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‘The Janes’ Wins Best Documentary at the 44th Annual Documentary Emmy Awards

HBO Max’s The Janes was among the top winners at the 44th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards on Wednesday, with the film — centered on a pre-Roe v. Wade abortion network in Chicago — taking home best documentary as well as best social issue documentary. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) presented the […]

CNN and Vice Lead 44th Annual News Emmy Awards

CNN and Vice were among the top winners at the 44th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards on Wednesday, with the former earning 10 Emmys and the latter picking up nine. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) presented the News category winners during a live ceremony at the Palladium Times Square in […]

Golden Globes Adds Categories for Best Blockbuster Movie, TV Stand-Up Comedian

Two new awards will be presented at the 81st Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, the Golden Globes organization announced Tuesday — and, among others, the makers of Barbie and Chris Rock have reason to be excited. One new category, best cinematic and box office achievement, will include eight nominees chosen “from among the […]

Three Golden Globe Voters Expelled for Allegedly Violating Code of Conduct

The company behind the Golden Globes has expelled three voters for allegedly violating its code of conduct. The Globes, which is owned by Dick Clark Productions, have removed Howaida Hamdy, Munawar Hosain and Aniko Navai from the group’s membership ranks following complaints about, and investigations into, their behavior, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Hamdy, an […]

Yara Shahidi to Receive Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award

Yara Shahidi has a date with Women in Film. The actress and activist, best known as the star of Black-ish and Grown-ish, has been selected as the 18th recipient of the WIF Max Mara Face of the Future Award at the organization’s WIF honors in Los Angeles on Nov. 30. In conjunction with the honor, Shahidi […]

Oscars: Italy Selects ‘Io Capitano’ for International Feature Category

Italy has picked Matteo Garrone’s moving migration drama Io Capitano to represent the country in the 2024 Oscars in the best international film category. The feature, which follows the trials of two Senegalese teenagers trying to make it from Dakar to Italy — across the Sahara desert and over the Mediterranean Sea — premiered at […]

Latin Grammy Nominations: Songwriter-Producer Édgar Barrera Leads Nods, Followed by Karol G, Shakira, Camilo

Édgar Barrera — the producer and songwriter known for his work with such artists as Madonna, Karol G, Peso Pluma, Shakira, Grupo Frontera and beyond — leads the 2023 Latin Grammy nominations with 13. The Latin Recording Academy announced this year’s nominees in a livestream Tuesday. Barerra is nominated for best pop song, record, album, […]

Toronto Awards Analysis: ‘American Fiction’ Oscar Contender Status Cemented by Audience Award

Anyone who was inside Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre on Friday, Sept. 8, for the world premiere of American Fiction — an Amazon/MGM film that came into the festival with virtually no profile — could feel it: Cord Jefferson’s satire about American racial dynamics was clicking on all levels. Audience members were howling with laughter, choking back […]

Toronto Post-Fest Analysis: Which Awards Hopefuls Popped and What’s Winning the Audience Award?

The 48th Toronto International Film Festival, from which I just returned, technically runs through Sunday, but by this point, virtually every film in the lineup has screened at least once. So, I thought I’d seize this opportunity to share some impressions of this year’s fest and the awards hopefuls that played there and also offer […]

SZA’s Manager on MTV VMA Artist of the Year Snub: “It’s Disrespectful”

When the MTV Video Music Awards announced its nominations last month, no one was surprised when Taylor Swift and SZA were the top contenders. But heads turned when SZA’s name was missing from the artist of the year category after the star launched one of the year’s top albums with SOS, both a critical and […]

Tupac, Biggie and Jay-Z’s Emmy Nods: “You Never Thought Hip-Hop Would Take It This Far”

Dig through the 120-plus Emmy categories and you’ll discover more than double-digit nominations for Succession and Ted Lasso. You’ll also uncover the indisputable influence of hip-hop. The ever-growing television medium is keeping the legacies of two of the most important figures in rap — and overall pop culture — alive, and now the projects are […]

2023 VMAs: Taylor Swift Wins, ‘N Sync Reunites and Shakira Slays

At last year’s MTV Video Music Awards, Taylor Swift announced her Midnights album. And this year, the album helped her dominate the night with multiple wins, including her fourth for video of the year. Swift is the only artist to win the top prize four times — this year it was for her No. 1 […]