Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift Top Kids’ Choice Awards Nominations

The tweens have spoken, and the women of the music industry are set to win big at next month’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. All the nominations for Song of the Year are performed by women, Billboard reports, including Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off, Katy Perry’s Dark Horse and the Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj collaboration Bang Bang. Another 2014 anthem that made it to the category is Meghan Trainor’s All About That Bass. But Australian rapper Iggy Azalea Read more [...]

Oscar Nominations: Slave Tussles With Hustle

The three big favorites dominated the Oscar pack, as American Hustle and Gravity each received 10 Academy Award nominations and 12 Years a Slave nine. They should be the prime contenders on Oscar night, Mar. 2. Gravity could take the most statuettes because of its presumed monopoly of the technical categories. For that same reason — that it’s just a sci-fi movie (just a visionary, enthralling sci-fi movie) — Alfonso Cuarón’s space epic might not be taken seriously by the Academy Read more [...]

The Art Directors Guild Releases its Nominations

Preparing for the 18th annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards, nominations were released today (January 8), which included box office hit films "Gravity," "The Great Gatsby" and "American Hustle." Among the TV nominations were, "Arrested Development," "Breaking Bad" and "Behind the Candelabra," and the movie nominations are broken down into three categories: period film, covering movies set in the pre-Civil War south through the late 1970's-early 1980's, fantasy film, Read more [...]

Producers Guild Awards Predict Oscar Nominations

The Producer’s Guild announced its nominees for the Producer of the Year Award today. Traditionally, the PGAs have been a good indicator for which movies will succeed at the Oscars. Last year, eight of the 10 PGA nominees got best picture nods at the Academy Awards. And the last six PGA winners have gone on to win Best Picture at the Oscars. And the nominees are: American Hustle, Blue Jasmine, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, Gravity, Her, Nebraska, Saving Mr. Banks, 12 Years a Slave and Wolf Read more [...]

The Golden Globes TV Nominations Are Out. Don’t Get Too Excited.

The Golden Globes TV nominations are out this morning. Some were surprisingly welcome and some were surprisingly off. They represent the opinions of a relative handful of foreign-press journalists who cover Hollywood. They are awarded on a different cycle than the Emmys and have essentially no predictive value for them. If you got one, that is very nice for you. Those are essentially, the only necessary reactions to have to the Golden Globes in any given year. But because awards always get attention–because Read more [...]