Angela Bassett accepted an Honorary Oscar at the 14th Governors Awards Tuesday night. During her speech, she shouted out “trailblazing” Black actresses that paved the way for her, including Ruby Dee, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Rosalind Cash.
On Monday, June 26, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced that Angela Bassett, Mel Brooks, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial editor Carol Littleton and the Sundance Institute’s Michelle Satter will be honored with The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.The so-called "honorary Oscar" is bestowed... Read More.
On Thursday, Harrison Ford was presented with an honorary Palme d’Or at the Cannes International Film Festival, ahead of his Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny screening there for the first time.A montage of Ford's films played before he was called to the... Read More.
Michael Douglas will receive the Honorary Palme d’Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, kicking off Tuesday, May 16 and running through Saturday, May 27 in France.The 78-year-old actor is being recognized for "his brilliant career as well as his engagement for cinema," according to... Read More.
The late Tom Petty is getting a new title this week. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer can soon be referred to as doctor, now that he's being awarded a posthumous doctorate by the University of Florida School of Music.A member of Petty’s family will... Read More.
Michael J. Fox accepted an honorary Oscar in an emotional speech at the 13th Annual Governors Awards on Saturday in Los Angeles.The beloved Back To The Future lead received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, which honors individuals "whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to... Read More.
Stevie Nicks is featured on a track called "Oil" on the upcoming album by the virtual alternative-rock group Gorillaz, Cracker Island, and the two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee says she only one "demand" for taking part in the song.Speaking with Zane... Read More.
On Saturday, Ringo Starr was presented with an honorary doctorate by Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music as part of the renowned school's 2022 commencement festivities.The former Beatles drummer was not in attendance at the event, but accepted the honor virtually via
-- Georgia State University will present Chris "Ludacris" Bridges with an honorary Bachelor of Science in Music Management degree on May 4. Ludacris took classes at Georgia State in the early 90s before signing with Def Jam Records."We are proud that Chris Bridges got his start at... Read More.