This year’s CMT Artists of the Year celebration is going to be a little bit different.
Following recent events such as the devastating hurricanes and the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas, CMT is transforming this year’s “Artists of the Year” special into a night of hope and healing using the power of music.
Honorees include Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, and Jason Aldean, who was performing on stage during the Las Vegas attack.
Sam Hunt is also being honored with the first ever “Song of the Year” awards alongside his co-writers Zach Crowell, Shane McAnally, and Josh Osbourne, for their 2017 record breaking crossover hit “Body Like a Back Road.”
Grammy-nominated Andra Day and Grammy Award-winners Little Big Town will set the tone for the evening with an opening performance of the anthemic “Rise Up,” and Day, Little Big Town and Grammy Award-winner Lee Ann Womack will also perform Day’s new collaboration, the aptly titled “Stand Up For Something,” with Grammy Award-winner Common.
The special will be uniting artists from all genres for never-before-seen collaborations and performances from the honorees. The ceremony is also forgoing the traditional formal presentations of awards and speeches in favor of messages from those being honored directed at their fans.
CMT’s eighth-annual special will air live from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 18, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
ET will be on the red carpet for all the news. Check back to ETonline.com and tune into ET to see all the interviews with the stars.
Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson and Cynthia Sikes Yorkin — the producers of the Ryan Gosling-led sequel to Blade Runner — will be honored with the Hollywood Producer Award at the Hollywood Film Awards next month, dick clark productions revealed on Thursday.
The company also shared that Michael H. Weber will receive the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award” for his upcoming James Franco film, The Disaster Artist.
Previously, it was revealed that the film Mudbound will receive the Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award, for the work of its cast, Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Mary J. Blige, Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke, Rob Morgan and Jonathan Banks. Blige will also be honored with the Hollywood Breakout Performance Actress Award for her role in the film.
Meanwhile, Sam Rockwell will receive the Hollywood Supporting Actor Award for Thee Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, while Allison Janney will get the supporting actress accolade forI, Tonya.
Additionally, Disney/Pixar’s Coco will receive the Hollywood Animation Award.
Hosted by James Corden, the 21st Annual Hollywood Film Awards will honor the most acclaimed films and actors while previewing highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year.
As ET previously reported, Kate Winslet will receive the Hollywood Actress Award for her work in the Woody Allen film, Wonder Wheel, and Jake Gyllenhaal will receive the Hollywood Actor Award for his performance as Boston marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman in Stronger.
The cast of The Big Sick — including Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano — will receive the Hollywood Comedy Ensemble Award. Additionally, Jamie Bell will receive the New Hollywood Actor Award for his recent work in Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, and musicians Diane Warren, Common and Andra Day will receive the Hollywood Song Award for the original song, “Stand Up for Something,” from the film Marshall.
BTS is ready to rock the 2017 American Music Awards!
The Korean boy band will make their U.S. TV performance debut at the awards show this month, performing “DNA,” their lead single fromLove Yourself: Her.
“We are so excited to be invited to the American Music Awards and to perform on the stage for the first time,” BTS said in a statement. “All the members are honored to be on the show with other amazing artists, and we’re proud to share this great news with our fans, ARMY.”
Selena Gomez will also perform “Wolves,” in her first performance since revealing her kidney transplant, and Christina Aguilera will perform a tribute to Whitney Houston.
BTS are well on their way to world domination. The seven-member band beat out artists like Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez for the Top Social Artist award at the Billboard Music Awards in May, where they mingled with the biggest names in music.
Just a few months later, V, Rap Monster, Jimin, Jin, Jungkook, Suga and J-Hope released their biggest album yet, Love Yourself: Her, collaborated with The Chainsmokers’ Andrew Taggart on their song, “Best of Me,” and have collaborations with Steve Aoki and Desiigner on the way.
BTS played coy about their return to the U.S. during an interview with ET in September, but revealed that a 2018 world tour was in the works.
“We do have plans for a world tour in 2018, so we will definitely go back to the U.S. soon and meet our fans as much as we can,” Rap Monster said. “If there’s any special opportunity for us any time soon, we’ll make sure to share it with you first.”
The American Music Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Expect to see a lot of black on the red carpet at the 2018 Golden Globes.
Many prominent actresses (including nominees Jessica Chastain, Meryl Streep and Emma Stone) will be wearing black gowns to the awards show early next year to protest sexual harassment in Hollywood, according to multiple reports. The trend will start at the Globes on Jan. 7 and may continue throughout awards season.
ET has reached out to Hollywood Foreign Press Association reps for comment.
While speaking with ET last month, Chastain opened up about the recent string of scandals, revealing that she thinks the problem is “more than just about gender.”
“It’s about everything in this industry. I mean, this industry, we’re very quick to separate ourselves from the current administration, or things that are going on in the world,” she explained.
“I want to be a part of an industry that is very inclusive,” she added. “One that teaches empathy, and the only way you do that is, you learn about someone who doesn’t look like you. And I think there’s a generation of artists that that is their goal.”
Oprah Winfrey will be honored at the 75th Golden Globe Awards!
The 63-year-old multifaceted media mogul will receive the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award during the annual ceremony held on Sunday, Jan. 7.
The news was announced on Wednesday by 2012 Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient Morgan Freeman during the airing of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globe 75th Anniversary Special on NBC.
“Let me be first to congratulate you,” Freeman expressed in the clip. “Because you’re in for an incredible night.”
Upon sharing the announcement, Winfrey tweeted, “What an honor.”
