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Golden Globes Red Carpet 2014 Photos: See Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Zooey Deschanel and more

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Golden Globes red carpet fashion: Jennifer Lawrence, Zooey Deschanel and Tina Fey wow at the Globes (via ITN)

Check out what Hollywood’s leading ladies wore on the red carpet at the Golden Globes 2014. . Report by Katie Lamborn. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/theshowbiz411 and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/theshowbiz411 . Subscribe…

 

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Golden Globes to launch wide-open awards season

Golden Globes to launch wide-open awards season (via AFP)

Hollywood’s finest hit the red carpet Sunday for the Golden Globes, launching Tinseltown’s most fiercely-contested awards season in years with a wide open field of hotly-tipped movies. Historical drama “12 Years a Slave” and crime caper “American Hustle…

 

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Award Winning Writer, Cartoonist, Dave Shelton To Host 2014 EOTM Awards

Santa Monica, CA (EOTM Media Group) January 6, 2014 — Dave Shelton was so awesome as an presenter at the 2013 EOTM Awards, the EOTM Committee has asked him to host.

Award winning writer, cartoonist and voice actor, Dave Shelton will host the 2014 EOTM Awards.

 

Yes, Shelton – whose career spans movies, television and writing, will carry the torch for this year’s EOTM Awards show, Executive producer Carla Simpson announced today via Twitter:

“It’s official: We are thrilled to announce Award Winning Film/TV writer/cartoonist Dave Shelton to host the 2014 #EOTMAwards! @snuggybearkids”

“Dave is the quintessential host – engaging, entertaining and a true showman – with a passion for celebrating the medium we all love,” said Simpson.

“With his history of crafting unforgettable characters – I know he will bring excitement, spontaneity and tremendous heart to the show in November. His quick wit and charisma will serve him very well as EOTMs host,” she added.

“I am honored to be hosting the  2014 EOTM Awards.  We plan on an amazing show with a plethora of celebrities and surprises. Yes, a plethora,” said Shelton.

SEE ALSO: The 2014 EOTM Award Submissions Open January 22nd

Simpson will exec produce the EOTMs for a 2nd time. The awards will be held at the beautiful Taglyan Complex in Hollywood, California.

Shelton is no stranger to Hollywood’s elite entertainment industry scene. The multi-faceted quipster is an award winning writer, cartoonist and voice actor and has had his writing compared to the likes of Ray Bradbury, David Lynch and Stephen King and his cartoon work to that of Charles M. Schulz. As senior writer and head of cartoons at National Lampoon, he put out two best-selling cartoon collections as well as handling writing and cartooning for the flagship magazine. Some of his early work includes art for Tim Allen and Robert Wuhl on their HBO specials and as cartoonist and writer for Tiger Beat’s Superteen Magazine, created the hugely popular comic strip “Toon Groupies”(c). He is the creator of Snuggy Bear and the T-Shirt Kids(c) which has already achieved world-wide attention and multiple brands of merchandise. A line of Snuggy Bear children’s eye wear licensed by Crystal Clear Vision Group had a highly successful premiere in New York City at the International Vision Expo and sold out. Dave has illustrated several popular children’s books including Bellaboo, the Purple Princess written by General Hospital star Nancy Lee Grahn and The Lemming Shepherds, which was distributed throughout Taiwan and is being adapted into an animated film. He created the popular Hackidu characters for Everybody Loves Raymond. His sitcom pilot Against Type, starring Roland Kickinger, Jillian Clare,Stephen Furst and ICarly’s Jennette McCurdy, which premiered in 2007, aired on the national RBS Cable Network, beating out over 1000 submissions to be selected to their pilot showcase series. Against Type also aired on the Global Broadcasting Company in Europe, on China’s CETV and on the Dish Network’s Simply Kids channel. Dave’s voice work can be heard on the Sci-Fi Channel film, Path of Destruction, directed by Stephen Furst and was a lead voice in his animated series Alien House co-starring Kim Possible’s Christy Carlson Romano. Other credits: Wrote theme song for Special Olympics, which named several of their teams after Snuggy Bear(c). His cartoon work is part of the Charles M. Schulz (Snoopy) museum in Santa Rosa, California and the Haig Museum of Cartoons in New York. Former song writing partner of the late Albert Hague. An avid golfer, Dave is sponsored by Roger Dunn Golf Shops. Dave is a direct descendant of the Romanian ruler Vlad the Impaler, the inspiration for Dracula. In 2012 he illustrated the book “Full Frontal Tenudity” for famed comedienne Judy Tenuta. His successful book Brain Explosion (released by Bear Manor Media Press-June, 2013), a collection of his work from National Lampoon days now available on Amazon is being adapted into a sketch comedy TV project. Eye Crusties(c), a new line of kids granola, and several film projects are also on tap. Dave stars as a regular judge on the hit show American Stars on ICN TV China, viewed by over 100 million people.

