After a blustery few days of torrential downpours, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at the Academy Awards.
Nominations were announced Tuesday at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills for the 40th annual People’s Choice Awards.
She was at the start of what may well be the most meteoric rise in music history. Barely an adult, her second CD, 21, sold 17 million copies worldwide and then, stayed atop the charts for longer than any other CB in the past 2 decades. That’s when tragedy struck.
Grammy show producer Ken Ehrlich had considered putting dancing/electronica music into the ceremony in the past, but could never quite figure out how to incorporate the high-energy club feel in front of a sometimes staid audience.
The 2012 GRAMMY Nominees album will be released digitally and in stores January 24, 2012. The album features 22 hits from some of the GRAMMYs’ most popular nominees.
The Obama administration has honored a group of mothers and wives of Cuban dissidents with an award. The honor was granted to the Damas de Blanco — or “Ladies in White.”