Award shows

Actor Kenneth Branagh poses in the pressroom with the award for best performance by an actor in "Wallander" at the at the New York Hilton on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 11:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Branagh won the International Emmy for Best Actor, while Anna Friel won the Best Actress trophy at the 2017 International Emmy Awards gala Monday night in New York. Branagh and Friel were among 11 winning performers and programs spanning eight countries: Belgium, Canada,...
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Diana Ross performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 7:31 am
This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts were in contention. Only six female artists or...
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Pink, left, and Kelly Clarkson perform "Everybody Hurts" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2017 - 5:59 am
The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics. Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked off the three-hour show Sunday with a performance honoring...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 25, 2017, file photo, Bruno Mars performs "Perm" at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Mars is the top nominee with eight nods at the American Music Awards, while The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd all earned five nominations each. The show will broadcast live from Los Angeles on Nov. 19, 2017. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
November 19, 2017 - 11:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 8 p.m. Diana Ross received the lifetime achievement award at the American Music Awards. Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama congratulated Ross in a video before the style icon, singer and actress delivered an upbeat medley of...
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Luis Fonsi accepts the award for record of the year for "Despacito" at the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
November 16, 2017 - 11:19 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The global hit "Despacito" was the big winner at Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards, making good on all four of its nominations, including record and song of the year. Singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi dedicated his awards to his native Puerto Rico, as did several other artists throughout...
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Juanes accepts the award for best pop/rock album for "Mis Planes Son Amarte" at the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
November 16, 2017 - 8:40 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards being presented Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Luis Fonsi's megahit "Despacito" featuring Daddy Yankee has won the record of the year award at this year's Latin Grammys. The Latin...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Daniel Kaluuya in a scene from, "Get Out." ordan Peele’s horror sensation is again the subject of debate after it was reported that Universal Pictures has submitted the film for Golden Globes consideration as a comedy, rather than a drama. The film’s classification will ultimately reside with the Globes, but the controversy shows how “Get Out” is already challenging the conventions of Hollywood’s prestige movie season. (Universal Pictures via AP)
November 16, 2017 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The movie year seems destined to conclude the way it essentially began: With everybody talking about "Get Out." Jordan Peele's horror sensation is again the subject of debate after it was reported that Universal Pictures has submitted the film for Golden Globes consideration as a...
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FILE - In this Jan.. 6, 2009, file photo, Golden Globe statuettes are seen during a news conference at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced on Nov. 15, 2017, that its annual Miss Golden Globe honoree will now be known as the Golden Globe Ambassador. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
November 16, 2017 - 6:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The group behind the Golden Globe awards says its Miss Golden Globe honoree will now be known as the Golden Globe Ambassador. Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Meher Tatna says the move was made in order to help expand the role to help recognize the association's...
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November 14, 2017 - 5:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minority television directors made modest gains last season, but the majority of television episodes are still directed by white men, the Directors Guild of America found in a study released Tuesday. The guild's study states that 62 percent of nearly 4,500 television...
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November 14, 2017 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tracee Ellis Ross will be close by when her mom, Diana Ross, is honored at Sunday's American Music Awards because she'll be hosting the show. The "black-ish" actress says she's excited to be named the host but is "especially thrilled" to do it the year that her mother is getting the...
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