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‘Black Panther,’ ‘black-ish’ lead 50th NAACP nominations

(Photo: Matt Kennedy)(Photo: ABC/Ron Tom) The nominations for the 50th NAACP Image Awards celebrating the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of film, television, music, and literature were announced today with Disney’s Black Panther leading the film nominations (16) and ABC’s black-ish out in front for television with 9. Other top nomination getters were Warner Bros.’ Crazy Rich …

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Madonna to be honored by GLAAD Advocate for Change Award

Madonna (photo via Twitter @James_Moore10) The 30th GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Association Against Defamation) Awards will honor music legend and LGBTQ+ ally Madonna with the Advocate for Change Award for her continued advancement of accelerating acceptance towards the LGBTQ+ community through her music and personal endeavors. “Madonna always has and always will be the LGBTQ community’s greatest ally and it …

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Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, Ava DuVernay top 2018 BET Awards Winners

The 2018 BET Awards were held last night and Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar and Ava DuVernay came away winners in Female Hip Hop Artist, Album of the Year (“DAMN.”) and Video Director of the Year, respectively. Cardi B also won the Coca Cola Viewers’ Choice Award for “Bodak Yellow,” besting Drake (who won Video of the Year for “God’s Plan”) and …

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60th Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars Sweeps; Jay-Z Shut Out

Bruno Mars made a clean sweep at the 60th Grammy Awards, winning all six of his nominations including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. are unfolding with nomination leaders Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino and Lorde for the top honor. Jay-Z went in with the most nominations, 8, and lost every one. Kendrick …

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JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar Lead 60th Grammy Nominations

JAY-Z came out on top at this morning’s Grammy nominations, earning a field-best eight including Album of the Year (4:44) and Song of the Year (“4:44”). This brings his career total to 74 nominations. He will very likely add to his current total of 21 wins. Kendrick Lamar was right behind with seven and Bruno Mars with six, both making …

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Get Out, Girls Trip, Marshall Top 49th NAACP Image Awards Nominations

The nominations for the 49th NAACP Image Awards have been announced and in the Motion Picture section Get Out, Girls Trip and Marshall lead the field with five apiece. All three were nominated for Outstanding Motion Picture alongside Detroit and Roman J. Israel, Esq. In Television, Queen Sugar led the way with 6 nominations, followed by Insecure with five. Each …

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