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Oscars to create new award for popular movies

2 months, 10 days ago
LOS ANGELES: The organizers of the Oscars said on Wednesday they would create a new award category for popular movies and limited the annual, televised ceremony to three hours. The sweeping changes, to be introduced for the February 2019…

Grammy and Oscars push for diversity at awards

3 months, 21 days ago
LOS ANGELES: The Grammy Awards are expanding the number of nominees in the top categories for the highest honors in the music business from five to eight in the biggest push to increase diversity in the 60-year history of the awards. The…

Facebook launches $10 million community leader awards

8 months, 9 days ago
LONDON: Facebook launched a community leadership program on Friday that will award $10 million in total to more than 100 people who have successfully built groups on the social network as part of its push to create “meaningful”…

Golden Globes: 10 things you didn’t know you didn’t know

9 months, 12 days ago
LOS ANGELES: Hollywood's annual awards season revs up on Sunday as industry A-listers turn out for the 75th Golden Globes. Here are 10 fun-filled facts (plus a few bonus tidbits) you probably didn't know about Tinseltown's biggest…

Alternate history of Singapore scoops comic books awards

1 year, 2 months ago
SAN DIEGO, Calif: Singaporean graphic novelist Sonny Liew dominated the comic industry's equivalent of the Oscars, scooping three Eisner Awards for "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye" - a wry alternate history of tightly-controlled…

Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards

1 year, 4 months ago
LAS VEGAS: Rapper Drake grabbed a record 13 wins at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, eclipsing Adele's previous record of 12 awards in 2012. "I want to say, hold tight Adele, because when a new thing drops you'll be back to get…

Gen Bajwa presents gallantry awards to army officers

1 year, 6 months ago
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday conferred military awards to army officers for acts of gallantry during operations. The awards were presented during an investiture ceremony held at General…