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SAG Awards 2015: Winners often go on to win Oscars

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The Screen Actors Guild awards have become an accurate predictor for the Oscars, largely because actors’ union members who vote in the SAG comprise the Academy’s largest voting block.

If the winners of Sunday night’s Screen Actors Guild awards seem particularly excited on their way up to the podium, it isn’t completely an act.

Cate Blanchett accepts an award at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards. She went on to win best actress at the Academy Awards. -- Image credit: WIRE

Now in its 21st installment, the SAG awards have been an accurate predictor of next month’s acting Oscars, largely because the 111,228 actors’ union members who vote for the SAG-gies comprise the Academy’s largest voting bloc.

Last year’s Academy Award winners — best actor Matthew McConaughey, best actress Cate Blanchett, and supporting actors Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto — all took home SAG statuettes first.

The ensemble category, however, have been less of a barometer of Oscar gold: The cast of “American Hustle” took the SAG trophy last year — but then watched as “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award for best picture.

This year’s SAG awards had the requisite pre-show controversy, thanks to a nominees list without Bradley Cooper and the ensemble cast of “American Sniper.”

Going into Sunday night, industry watchers considered the outstanding leading male actor too close to call between Michael Keaton (“Birdman”) and Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”). Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”), Steve Carell (“Foxcatcher”) and Jake Gyllenhaal (“Nightcrawler”) rounded out that category, but were considered longshots.

“As an actor you pour everything you have into every role you do, there’s something alchemic that’s happens a film, you don’t know how it will be received,” Redmayne, who plays the ALS-stricken physicist Stephen Hawking, said as he entered Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. “And the fact that so many people seem to.

Julianne Moore (“Still Alice”) was considered the favorite for the leading actress award, though Reese Witherspoon (“Wild”) had earned some buzz. Though she was shut out for an Oscar nom, Jennifer Aniston (“Cake”), can take solace in the old adage, “It’s an honor just to be nominated” (albeit for a SAG). Rosamund Pike (“Gone Girl”) and Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything”) were the other two nominees.

J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash) and Patricia Arquette (“Boyhood”) are considered the overwhelming favorites in the supporting actor categories.

Considerably more drama awaited on the television side, where the above-the-marquee talent vying for the best actor in a drama series included Steve Buscemi (“Boardwalk Empire”), Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”), Woody Harrelson and McConaughey (“True Detective”) and Kevin Spacey (“House of Cards”).

Claire Danes (“Homeland”), Viola Davis (“How to Get Away with Murder”), Julianne Margulies (“The Good Wife”), Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”), Maggie Smith (“Downton Abbey”) and Robin Wright (“The Good Wife”) are up for best actress in a drama series.

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Oscars 2015: The Biggest Snubs…Surprises And….

By Dorothy Frazier

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Jennifer Aniston and Jake Gyllenhaal -- Image credit: Steve Granitz/WireImage; Andrew H. Walker/Getty

What would the Oscars be without a few curveballs?

This year’s Academy Award nominations were full of many notable snubs and surprises, from critical favorite Selma getting largely ignored for major awards to surprise additions to the acting categories. Keep reading for a breakdown of the biggest shocks from this morning’s announcement.

Snub: Jennifer Aniston for Best Actress

Aniston was considered a surprise threat for the Best Actress category during the earlier part of award season, seeing as how Cake was getting drowned out by other films. However, when she scored a Globe nomination, it looked like Aniston had this one in the bag.

Before the nominations, Aniston told reporters at the movie’s Los Angeles premiere Wednesday that she wasn’t expecting one. “I have no expectations on anything,” she said when asked about getting a nod. “I don’t want to have any, and I will be thrilled, and of course over the moon if something like that happens, but I am so content with everything that has happened thus far.”

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Surprise: Laura Dern for Best Supporting Actress

Dern recovered from her Golden Globe supporting actress snub by scoring an Oscar nomination for her masterful turn in Wild. Her nomination earned large cheers from those in attendance at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences headquarters in Beverly Hills, CA, while the nominations were being announced.

