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In Case You Missed It: Golden Globe Acceptance Speech Donald Glover, Traci Ellis Ross, & Viola Davis (Video)

If you didn’t catch the Golden Globes last night you missed a couple of great acceptance speech moments. *Cue music* Migos – Bad and  Boujee….  Continue reading In Case You Missed It: Golden Globe Acceptance Speech Donald Glover, Traci Ellis Ross, & Viola Davis (Video)

Congratulations Eddie Murphy!!

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(Los Angeles Times) A lifetime in comedy continues to pay off for Eddie Murphy, who will be honored with the Hollywood Career Achievement Award at the 2016 Hollywood Film Awards in November.

Murphy, who was honored in 2015 with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, earns his latest accolades for a career that includes years on “Saturday Night Live,” blockbuster hits “Shrek,” “Coming to America” and “Beverly Hills Cop,” as well as an Academy Award-nominated turn as James “Thunder” Early in the 2006 musical “Dreamgirls.”

“Eddie Murphy has had a spectacular career as a comedian, actor, writer, producer and director, spanning more than 35 years,” said Allen Shapiro, CEO of Dick Clark Productions, in a statement released Monday. “We look forward to honoring his extraordinary body of work.”

Actor and comedian James Corden (“The Late Late Show With James Corden”) will host the ceremony held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on Nov. 6.

Rihanna Kicks Off MTV VMA’s & Will Receive Vanguard Award

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Rihanna will join the ranks of Beyonce and  Kanye West, by receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 28. 

“Honored to take the #VMAs stage as your video #VANGUARD award recipient LIVE from NYC on August 28!” she tweeted following the big announcement.

The Pop Icon is also kicking off the show and is up for Best Female Video for “Work,” Best Male Video for her contributions with Calvin Harris’ “This Is What You Came For” and two in the Best Collaboration category for the aforementioned hits.

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This year’s venue will be Madison Square Garden for the first time in VMA history. The VMAs will air live on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Source: HollywoodReporter.com

 

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Zaevion Dobson Honored With Arthur Ashe Courage Award (Video)

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Last night at the ESPY Award’s Zaevion Dobson was honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award for sacrificing his life to save three girls.

15 year old Zaevion Dobson was a football player in Knoxville, Tenn. who was killed back in December of last year by shielding three  girls from being shot.  Continue reading Zaevion Dobson Honored With Arthur Ashe Courage Award (Video)

Abby Wambach Will Receive ESPY Award Tonight

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National soccer star and Rochester native Abby Wambach is set to be honored tonight at the ESPY Award’s

Wambach will be in recipient of the Icon Award presented by singer/actor Justin Timberlake.

Kobe Bryant, and one of my favorite athletes of all time Payton Manning will receive the same award!

This is the first time the ESPY’s will honor three retired athlete’s with this award.

You can catch the ESPY’s on ABC tonight at 8pm.

Beyoncé’s Powerful Acceptance Speech For The CFDA Fashion Icon Award (Video)

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Beyoncé is an extraordinary individual and her CFDA Fashion Icon Award speech was none the less. #powerful

To know that she started off with nothing but a dream made me understand even more that no matter what your circumstances are you can accomplish anything you desire with love and family.  Continue reading Beyoncé’s Powerful Acceptance Speech For The CFDA Fashion Icon Award (Video)