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Weekly Music Highlights: The Oscars Performances, Nicki Minaj's New Song And Rolling Stones Tour Dates

It was an impressive night at the Academy Awards for both movies and music, though it's been a less than easy week for Liam Gallagher. Some brilliant videos have caught our eye and exciting tour...

Could The 2019 Oscars Have No Host?

The Academy been fighting declining viewing figures for the Oscars for years at this point, releasing old producers and introducing edgier and younger hosts. However, one change seems to have been forced upon them, with...

Oscars Expels Bill Cosby And Roman Polanski

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that it has expelled Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from its membership that decides the annual Oscars.At its meeting on Tuesday (May 1st), the Academy’s...

Man Arrested Over Frances Mcdormand's Oscar Theft

The Academy Awards was quite the dramatic night for Frances McDormand, who not only one the Oscar for Best Actress, but also ended up having it stolen before being returned to her all within the...

Academy Awards 2018: Guillermo Del Toro Lands His First And Jordan Peele Makes History

Awards season reached its climax this weekend with the 90th Academy Awards, and the big winners of the night came of no surprise to anyone. It was an important ceremony celebrating films that explored a...

Casey Affleck Will Not Present Best Actress Oscar

Casey Affleck will break with Oscars tradition and will not present the award for Best Actress at the upcoming Academy Awards next month.Regular protocol at the Oscars dictates that the winner of the Best Actor...

Rachel Morrison: The First Female Oscar Nominee For Best Cinematographer

The forthcoming 90th Academy Awards is already making waves in feminism this year by nominating their first ever female cinematographer. Rachel Morrison is named in the corresponding category for her work on the Netflix period...

2018 Oscars Nominations Officially Revealed; Who'll Win Big At This Year's Academy Awards?

The 90th Academy Awards are right around the corner, and with some fantastic movies coming out of Hollywood over the past 12 months, the categories for Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Actor amongst others...

Halle Berry Claims Her Oscar Win "Meant Nothing" For Diversity

Halle Berry made history back in 2002 when she won the best actress Oscar for her acclaimed role in Monster’s Ball – but, 15 years later, she has said that it has “meant nothing” for...

Jimmy Kimmel To Return As Oscars Host In 2018

This year’s Oscars will inevitably go down in history for the infamous mix-up over who won Best Picture, but at least one element of the telecast went well enough to warrant being repeated next year,...

Oscars To Retain Pwc Despite This Year's Best Picture Mix-up

The Oscars organisers are to continue using accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) despite the company coming under intense fire for the embarrassing mix-up over Best Picture at this year’s awards ceremony.PwC had taken responsibility for the...

Warren Beatty Wants The Academy To "Publicly Clarify" What Led To Oscars Mix-up

Warren Beatty has said he wants Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs “publicly clarify” what happened during the best picture presentation at Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony.In what will go down as the biggest gaffe in Oscars...

James Corden Mocks 'La La Land' Best Picture Fiasco With 'Audition' Sketch

James Corden paid tribute to the catastrophic loss 'La La Land' suffered at the 89th Academy Awards last week, with his own rendition of the musical's song 'Audition (The Fools Who Dream)'. He dons a...

Tweeting Pwc Accountant Blamed For Oscars Best Picture Mix-up

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apologised to the casts and producers of La La Land and Moonlight following the high-profile blunder during the presentation of the Best Picture Oscar at the...

Oscars Host Jimmy Kimmel Under Fire For "Mocking" Mahershala Ali's Name

While the La La Land / Moonlight confusion inevitably stole the headlines at last night’s Oscars ceremony, the telecast’s host Jimmy Kimmel has come under fire for ‘mocking’ actor Mahershala Ali’s name and ‘devaluing’ his...

Fatherhood And An Academy Awards Victory: It's A Good Week To Be Mahershala Ali

This week has been an amazing one for Mahershala Ali, who as well as becoming a father for the first time, became the first Muslim to win an Academy Award when he scooped the gong...

The Academy Awards Serve Up Viola Davis' Third Major Acting Gong

Viola Davis has just landed Best Supporting Actress at the 89th Academy Awards for her role in the 1950s African-American drama 'Fences'. The win was almost too much for the star though, who looked and...

Viola Davis Unsure About '#Oscarssowhite' Success

Although she’s pretty much the nailed-on favourite to win at the Oscars later this month, having swept the awards season in all the Best Actress categories for her role opposite Denzel Washington in Fences, Viola...

Will Trump's Visa Ban Keep An Oscar Nominated Director From Attending The Ceremony?

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi may not be able to attend this year’s Academy Awards due to the travel ban enacted by President Donald Trump on Friday, which prohibits entry to the U.S. from seven Muslim...

Music And Diversity Are What's Hot At The 2017 Oscar Nominations [In-depth]

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards are finally in, and of course it's 'La La Land' that takes the biscuit. With no less than 14 nominations under its belt, it's matched the Oscars record!...

'La La Land' Equals Oscars Record With 14 Nominations

Having broken records at the Golden Globes earlier this month, the widely acclaimed movie musical La La Land has performed as predicted and secured 14 nominations for the 2017 Oscars, equalling the record for most...

Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Surprisingly Low Oscars Fee

Next year’s Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel has revealed the surprisingly low figure he’s being paid to present the telecast in two months’ time.Speaking to KROQ’s ‘The Kevin & Bean Show’ on Wednesday (December 14th), the...

Jimmy Kimmel To Host 2017 Oscars Ceremony

Late night chat show host Jimmy Kimmel has been selected to host the 2017 Oscars ceremony in February next year, it has been revealed.It’s the first time that the 49 year old entertainer has been...

Ben Affleck Reunites With Author Dennis Lehane In Oscar-tipped Live By Night

Ben Affleck is returning to the director's seat for new film 'Live By Night' to work on another Dennis Lehane novel. The film, scheduled for a January 2017 release, set in prohibition era USA, follows...

Academy Announces 683 New Members In Massive Diversity Drive

In response to the avalanche of criticism the Oscars received this year, the Academy Awards has invited a large number of stars to join its membership so that they can vote ahead of next year’s...

Samantha Barks: 'Performing As Myself Is Terrifying!'

The 25-year-old actress and singer first shot to fame on U.K. talent search show I'd Do Anything before being cast as Eponine in 2012 movie Les Miserables. She is now showcasing her vocal skills with...

Academy Apologises For "Tone-deaf" Asian Jokes During Telecast

The organisers of the Oscars have apologised for the “tone-deaf” portrayal of Asians in various jokes at this year’s ceremony, after a group of actors and filmmakers of Asian descent complained of being offended.The Academy...

Jada Pinkett Smith Addresses Chris Rock's Oscar Joke

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has spoken for the first time since last weekend’s Oscar ceremony, where host Chris Rock took a swipe at her during his opening monologue. The wife of Will Smith had announced...

Chris Rock's Girl Scout Rival Mom Linda Dunn Responds To Oscar CåOokies Stunt

Linda Dunn, the woman name-checked by Oscars host Chris Rock as he led his daughters in a competitive fund-raising effort by selling Girl Scout cookies to the assorted celebs at the ceremony on Sunday night,...

Jaime King Inspired By Lady Gaga To Reveal Sexual Abuse In Her Past

Inspired by Lady Gaga’s emotional performance at the Oscars where she was joined onstage by dozens of sexual assault survivors, actress Jaime King has shared her own story, saying that she too is a survivor...

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