Entertainment News: award shows
Seth MacFarlane is officially out of the running to host the Oscars again.
The "Family Guy" creator and "Ted" writer and director Tweeted on Monday, May 20, that he would not be able to host the 2014 ceremony because of scheduling issues and the need to sleep.
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While many starlets turned heads in a variety of different looks at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, many opted for shiny, sequined outfits.
At the event, which aired live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 19, Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus all dazzled in sparkling ensembles. While all three divas stunned in their individual looks, which singer's outfit is your favorite?
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards, which aired live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 19, saw Taylor Swift and Rihanna reign supreme.
Swift dominated the award show with multiple wins in various categories, including nabbing the evening's highest honor: Top Artist. The songstress, who also took home the awards for Top Female Artist and Top Country Artist, beat out Justin Bieber, Maroon 5 and Rihanna.
The 2013 BET Awards will air live from the Nokia Theatre LA Live. in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, June 30 and will be hosted by actor and comedian Chris Tucker.
Drake leads the pack with a whopping 12 nominations, including one for Video of the Year Award for his clip "HYFR," which features Lil Wayne. Other nominees includes the likes of Kendrick Lamar and rapper 2 Chainz, who each earned eight nods, while A$AP Rocky is up for 5 awards and Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake and Miguel received four nominations. Check out the FULL list.
Taylor Swift is just one of the musical acts set to perform at the CMT Music Awards 2013, it was announced on Monday, May 13.
Other musicians set to perform at the event include Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan and Pistol Annies, according to a statement by CMT. Swift is up for two awards at the show including Video of the Year for "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and Female Video of the Year for "Begin Again."
Check out the full list of nominations for the 2013 CMT Music Awards, which will be held in the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
The fan-voted awards show honors country music videos and television performances. This year's ceremony will be hosted by "Veronica Mars" alum and current "House of Lies" star Kristen Bell for the second consecutive year as well as by first-time host and country star Jason Aldean. Check out the full list of nominations below.
The 40th annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards ceremony is set to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, June 16, 2013.
CBS earned the most nods with 50 nominations, including 23 for its soap opera "The Young and the Restless." The PBS network garnered 44 nominations, including 17 for the veteran children's series "Sesame Street." The talk show to earn the most Emmy nods is the syndicated "Ellen DeGeneres Show" with 10 nominations. Kevin Clash, who voiced Elmo on "Sesame Street" and has won 23 daytime Emmys, is also nominated.
The 2013 Tony Awards will air live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on CBS on June 9 at 8 p.m. ET and the nominees have been announced.
The new musical "Kinky Boots," by singer Cyndi Lauper and Broadway veteran Harvey Fierstein, leads with 13 nominations, including one for Best Musical. Tom Hanks also received his first Tony nod. Check out the full list of 2013 Tony nominations below.
You'd have to be living on Mars to have never gotten a Taylor Swift song stuck in your head, tapped your feet to a Justin Bieber tune, or heard Bruno Mars radiate from your radio.
Now, one of these music superstars will be crowned Billboard's new Milestone Award winner, you can help pick the winner!
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced winners in seven of the 25 English-language categories for the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on April 20.
Among the winners were NBC's television drama "Days of Our Lives," "The New Normal," and Fox's television series "Raising Hope." Additional awards will be presented in the final awards ceremony in San Francisco on May 11.