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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...

Grammys postpone ceremony, citing omicron variant risks

Jan. 05, 2022 16:16 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Awards were postponed Wednesday weeks before the planned Los Angeles ceremony over what organizers called “too many risks” from the omicron variant, signaling what could be the start of another year of pandemic upheaval for awards season. The...

Grammys postpone Jan. 31 ceremony, citing 'too many risks' from the omicron variant

Jan. 05, 2022 15:08 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammys postpone Jan. 31 ceremony, citing 'too many risks' from the omicron variant.

Glass Animals ride the slow-burning 'Heat Waves' to Grammys

Jan. 03, 2022 12:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hospitals aren't usually incubators of great music, but in the case of English indie-pop band Glass Animals, one member's medical emergency led to a breakout album and a Grammy nomination. Drummer Joe Seaward was struck by a truck in 2018 while riding his bike in...

Mississippi museum receives portrait of opera singer Newman

Dec. 31, 2021 19:10 PM EST

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi museum has acquired a portrait of opera singer and music educator Daisy Cecelia Newman, who was born in the state and had an international performing career that included a nomination for a Tony Award. Newman's portrait will be included in “The...