Award shows

Ava DuVernay poses in the press room with the award for the entertainer of the year at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 16, 2018 - 1:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at the NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community's power to create change. DuVernay lauded other black artists from the stage as she accepted her award Monday night, naming writers and directors such...
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Ava DuVernay accepts the award for the entertainer of the year at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 16, 2018 - 6:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community's power to create change. DuVernay lauded other black artists from the stage as she accepted her award Monday night, naming writers and directors such...
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January 14, 2018 - 5:36 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Three-time world road racing champion Peter Sagan of Slovakia made an outstanding start to the 2018 cycling season Sunday when he won the People's Choice Classic, a prelude to the first World Tour event of the season, the Tour Down Under. Sagan beat star sprinters Andre...
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Models wear creations as part of the Moschino men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Jan.13, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
January 13, 2018 - 6:39 pm
MILAN (AP) — Donatella Versace is embracing her own inner Versace. After coming off a triumphant outing at the Golden Globes, she helped launch Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next winter on Saturday on a high note. Versace dressed three women for last Sunday's awards show: Angelina Jolie...
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Gal Gadot, center, Patty Jenkins and the crew of "Wonder Woman" accept the award for best action movie at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 12, 2018 - 7:11 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — It was a good night for women at the Critics' Choice Awards, which honored women-centered stories like "Big Little Lies," ''The Handmaid's Tale" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." ''Wonder Woman" was named best action movie and star Gal Gadot accepted a special award for...
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This image released by A24 Films shows director Greta Gerwig on the set of "Lady Bird." Gerwig is nominated for outstanding directorial achievement by the Directors Guild of America for her direction on the film. (Merie Wallace/A24 via AP)
January 11, 2018 - 5:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele are among the five directors who have been recognized for outstanding directorial achievement by the Directors Guild of America. The Guild announced its feature film nominees Thursday, including Gerwig for the coming-of age film "Lady Bird" and Peele...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, singers Luis Fonsi, left, and Daddy Yankee perform during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. the artists are the leading nominees at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. IHeartMedia announced Wednesday, Jan. 10, that Fonsi and Yankee scored seven nominations each, including song of the year for the tune’s version with Justin Bieber. The fifth annual awards show will take place March 11 at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
January 10, 2018 - 10:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Despacito" dominated 2017, but it's still bringing success to Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee: The artists are the leading nominees at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. IHeartMedia announced Wednesday that Fonsi and Yankee scored seven nominations each, including song of the year for the...
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January 10, 2018 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars and Cardi B, who recently collaborated on the upbeat song "Finesse," will perform together at the Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that "Despacito" hit makers Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, SZA and Kesha will also take the stage at the Jan. 28 show...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Dave Franco, left, poses with James Franco, winner of the award for best performance by an actor in a motion picture - musical or comedy for "The Disaster Artist," at the InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. The New York Times has canceled a public event with James Franco days after the Golden Globe winner was accused of sexual misconduct. The TimesTalk event scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 10, was intended to feature “The Disaster Artist” director and star and his brother and co-star, Dave Franco, discussing the film with a Times reporter. The Times said in a statement that “given the controversy surrounding recent allegations” it was canceling the event. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 10, 2018 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facing accusations by an actress and a filmmaker over alleged sexual misconduct, James Franco said on CBS' "The Late Show" on Tuesday the things he's heard aren't accurate but he supports people coming out "because they didn't have a voice for so long." Franco's appearance came...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2017, file photo, Taj Mahal performs "Hometown Blues" at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute honoring Tom Petty at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Mavis Staples, Taj Mahal and the North Mississippi All-Stars are among the nominees for the Blues Music Awards on May 10, 2018, in Tennessee. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 10, 2018 - 7:13 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mavis Staples, Taj Mahal and the North Mississippi All-Stars are among the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards in Tennessee. Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Wee Willie Walker and Rick Estrin also are nominated for Blues Music Awards announced Monday. The Blues Foundation will...
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