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Monday
Feb252013

Oscars 2013: Complete List of Winners

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The 85th Academy Awards took place on Sunday night at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The big winners were Argo, which won the award for Best Picture; Daniel Day-Lewis, who took home the Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln; and Jennifer Lawrence, who was named Best Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook.

Here's a complete list of the winners:

Best Picture
Argo

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Best Actress
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Best Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Best Director
Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Best Animated Feature Film
Brave


Best Foreign Language Film
Amour, Austria

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Argo

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Django Unchained

Best Original Song
“Skyfall” from Skyfall; music and lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth

Best Cinematography
Life of Pi

Best Costume Design
Anna Karenina

Best Documentary Feature
Searching for Sugar Man

Best Documentary Short Subject
Inocente

Best Editing
Argo

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Les Miserables

Best Original Score
Life of Pi, Mychael Danna

Best Production Design
Lincoln

Best Animated Short Film
Paperman

Best Live Action Short Film
Curfew

Best Sound Editing
TIE: Zero Dark Thirty and Skyfall

Best Sound Mixing
Les Miserables

Best Visual Effects
Life of Pi

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Friday
Nov022012

Blake Shelton Named CMA's Entertainer of the Year; Blake & Miranda Three-Peat for Male & Female Vocalist

Michael Loccisano/WireImage(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- It was a Blake & Miranda kinda night at the 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards, handed out in Nashville on Thursday night and airing live on ABC.  Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, the reigning King and Queen of Country music, swept the boards, taking home awards in four categories overall, including the big one: Entertainer of the Year, which went to Blake.

Accepting the trophy, an incredulous Blake said, "I'm not sure how this happened, but I freakin' love it!"  He added that when he moved to Nashville in '94, he had only two goals: to get a gold record and join the Grand Ole Opry.  Entertainer of the Year, he said, never crossed his mind.  Noting that he's not been on the road as much due to his commitments to The Voice, Blake said he tries to represent country music as best he can, adding, "I love country music more than anybody in this room!"

In addition, Blake and Miranda became the first married couple ever to win the CMA award for Song of the Year: they took home the trophy for co-writing Miranda's hit "Over You," inspired by the death of Blake's brother in a car crash.  In an emotional acceptance speech, Blake said that years ago, his father had advised him to write about the loss of his brother.  "I lost my dad in January," he continued. "It's amazing that tonight, after he's gone, he's still right."  Miranda broke down in tears at the podium.

Finally, Blake and Miranda both three-peated in the Male and Female Vocalist categories.  Revealing that he'd had a few drinks, the Voice coach expressed surprise at the win, saying that he expected Jason Aldean or Luke Bryan to take it.  Miranda, too, seemed surprised, noting that she wasn't sure she "deserved" the award, adding, "But I'll take it!"  Miranda also took a lot of time acknowledging her fellow nominees: Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Martina McBride and Carrie Underwood.

In the other categories, it was a night of firsts, with Little Big Town, Eric Church, Thompson Square and Hunter Hayes all taking home their first-ever trophies.

Nobody was more excited than Little Big Town, who were the first winners of the night: Single of the Year for "Pontoon."  Referring to a bit at the opening of the show where Brad Paisley told his co-host Carrie Underwood the true meaning of a certain term used in that song, Karen Fairchild came to the podium and said, "Oh my stars, Brad Paisley! You just told my mama what 'motorboating' means!"  When they won again, for Vocal Group of the Year, they literally jumped up and down at the podium and thanked Jesus numerous times. Kimberly Schlapman said, "Y'all, this has been a 13-year journey!"

Eric Church won Album of the Year for Chief, and he told the crowd, "I spent a lot of my career wondering where I fit in...too country, too rock...I want to thank y'all for giving me somewhere to hang my hat."  He did not remove his hat, or his sunglasses, during his acceptance speech.  Thompson Square was named Vocal Duo of the Year, breaking Sugarland's five-year lock on the category.  Shawna Thompson said she'd been preparing to accept a CMA Award since she was a kid, "practicing in the kitchen holding with one of my meemaw's Mason jars."  A shocked Hunter Hayes was named New Artist of the Year.

Co-hosts Brad and Carrie drew plenty of laughs with their comedy bits, including a song that turned Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger" into "Moves Like Haggard," poking fun at all the hell that country artists raise, including Randy Travis' recent escapades.  They also poked gentle fun at Taylor Swift's brief romance with Conor Kennedy, but since the camera didn't cut to Taylor, we don't know if she was amused.  The pregnancy of Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles pregnancy was also fodder for various jokes, including an announcement by Brad that they were going to induce labor right there, with "Dr." Little Jimmy Dickens overseeing everything.  And the "motorboating" references also came fast and furious.

