Jay-Z, Will and Jada win at the Tony Awards

On Sunday night, Jay-Z, Will and Jada Smith won three Tony Awards as executive producers of the Broadway musical, “Fela!”  The play about ’70s Nigerian musician and political activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was nominated for 11 Tony Awards.  The three categories in which “Fela!” won were Best Sound Design of a Musical, Best Choreography, and Best Costume Design of a Musical.
Denzel Washington won his first Tony award for his performance in August Wilson’s “Fences.”  Viola Davis, also won a Tony for her role as his wife in the play.
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Video: S.O.S. Saving Ourselves: Help for Haiti telethon

Artists came out Friday to support BET’s “SOS Saving Ourselves: Help for Haiti” telethon in Miami.  Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown and Nas and Damien Marley were some of the performers at the two-hour event broadcast live from the American Airlines.  Queen Latifah, Pharrell and Diddy served as hosts.  Check out some of the performances.
Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley – “Strong Will Continue”
Mary J. Blige – “We Gonna Make It” feat. Jazmine Sullivan and “One”
Robin Thicke -Dreamworld” and “What’s Going On” feat. India.Arie

Grammy Award Highlights

The Grammys were chocked full of appearances by artists such as Jamie Foxx, Jay-Z, Toni Braxton and the Jackson children.  Maxwell also won his first Grammy for best R&B Male Vocal Performance for “Pretty Wings.” Beyonce marches on stage as she begins her “If I Were A Boy/ You Oughta Know” performance.  Check out performances by Beyonce and Jamie Foxx and other Grammy pics …
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Halle Berry to present at Golden Globes

Halle Berry

Halle Berry will be a presenter Jan. 17 at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards, announced the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Monday. Berry will join presenters, which include: Colin Ferrell, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts and Mickey Rourke.

Robert De Niro and Leonardo Di Caprio will present Martin Scorsese with the Cecil B. DeMille Award and British comedian Ricky Gervais will host the event.

Janet Jackson to kick off American Music Awards


After a opening tribute to her late brother Michael Jackson at the MTV Video Awards, Janet Jackson is now set to kick off the American Music Awards Nov. 22. at 7 p.m. central time.

“We’re thrilled about having Janet Jackson open this year’s show,” said American Music Awards producer Larry Klein in a news release.  “She is an incredibly dynamic performer, and I think the audience will be excited to see what she has in store.”

She is also set to release a greatest hits two-CD set, “Number Ones,” before the awards show.  She will also release a new single, “Make Me.”