Even Mark Ruffalo was excited:

Snub: David Oyelowo for Best Actor

Selma was considered an award season frontrunner, with Oyelowo’s performance as Martin Luther King, Jr. a perceived lock for best actor. Sadly, Selma only walked away from this morning with two nominations.

Surprise: Bradley Cooper for Best Actor

After getting ignored at the Globes, Cooper managed to score best actor nomination for American Sniper in a particularly tough race. This marks Cooper’s third Oscar nomination in a row.

Snub: Ava DuVernay for Best Director

The Selma director was on the short list for the best director races this year, but she was passed over for a nod at the Oscars. Had she been nominated, she would have been the first black woman to score an Oscar nod for Best Director. Luckily, Selma did score a Best Picture nomination, which was greeted with applause by the nomination audience after several key snubs.

Surprise: Marion Cotillard for Best Actress

Despite not getting a lot of attention this year, Oscar winner Cotillard notched a surprise nomination for Best Actress for Two Days, One Night. The nod was so unexpected that it drew audible gasps during the nomination announcement.

Snub: Jake Gyllenhaal for Best Actor

Award fever for Nightcrawler had cooled considerably once the Oscar nominations were revealed, but many expected to see Gyllenhaal score a nomination thanks to his haunting performance, especially after he scored a Golden Globe nomination.

Snub: Clint Eastwood for Best Director

Considering that American Sniper scored several major nods, it was surprising to see Eastwood left off the list for directors. This marks the first time that one of Eastwood’s directorial efforts has been nominated for Best Picture but not also for Best Director.

Snub: Amy Adams for Best Actress

Big Eyes wasn’t exactly an award season favorite, but considering that Adams had just scored the Golden Globe for best actress in motion picture, comedy or musical, her nomination should have been on lock.


Snub: The Lego Movie for Best Animated Feature Film

It was one of 2014′s biggest commercial hits, got rave reviews and scored a Golden Globe nomination, but The Lego Movie was shut out for Best Animated Feature Film at the Oscars. At least it scored a nomination for Best Original Song for “Everything Is Awesome”?

For the record, Phil Lord, the co-writer and director of The Lego Movie, was taking the snub in stride.






















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2015 Grammy Nominees: The Full List

By Megan Wilts

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Grammy Nominees Include Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Miley Cyrus

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In what might quite possibly be a first for the awards arena, the Grammys will be announcing their nominees throughout the day, starting on CBS This Morning, continuing on Twitter, and ending with the album-of-the-year announcement following a televised concert tonight.
Below is a continually updated list of the nominees as we know them so far; refresh for updates.
UPDATED: Early Friday on CBS This Morning, Ed Sheeran and Pharrell Williams stopped by to reveal four major categories of nominations for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.

Sheeran’s own got a nod for Best Pop Vocal Album and Pharrell’s G I R L got a nomination for Best Urban Contemporary Album. Sheeran didn’t act too surprised, however, because he admitted that he had “peeked” at the results just before officially announcing them.

The Album of the Year nominees were announced Friday night during CBS’ A Very Grammy Christmas special.

Album of the Year

Beck, Morning Phase
Beyonce, Beyonce
Ed Sheeran, x
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
Pharrell Williams, Girl

Best New Artist

Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam Smith

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Record of the Year

“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor

Song of the Year

“Chandelier,” Sia
“All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith
“Take Me to Church,” Hozier

Best Rap Album

The New Classic, Iggy Azalea
Because the Internet, Childish Gambino
Nobody’s Smiling, Common
The Marshall Mathers LP2, Eminem
Oxymoron, ScHoolboy Q
Blacc Hollywood, Wiz Khalifa

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
“A Sky Full of Stars,” Coldplay
“Say Something,” A Great Big World ft. Christina Aguilera
“Bang Bang,” Ariana Grande, Jessie J & Nicki Minaj
“Dark Horse,” Katy Perry ft. Juicy J

Best Rap Performance

“305,” Childish Gambino
“0 to 100/The Catch Up,” Drake
“Rap God,” Eminem
“i,” Kendrick Lamar
“All I Need Is You,” Lecrae

