Music Awards & Nominations

Taylor Swift Reigns Over 2013 Billboard Music Awards - Full Winners List

May 20th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift earned eight trophies at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards last night, but she's sharing the spotlight with a trio of stories from the show.

Swift was against fun. and Maroon 5 for most of the night, each earning 11 nominations. However, as Swift began to win one award after the other, it was clear she would almost sweep the competition.

Swift had already won six awards before the telecast - Billboard gives out accolades beforehand to shorten the show. She then went on to take Artist of the Year and Top Female Artist.

Justin Bieber won Top Male Artists, as well as awards for T...
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Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessica Alba, Psy And More To Grace Inaugural Social Star Awards

May 20th, 2013 8:20am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
The world's hottest event of the year will be happening this May! The world's inaugural annual major awards show dedicated to social media, the Social Star Awards, will be held for the first time in Singapore, with A-list celebrities expected to grace the event.

'Fantastic Four' star Jessica Alba and 'Entourage' star Jeremy Piven will be hosting the awards ceremony.

Some of the stars attending the event include Star Trek helmsman George Takei, international DJ Seb Fontaine, American model Amanda Lepore, Youtube comedian Ryan Higa and New York event producer Suzanne Bartsch. The list of pe...
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Beck And Frank Ocean Lead 2013 O Music Awards Nominations

May 16th, 2013 7:37pm EDT
Beck
Beck and Frank Ocean have been tipped for success at the 2013 O Music Awards after landing two nominations each.

Four-time platinum artist Beck earned an Analog Genius Award nomination and a mention for Best Interactive Music Video thanks to his collaboration with Chris Milk, Sound and Vision.

The Digital Genius Award will be a competition between South Korean rapper Psy, Yoko Ono, will.i.am, Trent Reznor and Pussy Riot, and the Fan Army prize will be a tight race between the loyal followers chasing after the likes of Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Adam Lambert, Demi Lovato and Sele...
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Adam Levine Honored With BMI President's Award

May 15th, 2013 12:18pm EDT
Adam Levine
Tuesday was a big night for Adam Levine, as the Maroon 5 front man not only appeared on The Voice but then was honored with the BMI President's Award at the 2013 BMI Pop Awards.

The President's Award "is presented on unique occasions when an individual songwriter has distinctly and profoundly influenced the entertainment industry," according to BMI. Past recipients include Willie Nelson, Gloria Estefan, and Juanes.

"I usually have some smart-ass remark for everything, but tonight I’m speechless. I was looking forward to this night…No one appreciates it [this recognition] more than I do," ...
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Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan And Eric Church Earn Four CMT Music Awards Nominations

May 6th, 2013 7:25pm EDT
Miranda Lambert
Renowned country music stars Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan and Eric Church are celebrating after landing four nominations apiece for the upcoming CMT Music Awards.

All three artists will compete for the Video of the Year prize - Lambert, who was a big winner at last month's ACM Awards in Las Vegas, picked up a nod for Mama's Broken Heart, which will go up against Bryan's Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye and Church's Springsteen promo.

Lambert's song will also be in the running for Female Video of the Year - a category which also features Faith Hill's American Heart, Carrie Underwood's Two Black Cadi...
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Carly Rae Jepsen Lands Her First Juno Award

April 21st, 2013 12:50pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Saturday night, pop star Carly Rae Jepsen eclipsed her mentor Justin Bieber as she picked up her first Juno Award in her native Canada.

The Call Me Maybe singer took the Pop Album of the Year prize for Kiss, seeing off competition from fellow nominee Bieber - who helped put Jepsen on the map last year by scoring her a record deal.

Accepting her trophy at the event in Regina, she said, "I can remember back in 2010 when I was nominated with Ryan Stewart for songwriter of the year and I thought to myself that that was the most amazing moment of my life. But I was wrong. It's right now. I j...
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Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez To Battle It Out At Radio Disney Awards

March 15th, 2013 6:38pm EDT
Selena Gomez
Teen sensation Justin Bieber is set for a showdown with his ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez as they battle it out for a prestigious honor at this year's Radio Disney Awards.

The former sweethearts are both up for the Fiercest Fans prize at the annual ceremony, which celebrates the most popular recording artists among kids and teenagers and takes place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles next month.

The couple split earlier this year and will face off at the ceremony to prove who has the most dedicated fan base.

British boy bands One Direction and The Wanted will battle it out with Mindless...
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Machine Gun Kelly Dominates 2013 mtvU Woodie Awards

March 15th, 2013 4:20pm EDT
Machine Gun Kelly
Rapper Machine Gun Kelly was the toast of university students on Thursday after landing the top prize at the 2013 mtvU Woodie Awards.

College-age viewers across the country voted for their favorite acts at the 9th annual ceremony in Austin, Texas hosted by mtvU, the college branch of MTV.

The La La La hit-maker took home the Woodie of the Year trophy, and told the audience, "As many dark times that we've had, the fans have always shown me the light and I'm ready to take on the world with them. F**king thank you!"

Rapper Earl Sweatshirt saw off competition from Alt-J and The Lumineers ...
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Queen To Be Honored With London Concert Plaque

February 21st, 2013 4:24pm EST
Queen
Rock icons Queen are to be honored with a special commemorative plaque at the venue where they played their first concert in London.

Queen stars Brian May and Roger Taylor will be at Imperial College on March 5th to receive the PRS for Music Heritage Award in honor of the concert they played there at the start of their careers on July 18th, 1970.

May says, "The first proper gig we did was at Imperial College in the Union Hall. I remember it very distinctly because I'd seen all sorts of people playing in there. I'd been part of the Entertainment Committee and we booked a group every Satu...
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Eric Church Leads 2013 Academy Of Country Music Awards Nominations

February 13th, 2013 5:17pm EST
Eric Church
Singer-songwriter Eric Church looks set to dominate the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards after scoring seven nominations, ahead of Taylor Swift and Miranda Lambert with five apiece.

The main nominations for the annual prize giving were announced on Wednesday and Church is set to compete in categories including Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year for Chief, as well as Song of the Year for his Bruce Springsteen tribute Springsteen and Video of the Year for Creepin'.

He will face newcomer Hunter Hayes - who scored an impressive six nominations - in categories for Video ...
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