The numbers are in. Even Warren Beatty's Best Picture flub couldn't save Sunday night's Oscar Awards snooze fest. ABC viewers tuned out in droves as spoiled leftwing celebrities threatened to turn the 2017 Oscars telecast into their anti-Trump political platform.
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Viola Davis finally won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Fences. The 51-year-old Golden Globe winner's competition included Hidden Figures' star Octavia Spencer, Lion's Nicole Kidman and Moonlight's Naomie Harris.
New dad Mahershali Ali won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in the gay coming-of-gay film Moonlight.
As he took to the stage, the 43-year-old Oakland native made sure to give a special shout out to his wife Amatus Sami-Karim, the mother of his newborn daughter Bari Najma Ali, who was born on Wednesday, Feb. 22.
The Academy of Arts and Sciences is anxious to avoid last year's controversies over the lack of Oscar nominations for black people and people of color. A record six black people were nominated for Oscars this year.
Actor Laverne Cox walked the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards over the weekend. The crowd gasped as Cox showed off his lanky legs in a crimson Prabal Gurung gown.
Singer/actor Tyrese Gibson penned this emotional Instagram tribute to the beautiful Viola Davis, who picked up a SAG Award for best actress this weekend.
The 40-year-old "How To Get Away With Murder" star is an inspiration to 100% black women and girls everywhere.
This is the celebration we missed when the Miss Universe 2015 Pageant ended abruptly due to a colossal mixup between host Steve Harvey, the teleprompter guy, and the cue card.
The cue card that Steve Harvey should have read from correctly named Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach the winner of the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant. But Steve read from the teleprompter which named Miss Colombia the winner. The correct winner was eventually crowned but the show ended abruptly because it ran over its allotted time slot due to the mixup. The 2015 Miss Universe Pageant was taped live at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Sunday, December 20, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Michael Jackson's Thriller is the 1st album ever to reach the 30 million sales mark in the United States!
Jackson's breakthrough Thriller album remains the #1 selling album of all time with over 100 million sales worldwide.
The Academy Award nominations were announced live this morning to much fanfare. Oprah's vanity film 'Selma' received an unlikely Oscar nod. Click the link to see if your favorite actor or movie was nominated. By the way, fan favorite Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie, was snubbed by the Academy for a Best Picture nom.
The Golden Globes of the past have always been stiff, snobby, pompous affairs. Though no one really believed Oprah's vanity film 'Selma' had a chance of winning a Golden Globe award last night, rapper Common and singer/songwriter John Legend pulled off something of an upset by winning Best Original Song for the truly forgettable "Glory" off the 'Selma' soundtrack.
Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea won the American Music Award for Best Rap/Hip Hop Album over more deserving rappers Drake and Eminem during the live telecast last night. Iggy also won Favorite artist Rap/Hip-Hop. It was one of those moments in music history that galvanized the hip hop community against one artist.
Steve McQueen's slavery-themed film 12 Years a Slave won the top honor at the 86th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles.
Actor Will Smith, who was awarded a Razzie on Saturday for worst actor in a flop (After Earth), presented the Best Picture Oscar Award to 12 Years a Slave.
Director McQueen said: "Everyone deserves not just to survive but to live... I dedicate this award to all the people who have endured slavery and the 21 million people who still suffer slavery today."
It was another "end of white guilt" moment for the Oscar Academy who have conditioned audiences to believe that black actors are only at their best when they portray slaves or humble domestic help.
President Obama's lies have earned him the less-than-prestigious 'Lie Of The Year' Award, CBS News reports.
It's not exactly the Nobel Peace Prize, but at least Obama won't end the year without being recognized for some small achievement.
'Glee' star Amber Riley and her dance partner Derek Hough won the coveted championship trophy during the Dancing With The Stars Finale on Tuesday. Riley's surprising footwork and her inspiring enthusiasm helped boost the season 17 ratings 17%, according to USA Today.
Riley said she had no hopes of even making it through to the final round when the season began.
"When I first started, I just didn't think there was any way that I could win. It wasn't a thought for me. It was just like, 'Go and do your best, do your best,' " she said after Tuesday's finale. "With every week, I kind of wanted it a little bit more and toward the end, I was just like, 'Man, it's actually possible. I'm in the finals.' Getting through to the end was a reward in itself, but the trophy was the cherry on top."
Watch Amber Riley and Derek Hough's Samba and Quickstep (Fusion) dance after the break.
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For the first time in her 24-year recording career, singer Tamar Braxton has gone platinum! Tamar's "Love & War" single was certified platinum. The announcement was made via the Tamar and Vince Show Twitter page. Tamar joins her Grammy-winning sister, Toni Braxton, in a very exclusive category.