Award shows

FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo, Kendrick Lamar performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada. Lamar is the leader of the MTV Video Music Awards with eight nominations. The 2017 VMAs will air live Aug. 27 from the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
July 25, 2017 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar's "Humble" is giving the rapper reason to brag: He is the leader of the MTV Video Music Awards with eight nominations. Lamar and his No.1 hit song are nominated for video of the year, artist of the year, best hip-hop video and other prizes. Katy Perry and The Weeknd...
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Snoop Dogg presents the award for best game at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
July 13, 2017 - 2:14 pm
Hip-hop acts are getting real love from the Television Academy this year: Chance the Rapper, Common, Snoop Dogg and LL Cool J are among the musicians nominated for Emmys. Chance the Rapper, who won three Grammy Awards this year, is nominated for outstanding original music and lyrics for "Last...
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FILE - This Sept. 18, 2016 file photo shows the main stage during the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. This year's Emmy Awards will air Sept. 17 on CBS with host Stephen Colbert. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 13, 2017 - 11:08 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 69th annual Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (all times local): (all times local): 8 a.m. A stage adorned by four giant Emmy statues is set and reporters are gathered for the announcement...
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FILE - This Sept. 18, 2016 file photo shows the main stage during the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. This year's Emmy Awards will air Sept. 17 on CBS with host Stephen Colbert. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 13, 2017 - 1:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With "Game of Thrones" off the Emmy battlefield this time around, the likely beneficiaries will be streaming dramas and, in a reversal of fortune, a broadcast series. Netflix's "The Crown" and "Stranger Things" and Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale," all streamed shows, could be among...
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FILE - This Sept. 18, 2016 file photo shows the main stage during the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. This year's Emmy Awards will air Sept. 17 on CBS with host Stephen Colbert. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 13, 2017 - 1:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With "Game of Thrones" off the Emmy battlefield this time around, the likely beneficiaries will be streaming dramas and, in a reversal of fortune, a broadcast series. Netflix's "The Crown" and "Stranger Things" and Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale," all streamed shows, could be among...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama presents the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
July 12, 2017 - 11:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama returned to the spotlight as a presenter at The ESPYS, drawing the loudest ovation at the awards show honoring the past year's best athletes and moments in sports. The former first lady made a rare public appearance since leaving the White House in January. She...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017, file photo, Adele performs "Hello" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Pop superstar Adele has hinted that her current tour for Grammy-winning album "25" will be her last. The 29-year-old included a signed, handwritten note in the program for her Wednesday June 28, 2017, show at Wembley Stadium in London stating, "I don't know if I'll ever tour again and so I want my last time to be at home." (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
July 01, 2017 - 6:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Grammy award winner Adele canceled two sold-out weekend shows at London's Wembley Stadium, telling fans early Saturday that her vocal cords were damaged and that she was advised by a doctor not to perform. In a statement to her fans on social media, Adele said she considered going...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017, file photo, Adele performs "Hello" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Pop superstar Adele has hinted that her current tour for Grammy-winning album "25" will be her last. The 29-year-old included a signed, handwritten note in the program for her Wednesday June 28, 2017, show at Wembley Stadium in London stating, "I don't know if I'll ever tour again and so I want my last time to be at home." (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
July 01, 2017 - 5:29 am
LONDON (AP) — Grammy award winner Adele says she's heartbroken after being forced to cancel two sold-out weekend shows at London's Wembley Stadium. The British singer says her vocal cords have been damaged and a doctor advised her not to perform over the weekend. In a statement to her fans on...
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FILE - This Dec. 9, 2008 file photo shows a Grammy Award statue. The 2018 Grammy Awards will be held in New York City, but the show will return to Los Angeles for four years beginning in 2019. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday, June 28, 2017, it signed a four-year deal with the AEG entertainment company to host the show at the Staples Center. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
June 28, 2017 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The 2018 Grammy Awards will be held in New York City, but the show will return to Los Angeles for four years beginning in 2019. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday it signed a four-year deal with the AEG entertainment company to host the show at the Staples Center. The academy...
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June 28, 2017 - 10:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The 2018 Grammy Awards will be held in New York City, but the show will return to Los Angeles for four years beginning in 2019. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday it signed a four-year deal with the AEG entertainment company to host the show at the Staples Center. The academy...
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