Award shows

FILE - In this June 2, 2018 file photo, Ariana Grande, center, performs at Wango Tango in Los Angeles. Grande won her first Grammy Award on Sunday, Feb. 10, but the singer didn’t collect it after she decided to skip the ceremony following a public dispute with the show’s producer. She won best pop vocal album for “Sweetener,” beating Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello in the category. Grande was not in attendance at the pre-telecast ceremony, but she wrote on Twitter that her win was “wild and beautiful.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 10, 2019 - 8:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ariana Grande won her first Grammy Award on Sunday, but the singer didn't collect it after deciding to skip the ceremony following a public dispute with the show's producer. Grande won the best pop vocal album trophy for "Sweetener," beating Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Pink,...
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Director Spike Lee, right, and producer Tonya Lewis Lee pose for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA Nominees Party in London, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 10, 2019 - 3:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — Hollywood stars and British royalty were gathering Sunday in London for the British Academy Film Awards, where "The Favourite" is living up to its name and leading the race for trophies. Yorgos Lanthimos' royal tragicomedy has 12 nominations, including best picture, for the U.K...
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Director Spike Lee, left, and producer Tonya Lewis Lee pose for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 10, 2019 - 2:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 7:25 p.m. "The Favourite" has kicked off the British Academy Film Awards by winning the prize for best British film. The 18th-century royal drama took the first award of Sunday's ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall...
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February 09, 2019 - 8:20 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Now that she's had a few weeks to reflect on her experience as a Golden Globes host and winner, actress Sandra Oh realizes even more what it meant to Koreans and immigrants. At a news conference on Saturday, the "Killing Eve" star says she's had several young people approach...
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Emmylou Harris, from left, and Linda Ronstadt present Dolly Parton with the MusiCares Person of the Year award on Friday, Feb. 8, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 09, 2019 - 5:37 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nobody pokes more fun at Dolly Parton — all hair, sequins, nine-inch nails and five-inch stilettos — than the country superstar herself. Parton was celebrated for her musical achievements and philanthropic work as MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday night. She's the first...
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Janelle Monae poses at the "Fem The Future" brunch to celebrate nominated women in music at Ysabel on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)
February 09, 2019 - 5:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a pre-Grammy brunch honoring Janelle Monae, a few hundred music industry players and performers packed tightly in a room to hear the singer speak passionately about women being the backbone of the music industry and dominating in nominations at Sunday's show. And then there...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1970 file photo, British actor Albert Finney waves his cane while playing the title role in "Scrooge," at Shepperton Studios. British Actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of films from "Tom Jones" to "Skyfall" has died at the age of 82 his family said on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/R. Dear, File)
February 08, 2019 - 11:03 am
LONDON (AP) — Albert Finney, the charismatic Academy Award-nominated British actor who starred in films from "Tom Jones" to "Skyfall," has died. He was 82. Finney's family said Friday that he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side." He died Thursday from...
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Bebe Rexha performs at the Spotify Best New Artist 2019 Party at The Hammer Museum on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
February 08, 2019 - 6:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer H.E.R. gave a next-level performance, sister duo Chloe x Halle matched the greatness of their recent Super Bowl performance and pop singer Bebe Rexha went off on the crowd when they didn't sing along to her monster hit song. The female acts, nominated for best new...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018 file photo, Brandi Carlile seen at One Love Malibu at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas, Calif. Carlile says she is feeling the pressure of performing at Clive Davis' star-studded party the night before the Grammy Awards. While sitting alongside Davis, the singer said Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, she is just as nervous taking the stage at his pre-Grammys gala Saturday than performing at the actual Grammys the following evening. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
February 07, 2019 - 10:47 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Brandi Carlile will perform at the Grammys on Sunday, but she's just as worried to hit the stage at Clive Davis' star-studded party the night before the big awards show. While sitting alongside Davis, Carlile said Thursday she is feeling the pressure of performing at...
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Host Alicia Keys, center, dances as Trombone Shorty, left, performs after rolling out the red carpet for the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. The 61st Grammy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
February 07, 2019 - 6:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammys host Alicia Keys previewed the show Thursday by rolling out the red carpet and dancing while Trombone Shorty played funk music with bandmates. Keys was all smiles as she joined Grammys CEO Neil Portnow, show producer Ken Ehrlich and others for a toast at the Staples...
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