Best Alternative Music Album

This Is All Yours, alt-J
Reflektor, Arcade Fire
Melophobia, Cage the Elephant
St. Vincent, St. Vincent
Lazaretto, Jack White

Best Rock Album

Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams
Morning Phase, Beck
Turn Blue, The Black Keys
Hypnotic Eye, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Songs of Innocence, U2

Best Rock Song

“Ain’t It Fun,” Paramore
“Blue Moon,” Beck
“Fever,” The Black Keys
“Gimme Something Good,” Ryan Adams
“Lazaretto,” Jack White

Best Country Album

Riser, Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders, Eric Church
The Way I’m Livin’, Lee Ann Womack
12 Stories, Brandy Clark
Platinum, Miranda Lambert


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

“Blak Majik,” Common ft. Jhené Aiko
“The Monster,” Eminem ft. Rihanna
“Tuesday,” I Love Makonnen ft. Drake
“Studio,” ScHoolboy Q ft. BJ The Chicago Kid
“Bound 2,” Kanye West & Charlie Wilson

Best Rap Song

“Anaconda,” Nicki Minaj
“Bound 2,” Kanye West & Charlie Wilson
“i,” Kendrick Lamar
“We Dem Boyz,” Wiz Khalifa
“0 to 100/The Catch Up,” Drake

Best Country Song

“American Kids,” Kenny Chesney
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert
“Give Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” Glen Campbell
“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

“Gentle On My Mind,” The Band Perry
“Somethin’ Bad,” Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood
“Day Drinking,” Little Big Town
“Meanwhile Back At Mama’s,” Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill
“Raise ‘Em Up,” Keith Urban ft. Eric Church

Best Country Solo Performance

“Give Me Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church
“Invisible,” Hunter Hayes
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert
“Something In the Water,” Carrie Underwood
“Cop Car,” Keith Urban

Best Pop Vocal Album

Ghost Stories, Coldplay
Bangerz, Miley Cyrus
My Everything, Ariana Grande
Prism, Katy Perry
x, Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Sail Out, Jhene Aiko
Beyonce, Beyonce
X, Chris Brown
Mali Is, Mali Music
G I R L, Pharrell Williams

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Best Dance/Electronic Album 

Syro, Aphex Twin
While (1, Deadmaus
Nabuma Rubberband, Little Dragon
Do It Again, Röyksopp & Robyn
Damage Control, Mat Zo

Best Dance Recording

“Never Say Never,” Basement Jaxx
“Rather Be,” Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne
“F for You,” Disclosure ft. Mary J. Blige
“I Got U,” Duke Dumont ft. Jax Jones
“Faded,” Zhu
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Best Latin Pop Album
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Tangos, Ruben Blades
Elypse, Camila
Raiz, Lila Downs, Niña Pastori & Soledad Pastorutti
Loco de Amor, Juanes
Gracias Por Estar Aqui, Marco Antonio Solis

Grammy Latin Nominations Cast a Wide Net

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

American Hustle 
Guardians of the Galaxy
Get On Up: The James Brown Story 
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Music Video

“We Exist,” Arcade Fire
“Turn Down for What,” DJ Snake & Lil Jon
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Happy,” Pharrell Williams
“The Golden Age,” Woodkid ft. Max Richter

Best Music Film

Beyoncé & Jay Z: On The Run Tour, Beyoncé & Jay Z
Ghost Stories, Coldplay
20 Feet From Stardom, Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer & Judith Hill
Metallica: Through The Never, Metallica
The Truth About Love Tour: Live From Melbourne, Pink

Best Pop Solo Performance

“All of Me,” John Legend
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Stay With Me,” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“Happy,” Pharrell Williams

Best Reggae Album

Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta
Lee “Scratch” Perry, Back on the Controls
Sean Paul, Full Frequency
Shaggy, Out of Many, One Music
Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate, The Reggae Power
Soja, Amid the Noise and the Haste

