Awards

Posted on Nov 09 2011

Morgan Freeman To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at The Golden Globes

Veteran actor Morgan Freeman will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 15.  The news was announced during a press conference earlier today. The 74-year-old Freeman made his film debut in the 1964 drama”The Pawnbroker.” He went on to star in some of the most memorable films in... Read More »
Posted on Oct 21 2011

Chris Rock, Lamman Rucker, Tyler Perry Attend The 2nd Annual Triumph Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Perry has gotten plenty of criticism from some who feel his popular movies don’t reflect well on the black community. But Al Sharpton says Perry’s critics are “proper Negroes” who don’t understand regular black folk. Sharpton’s National Action Network honored the filmmaker Wednesday night in New York City at its second annual Triumph Awards... Read More »
Posted on Oct 18 2011

Viola Davis Receives ELLE Award, Adopts a Baby Girl

‘The Help’ actress Viola Davis announced today that she and her husband, actor Julius Tennon, have adopted a baby girl named Genesis. This announcement comes after ‘The Help’ co-star Octavia Spencer blurted out the information while presenting Davis with an award at ELLE’s 18th Annual Women in Hollywood Tribute in Beverly Hills on Monday night. PHOTO: Viola Davis Receives... Read More »
Posted on Oct 11 2011

James Earl Jones Wins Paul Robeson Award

James Earl Jones is the recipient of Actors’ Equity Association’s 2011 Paul Robeson Award, the union announced Monday. The award, created 40 years ago, is given annually to the person “who best exemplifies the principles by which Mr. Robeson lived,” Equity said in a statement. Past winners include Sidney Poitier, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, and Robeson himself. “Mr.... Read More »
Posted on Oct 10 2011

Idris Elba, Freema Agyeman, Jimmy Akingbola, Adrian Lester Nominated for UK’s NTA Awards

The race is on for black actors nominated for UK’s National Television Awards.  The official telecast won’t air until Jan 25.  However, viewers can visit the show’s website and vote for their favorite nominees by Oct. 17. British actors Adrian Lester and Idris Elba have been nominated for best drama performance by a male. In another top category, Law &... Read More »
Posted on Sep 30 2011

Anthony Mackie To Be Honored At Black Perspective Tribute – 47th Chicago Int’l Film Festival

CHICAGO, IL – Cinema/Chicago announced today that rising star Anthony Mackie will be honored Chicago at the annual Black Perspectives tribute on Saturday, October 15th. The 47th Chicago International Film Festival’s Black Perspectives Committee will celebrate this gifted actor with film highlights from his most memorable performances and a discussion about his career. Mackie will then be presented with... Read More »
Posted on Sep 19 2011

63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards [Photos]

Check out red carpet photos from the 2011 Emmy Awards. Read More »
Posted on Sep 10 2011

2011 Emmy’s: Loretta Devine Wins Guest Actress

The Creative Emmy’s were held tonight. Among trophies given to creative talent, trophies were also given out to guest actors and reality television talent.  The prime-time award show will be held next week, where the rest of the core Emmy awards will be given out. Loretta Devine won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama for her... Read More »
Posted on Sep 06 2011

It’s Official! Eddie Murphy Will Host 84th Oscars

Beverly Hills, CA — Oscar® nominee Eddie Murphy, whose performing career spans movies, television and the stage, will host this year’s Academy Awards show on Sunday, February 26, 2012, telecast producers Brett Ratner and Don Mischer announced today. This will be Murphy’s first hosting stint on the Oscars®. “Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most... Read More »
Posted on Aug 30 2011

21st Annual NAACP Theater Awards [Photos]

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Posted on Aug 30 2011

Michael B Jordan, Regina King, and Dulé Hill Recognized For Their Outstanding Performances

Readers of the highly respected magazine Entertainment Weekly have recognized Michael B Jordan, Regina King, and Dulé Hill for their outstanding performances on television by nominating them for EW.com’s fourth annual EWwy Awards competition. The publication asked their readers who they think were overlooked for Emmy award nominations this year and readers responded (loudly). Truth be told, I never... Read More »
Posted on Aug 29 2011

Diahann Carroll, Obba Babatundé, & Raven Symoné Honored at NAACP Theater Awards

We got the deets on what’s going down tonight at the star-studded NAACP Theater Awards in LA. (Hollywood, CA) – The Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP branch announce the complete list of honorees for the 21st Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The newly married “Dancing With The Stars” actress Niecy Nash is set to host this year’s award show. The night will... Read More »
Posted on Aug 03 2011

James Earl Jones, Oprah Winfrey To Receive Honorary Oscars

Veteran actor James Earl Jones and Oprah Winfrey will receive honorary Oscar awards later this year. Read More »
Posted on Jul 19 2011

Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker To Host Terri J. Vaughn’s 8th Annual Angel Awards Benefit

The black Hollywood charity event takes place Aug 13. Read More »
Posted on Jul 14 2011

Emmy Nominations 2011: Andre Braugher, Idris Elba, Laurence Fishburne, and Taraji P Henson are nominated!

Here is a small list of the black nominees for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Read More »
Posted on Jul 12 2011

American Black Film Festival 2011 [Review/Photos]

Complete coverage of the 2011 American Black Film Festival. Read More »
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