Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Vega, the Reigning Miss Colombia, Named Miss Universe

Vega, the Reigning Miss Colombia, Named Miss Universe

It’s a crowning achievement for Paulina Vega… The 22-year-old Colombian beauty queen representing her native land, has been crowned Miss Universe. Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, beat out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants...

Jan 26, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
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Cruz’s “Orange is the New Black” Pulls Off a Big Upset at the SAG Awards

It’s look like Orange is the new Modern, as Jackie Cruz and her castmates have taken down Sofia Vergara and her co-stars… Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, featuring the Dominican American in her role as “Flaca,” took home the SAG Award...

Jan 26, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
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González Iñárritu’s “Birdman” Wins Big at the PGA Awards

Alejandro González Iñárritu is flying high once again… The 51-year-old Mexican filmmaker’s dark comedy Birdman took home the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures at the 26th annual PGA Awards in Los...

Jan 25, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Almodóvar to Receive the WGA West's Jean Renoir Award

Almodóvar to Receive the WGA West’s Jean Renoir Award

Pedro Almodóvar is the write man on top… The 65-year-old Spanish filmmaker, who earned France’s Prix Lumiere in October for his lifetime of filmmaking achievements, will be feted as this year’s recipient of the Writers Guild of America...

Jan 22, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Sanchez Wins Critics' Choice Movie Award for

Sanchez Wins Critics’ Choice Movie Award for “Birdman”

Antonio Sanchez is a critics’ choice… The 43-year-old Mexican jazz drummer has won his first-ever Critics‘ Choice Movie Award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association.   Sanchez collected the trophy for Best Score during the 20th...

Jan 16, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Rodriguez Wins Her First-Ever Golden Globe for Her Starring Role on

Rodriguez Wins Her First-Ever Golden Globe for Her Starring Role on “Jane the Virgin”

Gina Rodriguez is officially a golden girl… The 30-year-old Puerto Rican actress took home the award for Best Actress, Television Comedy at this year’s Golden Globes. Rodriguez, who was celebrating her first-ever Golden Globe nomination,...

Jan 12, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Jiménez to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Jiménez to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Flaco Jiménez has earned his place in Grammy history… The 75-year-old Mexican American musician, a five-time Grammy-winning accordionist, will receive the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy. Jiménez, a member of the...

Dec 27, 14 • AwardsNo Comments »
González Iñárritu to Receive Director of the Year Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival

González Iñárritu to Receive Director of the Year Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival

Alejandro González Iñárritu may have a little extra spring in his step after his latest award…  The 51-year-old Mexican film director will receive this year’s Director of the Year Award at the Palm Springs International Film...

Dec 21, 14 • AwardsNo Comments »
Lopez Wins Triple Threat Prize at People Magazine Awards

Lopez Wins Triple Threat Prize at People Magazine Awards

Jennifer Lopez is the People (magazine’s) choice… The 45-year-old Puerto Rican actress/singer and American Idol judge received the Triple Threat prize at the inaugural People Magazine Awards. Lopez, a Grammy and Golden Globes nominee, earned the...

Dec 19, 14 • AwardsNo Comments »
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Rodriguez’s “Jane the Virgin” Named to the American Film Institute’s List of Best TV Shows of 2014

The kudos keep coming in for Gina Rodriguez’s latest project… The 30-year-old Puerto Rican actress’ critically acclaimed CW series Jane the Virgin has been named to the American Film Institute’s list of the best television shows of the year,...

Dec 9, 14 • AwardsNo Comments »