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The problem with Justin Bieber is he’s such a likable kid even people who are not particularly fans want to give him awards. And this truth was proven at the CMT Awards last night in Nashville hosted by Kid Rock, where Justin, Taylor Swift and Blake Shelton all got a prize.
Taylor notched up a hat trick of wins when her performance of ‘Mine’ won the prize for ‘Video of the Year.’ This honor follows her two previous wins for ‘Our Song’ in 2008 and 2009‘s ‘Love Story.’ And Taylor seemed thrilled;
“I wish I could be there, but I’m hanging out with 15,000 of my closest friends in Milwaukee,” sheMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – For years the Golden Globes were regarded as a signpost to the Oscars; If it won a Globe it was sure to get a gold man as well. Today, few in Hollywood respect them, and since Cher and Christina Aguilera got picked for ‘Burlesque’ this disdain has grown.
Released on November 24, Burlesque’s $55-million budget and withering reception rightly made it one of the most expensive Thanksgiving turkeys in history. So when it received a nomination for ‘Best Picture’ at last week’s Globes preview, even those whose medication prompts them to consider the awards vaguely relevantMore >
(HMG Celebrity News)— Jon Bon Jovi, known for his hit songs, “It’s My Life” and “Always,” as well as various acting stints, can now add presidential adviser to his impressive resume. President Obama announced his appointment of the long-time New Jersey rocker yesterday to the newly-created White House Council for Community Solutions. Bon Jovi was not just selected because of his support for Democratic causes and his head of good hair, the successful rock musician is also active in the community, with his Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, a non-profit devoted to “break[ing] the cycle ofMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – In a announcement that will once more leave the faces of true ‘Kiss’ fans almost pink with despair, Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, Darlene Love and Alice Cooper have been tapped as the 2011 inductees for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The 69-year old Diamond has been eligible for years, yet constantly got overlooked. But he takes the delay in good humor;
“I thought about it occasionally, but I figured they’d get around to me at some point,” PopEater quotes him as saying.
Darlene Love has also been waiting some time. The 72-year old’s earthy vocals have been thrillingMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – Awards season is coming, and that means more C-list actors trying to look humble as they’re given awards they can no more pronounce than deserve. But among such melodramatic mediocrity this year will be Robert De Niro, who’s been tapped for a prize at the next Golden Globes.
Already a two-time Oscar winner, the 67-year old actor has been picked to receive this year’s ‘Cecil B. DeMille Award’ at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards, for what the Globes’ bosses call his “outstanding contribution to the entertainment field.”
They got that right! Born in New York in 1943,More >
(HMG Celebrity News) -Miss World, celebrated its 60th anniversary in China on Saturday night, with Miss United States being crowned the winner. Young Miss USA Alexandria Mills, 18, from Louisville, Kentucky was the surprise winner, in another international event filled with politics. Pre-tournament favorite Miss Norway failed to make the top five, prompting speculation that the judges had bowed to pressure from Beijing, which remains furious with Norway after the Oslo-based Nobel Peace Prize committee awarded the coveted prize to the imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo earlier this More >
[HMG Celebrity News] – Bon Jovi recently faced a withering [and highly disputed] book by their former road manager. But today the Jersey boys got some good news – they’ve been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In their first nomination for the prestigious award the band join Alice Cooper, 60’s folk star Donovan, Dr. John and Neil Diamond. Donna Summer is also tapped for the honor, as are the 70’s disco group Chic and Darlene Love; all of whom have been nominated several times but never made the final cut for induction.
Completing the list are the Beastie Boys, Tom Waits, LL CoolMore >
(HMG) – The 2010 Creative Arts Emmy Awards were handed out last night, at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. These are the awards that don’t make it to the live primetime show. Betty White continues to surprise with her resurgence, and has now won an Emmy last night for her guest-host gig on Saturday Night Live last May. Neil Patrick Harris who’s expecting twin babies, picked up two awards in the meantime, one for his guest stint on Glee and another for helping produce last year’s Emmys. Other award winners last night include Survivor’s Jeff Probst, who won in the Reality HostMore >
(HMG) – Scarlett Johansson took a different path in celebrating her victory at the Tony Awards this weekend. Scarlett picked up her ‘Best Featured Actress in a Play’ Tony, for her Broadway debut in A View From The Bridge. But the ‘Lost In Translation’ actress ditched the glitzy afterparty for a night out with her friends in the Big Apple, heading to Manhattan bar Cornerstone for the venue’s weekly karaoke party. Scarlett, who was still dressed in her red carpet Elie Saab dress, belted out hits including Billy Joel’s New York State of Mind, Kenny Rogers’ Lucille and Leonard Cohen’sMore >
[HMG] – Oscar nominated actor, Don Cheadle has been advancing the case for environmental concern by leaps and bounds this weekend; He’s now an Ambassador for the United Nations’ Environment Program, and took part in World Environment Day.
Rightly nominated for his role in the 2004 drama, ‘Hotel Rwanda’ the 45-year old actor joined a large crowd at Volcanoes National Park in the borders of Rwanda and Uganda on Saturday, where his new role as the UN’s Green Ambassador was announced.
Don’s duties in the new job – which is unpaid – consist mostly of helping to raise green awareness around theMore >
(HMG) – Wearing a tight black Elie Saab dress, Sandra Bullock made her first public appearance in months at Spike TV’s 4th annual Guys Choice Awards held at Sony Studio in Los Angeles on Saturday night.
Bullock received a standing ovation from the audience Saturday night as she accepted the “Troops Choice” Award for Entertainer of The Year, from presenter Robert Downey, Jr. The award was voted on by members of the military.
The 45-year-old new mom has kept a low profile since her public split from husband Jesse James after she won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in “The Blind Side”More >
[HMG] – In most cases if famous singer was seen schmoozing another man’s wife, we’d report an affair. In the case of Paul McCartney and Michelle Obama it’s a dream gig. And he brought the Jonas Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill to help out.
The 67-year old musical legend was on stage at the White House yesterday to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, which is awarded by the Library of Congress to those rare artists whose careers show a lifetime commitment to promoting song as a means of cultural understanding.
“I don’t think there could be anything more special than to play here,”More >