Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Moreno Among the Recipients of This Year's Kennedy Center Honors

Moreno Among the Recipients of This Year’s Kennedy Center Honors

Rita Moreno continues to rack up the honors… The 83-year-old Puerto Rican actress, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award at last year’s SAG Awards, has been announced as one of recipients of this year’s Kennedy Center Honors. Each year,...

Jul 16, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Jimenez Inducted Into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

Jimenez Inducted Into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

Flaco Jimenez’s name will appear in the Austin City Limits history books… The 76-year-old Mexican American Conjunto, Norteño and Tejano music accordionist and a member of the Tejano fusion group Texas Tornados, who received a Grammy...

Jun 19, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Garcia to Be Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Garcia to Be Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Jerry Garcia legacy lives on… The late part-Spanish American musician best known for his lead guitar work, singing and songwriting with the band the Grateful Dead, will be posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this week. Garcia...

Jun 16, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Miranda's Musical

Miranda’s Musical “Hamilton” Wins Seven Drama Desk Awards

Lin-Manuel Miranda is celebrating a little excess drama… The 35-year-old Puerto Rican composer, rapper, lyricist, and actor’s latest project, the musical Hamilton, won seven Drama Desk awards including best new musical, on Sunday night. In...

Jun 1, 15 • Awards1 Comment »
Rivera Wins Drama League Award for Her Performance in

Rivera Wins Drama League Award for Her Performance in “The Visit”

Chita Rivera is this year’s Drama League darling… The 82-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress, dancer and singer, the first Hispanic woman and the first Latino American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award, picked up the Distinguished...

May 16, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Colón-Zayas Wins Lortel Award for

Colón-Zayas Wins Lortel Award for “Between Riverside and Crazy”

Liza Colón-Zayas has a Crazy reason to celebrate… The Puerto Rican actress, married to actor David Zayas, has won the Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role in Between Riverside and Crazy, which was named outstanding...

May 10, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Lopez Wins 'Best Scared-As-S**t Performance' at the MTV Movie Awards

Lopez Wins ‘Best Scared-As-S**t Performance’ at the MTV Movie Awards

Jennifer Lopez is the fight queen… The 45-year-old Puerto Rican actress, singer and American Idol judge picked up the second “golden popcorn” statue of her career at Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards, which honor the biggest movies of the...

Apr 13, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Gomez Earns Her Ninth Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award

Gomez Earns Her Ninth Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award

She may not be a child anymore, but Selena Gomez is still the kids’ choice. The 22-year-old half-Mexican-American singer-actress picked up the ninth orange blimp of her career at Saturday’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. Gomez, who most...

Mar 29, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Los Tigres del Norte Receive Special GLAAD Award for

Los Tigres del Norte Receive Special GLAAD Award for “Era Diferente”

Los Tigres del Norte have plenty of reason to be GLAAD… The norteño band received the Special Recognition (Spanish Language) Award at the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards, held on March 21 at Los Angeles’ Beverly Hilton. Los Tigres del Norte ...

Mar 23, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Jesse & Joy Honored at the ASCAP Film & Television Music Awards

Jesse & Joy Honored at the ASCAP Film & Television Music Awards

Jesse & Joy have a new premio to add to their trophy case… The Mexican pop group, comprised of the brother-sister tandem of Jesse Huerta and Joy Huerta, was honored by its peers Monday at ASCAP‘s 30th annual Film & Television...

Mar 11, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »