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BLACK BRITISH ACTORS IDRIS ELBA AND CHIWETEL EJIOFOR RECEIVE GOLDEN GLOBES NOMINATIONS

Black British stars Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor have both received ‘Best Actor’ Golden Globes nominations. Chitwetel has been nominated for his role in the epic ’12 Years A Slave’ and Idris for his portrayal of the late South African leader Nelson Mandela in the biopic ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’. Congratulations to them both. I think Chitwetel will take home the award in 2014, he plays a slave in the harrowing ’12 years’, a role like that (and other roles that depict some form []

UK NEWS: URBAN MUSIC AWARDS 2011 NOMINEES

Yes folks music awards season is almost here! Check out the 2011 Urban Music Awards nominees list. Best  Collaboration sponsored by Corona Extra DJ Fresh ft Sian Evans   “Louder”   (Ministry of Sound) Dappy ft.  Tinchy Stryder   “Spaceship”   (4th & Broadway & AATW) Lock Essein ft.  Tanya Lacey     “How we Roll”    (RCA) Vato Gonzalez ft Foreign Beggars  “Badman Riddim”   (Levels/Ministry of Sound) Chipmunk ft. Chris Brown  “Champion” Wretch 32 ft.  Example  “Unorthodox”   (Levels/Ministry of Sound) Best Male Artist Example (Data) Jay Sean Chipmunk []

2008 BET HIP HOP AWARDS: BEST UK HIP HOP ACT NOMINEES

The nominees are: DIZZEE RASCAL WILEY CHIPMUNK SKEPTA GIGGS             GHETTO         Some of the acts here deserve to be nominated, but others just make me cringe with embarrassment. Can you guess which acts those are? I wonder who the lucky winner will be …….. The awards ceremony will take place in Atlanta on October 18th, and will then air on US television on October 23rd.  The ceremony will probably air here in the UK sometime after that (a week later). But we []