Female nominees rule top category at Americana Music Awards

Entertainment 05/14/19, 17:25

In contrast to other country music award shows, the artist of the year nominees at this year's Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards are all female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgraves and Rhiannon Giddens.The Americana Music Association announced Tuesday that singer-songwriter Lori McKenna is the leading nominee with ...

And the nominees won’t be (but should be) …

Entertainment 01/17/19, 10:10

By its nature, awards season tends to winnow a field of films and performances until many of the same names are read week after week, award show after award show, leading up to the Academy Awards. It's a process that always leaves deserving nominees left out for lack of buzz, ...

Screen Actors Guild slams film academy for Oscar tactics

Entertainment 01/14/19, 14:26

The Screen Actors Guild on Monday called on the film academy to stop trying to prevent stars from appearing on award shows before the Oscars.In an unusually critical statement, SAG-AFTRA said it has received multiple reports that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is pressuring certain actors to ...

Tauren Wells wins 4, including new artist, at Dove Awards

Entertainment 10/16/18, 22:02

Christian artist Tauren Wells won four awards including new artist and contemporary Christian artist of the year at the Gospel Music Association's 49th annual Dove Awards.Wells, who was the former lead singer for Christian rock group Royal Tailor, performed "Known" from his solo debut album, "Hills and Valleys," during Thursday's ...

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