Award shows

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Kristen Bell arrives at the 2017 Patron of the Artists Awards at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif. Executive producer Kathy Connell said Monday, Dec. 4, that Bell will preside over the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony in January 2018. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 04, 2017 - 1:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards will have a host for the first time next year. Executive producer Kathy Connell said Monday that actress Kristen Bell will preside over the 24th annual ceremony in January. Bell said in a statement that she's "a little nervous" about being the show'...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017 file photo, Jay-Z performs on the 4:44 Tour at Barclays Center in New York. The rapper was nominated for eight Grammy nominations on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will air on CBS, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
November 29, 2017 - 1:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy sent a clear message when they announced the nominees for the 2018 Grammys: They want to see a black or Latino act have a better shot at winning in the major categories. Black and Latino musicians dominated in the top four categories, including album and song...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2017 file photo, SZA performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. SZA was nominated for five Grammy nominations on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will air on CBS, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
November 28, 2017 - 12:59 pm
A list of nominees in the top categories at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. — Album of the year: "Awaken, My Love!," Childish Gambino; "4:44," Jay-Z; "DAMN.," Kendrick Lamar; "Melodrama," Lorde; "24K Magic," Bruno Mars. — Record of the year: "Redbone,"...
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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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