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Cheek to Cheek, Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett
Sending You a Little Christmas, Johnny Mathis
Nostalgia, Annie Lennox
Partners, Barbra Streisand
Night Songs, Barry Manilow

Best Americana Album

The River & The Thread, Rosanne Cash
Terms of My Surrener, John Hiatt
Bluesamericana, Keb’ Mo’
A Dotted Line, Nickel Creek
Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, Sturgill Simpson

Best Spoken Word Album

Actors Anonymous, James Franco
A Call to Action, Jimmy Carter
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, John Waters
A Fighting Chance, Elizabeth Warren
Diary of a Mad Diva, Joan Rivers
We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song, Gloria Gaynor

Joan Rivers & 5 More Posthumous Grammy Award Nominees

Best Gospel Album

Help, Erica Campbell
Amazing, Ricky Dillard & New G
Withholding Nothing: Live, William McDowell
Forever Yours, Smokie Norful
Vintage Worship, Anita Wilson

Best Rock Performance

“Gimme Something Good,” Ryan Adams
“Do I Wanna Know?”, Arctic Monkeys
“Blue Moon,” Beck
“Fever,” The Black Keys
“Lazaretto,” Jack White

Best Metal Performance

“Neon Knights,” Anthrax
“High Road,” Mastodon
“Heartbreaker,” Motörhead
“The Negative One,” Slipknot
“The Last In Line,” Tenacious D

Best R&B Performance

“Drunk In Love,” Beyoncé ft. Jay Z
“New Flame,” Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross
“It’s Your World,” Jennifer Hudson ft. R. Kelly
“Like This,” Ledisi
“Good Kisser,” Usher

Best R&B Song

“Drunk In Love,” Beyonce ft. Jay Z
“Good Kisser,” Usher
“New Flame,” Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross
“Options (Wolfjames Version),” Luke James ft. Rick Ross
“The Worst,” Jhené Aiko

Best R&B Album

Islander, Bernhoft
Lift Your Spirit, Aloe Blacc
Love, Marriage & Divorce, Toni Braxton & Babyface
Black Radio 2, Robert Glasper Experiment
Give The People What They Want, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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Vote at @TheGRAMMYs for @LourdesDBaron if you think she should be nominated for the #GRAMMYs 2015 – Take our Poll

Published by EOTM News Editor on November 29th, 2014 - in Awards Shows, Entertainment

By Carla B.

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Recording Academy Grammy Consideration For Lourdes Duque Baron’s Debut Jazz Single From Her Second Album, “My Spring In Paris”

It’s been a rewarding year for multi-faceted entertainer Lourdes Duque Baron. Since releasing her amazing cover of the late Amy Winehouse, “Me & Mr. Jones,” in March featuring AKNU, Lourdes, 67, has ascended to dizzying heights on YouTube, MTV & with iTunes downloads. The timeless beauty debut album, ‘Feeling Good At Any Age,’ released this past summer and just recently new music from her second album has found much success on music charts across the globe from the hit single,”My Spring In Paris.” Soon, the crooner will embark on a world tour with stops in Manila and Tokyo. Yes, the gifted entertainer proves anyone can be their best, whatever the age.

SEE ALSO: Lourdes D. Baron LIVE in Concert – December 13, 2014 @ Vitello’s in Studio City, California

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Grammy Voter? Thanks For Your Consideration

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The 2015 Grammy Nominees will be announced Dec. 5th in Nashville. The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast (CBS) will be held on Sunday,February 8, 2015. Eligibility Period is for recordings commercially released between October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014. Members must be active in order to submit projects for GRAMMY consideration.

Grammy’s 2015: Who will get nominated?

To Vote for your favorite artist - CLICK HEREYou can add your favorite artist if she/he is not in the poll.

