SAG Awards Nominations 2018

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The nominations for the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced live by Olivia Munn and Niecy Nash at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood on Wednesday morning.

Morgan Freeman will be honored with the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award.

The ceremony, hosted by Kristen Bell, will broadcast live on TNT and TBS on January 21, 2018 at 8pm EST.

You can get the full list of nominees from Variety.com.

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Golden Globes 2018 Nominations

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The nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were announced live from The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday morning during NBC’s Today Show.

Actors Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell, and Sharon Stone presented the nominees along with Simone Garcia Johnson (Golden Globe ambassador), Meher Tatna(Hollywood Foreign Press Association president) and Barry Adelman (EVP of television at Dick Clark Productions).

The ceremony, hosted by Seth Meyers, will broadcast live on January 7, 2018 on NBC at 8pm EST.

For the complete list of nominees, head to Variety.com.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged!

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It’s official!

Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle are engaged, and have been since the beginning of November! They are set to marry in Spring 2018.

The news was announced on Monday in a from Clarence House and Kensington Palace.

Members of both the Royal Family And Ms. Markle have expressed their excitement of the engagement.

Her Magesty, The Queen and Prince Charles have said they are delighted.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said in a statement, “We are very excited for Harry and Meghan. It has been wonderful getting to know Meghan and to see how happy she and Harry are together.”

Kensington Palace confirmed in November 2016 that the Prince of Wales and Ms. Markle were in a relationship for a few months. They made their first public appearance together at the opening ceremonies of the Invictus Games in Toronto this past September.

Happy 25th Anniversary to ‘Aladdin’ and ‘The Bodyguard’

 

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Disney’s 31st animated feature film, Aladdin, turns 25 today!

Released in theaters on November 25, 1992, the animated classic became the most successful film of that same year, grossing over $504 million worldwide.

It featured the voices of Scott Weigner (Aladdin), Linda Larkin (Jasmine), Jonathan Freeman (Jafar), Gilbert Gottfried (Iago), and the late Robin Williams (Genie).

Aladdin won two Academy Awards and two Golden Globes for Best Original Score and Best Original Song for “A Whole New World.”

A musical based on the film first premiered in Seattle in 2011 before making its way to Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre in March 2014.

The live-action version of Aladdin is scheduled to be released in May 2019. Directed by Guy Ritchie, the film will star Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott as Aladdin and Jasmine, respectively, along with Will Smith as Genie.

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Another film celebrating its 25th anniversary is the romantic thriller The Bodyguard.

Starring Kevin Costner and the late Whitney Houston, in her acting debut, it became the the second highest-grossing film of the year worldwide, following its release on November 25, 1992, earning $412 million.

The soundtrack, which was released eight days prior, is the fourth best-selling albums of all time. It won three Grammy Awards: Album of the Year, and Record of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female for “I Will Always Love You.”

In celebration of The Bodyguard’s 25th anniversary, a new soundtrack, I Wish You Love: More from The Bodyguard, was released on November 17, 2017. The album features Whitney Houston’s live and studio recordings of songs from the film.

Happy 25th anniversary to Aladdin and The Bodyguard.

Do you have a favorite song from Edith movie? If so, leave a comment!

American Music Awards 2017

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The 2017 American Music Awards, hosted by Blackish star Tracee Ellis Ross, aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on ABC Sunday night.

The event featured performances by Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Christina Aguilera (tribute to the 25th anniversary of  The Bodyguard), BTS’ first American awards show appearance, and Diana Ross, this year’s Lifetime Achievement recipient.

Here is the complete list of AMA winners:

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT – Diana Ross

ARTIST OF THE YEAR – Bruno Mars

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR – Niall Horan

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”

TOUR OF THE YEAR  – Coldplay

VIDEO OF THE YEAR – Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK – Bruno Mars

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK – Lady Gaga

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK – Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK – Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY – Keith Urban

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY – Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY – Little Big Town

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY – Keith Urban, Ripcord

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY – Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP – Drake

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP – Kendrick Lamar, DAMN. 

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP – DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One” 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B – Bruno Mars

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B – Beyonce

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B – Bruno Mars, 24K Magic 

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B – Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK – Linkin Park

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY – Shawn Mendes

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN – Shakira

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL – Lauren Daigle

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM) – The Chainsmokers

TOP SOUNDTRACK – Moana 

‘Titanic’ sailing back to theaters for 20th anniversary

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“Are you ready to go back to Titanic?”

It’s been nearly 20 years since the love story between Jack and Rose sailed into our hearts and history, and now you can relive their romance aboard the unsinkable ocean-liner with the re-release of Titanic.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dolby Laboratory (in partnership with Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox), announced Wednesday morning that James Cameron’s epic blockbuster will be released in select AMC Theatres for a one-week run beginning December 1st, to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

The film’s social media accounts posted a video of Cameron promoting the news, followed by a trailer.

Cameron said in a statement, “We mastered a few minutes of Titanic in Dolby Vision and I was stunned. It was like seeing it for the first time. Now that the entire film as been mastered, I’m excited to share it with audiences across the U.S.

“This is beyond 3D, beyond 70mm, it’s beyond anything you’ve ever seen before,” he concluded.

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Titanic was originally released on December 19, 1997. It won 11 Academy Awards, made Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet into instant overnight stars, and remains the second highest-grossing film of all time.

The final ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ trailer is here!

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“Mrs. Grey will see you now.”

The new trailer for Fifty Shades Freed, debuted on Monday morning, and it is everything fans expected it to be and more!

The trailer takes us through a whirlwind of happy and erotic emotions featuring scenes of the wedding of main characters Anastasia Steele (now Grey) and Christian, their honeymoon, hot Red Room sexiness and more. Of course, there is drama along the way with Elena Lincoln (Kim Basinger) still in the picture, as well as Ana’s former boss, Jack Hyde (Eric Johnson), trying to kidnap her.

While already trending on Twitter, fans are trying to break a record with most views watched on YouTube, as they did with Fifty Shades Darker.

The final installment of the Fifty Shades trilogy opens in theaters on February 9, 2018 for Valentine’s Day weekend.

Watch the final trailer below!

 

Selena recieves star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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The late Tejano superstar, Selena Quinanilla-Perez, was honored with the 2,622nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday evening.

Declared as “Selena Day” in the City of Los Angels by Mayor Eric Garcetti, thousands of fans gathered outside of Capitol Records to see Selena make her mark in Hollywood. Among the guests who attended were Selena’s family: sister Suzette (who accepted the honor on the family’s behalf), parents Abraham and Marcella, brother A.B., husband Chris Perez, members of the band Los Dinos, actor Edwards James Olmos (who portrayed Selena’s father in the 1997 biopic film) and actress Eva Longoria.

The Quintanilla family was presented with two commemorative plaques from Universal Music Latin Entertainment president Victor Gonzalez. The first being in recognition of Selena’s seven diamond albums, and the other for her 75-times platinum career singles, making her the best selling Latina artist of all time.

Forever in Hollywood, forever a star, forever in our hearts. We miss you and love you Selena!

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