Congratulations! Audra McDonald Has More Tonys Then Anyone Else, So When Is Her Big Break?

by Anya Rahmingon June 10, 2014
Audra McDonald made history when she beat out Angela Lansbury and Julie Harris to become the actress with the most Tony Awards when she won her 6th Tony on Sunday June 8, 2014. McDonald won Best Actress In A Play for her portrayal of Jazz singer Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. She concluded her […]

BET Awards To Be Hosted By Chris Rock, Nominations Announced

by Anya Rahmingon May 15, 2014
BET has released the full list of nominees for the 2014 BET Awards ceremony, hosted by comedian Chris Rock. Categories range from film, to music, to social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and other creative arts.  The 2014 BET awards will air live on Sunday, June 29th at 8pm ET. “This year’s nominees represent the best of the culture,” […]

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Best 2014 Black Hollywood Oscars Red Carpet Gallery

by Anya Rahmingon March 3, 2014
Check out photos of Black Hollywood on the red carpet from last night’s Oscar’s ceremony. See what the young up-and-coming stars like Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o wore, and weigh in on the much discussed apparel of Pharrell Williams and Whoopi Goldberg.

2014 Oscar Winners List With Black Cinema First

by Anya Rahmingon March 3, 2014
The 2014 Oscars turned out to be one of the most pleasant ceremonies of its kind to have aired in recent years. Host Ellen DeGeneres set the night’s light-hearted tone with family friendly jokes, pizza for the stars, and a “group selfie” that became the most re-tweeted tweet in history. There were no major controversies […]


And The 2014 NAACP Image Award Winners Are…

by Anya Rahmingon February 24, 2014
  The complete list of 2014 NAACP Image Award winners, including both televised and non-televised categories, has been released. There were a few surprises, but no one will be shocked to learn that Kerry Washington took home Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series, for Scandal, or that Lupita Nyong’o took home the Outstanding Supporting Actress in […]

12 Years As A Slave Scores 2 BAFTAS

by Anya Rahmingon February 18, 2014
  The 2014 BAFTA (British Academy Film Awards) ceremony took place on February 16, 2014. During the award ceremony, which is about the equivalent of the Oscars in Britain, the Best Film award went to 12 Years As A Slave. Chiwetel Ejiofor, who played the lead in the film, walked away with the Best Actor award. […]

Black Oscar Nominations For 2014

by Anya Rahmingon January 18, 2014
The 2014 Oscar Nominations have been announced. Two Black films, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, and 12 Years As A Slave, received nods this year. See the Black Actor and Film Nominations below: Best Picture 12 Years As A Slave Best Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor – Ejiofor is the first British Black actor to receive an Academy Award […]

Just Two Black Golden Globe Winners In 2014

by Anya Rahmingon January 13, 2014
Black actors and film productions were well represented in nominations for the 2014 Golden Globes Awards. With 12 Years As A Slave to Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, and quite a few television categories in the running, some victories were guaranteed. Unluckily, the competition this year was immense. Critically acclaimed films like Gravity and Dallas Buyers Club were also […]

List Of Nominees Released for 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards

by Anya Rahmingon January 10, 2014
  The 45th annual NAACP Image Awards will air on February 22nd at 9/8c pm on TVOne. Awards are given out in 5 major categories: Motion Pictures, Recording, Television, Literature, and Writing/Directing. Select categories will be announced on stage with tape delay. See the full list of nominees in all the categories below. TELEVISION Outstanding […]

Black Hollywood Shines In Golden Globe Nominations

by Anya Rahmingon December 13, 2013
The list of Golden Globe nominees has been released online. 2014 looks like the year Black Hollywood will shine. Steve McQueen’s 12 Years As A Slave is tied with co-leader American Hustle at 7 nominations. Kerry Washington is getting another shot at an award for playing Olivia Pope after she didn’t win at the Emmy’s in […]


BET Hip Hop Awards Airing October 15 – Hosted By Uncle Snoop

by Anya Rahmingon October 14, 2013
The BET Hip Hop Awards are airing this Tuesday, October 15 at 8/7c on BET. Uncle Snoop, the artist formerly known as Snoop Dog, and then Snoop Lion, is the show’s host. The award ceremony has been held annually since it was instituted in 2006. It includes awards such as “Best Live Performer,” “Lyricist Of […]

3 Black Actors Receive Emmy Nominations For 2013

by Anya Rahmingon July 18, 2013
The 2013 Emmy nominations have been released. 3  Black actors have received norminations this year. Kerry Washington (Scandal, ABC) was nominated in the category lead actress in a drama series for her role as Olivia Pope. Don Cheadle (House of Lies, Showtime) was nominated in the category of lead actor in a drama series. Finally, Alfre […]


Watch Michelle Obama Announce Oscar Best Picture Nominees From White House

by Anya Rahmingon February 25, 2013
Last night at the Academy Awards First Lady Michelle Obama announced the nominees for Best Picture, the event’s most anticipated category. For those who didn’t watch, its important to point out that she gave a virtual presentation, and Michelle Obama did not actually attend the event in person.  Some have criticized the First Lady for […]

Watch Jennifer Hudson’s Performance Of “And I Am Telling You” From Last Night’s Oscars

by Anya Rahmingon February 25, 2013
Last night Jennifer Hudson gave a performance of “And I Am Telling You” from Dreamgirls at the Academy Awards ceremony and earned a standing ovation. Back in 2006, Hudson appeared in the movie version of the stage musical Dreamgirls. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Effie White in […]


List of Oscar Presenters Grows: Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah…

by Anya Rahmingon February 22, 2013
A more extensive list of Oscar posters have been announced since our last post about the subject. Several Black presenters and performers have been announced including: Jamie Foxx Halle Berry Samuel L. Jackson Octavia Spencer Queen Latifah Kerry Washington Jennifer Hudson (performer) Other presenters and performers  include: Jane Fonda Jennifer Garner Kristen Stewart Kerry Washington […]

55th Annual Grammys Complete List Of Winners

by Anya Rahmingon February 11, 2013
  The Grammy’s aired tonight. After 3 1/2 hours, the results are in. See the complete list of winners below.   Record of the Year “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye and Kimbra Album of the Year “Babel,” Mumford & Sons Song of the Year Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost and Nate Ruess […]

Octavia Spencer And Samuel L. Jackson To Present At Oscars

by Anya Rahmingon February 7, 2013
Octavia Spencer and Samuel L. Jackson have been chosen as presenters for the 2013 Oscar.  This is the first year in which all of last year’s Oscar winners in each of the acting categories are returning to present. Octavia Spencer won an Academy Award last year for her role in The Help. Samuel L. Jackson, […]

Full List 2013 44th Annual NAACP Image Award Winners

by Anya Rahmingon February 2, 2013
  The 44th NAACP Image Awards wrapped up on February 1st. The gist of things is that Red Tails finally got some attention, Kerry Washington got recognition for her work on the silver screen, the big screen, and off-screen. She received the President’s Award, which is not included on the list below. Powerful films unrecognized by other […]