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About The EOTM Awards

Presented annually, the EOTM Awards is an accolade by the EOTM Radio & TV Network celebrating entrepreneurial achievements and performances in business, philanthropy and the arts (recordings, television, radio, literature, film, directing, photography and writing). The EOTMs also recognize key individuals and organizations that promote human rights and social justice. These astounding individuals are spotlighted with several honorary awards including The Aaron Hatcher Humanitarian Award, EOTMs Global Humanitarian Award, The Christopher Kennedy Lawford Humanitarian Award and The Yoko Ono, Imagine Peace Humanitarian Award.

The EOTMs boasts 63 competitive categories. Click here for a full list of the 2013 winners.

The 2nd Annual EOTM Awards ceremony will take place Sunday, November 2nd. Network coverage has not yet been announced.

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Hollywood’s biggest stars honored at Palm Springs International Film Festival

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Some of the Hollywood’s biggest stars were in Palm Springs this weekend for the opening of the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Michael Buckner/Getty Images for PSIFF Honoress included actors Lupita Nyong'o, Elisabeth Rahm, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks and Shea Whigham.

The gala celebrating its 25th year, announced winners in advance and was not televised.

Hollywood’s newest star Lupita Nyong’o, of “12 Years a Slave” made her rounds, joined by her co-star Chiwetel Ejiofor. The actress was the recipient of the Breakthrough Performance Award for her role in the film.

Lupita Nyong’o walking the red carpet of the Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 4th -- Getty Image

Meryl Streep was given the festival’s Icon Award, Tom Hanks accepted the Chairman’s Award for his leading roles in “Captain Phillips” and “Saving Mr. Banks,” and Matthew McConaughey was honored for his lead role in “Dallas Buyers Club.”

“This is an amazing festival because there’s so many actors who are honored, and so many different categories, and I think the Icon one sounds the least alive but I’m happy to be receiving it,” said Streep.

Streep, who stars alongside Julia Roberts in “August: Osage County” is also up for Globe and SAG honors.

Yves Rocher : The Creator of Botanical BeautySandra Bullock, also nominated for Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe awards for her performance as an astronaut in “Gravity,” delighted the audience by reading online comments about herself.

The actors from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Idris Elba and Naomie Harris strutted their stuff at the high profile extravaganza as well. The duo presented U2 with the Sonny Bono Visionary Award, which U2 received for its members’ humanitarian work.

The awards gala also presented honors to Steve McQueen, Bruce Dern, Thomas Newman, the cast of “American Hustle,” amongst others.

Sandra Bullock arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (AP Photo / Jordan Strauss/Invision)


The festival runs from January 2-13th.

Notably, many of the stars will reunite at the Golden Globes next weekend in Beverly Hills, and the SAG Awards the following weekend.

For more information on the festival click here to be redirected to its site.

 

 

 

The AP and KABC Contributed to this report.

 

Jay-Z tops 2014 Grammy nominations, snub for Timberlake

Published by EOTM News Editor on December 7th, 2013 - in Awards Shows, Entertainment News, Music News, Pop Culture

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Jay-Z tops Grammy nominations, snub for Timberlake (via AFP)

Veteran rapper Jay-Z topped nominees for the 2014 Grammys with nine nods, while Taylor Swift and Daft Punk were also among those in the running in major categories. But Jay-Z other major stars including Justin Timberlake failed to score any nominations…

 

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American Music Awards 2013 Highlights

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(CBSNews.com) Katy Perry kicked off the American Music Awards Sunday with some serious star power, taking the Nokia Theatre stage in Los Angeles to perform her latest single, “Unconditionally.” Donning a traditional Japanese dress, the pop singer was joined by dancers for the live performance of the latest single off her “Prism” album.