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Inside our Grammy poll you will find a list of artists who have released new music in the last year.  Vote for the artists you think deserve to get a nomination based on the quality of their releases! Tweet your vote to  #Grammys

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Media Guru ‘Steven Escobar’ from Diversity News Magazine Nominated for 2014 LGBT Hero Awards

On July 22, 2014 it was reveal the 2014 LGBT Hero Awards nominees! Diversity News Publications, publisher of Diversity News Magazine from the Diversity News Publications Family of Companies is excited to announce that they found out on 7-23-2014 that their very own online magazine received an official nomination as Online Magazine of The Year: Diversity News Magazine by Steven Escobar.

“Breaking Spoiler News! An official press release will be issue soon but now please VOTE for us. I just found today 7-23-2004 that (we) I have been nominated for 2014 LGBT Hero Awards for “ONLINE MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR”: Diversity News Magazine by Steven Escobar. Please go online and visit website at and vote for (us) me. Thank you for your support.” said Steven Escobar, President and executive editor-in-chief of Diversity News Magazine.

Remember to vote for us and save the date! to attend the awards ceremony at The LGBT Hero Awards 2014 to be held at Circus Disco located at 6655 Santa Monica Blvd. (Behind Arena) in Hollywood, CA 90038 on Thursday, September 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm. Victoria Ruiz is the Executive Producer and Creator and Xavier Mejia is the event Co-Producer and Creative Director.

As date of this press release Diversity News Magazine is a media partner of the 30th Annual AIDS Walk LA 2014 benefiting AIDS Walk Los Angeles and media/member of The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce LA. Also voting member of The Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) and honoree and member of The Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA).

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“I am very happy that finally since 2003 I (we) have been working in covering and featuring LGBT people/events and to get nominated means so much for me and our organizations. I want you who do not know what means Diversity is: “The beauties of nature come in all colors. The strengths of humankind come in many forms. Every human being is wonderfully unique. All of us contribute in different ways. When we learn to honor the difference, and appreciate the mix. We find harmony.” concluded Mr. Escobar. published by have affiliate partnerships for media content with the following news and entertainment leader companies – MediaMax Online via EPK TV,, The Miss Universe Organization, ABC Television Network, CBS Television, NBC Universal, Inc via NBC Universal Media Village, Fox Broadcasting Company via Fox Flash, Summit Entertainment, Lions Gate Entertainment, Conscience Entertainment, Studio One via Men’s Life Today, Repost.Us, Film District Publicity and many more.

Diversity News Magazine by Diversity News Publications are working with some of the finest advertising organizations in the world such as Google Ad Sense by, Rakuten LinkShare Corporation, Chitika, Inc., Share A Sale, Blip TV by Maker Studios, YouTube, MGM Resorts International, part of AOL Group, Amazon, Career Builder, Lijit Networks Inc., Sazze, Inc. dba ProGrids, and many more.

Once again we ask our colleagues, fans, supporters, friends, family, advertisers and sponsors to please go online and visit website at and vote for (us) me. Look for section “ONLINE MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR”: Diversity News Magazine by Steven Escobar to vote.

Remember that you are welcome to vote once a day. The last day to vote is on Friday, August 22, 2014, at midnight (Pacific Standard Time). 

The Diversity News Publications Family of Companies wants to congratulate all the nominees and we wish them good luck and hope to see them soon at the ceremony awards.

Complete List of the official 2014 nominees.

Mireya Aguirre
Drian Juarez
Natalie La Dupont
Morena Lopez
Gipsy Rodriguez
Maria Roman
Karina Samala
Angelina Versage

