As the 2021 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival wraps up, its third annual Tribute Awards are set to take place on Sept. 18. This year’s honorees include Jessica Chastain (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”), director Denis Villeneuve (“Dune”), Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Power of the Dog” and “The Electrical […]

Apple TV Plus’ “Ted Lasso” led this year’s TCA Awards, grabbing three wins including Outstanding New Program, Outstanding Achievement inComedy and Program of the Year. “I May Destroy You” creator, writer, executive producer and star Michaela Coel earned IndividualAchievement in Drama, while Kate Winslet’s “Mare Of Easttown” won Outstanding Achievement […]

Wizkid, Nigerian singer, shone at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA). Brown Skin Girl’, a song by Beyoncé, featuring Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, and Wizkid won the ‘Best Cinematography’ category at the 2021 edition of the award held in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center on Sunday night. Also, American rapper, Doja Cat hosted […]

In recognition of their giant strides in conquering the developmental challenges plaguing Nigeria, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has lauded the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina and other award recipients at the 2020 Leadership […]

Pere, Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate has bagged nomination ahead of the 2021 Best of Nollywood Awards. The actor battles other nollywood stars for the ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’ category. Organisers of the BON Awards made the announcement on Saturday through its official Instagram page. Pere got nomination […]

There’s never been as much uncertainty around film festivals’ impact on the awards season. With Toronto, Telluride, Ven­ice, New York and other key fests opening amid an overcrowded field of films postponed from 2020, the acclaim, buzz and dis­tinction festivals bestow on award contenders is more important than ever — especially […]