As host and performer, Carrie got to where somewhere in the neighborhood of 12 different outfits, and looked fabulous in each one.  It's up to the viewers to decide if her decision to sing her song "Blown Away" was appropriate in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, especially since she and Brad spent a lot of time sending their love out to to the hurricane's victims and requesting donations.  Brad even performed a bit of Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind" as a tribute to folks in New York, and threw in a New Jersey shout-out as well.

Here's a rundown of who performed what on the show:

Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Eric Church – “The Only Way I Know”
Tim McGraw – “One of Those Nights”
Miranda Lambert – “Fastest Girl in Town”
Zac Brown Band – “Goodbye in Her Eyes”
Dierks Bentley – “Tip It On Back”
The Band Perry – “Better Dig Two”
Eric Church – “Springsteen”
Eli Young Band – “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”
Taylor Swift – “Begin Again”
Little Big Town – “Pontoon”
Luke Bryan – “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye”
Hunter Hayes – “Wanted”
Faith Hill – “American Heart”
Brantley Gilbert – “Country Must Be Country Wide”
Keith Urban feat. Zac Brown – “Georgia Woods”
Brad Paisley – “Southern Comfort Zone”
Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away”
Jason Aldean – “Take A Little Ride”
Kelly Clarkson & Vince Gill – “Don’t Rush”
Kenny Chesney – “Come Over”
Willie Nelson Tribute:
-Lady Antebellum, “Always On My Mind/Crazy”
-Blake Shelton & Keith Urban, “Whiskey River”
-Tim McGraw & Faith Hill,  “Good Hearted Woman”
-Willie Nelson: “On the Road Again”

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Friday
Sep072012

MTV Video Music Awards 2012: Full List of Winners

Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Here’s a list of winners for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, held Thursday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles:

Video of the Year
Rihanna, “We Found Love”

Best Pop Video
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”

Best Rock Video
Coldplay, “Paradise”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Drake f/ Lil Wayne, “HYFR”

Best New Artist
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”

Best Female Video
Nicki Minaj, “Starships”

Best Male Video

Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”

Best Electronic Dance Music Video

Calvin Harris, “Feels So Close”

Best Video with a Message
Demi Lovato, “Skyscraper”

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Monday
May212012

Billboard Music Awards 2012 Winners List

Billboard(LAS VEGAS) -- Here are the winners from the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, held in Las Vegas on Sunday night:

ARTIST AWARDS
Top Artist
Adele

Top New Artist
Wiz Khalifa

Top Male Artist
Lil Wayne

Top Female Artist
Adele

Top Duo/Group
LMFAO

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Adele

Top Hot 100 Artist

Adele

Top Digital Songs Artist
Adele

Top Radio Songs Artist
Adele

Top Touring Artist
U2

Top Social Artist
Justin Bieber

Top Streaming Artist
Rihanna

Top Digital Media Artist
Adele

Top Pop Artist
Adele

Top R&B Artist
Chris Brown

Top Rap Artist
Lil Wayne

Top Country Artist
Lady Antebellum

Top Rock Artist
Coldplay

Top Alternative Artist
Coldplay

Top Latin Artist
Shakira

Top Dance Artist
Lady Gaga

Top Christian Artist
Casting Crowns

ALBUMS AWARDS
Top Billboard 200 Album
Adele, 21

Top Pop Album

Adele, 21

Top R&B Album
Beyonce, 4

Top Rap Album
Lil Wayne, Tha Carter IV

Top Country Album
Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party

Top Rock Album
Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto

Top Alternative Album
Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto

Top Latin Album
Romeo Santos, Formula Vol. 1

Top Dance Album
Lady Gaga, Born This Way

Top Christian Album
Casting Crowns, Come To The Well

SONG AWARDS
Top Hot 100 Song

LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock, "Party Rock Anthem"

Top Digital Song
LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock, "Party Rock Anthem"

Top Radio Song

Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer, "Give Me Everything"

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"

Top Streaming Song (Video)
Nicki Minaj, "Super Bass"

Top Pop Song

LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock, "Party Rock Anthem"

Top R&B Song
Kelly Rowland featuring Lil Wayne, "Motivation"

Top Rap Song

LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock, "Party Rock Anthem"

