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No movie theaters. No in-person campaigning. And a new president in the White House. How did all these changes ultimately affect the awards race?
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  1. grammys 2022
    Grammys ‘Won’t Restrict’ Submissions After Marilyn Manson and Louis C.K. Noms“What we will control is our stages, our shows, our events, our red carpets.”
  2. grammys 2022
    Jon Batiste Leads 2022 Grammy Nominations With 11Here’s the full list of nominees, including Doja Cat and Olivia Rodrigo.
  3. grammys 2022
    The Biggest Snubs and Surprises of the 2022 Grammy NominationsAs Jon Batiste, Justin Bieber, and H.E.R. clean up, BTS, Kacey Musgraves, and Taylor Swift come up short.
  4. grammys 2022
    Let’s Predict the 2022 Grammy NominationsHow will the first year without nominating committees shake out?
  5. advertising music awards
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2021 American Music AwardsHigh: Olivia Rodrigo stuns. Low: Cardi B stays on script.
  6. movies
    Asghar Farhadi Declares That Iran Can Withdraw A Hero From Oscars ConsiderationThe filmmaker made a rare statement clarifying his anti-government stance on Instagram.
  7. cmas 2021
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2021 CMA AwardsHIGH: Chris Stapleton’s trophy count. LOW: All the country pandering.
  8. beyoncé?!
    Beyoncé Lobs Her New Song ‘Be Alive’ Into the King Richard TrailerHer 2022 Oscar campaign begins today.
  9. awards season
    The Gothams Announce Their Nominees, Gender-Neutral Acting CategoriesFor the first time, the independent film and TV awards body has gender-neutral acting categories.
  10. industry drama
    The 2022 Golden Globes Are Happening Whether NBC Likes It Or NotThe HFPA is going forward with … something on January 9.
  11. grammys 2022
    Bo Burnham’s Inside (The Songs) Won’t Compete for a Comedy GrammyThe album will be moved to Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.
  12. grammys 2022
    The Grammys Deemed Kacey Musgraves’s star-crossed a Pop AlbumAfter her label entered it in Best Country Album — which Golden Hour won in 2019.
  13. acceptance speeches
    Tyler, the Creator Thanks Rap Legends Accepting Cultural Influence Award“I wouldn’t be here or up on this stage or have this silly hat or anything without the Q-Tips, the André 3000s …”
  14. the industry
    HFPA Admits New Class But Falls Short of Its Black Membership GoalThe group behind the Golden Globes now has 5.7 percent Black membership, after promising to achieve 13 percent by 2022.
  15. emmys 2021
    Debbie Allen Accepts Emmys Governors Award With Tearful, Timer-Defying Speech“Honey, turn that clock off. I’m paying no attention to it.”
  16. deserving
    Michaela Coel’s Emmy Acceptance Speech May Destroy You“I dedicate this story to every single survivor of sexual assault.”
  17. emmys 2021
    The Crown Sweeps While Ted Lasso Scores Big at the 2021 EmmysThe Crown is the belle of the ball with a win in every drama category.
  18. emmys 2021
    See Every Red Carpet Look from the 2021 Primetime EmmysMichaela Coel, Elizabeth Olsen, Anya Taylor-Joy, and more grace the Emmys red carpet.
  19. emmys 2021
    The 2021 Emmys Will Actually Be Easy to Stream. Here’s How.Congrats, cord cutters!
  20. awards season
    Jean Smart Reigns Over This Year’s TCA Award WinnersWith Hacks and a career-achievement honor.
  21. vmas 2021
    Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo Lead 2021 MTV VMAs With Three Awards EachHere’s the full list of winners.
  22. vmas 2021
    See Every Red-Carpet Look From the 2021 MTV VMAsDoja Cat, Kacey Musgraves, Lil Nas X, and more arrive on the red carpet.
  23. cmas 2021
    Chris Stapleton, Eric Church Lead 2021 CMA Award NominationsWhile Morgan Wallen earns his first country-award nomination since saying the N-word on video.
  24. vmas 2021
    Justin Bieber Returning to VMAs Stage for First Time Since 2015The performer is the top nominee this year, up for seven awards.
  25. vmas 2021
    Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion Lead 2021 VMA NominationsThe ceremony takes place September 12 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
  26. grammys (taylor’s version)
    Fearless (Taylor’s Version) Won’t Earn Taylor Swift Any More GrammysShe plans to focus on evermore at this year’s awards.
  27. close reads
    When Presented With a Black Gaze, the Emmys Turned AwayThis year’s nominations struggled to recognize works that approach Black stories as three-dimensional portraits, rather than blunt, thematic hammers.
  28. awards season
    It’s Time for Emmys to Expand Limited SeriesGiving comedy and drama such a wide berth without extending the same flexibility to limited series is extremely, well, limiting.
  29. awards season
    The Emmys Have Gone Mildly WildThis year’s nominees exemplify a peculiar blend of predictability and chaos that is becoming an Emmys signature.
  30. awards season
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  31. awards season
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  32. egot watch
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  33. cmt awards 2021
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2021 CMT Music AwardsWHOA: Gladys Knight delivers the most high-energy performance of the night.
  34. vmas 2021
    The VMAs Will Finally Take Place at Barclays Center This SeptemberAfter a previous attempt during the height of the pandemic in 2020.
  35. oscars 2022
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  36. bbmas 2021
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2021 Billboard Music AwardsHIGH: Pink, an icon. LOW: The other Jonases can’t save Nick.
  37. the gold rush
    How the Golden Globes Canceled ThemselvesThe HFPA never had a great reputation, but its awards might not have been scrapped if simmering tensions hadn’t been pushed to their boiling point.
  38. brits 2021
    Taylor Swift Becomes the First Woman to Win Brits’ Global Icon AwardAnd the youngest and the first non-Brit.
  39. glitz and glamour
    Laverne Cox Is the New Host of E!’s Red-Carpet CoverageFollowing Giuliana Rancic’s exit.
  40. oscars 2022
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  41. oscars 2021
    What Did We Learn From This Strange Oscars Season?No movie theaters. No in-person campaigning. And a new president in the White House. How did all these changes ultimately affect the awards race?
  42. rules
    The Grammys Ditch Controversial Anonymous Nominating CommitteesAfter the Weeknd said he’d boycott future awards.
  43. swag
    The 2021 Oscars Gift Bag Was Worth $205,000. How Did We Get Here?The history of the lavish tradition involves the IRS, Bette Midler, and a man known as the “Sultan of Swag.”
  44. awards season
    Chloé Zhao Made History With Her Oscars Win, But China Censored ItNomadland made her the first woman of color and second woman ever to win Best Director.
  45. oscars 2021
    Oscar ‘In Memoriam’ Snubs Include Nominee Adam SchlesingerHe was nominated for “That Thing You Do!” in 1997.
  46. oscars 2021
    Anthony Hopkins Accepts His Best Actor Oscar From Wales, Honors Chadwick Boseman“I did not expect to get this award, I really didn’t.”
  47. oscars 2021
    Nomadland Leads 2021 Oscar WinnersAnd a shocking win in Best Actor.
  48. cheese
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  49. oscar futures
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  50. film independent spirit awards
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