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Drake Leads 2020 BET Awards

HOLLYWOOD─I had been wondering for quite some time what would happen with awards shows, in the midst of a pandemic America. However, it seems things are not coming to a standstill because the nominees for the 2020 BET Awards were unveiled on Monday, June 15. Leading all contenders was rapper Drake who earned six nominations including Best Male Hip-Hop Artist...

Rhythm And Blues Legend, Bill Withers Dies At 81

LOS ANGELES−Singer and songwriter, William Harrison “Bill Withers” died on March 30 at the age of 81 in Los Angeles. “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved, devoted husband and father. A solitary man with a heart-driven to connect to the world at large, with his poetry and music, he spoke honestly to people and connected them to...

“Parasite” Wins Big At The Oscars

HOLLYWOOD HILLS─I hate to say this, but I am happy that awards season has come to an end America. Why? This has been perhaps the most predictable awards season that I can recall in years. It’s never fun when you know precisely who will win without any potential competitions. However, the granddaddy of all awards shows, the Academy Awards,...

The 62nd Grammy Awards Show

HELLO AMERICA─The 62nd Grammy Awards Show was an absolute winner this year. It equaled with its musical choreography for all of the highlighted performing groups and stars matched any Broadway show one might name. It was a very wise move to hand the major hosting handle to the likes of Alicia Keys who has proven time and time again how...

Billie Eilish Big Grammy Awards Winner

LOS ANGELES─Well music’s biggest night arrived on Sunday, January 26. Any guesses? No I’m not referring to the MTV Video Music Awards, I’m talking about the Grammy Awards. Yes, it’s the biggest accolade one can earn in the music industry, and with news rambling about the corruption and rigging in the Recording Academy, I think plenty were intrigued to...

“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...
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