Award shows

FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, the cast of "Jersey Boys" performs at the 69th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winning “House of Cards” star who happens to have a Tony Award of his own, will host this year's awards show on Sunday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
June 11, 2017 - 12:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards kick off with Kevin Spacey as its first-time host hoping to shake the telecast's post-"Hamilton" hangover. The leading musical Tony nominees on Sunday are "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812" with 12 nominations, "Dear Evan Hansen" with nine and "Hello,...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, the cast of "Jersey Boys" performs at the 69th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winning “House of Cards” star who happens to have a Tony Award of his own, will host this year's awards show on Sunday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
June 11, 2017 - 12:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards kick off with Kevin Spacey as its first-time host hoping to shake the telecast's post-"Hamilton" hangover. The leading musical nominees on Sunday are "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812" with 12 nominations, "Dear Evan Hansen" with nine and "Hello, Dolly...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, the cast of "Jersey Boys" performs at the 69th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winning “House of Cards” star who happens to have a Tony Award of his own, will host this year's awards show on Sunday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
June 09, 2017 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Last year at the Tony Awards, a rabid interest in "Hamilton" stemmed a three-year slide in viewership. This year, there's a new host, an old home and hope that a starry list of celebrities can cure the post-"Hamilton" hangover. Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winning "House of Cards" star...
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Kid Rock, right, presents the award for video of the year to Keith Urban at the CMT Music Awards at Music City Center on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
June 08, 2017 - 5:22 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 CMT Music Awards (all times local): 11 p.m. After walking away empty-handed at the Grammy Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards earlier this year, Keith Urban found redemption at the CMT Music Awards. The country star picked up four awards on...
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Keith Urban accepts the award for male video of the year for "Blue Ain't Your Color" at the CMT Music Awards at Music City Center on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Looking on in background right is presenter Katherine Heigl. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
June 08, 2017 - 5:21 am
After walking away empty-handed at the Grammy Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards earlier this year, Keith Urban found redemption at the 2017 CMT Music Awards, picking up four honors including video of the year for "Blue Ain't Your Color." The country star also won male video,...
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Keith Urban accepts the award for male video of the year for "Blue Ain't Your Color" at the CMT Music Awards at Music City Center on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Looking on in background right is presenter Katherine Heigl. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
June 07, 2017 - 10:59 pm
After walking away empty-handed at the Grammy Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards earlier this year, Keith Urban found redemption at the 2017 CMT Music Awards, picking up four honors including video of the year for "Blue Ain't Your Color." The country star also won male video,...
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Carrie Underwood, left, and Keith Urban perform "The Fighter" at the CMT Music Awards at Music City Center on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
June 07, 2017 - 9:40 pm
Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum and Derek Trucks kicked off the 2017 CMT Music Awards with a rocking tribute to southern rocker Gregg Allman, who died last month at age 69. It started with Aldean, Rucker and Kelley singing the Allman Brothers Band's "Midnight Rider" a...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2017 file photo, actress Taraji P. Henson arrives at the MTV Movie and TV Awards in Los Angeles. Henson will serve as a presenter at this year's Tony Awards on June 11. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 31, 2017 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey will have some starry names helping him hand out Tony Awards: Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Josh Gad, Taraji P. Henson, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick, Keegan-Michael Key and Olivia Wilde have all signed up to help present trophies. Spacey, who won Oscars...
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Actor Robert Pattinson poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Good Time at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
May 25, 2017 - 10:57 am
CANNES, France (AP) — It's a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Academy Awards campaigns. The Oscars aren't much on the minds of the filmmakers or attendees in Cannes; the festival is its own achievement, with...
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Drake accepts the top artist award at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
May 21, 2017 - 11:35 pm
Hello, Drake has surpassed Adele's record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, picking up 13 awards. Adele set a record at the show in 2012 with 12 wins. The rapper, who walked into the show Sunday with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album ("Views"),...
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