Magaly (la voz de oro)
Marcia Davalos
Laura Figueroa
Ari Gutierrez
Blanca A. Munoz
Elena Popp
Chiquis Sanit
Leslie Almeida
Jorge Amellado Barragan
Miguel Bujanda
Noris Chavarria
Jorge L Fernadez
Felipe Infante
Miguel Topete
Tony Viramontes
Dorys Travesty Show
Toño Estrada
Mia Farrow
Pepe Flores
Rey Gutty
Leo Irrriarte
Rudy Ledesma
Blas Nunez
Uriel Villaverde
Diversity News Magazine by Steven Escobar
Effie Magazine By Effie Cornejo
LA NOTA ROSA by Miguel Saldana
Marbella’s Magazine By Marbellas
Q SACRAMENTO by Luis Barrera
XQ Si Magazine by Bamby Salcedo
Marco Ortiz
Beto el Chistologo
Victor Darey
Ismael Gael Garcia
Alejandro Gonzalez
Rigo Gutierrez
Arturito Lefom’show
Hector Mojarro
Uriel Villaverde
Memo Campos (Desahogo Femenino)
Jose Kuervo (xtravaganza Vaquero)
Jorge Espitia
Freddy Figueroa
Pedro A Flores
Eddy Garcia
Issi Garza
Jonathan Menedez (Gay Latino L.A.)
Martin Ortiz (MundoFox)
Miguel Vargas (musical videos /web series/documentaries)
Chico’s Angels
Tarance Artis
Billy Barbie
Melissa Befierce
AnealPleasures Dean DeSain
Adore Delano
Jorge Hernandez (Bakersfield)
Ronnie Scharffel
Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles
Miguel Armando
La Dama Brava
Magaly La Voz de Oro
Chiquis Rivera
Rickardo Torres
Gypsy y Sus Punterias
La Hora Gay
Ludimix (
Entre Tu y Yo TV
Riku Matsuda KPFK 90.7FM
LA Talk Radio (John Johnson)
Samara Elle Riviera (
Davey Wavey (
Myriam from La Academia
Jacqueline Alcala
Korina Lopez
Violeta Martin
Marilyn Odessa
Ivy Queen
Diana Reyes
Erika Vidrio
Bearoncè Knows (Albert Ontiveros)
Jesee Alvarado
Jerry Avila
Raul Rodriquez Castro
Johari Navez
Blas Nunez
Giovanna Ortiz
Loreta Villagomez
Chantal Fernandez Villanueva
Tyler Oakley
Angel de Los Santos
Raul Arciaga
Luis Barrera
Viktor Bravo
John Johnson
Riku Matsuda
Jesse Melgar
Miguel Saldana
Davey Wavey
Xavier Coronado
Angel Raul Ferravi
Yesenia Gaytan
Ivan Montero
Victor Mendoza
Eddie Mervin
Alexander Flores De Orta
Steve Romero
DJ ALEX (Circus Disco)
Tony Vi Cious
Topher Dimaggio
Marlon Estrada
Troy Adrian Media
Nova Monfort
Jose Segovia
Luis Shizaru

About Diversity News Magazine:
Diversity News Magazine purpose was founded in 2009, Diversity News Magazine is an independent multi-media outlet and their mission and purpose is to educate and inform the diverse community worldwide. It focuses on featuring and reporting on local, national and international news, entertainment, features, sports and more importantly, newsworthy items that would be of interest to our diverse cultures. Diversity News Magazine is not targetting a specific group of people they work with every one that wants to work with them. For more information visit Diversity News Magazine at

Esteban “Steven” Escobar: Esteban A. Escobar (born in El Salvador, Central America on September 6th) is an award winning American journalist, reporter, editor, columnist, writer, producer, director, publicist, radio personality, entrepreneur, accounts receivable specialist, humanitarian and philanthropist.  Esteban is known as Steven Escobar. He is the President & Executive Editor-In-Chief of Diversity News Magazine, an online & special print consumer news magazine that is is available worldwide and can be viewed free by millions of visitors each month.

Steven Escobar also gives back to the community by helping charities. From 2003 to the present, he has been raising money and awareness for AIDS Walk LA benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles through team Diversity News 3960. Also in 2011 Steven Escobar raised money for The Life Group LA. Steven Escobar has volunteered for Exotifit For Humanity and The Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Steering Committee. Steven was nominated for The Shorty Awards 2011 and the People’s Choice Fan Award 2012. In 2012 Steven Escobar received the Humanitarian Award at the 2012 International Noble Awards. Also on June 2, 2012 Steven Escobar Received the Community and Humanitarian Services Award at Kayamanan Bayan for all his contributions to the Filipino American community in Southern California. On 12-12-12 Steven Escobar received an award for the Most Fascinating Person of the Year. On August 4, 2013, Steven Escobar won the 2013 EOTM (Entrepreneurs On the Move) Award for Outstanding Internet Talk Show Diversity News Radio on Air with Steven Escobar. named Steven Escobar one of the Hot 500 contributors during the month of March 2012 from Yahoo! Contributors.