Top Country Song
Jason Aldean, "Dirt Road Anthem"

Top Rock Song

Foster The People, "Pumped Up Kicks"

Top Alternative Song

Adele, "Rolling In The Deep"

Top Latin Song
Don Omar & Lucenzo, "Danza Kuduro"

Top Dance Song
LMFAO featuring. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock, "Party Rock Anthem"

Top Christian Song
Laura Story, "Blessings"

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Monday
Nov212011

American Music Awards: Taylor Swift Named Artist of the Year

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Less than two weeks after scoring the top prize at the Country Music Association Awards, Taylor Swift took home the biggest honor -- artist of the year -- at the American Music Awards, which aired live on ABC Sunday night.

The award was Swift's third of the evening -- she had previously won favorite country female artist and favorite country album -- but she appeared shocked when her name was called for the big prize.

"This is the craziest thing that has ever happened to me!" Swift said.  "Fans, please never change.  I can't believe this is happening to me!"

Adele was also a three-time winner on Sunday night's telecast, but two of her awards -- favorite adult contemporary artist and favorite pop/rock female artist -- weren't given out on camera.  On camera, she won favorite pop/rock album for 21, but she wasn't present to accept the award, since she's recovering from vocal cord surgery.

Nicki Minaj picked up two awards, for favorite rap/hip-hop artist and favorite rap/hip-hop album for Pink Friday, and also had the honor of opening the show.

"This one could actually make me cry," she said, accepting her win for favorite rap/hip-hop album.  "I can't believe this is happening."

Other winners included Rihanna and Beyonce -- both of whom accepted their awards via video message, since they weren't there -- plus Lady Antebellum, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars and Hot Chelle Rae, who was named Sprint New Artist of the Year.  In addition, Katy Perry was given a special award of achievement for being the first woman ever to score five number one hits from a single album.  The only other artist who had ever done that was Michael Jackson.

However, the American Music Awards was really all about the live performances -- 17 in all, including over half a dozen artist collaborations.

The closing number was a performance by LMFAO, who turned the Nokia L.A. Live Theatre into a giant dance club with a medley of "Party Rock Anthem" and "Sexy and I Know It" that featured guest appearances by Justin Bieber and David Hasselhoff, numerous men ripping off their pants, showers of confetti and a giant inflatable zebra.

Copyright 2011 ABC News Radio

Monday
Nov212011

American Music Awards 2011: Winners List

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Here's a winners list for the 39th annual American Music Awards, held in Los Angeles on Sunday night:

Artist of the Year
Taylor Swift

Sprint New Artist of the Year
Hot Chelle Rae

Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist

Bruno Mars

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
Adele

Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group
Maroon 5

Favorite Pop/Rock Album
Adele, 21

Special Achievement Award for Earning Five Number-One Singles from One Album
Katy Perry

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist
Adele

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist
Usher

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
Beyonce

Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Rihanna, Loud

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album

Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday

Favorite Alternative Music Artist
Foo Fighters

Favorite Latin Music Artist
Jennifer Lopez

Favorite Country Male Artist
Blake Shelton

Favorite Country Female Artist
Taylor Swift

Favorite Country Band Duo or Group
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Country Album
Taylor Swift, Speak Now

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist
Casting Crows

Copyright 2011 ABC News Radio

Thursday
Nov102011

CMA Awards 2011 Winners: Taylor Swift Named Entertainer of the Year

Jason Kempin/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Taylor Swift was named Entertainer of the Year for the second time Wednesday night at the 45th annual CMA Awards, which aired live from Nashville, Tenn., on ABC.

Swift now joins Barbara Mandrell as the only other female artist in CMA history ever to be named Entertainer of the Year twice.

"I'm so happy right now!," gushed Swift from the podium.  "This is thanks to all the fans who filled up those stadiums and arenas all over the world this year."

The pop country star then proceeded to thank all the artists who've joined her onstage for her Speak Now tour, reading the names off her arm, where she'd scrawled them with a marker.  That list of names ranged from pop stars like Justin Bieber and Jason Mraz, to rappers like Nelly and T.I., to fellow country stars like Tim McGraw.

While Swift snagged the evening's most prestigious award, the night's big winner was The Band Perry, who scooped up three trophies, including New Artist of the Year, and both Song and Single of the Year for their smash hit "If I Die Young."  Accepting the Song of the Year trophy was Kimberly Perry, who wrote "If I Die Young."

