The first annual PROVOKR Awards – honoring the artists and entertainers who have created the Sexiest and most Provocative work in Film, TV, Music, Fashion, Art, Words and Social Media – have been announced today at PROVKR.com.
“At PROVOKR, it is our mission to bring the best and most exquisite of this kind of work to our audience. Thank you to the winners for maintaining such a high level of excellence during 2016,” said editor Howard Karren.
The complete list of winners follows the jump (some images marginally NSFW)”
The nominees for the iHeartRadio Awards were announced this morning.
Drake led with twelve nominations – including Song of the Year and Male Artist of the Year. The Chainsmokers earned eleven noms including Song of the Year and the inaugural Best New Pop Artist category.
Other multiple nominees include: Rihanna, twenty one pilots, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Beyoncé, Daya, Halsey, Nicky Jam and Sia.
The 2017 iHeartRadio Awards will be presented live on the Turner networks (TBS, TNT and truTV) on Sunday, March 5th. Read on for a complete of nominees.
NBC is honoring Tony Bennett with a two-hour special – Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come – hosted by Alec Baldwin and featuring performances by such artists as Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Billy Joel, Elton John, Diana Krall, k.d. lang, Leslie Odom, Jr., Kevin Spacey, Stevie Wonder, Rufus Wainwright, and, of course, the legendary Tony Bennett.
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come will air on Tuesday, December 20th (9/8C). A companion CD to the special will be released on December 16th. For further details, read on.
The nominations for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today and Nate Parker’s Birth of a Nation led the way with six nominations: Outstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Independent Motion Picture, Outstanding Direction in a Motion Picute – Nate Parker, Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture – Nate Parker, Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Nate Parker, and Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Aja Naomi King.
In television, black-ish led with 12 noms.
Beyoncé grabbed seven noms including Entertainer of the Year.
Winners will be announced during the live Anthony Anderson-hosted ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, which is set to air on TV One at 9 p.m. ET.
The nominees for the 59th Grammy® Awards have been announced and, no surprise here, Beyoncé leads with nine noms including Album of the Year.
Other major multiple nominees are: Drake, rihanna and Kanye with eight apiece.
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will be televised live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 12, 2017 (8/7C). A list of major nominees (and a link to the complete list) follow the break.
Robert Downey Jr. Taraji P. Henson and Steven Yeun are among the presenters announced today for the 2016 American Music Awards.
Hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah – and featuring an all-star list of performers including Green Day, Bruno Mars and The Weeknd – the 2016 American Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20th (8/7C).
For the complete of today’s announced presenters, how to vote and social media info, read on.
The nominations for fan favorites in 64 categories across Movies, TV, music and digital media were announced today.
Voting will conclude on Thursday, December 15th at 11:59 pm and the results will be announced on the live broadcast of the People’s Choice Awards 2017 from the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (CBS, 9/8C).
On Thanksgiving Eve, Usher will perform a concert from his hometown, Chattannoga, for TNT and State Farms’ Neighborhood Sessions.
The special highlights Usher and State Farm’s efforts to revive music and arts education in Chattanooga and surrounding communities by benefitting The Nancy Lackey Community Education Fund, named for Usher’s late grandmother.
Usher’s Neighborhood Sessions concert will air on TNT Wednesday, Nov. 23 (10/9C). Details follow the break.