On March 1, 2014 Steven Escobar received the following awards from City of Beverly Hills: The Diversity Award Certificate of Recognition by the City of Beverly Hills City Council, County of Los Angeles by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles and City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition signed by the Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti for his participation and contributions to the Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA).

Steven Escobar has been in the USA since 1989 and has 2 sisters and a mother. Steven Escobar currently resides in Los Angeles County in the city of Hollywood, CA. For more information visit or his IMDB at

About LGBT Hero Awards:
Their mission is to help provide an inclusive and well rounded representation of the LGBT community by honoring heroes who play influential roles that contribute to the well-being of the LGBT community. The LGBT Hero Awards is an annual ceremony that recognizes the accomplishments of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender individuals who have dedicated their lives to the world of entertainment, art and community, politics, public health, and business. The annual ceremony also recognizes the efforts and contributions of celebrities and personalities who are allies of the LGBT community. For more information visit

For more information about Diversity News Magazine by Steven Escobar Nominated for 2014 LGBT Hero Awards visit our parent company Diversity News Publications at

Sarah Hyland to co-host Teen Choice Awards 2014

Published by EOTM News Editor on August 1st, 2014 - in Awards Shows, Breaking News, Entertainment News

The teen wolf won’t be a lone wolf hosting Teen Choice 2014 on Fox.

(Photo: Dan MacMedan, USA TODAY)

Modern Family‘s Sarah Hyland is set to co-host the Aug. 10 awards show (8 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT) with Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey, Fox announced Friday.

Hyland, who is a nominee in the Choice TV Female Scene Stealer category, plays Haley Dunphy on the Emmy-winning Family.

They will be joined on the show by such stars as Taylor Swift, Victoria Justice, Ian Somerhalder, Odeya Rush, Ariana Grande, Megan Fox, Josh Hutcherson, Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Lea Michele, The Band Perry, Hailee Steinfeld and Zendaya. Performers include Demi Lovato, Rita Ora, Jason Derulo, MAGIC! and Rixton.

Fans between 13 and 19 can vote once each day until Aug. 9 at Categories recognize the fields of television, music, film, sports, fashion and comedy. Digital and social media categories also are included.

News Source: USA Today

Entrepreneurs that Dare to #ChangeTheWorld — Celebrating Entrepreneurship Globally

By Carla B.

EOTM “Entrepreneurs On The Move” Awards — Celebrating Dreamers/Risk-Takers That Are Changing The World.

In entrepreneurship, as with most other worthwhile endeavors in life having a role model can be hugely valuable. Not only is it helpful to follow their footsteps and avoid their missteps, these entrepreneurial icons are always good for a healthy dose of inspiration. With this in mind, I have put together some of the best quotes and positive affirmations for entrepreneurs. Below are just a few, which also happens to be my favorites!

Entrepreneurs Changing The World

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” — Steve Jobs

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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”–Eleanor Roosevelt
“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” –Anatole France

“One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you.” – Jeff Bezos“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

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“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein

“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

“Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.” - Thomas Edison

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” – Bill Cosby

“Success is not what you have, but who you are.” – Bo Bennet

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

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ESPY Awards Red Carpet Looks — 2014 (PICS)

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The 2014 ESPY Awards Red Carpet is here! The awards show celebrates the last year in sports, and has done so for the past 22 years.

Drake, left, and Brian McKnight perform at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP

The grand affair went down today at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Drake hosted the extravaganza, marking the first time in the show’s history that a rapper has MC’d the event. The previous four hosts have been actors, while LeBron James and Lance Armstrong are the only athletes to ever host the ESPYs. Samuel L. Jackson has hosted a record three times.

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Singer Brian McKnight arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

ESPN announced Wednesday that Drake would be hosting the ESPYs. The rapper shared the news via Twitter.

