice next week, followed by the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Grammys, the Super Bowl, the BAFTA ceremony and culminating with the Academy Awards on February 9, yes, the ceremony...

Allee Willis “Friends” Theme Song Writer Dead

HOLLYWOOD—On Tuesday, December 24, songwriter and director, Alta Sherral Willis (Allee Willis), 72, known for writing the “I’ll Be There For You,” theme song for the TV sitcom "Friends," passed away in a Los Angeles hospital due to cardiac arrest. The news was announced by her long time partner Prudence Fenton via Instagram on December 25.  “Rest in Boogie Wonderland Nov...

“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...
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