Besides being a favourite to win for Best Original Score, Joker star Joaquin Phoenix is a frontrunner for Best Actor. Provided Phoenix toes the line in the coming weeks, while voting is underway, he will win, following in the late Heath Ledger’s footsteps and becoming the second actor to receive an Oscar for playing the iconic Batman villain. … [Read more...] about Who’ll get to thank the Academy? Oscar predictions for 2020
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This year, he wins his fifth nomination -- for his role in The Revenant -- and if the Oscar buzz is to be believed, he's finally going to get lucky. … [Read more...] about What if Leonardo wins an Oscar? We predict his emotions!
USA: The organizers of the Grammy Awards have removed their new president and chief executive after an allegation of misconduct, leaving the organization in disarray 10 days before the annual music industry showcase. While saying that the Jan. 26 awards show in Los Angeles will go ahead as planned, the Recording Academy on Thursday announced that CEO Deborah Dugan has been placed on immediate administrative leave. The move comes just five months after Dugan took the helm as the organization's first female president and pledged to bring more diversity to the group. No details were given regarding the allegation but Dugan's lawyer said in a statement: "What has been reported is not nearly the story that needs to be told. When our ability to speak is not restrained by a 28-page contract and legal threats, we will expose what happens when you 'step up' at the Recording Academy, a public nonprofit." The Recording Academy, whose members choose the Grammy winners, said in its statement … [Read more...] about After Oscars, Grammys rattled with controversy, CEO ousted over ‘allegation of misconduct’
Cuba's Omara Durand, the world's fastest female Paralympian in 2019, is joined by Dutch wheelchair tennis star Diede de Groot, US Paralympic skier and cyclist Oksana Masters, Dutch para-cyclist and para-triathlete Jetze Plat, Swiss marathon star and T54 800m world record breaker Manuela Schär and British seven-time para-swimming World Championships 2019 gold medallist Alice Tai. … [Read more...] about Nadal, Gauff nominated for Laureus awards
For most singers, speed-rap is about fast-tracking yourself to fame. Addy Nagar, 23, from Ghaziabad, uploaded a YouTube video titled Fastest Hindi Rap in 2017. It has garnered over a million views. “When I started out in 2013, rap wasn’t very common in India and I wanted to do something different,” he says. “I wanted everyone to know that I am the king. Even today, I don’t receive the same appreciation for my new songs like I did for my fast rapping video.” … [Read more...] about Meet the hip-hop hopefuls who put the rap in rapid