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MTV VMAs: Kendrick Lamar dominates as awards show gets political

MTV VMAs: Kendrick Lamar dominates as awards show gets political

Entertainment
The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) are always a big night for pop music, but were also dominated by political statements at a fiery show in Los Angeles on Sunday night.Artists spoke out against white supremacy and urged suicide awareness.Transgender military personnel attended days after US President Donald Trump signed a directive to ban them.The mother of Heather Heyer, killed during a protest against a far-right march, presented an award.Susan Bro handed out the Fight Against the System Award, just 15 days after Ms Heyer's death in Charlottesville, Virginia. Paying tribute to her daughter, she said: "I miss her, but I know she's here tonight."She was introduced by the stage by Reverend Robert Wright Lee IV, a descendant of the controversial general on the Confederate side of the US Civil...
Healthy Food and Drink Awards 2018

Healthy Food and Drink Awards 2018

Health
Win a Luxury Soho Spa Day Do you have a favourite healthy food product or drink you’d love to tell everyone about? Now’s your chance!Women’s Fitness and Health & Fitness magazines have joined forces to launch the Healthy Food Drink Awards 2018 – voted for by you! The awards will recognise the very best food and drink products that help keep British women healthy. From cereal bars and savoury snacks to smoothies and juices, winners of the Awards will be announced in the April 2018 issues of WF and H&F. So don’t delay, vote for your top products today!Joanna Knight & Mary ComberWomen’s Fitness and Health & FitnessMarshall Street Everyone Active, seconds from Carnaby street is a hidden oasis in the heart of Soho with a fitness suite, hot yoga studio, luxury spa, sauna, steam
Katy Perry to host the 2017 Video Music Awards show

Katy Perry to host the 2017 Video Music Awards show

Entertainment
July 27 (UPI) -- Pop singer and incoming American Idol judge Katy Perry will host next month's 2017 MTV Video Music Awards show.The ceremony is set to air live from the The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Aug. 27 at 8 p.m.Rapper Kendrick Lamar goes into the competition with a leading eight nominations. Other artists up for multiple awards include Perry, The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande and Lorde.Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
Awards

Awards

Finance
Adrian Wooldridge, who wrote the Schumpeter column from its inception until the end of last year, won the commentary category at the 2017 Gerald Loeb awards in New York. Anton La Guardia, Edward McBride, Zanny Minton Beddoes, Chris Lockwood, Nick Pelham and Henry Tricks won the breaking-news category for their exclusive on Saudi Arabia’s plans to float Aramco.Let's block ads! (Why?) Business and finance
Leslie Jones says Bruno Mars will help her open the 2017 BET Awards

Leslie Jones says Bruno Mars will help her open the 2017 BET Awards

Entertainment
June 24 (UPI) --Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones announced via Twitter that pop music icon Bruno Mars will help her kick off the festivities at Sunday's BET Awards."I told y'all we would start our wonderful life together, that's why @BrunoMars and I are opening up the 2017 #BETAwards," Jones tweeted Friday.The comedian is hosting the event where Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, DJ Khaled, New Edition Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton are also slated to perform.Handing out prizes at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles will be Yara Shahidi, Cardi B, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, La La Anthony, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Trevor Noah, Robin Thede, Cari Champion and Demetrius Shipp Jr.Beyoncé goes into the competition with a leading seven nominatio