Award shows

November 28, 2017 - 8:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z and Bruno Mars are nominees in the rap- and R&B-dominated top three categories at the 2018 Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy said Tuesday that Jay-Z's "4:44" and Mars' "24K Magic" are nominated for album of the year alongside Kendrick Lamar's "DAMN.," Childish Gambino's...
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Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett competes at the Miss Universe pageant Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 26, 2017 - 10:05 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 edition of the Miss Universe pageant taking place in Las Vegas (all times local): 7 p.m. The woman representing South Africa has won has won the Miss Universe crown. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned Sunday...
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November 24, 2017 - 10:32 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Armenia's foreign-language film submission to the Academy Awards for this year invites viewers to imagine a world without war, according to its director. Anahid Abad, the director of "Yeva," said at the Iranian premiere of her debut movie on Thursday, "The world without any war...
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This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Timothée Chalamet, left, and Armie Hammer in a scene from "Call Me By Your Name." The romantic coming-of-age film “Call Me By Your Name” has a leading six Film Independent Spirit Award nominations, followed by Jordan Peele’s satirical horror “Get Out” and the Robert Pattinson thriller “Good Time” which both picked up five nominations. (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 6:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The romantic coming-of-age film "Call Me By Your Name" has a leading six Film Independent Spirit Award nominations, followed by Jordan Peele's satirical horror "Get Out" and the Robert Pattinson thriller "Good Time" with five nominations each. Actresses Tessa Thompson and Lily...
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Actor Kenneth Branagh poses in the pressroom with the award for best performance by an actor in "Wallander" at the at the New York Hilton on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
November 21, 2017 - 6:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Branagh won the International Emmy for Best Actor, while Anna Friel won the Best Actress trophy at the 2017 International Emmy Awards gala Monday night in New York. Branagh and Friel were among 11 winning performers and programs spanning eight countries: Belgium, Canada,...
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This combination photo shows rapper Jay-Z appears at a NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles on Dec. 7, 2016, left, and Mary J Blige attends the HFPA and InStyle Celebrate the 2018 Golden Globe Awards Season in West Hollywood, Calif., on Nov. 15, 2017. Blige and Jay-Z are the most-nominated artists with five each at the upcoming NAACP Image Awards. The winners will be announced during a two-hour show on Jan. 15 hosted by Anthony Anderson of “black-ish” and broadcast live on the TV One network. (AP Photo/File)
November 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z are the most-nominated artists with five apiece at the upcoming NAACP Image Awards. Blige's nominations announced Monday are for songs and videos off her album "Strength of a Woman," while Jay-Z was nominated for his work on his "4:44" album, as well as a...
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Diana Ross performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 9:56 am
This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts were in contention. Only six female artists or...
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Pink, left, and Kelly Clarkson perform "Everybody Hurts" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 6:44 am
The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics. Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked off the three-hour show Sunday with a performance honoring...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 25, 2017, file photo, Bruno Mars performs "Perm" at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Mars is the top nominee with eight nods at the American Music Awards, while The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd all earned five nominations each. The show will broadcast live from Los Angeles on Nov. 19, 2017. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
November 19, 2017 - 11:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 8 p.m. Diana Ross received the lifetime achievement award at the American Music Awards. Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama congratulated Ross in a video before the style icon, singer and actress delivered an upbeat medley of...
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Luis Fonsi performs "Despacito" at the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
November 16, 2017 - 11:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards being presented Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (all times local): 8:15 p.m. "Despacito" won big at the Latin Grammys. Luis Fonsi's megahit featuring Daddy Yankee was the biggest winner of the night Thursday,...
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