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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved new rules for the 2021 Oscars due to the coronavirus pandemic. The organization has agreed to make a “temporary exception” to eligibility criteria due to the widespread closure of cinemas as a result of social distancing measures in place around the world and for the…

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Days before the 2020 Grammy Awards, a suspended CEO has claimed that the annual ceremony is rigged. Deborah Dugan served as the CEO of the prestigious Recording Academy. During an interview with “CBS This Morning,” Dugan made several shocking claims about the nomination and awards process. “In that room, not only are there trustees that…

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The Golden Globes is catching flack for snubbing “When They See Us.” On Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, representatives announced nominations for the award ceremony, which will honor the top films and TV programs of 2019, and Ava DuVernay’s four-part Netflix miniseries was nowhere among them. Although the film garnered several Emmy Awards, fans are upset…

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The National Urban League Conference held its annual Women of Power Awards Luncheon at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The event was hosted by Michelle Miller of “CBS This Morning: Saturday.” Honorees included actress Vanessa Bell Calloway, Kimberly A. Blackwell (CEO of PMM Agency), Marilyn F. Booker (Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management),…

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Jada Pinkett Smith is set to be honored in a major way at the upcoming MTV Movie & TV  Awards. The 47-year-old actress —  who has children Jaden, 20, and Willow, 18, with her husband Will Smith — will receive the prestigious Trailblazer Award from her Girls Trip co-star Tiffany Haddish in recognition of her…

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  Janet Jackson will receive this year’s Global Icon Award at MTV’s European Music Awards. The 52-year-old singer — who also received the Icon Award at this year’s Billboard Music Awards — will be honored at the star-studded ceremony on Nov. 4, 2018, in Bilbao, Spain, where she will also perform a medley of her greatest songs,…

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Saturday night, scores of celebrities and individuals flooded the Fillmore venue in Miami for the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards ceremony hosted by DeRay Davis. The ceremony opened with millennial artist Lil Pump, who came on stage wearing two puffballs, a big red coat and shiny jewelry to match. While performing his hit song “Gucci…

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Prison B.R.E.A.K. is an acronym for Building Relationships Empowerment and Knowledge. Throughout the years, a lot has changed about me. I have become wiser, more humble and my perception on life has changed. One thing that has always remained the same is the love in my heart and the pure joy I get from giving…

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On Saturday, Nov. 11 the Michigan Chronicle honored the best in Black-owned businesses, entrepreneurs, entertainers and community organizations in and around Detroit at the Music Hall in Detroit’s theater district. Best in Black (BIB) is Detroit’s community choice awards where the nominees and winners are determined by the people, for the people. This year there were…

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The first annual I See You Awards® was recently held in Detroit at the Bel Air Luxury Cinema. The awards program was specifically designed for low-budget independent filmmakers and was created to be a black-tie, Hollywood-styled awards affair where attendees could walk the blue carpet, network with like-minded people, and be honored with awards. One special…

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On April 8, the Wolverine Bar Association held its 56th Annual Barrister’s Ball Mardi Gras in Motown at the Marriott Renaissance Center located in Downtown Detroit. Every year, more than 1,500 leaders from the legal, business, civic and political communities and various socialites attend the Barrister’s Ball. Attendees enjoyed music and gathered in their best black-tie attire to…

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The 2017 Grammy nominations are here and for the first time in history, the Recording Academy have made streaming only recordings eligible for Grammy consideration. This bodes well for many independent artists across the globe. Chance the Rapper is one of the first to benefit from this with a host of nominations. Chance has been…

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On Oct. 13, the Detroit Young Professionals held its 6th annual Vanguard Awards: Leaders in Motion at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The class of 2016 recipients is comprised of emerging leaders in the metro Detroit area. These leaders impact the community in a positive way, are dedicated, pave ways for other entrepreneurs and professionals,…

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