Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Howie Dorough & the Backstreet Boys Win First-Ever CMT Music Awards Trophy

Howie Dorough & the Backstreet Boys Win First-Ever CMT Music Awards Trophy

It’s a twangy first for Howie Dorough… The 44-year-old half-Puerto Rican singer and his fellow Backstreet Boys have earned their first-ever CMT Music Award. The boybanders won the award for CMT Performance of the Year for their performance...

Jun 7, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »
Sean Carvajal Wins Obie Award for

Sean Carvajal Wins Obie Award for “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train”

Sean Carvajal has a new award on his mantel… The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice revealed the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards on Monday night, with the Latino actor picking up a trophy. Carvajal won his award for his...

May 22, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »
Bruno Mars Takes Home Five Trophies at the Billboard Music Awards

Bruno Mars Takes Home Five Trophies at the Billboard Music Awards

Bruno Mars’ name is lighting up Billboards… The part-Puerto Rican R&B singer picked up five trophies at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards. Mars, who’d previously taken home one award in 30 tries from 2011 to 2017, was one of the...

May 21, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »
Camila Cabello Wins First Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award as a Solo Artist

Camila Cabello Wins First Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award as a Solo Artist

Camila Cabello is the Kids Choice…  The 21-year-old Cuban and Mexican singer has earned her first Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award as a solo artist. Cabello, who previously won four awards as a member of Fifth Harmony, was named Favorite Breakout...

Mar 25, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »
Alonso Ruizpalacios' Starz Pilot for

Alonso Ruizpalacios’ Starz Pilot for “Vida” Wins Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival

The audience has spoken… And, they’ve given Alonso Ruizpalacios his due prize. The SXSW Film Festival announced its Audience Award winners, with the Mexican film director and co-helmer So Yong Kim’s Vida taking home the Episodic prize. The...

Mar 18, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »
Residente to Receive BMI Champion Award

Residente to Receive BMI Champion Award

Residente is a true champion… The 40-year-old Puerto Rican singer/songwriter will be receiving the BMI Champion Award at the 25th Annual BMI Latin Awards, Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) announces exclusively on Billboard. It’s the first time in the...

Mar 5, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »
Guillermo del Toro Wins Best Director and Best Picture Oscars for

Guillermo del Toro Wins Best Director and Best Picture Oscars for “The Shape of Water”

It’s turned out to be a monster night for Guillermo del Toro… The 53-year-old Mexican filmmaker had a nearly perfect night, picking up his first-ever Academy Awards for his romantic fantasy drama The Shape of Water. del Toro, who co-wrote,...

Mar 5, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »
Antonio Méndez Esparza Wins John Cassavettes Award at Spirit Awards

Antonio Méndez Esparza Wins John Cassavettes Award at Spirit Awards

Antonio Méndez Esparza has the Spirit…  The Spanish writer /director took home the John Cassavettes Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Méndez Esparza picked up the award for his film Life and nothing more, which he penned and helmed....

Mar 4, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »

“Coco” Co-Director Adrian Molina Picks Up Three Trophies at the Annie Awards

Adrian Molina has plenty of reason to celebrate… The 32-year-old Mexican American filmmaker, screenwriter and storyboard artist’s Coco was the big winner at the 45th annual Annie Awards. The Day of the Dead-themed Disney/Pixar film pummeled...

Feb 4, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »
Guillermo del Toro Named Best Director by the Directors Guild of America

Guillermo del Toro Named Best Director by the Directors Guild of America

Guillermo del Toro is having a guild old time… The Directors Guild of America honored outstanding achievement in directing for film and television at the DGA Awards, with the 53-year-old Mexican filmmaker ’s The Shape of Water winning the award...

Feb 3, 18 • AwardsNo Comments »