Archive for the Award Shows Category

Watch: Hologram Michael Jackson Performs ‘Slave To The Rhythm’ At The 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Hologram Michael Jackson "Lives"

A lot of things went down on the 2014 Billboard Music Awards tonight but the only thing that people will really be talking about tomorrow … and for days after … was the stunning performance by Hologram Michael Jackson. You may recall that back in 2012, we first heard that a hologram version of Michael Jackson was being produced for a possible world tour, inspired by the success that Hologram Tupac enjoyed at the Coachella Music Festival earlier that year. Tonight, at long last, Hologram Michael Jackson was able to perform live and I have to admit … it put on a really amazing performance. Click the embed above to watch Hologram Michael Jackson perform the song Slave to the Rhythm and marvel at how surprisingly clever this performance turned out. What do YOU think of this performance? Would YOU pay to see Hologram Michael Jackson on tour?

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‘Hedwig And The Angry Inch’ & ‘A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder’ Lead The 2014 Tony Award Nominations

Neil Patrick Harris FTW!

The nominations for the 2014 Tony Awards were announced in NYC a short time ago and the musical productions Hedwig and the Angry Inch and A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder lead the way with the most nominations this year (Hedwig nabbed 8 noms, Gentlemen’s Guide nabbed 10 noms). Hedwig star Neil Patrick Harris, unsurprisingly, garnered a Tony nom for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical and, IMHO, is the person to beat for the award. Other stars like Bryan Cranston, Idina Menzel and Cherry Jones as well as other productions like Aladdin, Les Miserablés and Twelfth Night managed to score Tony noms today as well. Click below to see the just-announced full list of 2014 Tony Award nominations. More »

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First Listen: Ariana Grande Debuts ‘Problem’ LIVE At The Radio Disney Music Awards

The World Premiere
First Listen

Earlier this month we learned that pop newcomer Ariana Grande has teamed up with Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea for her new single Problem, the first from her forthcoming sophomore album. A few days later, we got our first listen of the song when Ariana shared a snippet of music on Instagram. The song isn’t due for official release until tomorrow but she did world premiere the song last night in a live performance at The Radio Disney Music Awards. Sporting a pair of cute glitter Mickey Mouse ears, Ariana performed Problem in full (Iggy Azalea did not perform with her, tho). The song features the same horny horns saxophone sound that Paula Abdul utilized in her song Vibeology way back in 1991 so, duh, I love it. Check out Ariana‘s live performance of Problem above. Do you like?

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Watch: Kylie Minogue Performs ‘I Was Gonna Cancel’ At The Logie Awards In Australia

Meh
"Go, Girl"

I love Kylie Minogue so much. I have loved her since her debut album Kylie was released way back in 1998 when I would play the cassette over and over and over until I wore it out and had to replace it with another. I still love Kylie very much. Her new album Kiss Me Once is a good album but I’m kind of bummed that it’s not a great album (I feel the exact same way about Britney Spears‘s most recent album Britney Jean). Earlier this month, we got to see the lyric video for the second single from Kiss Me Once, the Pharrell produced song I Was Gonna Cancel. Last night in Australia, Kylie performed I Was Gonna Cancel at The Logie Awards and as you can see in the video above, it was just an OK performance. Actually, it was a meh performance. I want to love the song so much but it’s just not a hit single for me. The song sounds much more exciting when it’s remixed by The Presets:

Right? Isn’t this a much better version of the song? Still, I love Kylie and I hope she is able to do great things this this single and her new album. This performance just leaves me wanting more. I hope we get more soon.

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Here Are A Bunch Of Photos Of Shirtless Zac Efron At The 2014 MTV Movie Awards

I mean, why not?

Earlier we saw video of Zac Efron getting shirtless to accept his Best Shirtless Performance award at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards Sunday night and right now, we get to see a batch of photos of, well, Zac Efron getting shirtless to accept his Best Shirtless Performance award at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards. So many photos were snapped of shirtless Zac on stage that it would be a shame not to share them. Now you can watch video of shirtless Zac or just look at photos of shirtless Zac to your hearts’ content. Never has Zac Efron been more deserving of an award in his entire career. Congrats, sir. Congrats.

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Watch: Eminem & Rihanna Perform ‘The Monster’ On The 2014 MTV Movie Awards

A Perfect Match
A 'Monster' Performance

Despite the fact that neither one of them was nominated for an award and the fact that their song has nothing to do with movies in any way, Eminem and Rihanna performed their hit song The Monster tonight on the MTV Movie Awards. As you can see above, Em and Ri Ri kinda slayed the awards show with their killer performance, giving fans a taste of what they might expect when the pair perform their 3 city tour later this year. Click the embed above to watch Eminem and Rihanna perform The Monster together.

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Watch: Zac Efron Wins The ‘Best Shirtless Performance’ Award At The 2014 MTV Movie Awards

And he did so SHIRTLESS
And the award goes to ...

Praise BE to the voting academy responsible for handing out the MTV Movie Awards this year because they have RIGHTLY selected actor Zac Efron as the recipient of this year’s award for Best Shirtless Performance for his work in That Awkward Moment. After he was handed his Golden Popcorn trophy, presenter Rita Ora ripped off Zac‘s shirt as he accepted his award. Click the video above to see Zac Efron go shirtless after he was awarded the 2015 MTV Movie Award trophy for Best Shirtless Performance. Then click below to be mesmerized by shirtless Zac flexing for your enjoyment. More »

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Jared Leto Thinks That Jennifer Lawrence’s Clumsy Behavior Is ‘A Bit Of An Act’

"You know, I'm starting to wonder"

After she famously fell during the Academy Awards telecast last year and then again on the Oscars red carpet this year, some people are starting to believe that Jennifer Lawrence‘s clumsy/stumbly behavior is not genuine. Chief among the folks who believe J. Law‘s behavior to be an act is Jared Leto, who has gotten to spend a lot of time around Jennifer during awards season this year. In new comments made by Leto, he makes clear that he is suspicious of Jennifer‘s clumsy behavior. More »

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Watch: Blue Ivy Provides Guest Vocals On Beyoncé’s Grammy Awards Rehearsal Of ‘Drunk In Love’

Blue sings the cutest 'Surfbort' you'll ever hear

Remember early last month when we got to see that collection of Beyoncé photos that were snapped during rehearsals for the Grammy Awards this year? Yeah, well, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Video of Bey‘s Grammy Awards rehearsal has made its way online that is just TOO ADORABLE for its own good. Bey performs Drunk in Love in its entirety (with a guy standing in for Jay Z) and at the end of the video, we can hear Blue Ivy singing Surfbort!!!!! And if that wasn’t cute enough, Blue also offers up a Hi, Mommy as well. People, prepare do die from cuteness overload. More »

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Andrew Garfield Refutes That He Bailed On Batkid At The Oscars, Claims They Are BFFs

Spider-Man <3 Batkid

Earlier today the New York Post published a story claiming that Amazing Spider-Man star Andrew Garfield bailed on appearing during the Academy Awards telecast with Miles Scott (aka that adorable Batkid who enjoyed an epic Make-A-Wish dream come true in San Francisco last year) due to his alleged diva behavior. Honestly, I had a hard time believing the story but these days, it’s not always easy to know what to believe. In response to the NYPost story, Andrew Garfield is denying that he bailed on Batkid and, instead, places the blame on the Oscar producers. According to Garfield, he and Batkid are BFFs … which is a story that I would much rather believe. More »

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