The Cecil B. DeMille Award is chosen by the HFPA and given to an individual who has made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment. Past honorees include Audrey Hepburn, Barbra Streisand, Denzel Washington, George Clooney, Harrison Ford, Jodie Foster and Lucille Ball, among many others.
The 2018 Golden Globe nominations were revealed earlier this week, with Big Little Lies leading in the TV categories with six nominations and Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water earing seven noms on the film side.
The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Seth Meyers, will be handed out live on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 starting at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
ET confirms that this will be the first time that the ceremony will have only females presenting 13 of the categories.
“I feel pretty strongly about the women’s movement,” Kathy Connell, the SAG Awards executive producer, tells The New York Timesof the decision. “Women stepped forward in such a huge way in this last year.”
She adds, “I want to salute women who are coming forward to speak at a very difficult time about very difficult subjects at great risk to themselves.”
In addition to having all-female presenters, Kristen Bell will be the first-ever host of the SAG Awards. “The fact that a female was chosen to be the first one means my genitals become irrelevant,” quips the 37-year-old actress to the Timesin a phone interview.
Bell is totally on board for what Connell has in store for the ceremony. “An awards show is not as serious as the conversation deserves to be,” she says. “And this night will celebrate women more than any other SAG Awards has, and possibly more than any other awards show has.”
In an exclusive interview with ET earlier this month, Bell admitted that she’s a little “nervous” to be the first to host the awards show and has even solicited some help from her hilarious husband, Dax Shepard.
“In bed, I’m always like, ‘Honey, is this funny? Can you, like, punch this up?'” she shared.
The 2018 SAG Awards airs Jan. 21 on both TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. EST. In the meantime, check out more of ET’s interview with Bell:
Tiffany Haddish isn’t sweating her Golden Globes snub.
The 38-year-old actress took to Twitter to speak out after her Girls Trip co-star, Jada Pinkett Smith, slammed the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for not recognizing Haddish’s performance in the movie. In a series of heated tweets on Tuesday, Pinkett Smith called the organization’s actions racism.
Haddish, however, revealed on Tuesday that she wasn’t concerned with the lack of a nomination, writing, “Thank all of y’all for your love and support, I don’t know or care much about snubs because I’m not nasty like that!! But I love my girl Jada and I love all of you! @jadapsmith @VanityFair #SHEREADY.”
Pinkett Smith definitely didn’t hold back while calling out the HFPA, claiming that they wouldn’t even watch Girls Trip for Golden Globes consideration. A source with knowledge of the situation, meanwhile,told ET that Girls Trip was screened for the HFPA on July 18, and that the organization was also invited to movie’s premiere.
Also snubbed at this year’s Golden Globes was The Big Sick, which didn’t receive any nominations, as well as Jordan Peele and Greta Gerwig for Best Director, and Get Out for Best Screenplay.
On Wednesday morning, Olivia Munn and Niecy Nash announced the nominees from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California, and were full of witty banter. Those nominated for Outstanding Action Performances by Stunt Ensembles in both television and film were also announced by SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and SAG Awards Committee Member Elizabeth McLaughlin prior to Munn and Nash taking the stage.
The 2018 SAG Awards airs Jan. 21 on both TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. EST, with Kristen Bell as the show’s first-ever host.
Here’s a look at the list of nominees:
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role:
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
James Franco, The Disaster Artist
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role:
Judy Dench, Victoria & Abdul
Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role:
Steve Carell, Battle of the Sexes
William Dafoe, The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role:
Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
Hong Chau, Downsizing
Holly Hunter, The Big Sick
Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:
The Big Sick
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture:
War for the Planet of the Apes
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series:
Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things
Claire Foy, The Crown
Laura Linney, Ozark
Elisabeth Moss, Handmaid’s Tale
Robin Wright, House of Cards
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series:
Jason Bateman, Ozark
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
David Harbour, Stranger Things
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series:
Anthony Anderson, black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Masters of None
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Sean Hayes, Will & Grace
William H. Macy, Shameless
Mark Maron, GLOW
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series:
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Alison Brie, GLOW
Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series:
Game of Thrones
The Handmaid’s Tale
This Is Us
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series:
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Orange Is the New Black
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama:
Game of Thrones
The Walking Dead
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
Jeff Daniels, Godless
Robert De Niro, The Wizard of Lies
Geoffrey Rush, Genius
Alexander Skarsgard, Big Little Lies
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:
Pinkett Smith claimed the Hollywood Foreign Press Association wouldn’t even watch her and Haddish’s movie, Girls Trip, for Golden Globes consideration, despite the film being one of the most successful movies of the summer.
A source with knowledge of the situation, meanwhile, tells ET that Girls Trip was screened for the HFPA on July 18, and that the organization was also invited to movie’s premiere.
“But yet… Tiff has been asked to present at their ceremony. This isn’t about shaming, this is about the need for discussion of an antiquated system,” Pinkett Smith wrote, calling Haddish’s snub an act of racism. “Hollywood has systems in place that must learn to expand its concepts of race, gender equality and inclusion in regard to its perceptions of art across the board.”
The actress continued to point out The Big Sick‘s snub, and called attention to Get Out being nominated as a comedy. “Moments like this occur so that we have an opportunity to discuss, recreate and regenerate old paradigms,” she tweeted. “It’s all about growth. Love.”
This isn’t the first time Pinkett Smith has spoken out about against an awards show. Last year, she boycotted the Oscars after only white actors were nominated for the top honors. See more in the video below.