Tag: award shows

The MTV Video Music Awards Nominations Prove Lil Nas X Won’t Take His Foot Off of 2019’s Neck

Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) In case it wasn’t abundantly clear beforehand, 2019 officially belongs to Lil Nas X. Barely 24 hours removed from tying the record for most weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100, the 20-year-old “trailer trap” pioneer has received a jaw-dropping eight nominations at the upcoming 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. “thank […]

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Zion Williamson, Bill Russell, Giannis Antetokounmpo Among Those Honored at 2019 ESPYs

(L-R) Kobe Bryant, Bill Russell and a guest attend The 2019 ESPYs at Microsoft Theater on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Rich Fury (Getty Images) On Wednesday night, some of the most celebrated athletes and entertainers converged at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the year that was in professional sports […]

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ABFF to Launch 1st Feature Award for Directors in John Singleton’s Honor in 2020

Justice Singleton and Jeff Friday at The Best of ABFF Awards ceremony on Saturday, June 15, 2019.Photo: Courtesy of The American Black Film Festival It’s a wrap on the 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival! I got to attend this year on behalf of The Root (I have more coverage from the fest coming soon; […]

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2019 BET Awards: And the Ceremony Host Is…Regina Hall!

Regina Hall attends The Premiere Of Universal Pictures “Little” on April 08, 2019 in Westwood, California.Photo: Presley Ann (Getty Images) BET has some news, and it ain’t Little—the 2019 awards ceremony has a host, and it’s none other than Regina Hall! Per BET’s press release: Regina Hall is one of entertainment’s top leading actresses and […]

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