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New Trailer for ‘Hidden Figures’ featuring “Runnin'” from Pharrell Williams Looks Like a Hit

Taraji P. Henson does the math; finds a path for Hidden Figures

I’ve got a brand-spanking new trailer for Hidden Figures and with each new look the film feels more and more like a triumph. A triumph of story, of box office and yes, of awards potential. Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women ...

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Watch: Highlights from the HIDDEN FIGURES LIVE Concert at TIFF

Pharrell Williams performs at Twentieth Century Fox HIDDEN FIGURES LIVE at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Toronto. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Twentieth Century Fox/AP Images)

Yesterday, an audience at the Toronto International Film Festival was treated to a live concert; HIDDEN FIGURES LIVE! Following select footage from HIDDEN FIGURES,  with performances by Pharrell Williams, Kim Burrell, and Lalah Hathaway and appearances by Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe! You can watch highlights from the experience now. Later today, tune in for a Facebook LIVE Q&A with Pharell ...

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47th NAACP Image Awards: Creed, Compton, black-ish Big Winners

CREED beats the competition at the 16th Black Reel Awards

  The NAACP Image Awards don’t often get a lot of press but this year is different. In the face of the overwhelming backlash against the Oscars snubbing any acting nominees who are people of color, the timing and need for recognition by the NAACP couldn’t be more crucial. To be clear, this is (and always will be) more than ...

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2016 Oscars: 88th Academy Awards Details and Presenters

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Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today the first slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar® Sunday, February 28, on ABC. First Slate of Presenters and Performers Benicio Del Toro Tina Fey Whoopi Goldberg Ryan Gosling Kevin Hart Lady Gaga (with an introduction by Vice President Joe Biden) Sam Smith ...

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46th NAACP Image Award Winners: Selma, How to Get Away With Murder, black-ish and Beyoncé

from left; Selma director and producer Ava DuVernay, actor David Oyelowo and producer Oprah Winfrey accept the award for Outstanding Motion Picture for Selma

The winners of the 46th NAACP Image Awards were announced last night and Selma dominated the motion picture categories winning Outstanding Motion Picture and three acting trophies for its cast (David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo and Common). Strangely though, its director, Ava DuVernay lost out to Antoine Fuqua for the Denzel Washington TV-to-film version of The Equalizer. Belle, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, ...

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Beyoncé Leads 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations with 8, Eminem and Iggy Azalea with 7

Beyoncé, "Pretty Hurts," part of her 8-nomination awards haul

Beyoncé leads all nominations this morning for the 2014 MTV Music Video Awards with three videos, “Drunk in Love,” “Partition” and “Pretty Hurts” spread out over multiple categories for eight nominations, including Video of the Year. Also competing for video of the year: Pharrell William’s Oscar-nominated mega-hit single “Happy,” Sia’s “Chandelier,” Miley Cyrus’ massive video hit “Wrecking Ball” and Iggy ...

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AwardsWatch’s Best Music of 2013 – Forums’ Poll Results

Awardswatch's Best Music of 2013

Last week we posted the best music of 2013 according to our staff and contributors. As promised, this week we are publishing the results of the poll conducted at our forums. This poll was open to all the registered members of the forums where they submitted their lists for top albums and songs. The results are here. Listen (and discuss) ...

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