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2016 BET Award Nominations: Drake Leads with 9, Beyoncé and Rihanna Grab 5

Drake Leads the BET Awards nominations with 9

The BET Awards nominations have been announced and Drake leads the field with 9 nominations. Beyoncé and Rihanna came in with five apiece and even Adele managed to crack the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist list. The group normally rewards black artists but in the past has given awards and nominations to Sam Smith (Best New Artist winner) and Justin Bieber. ...

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2016 GRAMMY Awards: Taylor Swift Makes History with 2nd AOTY Win

Taylor Swift wins Album of the Year for 2nd time, first for a female

        Taylor Swift became only woman in Grammy history to win Album of the Year award twice in its 58-year history and did so at the tender age of 26. Top nominee Kendrick Lamar was shut out of the top categories but still managed to take home five Grammys of his 11 nominations. Swift also took home ...

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2016 Grammy WINNER Predictions


  The 58th Grammy Awards will be handed out next week and I have your surefire winner predictions! Kendrick Lamar goes into the night with the most nominations and I’m predicting he’ll come away with the top award of the night, Album of the Year. 2015 breakthrough The Weeknd (who is also now an Oscar nominee) has a good chance ...

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2016 Oscars: 88th Academy Awards Details and Presenters


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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AwardsWatch’s Top 20 Songs of 2015


AwardsWatch member Doug Johnson has compiled the best songs of 2015 according to AW members. Songs needed not be Billboard single to qualify. Over 265 songs were submitted for what became the final Top 20. All art and graphics by AW member Kelley Rand. Enjoy! Honorable Mentions: 21 Grimes, “REALiTi (Demo)” 22 Miquel, “Coffee” 23 Tame Impala, “Let it Happen” ...

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Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd Top 58th GRAMMY Nominations


The Recording Academy announced nominations today for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, reflecting a diverse blend of talented music makers as determined by The Academy’s voting membership. This year, Kendrick Lamar leads nominations with 11, followed by Taylor Swift and The Weeknd, who each earn seven. Additionally, music producer/songwriter Max Martin receives six nominations and mastering engineer Tom Coyne, rapper Drake, ...

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2015 American Music Awards Nominations: Taylor Swift Leads with 6

Taylor Swift has Bad Blood, and 5 AMA nominations

  The nominations for the 2015 American Music Awards were announced today and to no one’s surprise Taylor Swift led the race with six mentions that cover individual, collaborative and album nominations. Meghan Trainor, Nicki Minaj and Ed Sheeran also felt love and newcomer The Weeknd led new artist mentions with nominations in Artist of the Year, New Artist, Song ...

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2015 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations: It’s Taylor Swift’s World, We Just Live In It

Taylor Swift is out for 'blood,' with 9 MTV Video Music Awards nominations

  The nominations for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards were announced this morning and to no one’s surprise, Taylor Swift dominated with two videos peppered throughout nine categories. “Bad Blood” received 7 nominations for Video of the Year, Best Collaboration, Best Art Direction, Best Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Editing and Best Visual Effects. “Blank Space” received two nominations for ...

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