L.A. Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Awards Season

Every year during awards season, Los Angeles rolls out the red carpet for the entertainment industry, media and fans from around the world.  The best in film, television and music is celebrated through the end of this month.  But don’t worry if you have missed earlier events as highlights from entire season are included below.

#Hollywood celebrities walk the red carpet @goldenglobes award show.

Photo courtesy of Golden Globes, Facebook


The 70th Anniversary Golden Globe Awards took place on January 13th, bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) in recognition of excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The night’s top movie honors went to Argo (Best Drama) and Les Miserables (Best Musical or Comedy). The big TV winners included Homeland (Best Drama) and Girls (Best Musical or Comedy). Co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler earned rave reviews, while former President Bill Clinton received a standing ovation when he walked onstage to introduce Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln.

GRAMMY AWARDS (Feb. 10, 2013)

#Awards were presented to the best in the #music industry @TheGRAMMYs 55th Annual Show.

Photo courtesy of The GRAMMYs Facebook

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards took place on February 10th at STAPLES Center, giving music fans and awards aficionados alike plenty to sing about at L.A. LIVE. The Grammy is the recording industry’s most prestigious award, presented by The Recording Academy to honor excellence in the recording arts and sciences. This year, Hilton Hotels is celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of its partnership with The Recording Academy as the Official Hotel for the Grammy Awards. The ceremony is an invitation-only affair, but fans can spot the stars from the bleacher seats outside STAPLES Center. Last year was the first time that the public could bid on bleacher seats through Grammy Charity Online Auctions, with proceeds benefitting MusicCares and the Grammy Foundation.


The #achievements of #independent #film makers are honored @filmindependent's annual #SpiritAwards in #SantaMonica.

2013 Beasts of the Southern Wilde Film Makers | Photo courtesy of Film Independent, Facebook

Los Angeles may have a long history of awards ceremonies, but there’s nothing traditional about the Film Independent Spirit Awards. The ceremony takes place under a lavish tent at Santa Monica Beach and recognizes the finest achievements of today’s independent filmmakers. Other than entertainment-industry members and sponsors, the Spirit Awards are closed to the public, though the ceremony will be broadcast live on IFC.

ACADEMY AWARDS (Feb. 24, 2013)

#Hollywood prepares for their biggest night of the year - @TheAcademy Awards.  Who will take home the #Oscars?

84th Academy Awards (2012) | Photo courtesy of The Academy, Facebook

On February 24th, a global audience of hundreds of millions of movie lovers will tune in to watch the 85th Annual Academy Awards, taking place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The Oscars reward the previous year’s greatest cinema achievements as determined by some of the world’s most accomplished motion picture artists and professionals. Awards are presented for outstanding individual or collective efforts in up to 25 categories. Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is this year’s host.

The first Academy Awards honored the best films of 1927 and 1928 and were presented on May 16, 1929, at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Since 1929, the Oscar ceremony has taken place at some of LA’s most famous and historic hotels and theatres. Read More →

(Article courtesy of DiscoverLA.com)


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