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2018 Breakthrough Entertainer: 'Boo'd Up' singer Ella Mai

Dec. 13, 2018 12:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Ella Mai appreciates how much "Boo'd Up" has changed her life and jumpstarted her music career, but she wants to make one thing clear: "I know how to make songs. I'm not the 'Boo'd Up' girl." "Being someone who's had an insane year off of one song, it can be a gift and a curse," said...

'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

Dec. 12, 2018 2:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — "A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner. In nominations announced in West Hollywood, Calif., the actors...

Timing is perfect for Florida Georgia Line's 1st Grammy nom

Dec. 12, 2018 11:57 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country powerhouse duo Florida Georgia Line has been dominating the sound of the genre for eight years and setting historical records in sales, airplay and streaming, and they've finally landed a coveted acknowledgement from the Recording Academy with their first-ever Grammy...

List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Dec. 12, 2018 10:44 AM EST

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California: MOVIES Actor: Christian Bale, "Vice"; Bradley Cooper, "A Star Is Born"; Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"; Viggo Mortensen, "Green Book"; John David...

2018 Breakthrough: John David Washington, 'Black KkKlansman'

Dec. 11, 2018 4:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John David Washington comes from a strong acting lineage, but he has carved out his own identity as a powerful actor, earning a Golden Globe nomination and generating Oscar buzz for his standout role in Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman." In his first starring role, Washington played a black...

Nick Cannon sees irony in the way Oscars handled Kevin Hart

Dec. 11, 2018 2:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Cannon isn't just defending his friend and fellow comedian Kevin Hart over the Oscars hosting controversy. He's also going after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences itself. Cannon was one of many cheering the decision to appoint Hart as host of the Feb. 24 telecast but then...

New Golden Globes honor will be named after Carol Burnett

Dec. 11, 2018 8:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globe Awards will introduce a new TV special achievement trophy at next month's telecast and name it after its first recipient — comedic icon Carol Burnett. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association said Tuesday the Carol Burnett Award — the small-screen version of...

'The Favourite' leads film nominees for Critics' Choice

Dec. 10, 2018 11:21 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Favourite" leads the field of films with 14 nominations for the 24th annual Critics' Choice Awards. "Black Panther" was close behind with 12 nominations. Three TV series are tied with five nominations each. The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television...

Rise up: Female voices take center stage at Grammys

Dec. 8, 2018 6:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After being nearly muted at this year's ceremony, the 2019 Grammys are shaping up to be the year of the woman, with powerful female voices representing the majority in two of the top categories. Kacey Musgraves, H.E.R. and Janelle Monae, performers who play instruments, write or co-write...

With Kevin Hart's downfall, hosting the Oscars got harder

Dec. 8, 2018 2:14 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "most thankless job in town" just got even more difficult. The Oscars have a longstanding host problem, but Kevin Hart's swift downfall over old anti-gay tweets has led to bigger questions about the gig and the liability of social media histories. It's just the latest controversy for...