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MTV VMA’S 2010 – THE WINNERS!

Well no surprises here.. Lady Gaga with her over the top shenanigans cleaned up and took home eight awards. Best Female Video: Lady Gaga – ‘Bad Romance’ Best Male Video: Eminem – ‘Not Afraid’ Best Hip Hop Video: Eminem – ‘Not Afraid’ Best New Artist: Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris – ‘Baby’ Best Collaboration: Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé – ‘Telephone’ Best Pop Video: Lady Gaga – ‘Bad Romance’ Best Rock Video: 30 Seconds to Mars – ‘Kings and Queens’ Best Dance Music Video: []

2010 OSCARS NOMINEES LIST / PRECIOUS STARS AND DIRECTOR RECEIVE NOMINATIONS

  The 2010 Oscar nominees list has just been released. Check out the list of nominees below.  Best Picture Avatar The Blind Side District 9 An Education The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds Precious A Serious Man Up Up In The Air  Director James Cameron (Avatar) Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker) Quentin Tarantino (Inglourious Basterds) Lee Daniels (Precious) Jason Reitman (Up In The Air)  Best Actor Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart) George Clooney (Up In The Air) Colin Firth (A Single Man) Morgan Freeman (Invictus) []

RAPPER SHOT DEAD, MAN CHARGED

I read about this terrible incident yesterday but didn’t get around to posting news on it until now. Another tragic and senseless killing. When will it all end? Via Billboard Rapper Dolla, born Roderick Anthony Burton II, was shot and killed while waiting in the valet area of the Beverly Center mall in Los Angeles on Monday (May 18). He was 21. According to the Los Angeles Times, the up-and-coming rapper, who signed to Akon’s Konvict Muzik label in 2007, had flown to Los []

MTV VMA 2008 LIVE BLOG

The MTV Video Music Awards 2008 took place in Los Angeles last night, and here is a live blog covering the night’s events courtesy of Rolling Stone. READ I knew that British host/comedian Russell Brand would bomb. Russell’s crude sense of humour is just way out there, and goes over most people’s heads, so I don’t understand why they chose him to host this year’s ceremony in front of a huge American audience. I don’t think I’ll bother tuning in when it airs again here []

PICS OF THE DAY: THE BMI URBAN AWARDS

The BMI Urban Awards took place at the Wilshire Theater in Los Angeles last night (September 4th) Janet Jackson (L-R) Jackie Jackson, Randy Jackson, Chris Tucker, Marlon Jackson, and Tito Jackson. The Jackson brothers with parents Katherine and Joe Jackson T-Pain *sigh* with  VP of writer/publisher relations for BMI Catherine Brewton and BMI President & CEO Del Bryant.   VP of writer/publisher relations for BMI Catherine Brewton and BMI President & CEO Del Bryant with Cee-lo Jackie Jackson and Janet Jackson Katherine and Joe Jackson []

US NEWS: POLICE OFFER OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO HELP CATCH SERIAL KILLER

Officials in Los Angeles are offering half a million dollars to help catch a serial killer who has murdered at least 10 women and one man in two sprees over the past 20 years. All the victims were black and were found in or near South Los Angeles. Police believe some of the women were prostitutes. Seven women and a man were killed by the same handgun in a three-year period starting in August 1985. The women had been sexually assaulted and []

PICS OF THE DAY: BET AWARDS 2008

The BET Awards 2008 took place last night (June 24th) in Los Angeles at the Shrine Auditorium. Host comedian/actor D.L Hughley  Presenter Queen Latifah Sean Combs presents Alicia Keys with an award Quincy Jones Alicia Keys performs Ashanti Chris Brown performs Rihanna performs Usher performs Lil Kim and Keyshia Cole Lil Wayne T-Pain 90s R&B group SWV (press room) TLC: T-Boz and Chilli (press room) En Vogue (Press Room) *Alicia Keys brought out SWV, TLC and En Vogue during her performance* Photographs: WireImage