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‘Harder They Fall,’ 'Insecure,' H.E.R. nab NAACP awards noms

Jan. 19, 2022 00:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix could be a dominant force at next month’s NAACP Image Awards. The streaming giant on Tuesday emerged with a leading 52 nominations including the film “The Harder They Fall.” The movie — featuring a large starry cast including Regina King, Jonathan...

Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April

Jan. 18, 2022 17:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2022 Grammy Awards will shift to an April show in Las Vegas after recently postponing the ceremony due to rising COVID-19 cases because the omicron variant. The awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, according...

Mississippi city names street for blues artist Bobby Rush

Jan. 18, 2022 16:14 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital is renaming one of its major streets for a Grammy-winning blues singer who lives in the city. The Jackson City Council voted Tuesday to rename Ellis Avenue to Bobby Rush Boulevard, WLBT-TV reported. The north-south corridor provides a...

Actor-comedian Louie Anderson undergoing cancer treatment

Jan. 18, 2022 15:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson is being treated for cancer in a Las Vegas hospital, a spokesman for the actor and comedian said. Anderson, 68, was diagnosed with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and “is resting comfortably,” his longtime publicist Glenn Schwartz said Tuesday. ...

Will Smith, Lady Gaga, Ben Affleck score SAG nominations

Jan. 12, 2022 18:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscar race may be missing in-person glitz this year, but it doesn't lack for star power. Will Smith, Lady Gaga and Ben Affleck landed individual nominations for the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, while the casts of “Belfast” and “CODA” were among those...

List of nominees for the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Jan. 12, 2022 11:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nominations for the 28th annual Screen Actor Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Feb. 27: FILM Ensemble: “Belfast”; “CODA”; “Don’t Look Up”; “House of Gucci”; “King Richard." Male actor in a leading role:...

List of winners at Sunday's 79th Golden Globe Awards

Jan. 09, 2022 23:13 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — List of winners at Sunday's 79th Golden Globe Awards, which were announced via social media after the ceremony lost its broadcaster due to issues with its host, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. MOVIES Best picture, drama: “The...

Golden Globe Awards carry on, without stars or a telecast

Jan. 09, 2022 23:03 PM EST

The Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood’s so-called biggest party that regularly drew 18 million television viewers, was reduced to a live-blog Sunday night for its 79th edition. The embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association proceeded with its film awards Sunday night without a...

Oscar winner and groundbreaking star Sidney Poitier dies

Jan. 07, 2022 22:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sidney Poitier, the groundbreaking actor and enduring inspiration who transformed how Black people were portrayed on screen, and became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead performance and the first to be a top box-office draw, has died. He was 94. ...

Sidney Poitier changed movies, and changed lives

Jan. 07, 2022 19:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — We go to movies not just to escape, but to discover. We might identify with the cowboy or the runaway bride or the kid who befriends a creature from another planet. To see yourself on screen has long been another way of knowing you exist. Sidney...