“This is an incredible opportunity for me to combine two of my biggest passions—sports and performing,” said the rapper in a statement.

“Drake is an unbelievably talented entertainer who truly has a passion for sports. We are thrilled to have him to host this year’s show,” said Connor Schell, vice president, ESPN Films and Original Entertainment, in a statement.

St. Louis Rams' Michael Sam, left, and Vito Cammisano arrive at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)


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Former boxer Laila Ali arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)


Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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The 2014 Primetime Emmy Award Nominees Are Here!

Published by EOTM News Editor on July 10th, 2014 - in Awards Shows, Entertainment News

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  They are here! The 2014 Emmy Award Nominations




Outstanding Comedy Series
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Modern Family”
“Orange is the New Black”
“Silicon Valley”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Lena Dunham, “Girls”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Melissa McCarthy, “Mike & Molly”
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”
Taylor Schilling, “Orange is the New Black”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Louis C.K., “Louie”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
Ricky Gervais, “Derek”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
William H. Macy, “Shameless”
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family”
Allison Janney, “Mom”
Kate Mulgrew, “Orange is the New Black”
Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”
Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory”
Anna Chlumsky, “Veep”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”
Adam Driver, “Girls”
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family”
Fred Armisen, “Portlandia”
Tony Hale, “Veep”

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Nathan Lane, “Modern Family”
Steve Buscemi, “Portlandia”
Jimmy Fallon, “Saturday Night Live”
Louis C.K., “Saturday Night Live”
Bob Newhart, “Arthur”
Gary Cole, “Veep”

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba, “Orange is the New Black”
Laverne Cox, “Orange is the New Black”
Natasha Lyonne, “Orange is the New Black”
Tina Fey, “Saturday Night Live”
Melissa McCarthy, “Saturday Night Live”
Joan Cusack, “Shameless”

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
“Episodes” — “Episode 305″ (David Crane)
“Louise” — “So Did The Fat Lady” (Louis C.K.)
“Orange Is the New Black” — “I Wasn’t Ready” (Jenji Kohan and Liz Friedman)
“Silicon Valley” – “Optimal Tip-To-Tip Efficiency” (Alec Berg)
“Veep” — “Special Relationship” (Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche and Armando Iannucci)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
“Episodes” — “Episode 309″ (Iain B. MacDonald)
“Glee” — “100″ (Paris Barclay)
“Louis” — “Elevator, Part 6″ (Louis C.K.)
“Modern Family” — “Vegas” (Gail Mancuso)
“Orange Is the New Black” — “Lesbian Request Denied” (Jodie Foster)
“Silicon Valley” — Minimum Viable Product” (Mike Judge)


Outstanding Drama Series
“Breaking Bad”
“Downton Abbey”
“Game of Thrones”
“House of Cards”
“Mad Men”
“True Detective”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Lizzy Caplan, “Masters of Sex”
Claire Danes, “Homeland”
Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey”
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”
Kerry Washington, “Scandal”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom”
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
Woody Harrelson, “True Detective”
Matthew McConaughey, “True Detective”
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad”
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey”
Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”
Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife”
Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jim Carter, “Downton Abbey”
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”
Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”
Jon Voight, “Ray Donovan”
Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland”
Josh Charles, “The Good Wife”

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
“Boardwalk Empire” — Farewell Daddy Blues” (Tim Van Patten)
“Breaking Bad’ — “Felina” (Vince Gilligan)
“Downton Abbey” — “Episode 1″ (David Evans)
“Game Of Thrones” — “The Watchers on the Wall” (Neil Marshall)
“House Of Cards” — “Chapter 14″ (Carl Franklin)
“True Detective” — “Who Goes There” (Cary Joji Fukunaga)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series


Outstanding Miniseries
“American Horror Story: Coven”
“Bonnie & Clyde”
“The White Queen”

Outstanding Movie

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special


Outstanding Variety Series

Outstanding Variety Special

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special


Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

Outstanding Structured Reality Program

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program