Katy Perry performs onstage during the 2013 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. Getty Images

Pitbull then got the fan-voted show under way, by making a joke about picturing the entire audience naked.

“It’s a miracle America that I’m here tonight,” he said before bringing a group of dancers onstage to show off popular dances through the years.

RELATED NEWS: Jared Leto Looks Like Katy Perry in Drag

After Pitbull’s monologue, it was time to give out some actual awrds. Taylor Swift graced the stage to announce the first honor of the night: favorite pop/rock male, which went to Justin Timberlake. “These are voted on by the fans – everyone who took to their Twitter…and got busy, this means so much to me, thank you.”

Rihanna swooped up her seventh American Music Award: Favorite soul/R&B female artist. It marked the third time she’s won the AMA in that category. Taylor Swift, donning a short gold dress, received the favorite country album award for her hit album, “Red.” “Thank you, you are everything to me,” she said to fans. “I really appreciate this.”

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis accepted the favorite rap/hip-hop album award via satellite from Miami. Upon receiving the honor, they got serious, talking about racial profiling and citing the Trayvon Martin case.

One Direction scored the favorite pop/rock album for “Take Me Home,” the group’s second album. It was the first time the U.K. boy band was nominated.

Performances were plentiful, with the members of One Direction showing off their vocal chops with a stripped-down performance of “Story of My Life.” Imagine Dragons heated things up with a rendition of the hit “Radioactive.” The night’s host Pitbull and Ke$ha teamed up for a performance of “Timber.” Timberlake hit the stage with an acoustic guitar in hand, introducing his performance by saying, “We’re JT and the Tennessee Kids. This is a song about alcohol.” He then launched into his country-tinged “Drink You Away” song. Florida Georgia Line and Nelly brought some real country with their hit, “Cruise.”

View Photos of Gay Men Near You Free!Many eyes will be on Miley Cyrus as she follows up her MTV Video Music Awards performance and MTV Europe Music Awards stunt. She’s expected to close the show and if history is any indication, fans can expect the unexpected. Lady Gaga, meanwhile, will do something off of her new “ARTPOP” album, and Timberlake will bring his smooth dance moves to the stage.

Going into the night, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis led the nominations with six, and Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake each have five. Robin Thicke, Rihanna and Florida Georgia Line have four nods each, while Bruno Mars and Imagine Dragons are up for three awards each.

Nominees for single of the year — a new award — include Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” and Florida Georgia Line and Nelly’s “Cruise.”

The coveted artist of the year nominees are Macklemore and Lewis, Swift, Rihanna, Bruno Mars and Timberlake.

Several stars are in attendance, including Marc Anthony, Kristen Bell, Michael Bolton, Ciara, Chris Daughtry, Fall Out Boy, Nathan Fillion, Daisy Fuentes, Juan Pablo Galavis, Dave Grohl, Jennifer Hudson, Joan Jett, Heidi Klum, Lady Antebellum, Bill Maher, Kelly Osbourne, Hayden Panettiere, Jeremy Renner, Nicole Richie, Naya Rivera, Emma Roberts, Zoe Saldana, Sarah Silverman and Alicia Silverstone, as well as “Shark Tank” cast members. Some surprise appearances are also in the works.

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Country Music Awards 2013: Country Music’s Biggest Stars Shine on the CMA Stage

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Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert at the 2013 CMA awards in Nashville, TN Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Country Music Association Awards 2013: Country Music’s Biggest Stars Shine on the CMA Stage (via ABC News)

Music stars Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert make final preps for the CMA Awards.

 

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YouTube Music Awards Gets Mixed Reviews

Published by EOTM News Editor on November 4th, 2013 - in Awards Shows, Breaking News, Youtube Music Awards

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YouTube Music Awards Gets Mixed Reviews (via ABC News)

The video website’s first award show was streamed live online.

 

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Miley Cyrus ‘twerking’ goes viral, sparks anger – Report

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Miley Cyrus ‘twerking’ goes viral, sparks anger (via AFP)

Miley Cyrus’s raunchy performance at the MTV awards has ignited an online firestorm, prompting calls for heads to roll at the station while leaving others wondering: what exactly is twerking? The former Disney child star, now 20, took to the stage at…

 

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