Friday, January 17, 2014

Colours Glamfest showdown for Golden Globe, Screen Actors and Grammys

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There’s going to be a real showdown for all the major races this year – liking, anticipating, and buzzing – worthy of Golden Globe, Screen Actors, and the Grammys Awards.

Fans will have access to a plethora of awe-inspiring glamorous Hollywood specials – just a click away on your entertainment channel, Colours. This is part of Colours Glamfest campaign, which began its airing of last year’s American Music Awards and Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and the recent Golden Globe Awards.

In this year’s 71st annual Golden Globe Awards that aired live last January 13, at 9am, audiences and nominees held a tight grip on their seats as the winners were announced. Among the major awards, it was 12 Years a Slave that stood out, winning Best Motion Picture (Drama), while the Best Actor and Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) Awards were given to Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) and Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) respectively. Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle) and Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) took the awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. For the major TV awards, Breaking Bad was held as Best TV Series (Drama), while the Best Actor and Actress (Drama) were awarded to Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Robin Wright (House of Cards) – it was definitely a night filled with celebration.
The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Actors (SAG) Awards hits the screens on January 19, at 9am for outstanding performances in 2013 in five film and eight television categories as well as the SAG Awards honors for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles.

Among the list of nominations are as follow: Theatrical Motion Pictures (Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role) Bruce Dern/Woody Grant – “Nebraska” (Paramount Pictures); Chiwetel Ejiofor/Solomon Northup – “12 Years A Slave” (Fox Searchlight Pictures); Tom Hanks/Capt. Richard Phillips – “Captain Phillips” (Columbia Pictures); Matthew McConaughey/Ron Woodroof – “Dalllas Buyers Club (Focus Features); and Forest Whitaker/Cecil Gaines – “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”  (The Weinstein Company).

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Cate Blanchett/Jasmine – “Blue Jasmine” (Sony Pictures Classics); Sandra Bullock/Ryan Stone – “Gravity” (Warner Bros. Pictures); Judi Dench/Philomena Lee – “Philomena”(The Weinstein Company); Meryl Streep/Violet Weston – “August: Osage County” (The Weinstein Company); and Emma Thompson/P.L. Travers – “Saving Mr. Banks” (Walt Disney Pictures)

What is truly remarkable is the variety of sounds that will be in contention at the 56th Grammy Awards, which will be aired live on January 27 at 9am). Daft Punk, Imagine Dragons, Bruno Mars, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kings of Leon are among them. Few girls made it – Taylor Swift, Pink, Katy Perry, Sara Bareilles, Fantasia, and Lana del Rey. There’s also Lorde, the 18-year-old sensation from New Zealand, truly a breath of fresh air with her debut Royals.

The other biggies are rapper Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams and newcomers Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis who are also up for Album of the Year and Best New Artist of the Year Grammys.

Other nominees for General Field, Pop and Rock categories are up for grabs at the 56th Grammy Awards.

Katy Perry and Lorde will grace the stage with smashing performance numbers. Viewers can also expect special performances from Metallica together with Lang Lang, while Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder will join Daft Punk in a unique number. Last but not the least, Robin Thicke will surely entertain the audience with his collaborative performance together with Chicago. These production and performance numbers truly make this event a difficult one to miss.
Colours is available on Cignal on Channel 27 on SD and Channel 101on HD

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