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Mercury Prize 2020: Get to know this year’s nominees

Mercury Prize 2020: Get to know this year’s nominees

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For the first time ever, the winner of the Mercury Prize will be revealed on The One Show this Thursday.The prize, which recognises the best British or Irish album of the year, is normally announced at a lavish awards ceremony in London.But with Covid making that impossible, Radio 1's Annie Mac will deliver the judge's verdict live on BBC One.This year's nominees include pop stars like Dua Lipa and Charli XCX, alongside Stormzy and folk singer Laura Marling.The bookmaker's favourite, however, is Michael Kiwanuka - whose soulful exploration of identity and self-doubt is one of the most acclaimed albums of the last 12 months. Pop acts and women lead Mercury Prize nominationsThe BBC has also put together a special Mercury Prize show...
Bafta TV Awards: Chernobyl and The Crown among nominees

Bafta TV Awards: Chernobyl and The Crown among nominees

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Chernobyl leads the field at this year's Bafta Television Awards, with 14 nominations.The Sky Atlantic miniseries, which was heavily praised by critics, was based on the 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.It becomes one of the most-nominated shows in the ceremony's history, tying with the 14 nominations Killing Eve received last year.Netflix's Royal drama The Crown has seven nominations in total.Other nominees at this year's ceremony include Fleabag and Giri/Haji - which receive six nominations each.The top Bafta TV nominees Chernobyl - 14 The Crown - 7 Fleabag - 6 Giri / Haji - 6 Bafta TV Awards: The nominations in full The Virtues, Killing Eve, Sex Education and Top Boy have also been recognised.Chernobyl has th...
The Razzies: Cats and Rambo sequel among worst film nominees

The Razzies: Cats and Rambo sequel among worst film nominees

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It may only be one day till the Oscars, but nominees for a rather different award have been announced: the Razzies.The Golden Raspberry Awards celebrate the worst films in Hollywood, and Cats is among this year's nominations.The musical is up for eight awards, with nominations for its four stars, including Dame Judi Dench and James Corden.The latest film in the Rambo franchise and comedy A Madea Family Funeral also received eight nominations each.All three films are up for worst film.The Razzies describe themselves as "Tinseltown's least coveted $ 4.97 statuette" and are voted for by more than 1,000 Golden Raspberry Foundation members based in the US and abroad. Why Cats may be destined for the litter tray ★★☆☆☆ Lame opening for...
Oscars 2020: The nominees in full

Oscars 2020: The nominees in full

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Media playback is unsupported on your device The nominations for this year's Academy Awards have been announced in Los Angeles. Here's the list in full. Best picture Ford v Ferrari The Irishman Jojo Rabbit Joker Little Women Marriage Story 1917 Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood Parasite Best actor Antonio Banderas - Pain and Glory Leonardo DiCaprio - Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood Adam Driver - Marriage Story Joaquin Phoenix - Joker Jonathan Pryce - The Two Popes Joker leads the Oscars pack with 11 nominations 9 snubs and surprises in the Oscar nominations Oscars 2020: How diverse are the nominees? Best actress Cynthia Erivo - Harriet Scarlett Johansson - M...
Golden Globes: Marriage Story, Irishman and Joker among nominees

Golden Globes: Marriage Story, Irishman and Joker among nominees

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The Irishman, Joker and Marriage Story are among the big films nominated for Golden Globe awards in 2020.All three are in the running for the best film (drama) prize, alongside 1917 and The Two Popes, while Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Jojo Rabbit, Knives Out, Rocketman and Dolemite Is My Name are the shortlisted films in the best film (musical or comedy) category. Divorce drama Marriage Story leads the way with six nods, with stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver both up for best actor and actress in the drama categories and Laura Dern shortlisted for best supporting actress. Image: Joaquin Phoenix is up for best drama actor for his performance in Joker. Pic: Warner Bros/Entertainment Inc I...