"I truly believe that [the song] would've been written with or without me.  It just always felt like a song that was meant to be here," Perry said.

The night's other winners included country's current power couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert.  The two, who wed earlier this year, each picked up their second straight CMA Male and Female Vocalist of the Year awards.

Jason Aldean scored two wins, picking up the Album of the Year award for My Kinda Party, and the Musical Event of the Year trophy for his duet with Kelly Clarkson, "Don't You Wanna Stay."  Sugarland took home their fifth win in the Vocal Duo category, and dedicated it to their fans, especially the "good folks of Indiana."  Over the summer a number of fans were killed when the group's stage collapsed during the Indiana State Fair due to high winds.

Lady Antebellum, meanwhile, scored their third straight win as Vocal Group of the Year.

Here's a list of winners at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards:

-- Entertainer of the Year: Taylor Swift
-- Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
-- Male Vocalist of the Year: Blake Shelton
-- New Artist of the Year: The Band Perry
-- Vocal Group of the Year: Lady Antebellum
-- Single of the Year: "If I Die Young," The Band Perry
-- Album of the Year: My Kinda Party, Jason Aldean
-- Song of the Year: "If I Die Young," The Band Perry
-- Vocal Duo of the Year: Sugarland
-- Musical Event of the Year: "Don't You Wanna Stay," Jason Aldean w/Kelly Clarkson
-- Music Video of the Year: "You and Tequila," Kenny Chesney w/Grace Potter
-- Musician of the Year: Mac McAnally

Copyright 2011 ABC News Radio

Sunday
Sep182011

Emmy Winners List

Mathew Imaging/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- Here are the winners in the major categories at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, held Sunday at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles:

Outstanding Drama Series
Mad Men, AMC

Outstanding Comedy Series
Modern Family, ABC

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Supporting Actor in a Comedy
Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Outstanding Actor in a Drama
Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights

Supporting Actor in a Drama
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy
Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly

Supporting Actress in a Comedy
Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Outstanding Actress in a Drama
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Supporting Actress in a Drama
Margo Martindale, Justified

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
Downton Abbey

Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Barry Pepper, The Kennedys

Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire

Outstanding Reality Competition
The Amazing Race, CBS

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central

Copyright 2011 ABC News Radio

Monday
Aug292011

MTV Video Music Awards 2011: Winners List

John Rogers/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Katy Perry won three awards, including Video of the Year for "Firework," at Sunday night's 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Here's the complete list of winners:

Video of the Year
Katy Perry, "Firework"

Best Female Video
Lady Gaga, "Born This Way"

Best Male Video
Justin Bieber, "U Smile"

Best Pop Video
Britney Spears, "Till the World Ends"

Best Video with a Message
Lady Gaga, "Born This Way"

Best Rock Video
Foo Fighters, "Walk"

Best Hip-Hop Video
Nicki Minaj, "Super Bass"

Best New Artist
Tyler, The Creator, "Yonkers"

Best Collaboration
Katy Perry f./Kanye West, "E.T."

Best Art Direction
Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"

Best Direction
Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"

Best Choreography
Beyoncé, "Run the World (Girls)"

Best Cinematography
Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"

Best Editing
Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"

Best Special Effects
Katy Perry f./Kanye West, "E.T."

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Tuesday
Jun212011

'Mad Men' Top Winner at Critics' Choice Television Awards

AMC/Michael Yarish(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) -- Mad Men was the top winner at the first-ever Critics' Choice Television Awards in Beverly Hills on Monday afternoon.

The AMC program received the awards for best drama series, best actor in a drama series for Jon Hamm, and best supporting actress in a drama series for Christina Hendricks.

ABC's Modern Family was named best comedy series.

The Good Wife's Julianna Margulies, 30 Rock's Tina Fey and The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons were among the other actors who were honored at the event, presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association.  In addition, Danny DeVito was given the Critics' Choice Television Icon Award.

The Critics' Choice Television Awards will premiere on ReelzChannel on Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. ET.  Here are Monday's winners:

Best Drama Series
Mad Men

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
John Noble, Fringe

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men, and Margo Martindale, Justified (tie)

Best Reality Series
Hoarders and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (tie)

Best Reality Series – Competition
American Idol

Best Reality Show Host
Mike Rowe, Dirty Jobs

Best Talk Show

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Best Comedy Series
Modern Family

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Busy Philipps, Cougar Town

Most Exciting New Series
Alcatraz
Apartment 23
Awake
Falling Skies
New Girl
Ringer
Smash
Terra Nova

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