Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa dominate Brit Award nominations

She leads the field with five nods including best album and best female artist. He's in the running in four categories......»»

Category: newsSource: interaksyon interaksyonJan 14th, 2018

Dua Lipa tops Brit Awards nominations

Dua Lipa, the gorgeous singer, songwriter and former model, is the top nominee in this year’s Brit Awards......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Zhang Yimou’s film ‘Shadow’ shines at Chinese ‘Oscars’

TAIPEI, Taiwan --- Acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou's martial arts epic "Shadow" took the most gongs at Taiwan's Golden Horse film awards on Saturday, dubbed the Chinese-language "Oscars." Zhang, the maker of classics such as "Red Sorghum" and "Raise the Red Lantern", won best director for the film inspired by traditional ink-brush painting which also bagged three technical awards. "I've made movies for 40 years and this is my first Golden Horse (best) director nomination. I want to thank the jury for giving me the award," Zhang said at the ceremony at Taipei's Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. "Shadow" led the race with 12 nominations including best film but lost the coveted...Keep on reading: Zhang Yimou’s film ‘Shadow’ shines at Chinese ‘Oscars’.....»»

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Tagalog News: 189 CLOA ipinagkaloob sa mga Batanguenong magsasaka

LUNGSOD NG LIPA, BATANGAS, Oktubre 11 (PIA)- Ipinagkaloob ng Department of Agrarian Reform Provincial Office (DARPO) Batangas ang 189 CLOA's o Certificate of Land Ownership Award sa may 189 benepis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Tagalog News: 189 CLOA ipinagkaloob sa mga Batanguenong magsasaka

LUNGSOD NG LIPA, BATANGAS, Oktubre 11 (PIA)- Ipinagkaloob ng Department of Agrarian Reform Provincial Office (DARPO) Batangas ang 189 CLOA's o Certificate of Land Ownership Award sa may 189 benepis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

5 things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize

For the first time in 70 years the Nobel Literature Prize-awarding body, the Swedish Academy, has postponed the award after a #MeToo scandal left it in ruins. The venerable institution said in May that it needed time to undertake reforms and replace several members who resigned after disagreements over how to handle its close ties to a Frenchman accused of sexual assault. Here are five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize. 350 nominations each year In his 1895 last will and testament, Swedish scientist and philanthropist Alfred Nobel tasked the Swedish Academy with awarding the Nobel Literature Prize each year. Since 1901, four or five of its 18 members have...Keep on reading: 5 things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Dua Lipa’s distinctive vocals make up for her lack of showmanship

  Last year, on her first visit to Manila, Dua Lipa played at a hotel bar, on a small stage before a dozen or so reporters and a handful of fans. She did three songs---all of which rendered bare-bones to give the audience an unadulterated dose of what she had to offer as an emerging singer who had just released her debut album.   Dua has been on a roll since then. Her eponymous record would go on to sell more than a million copies. She became one of the most streamed music acts.   On YouTube, the video of her hit single, "New Rules," surpassed 1 billion views. And earlier this year, she won the best female solo artist and breakthrough act at the Brit Awa...Keep on reading: Dua Lipa’s distinctive vocals make up for her lack of showmanship.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

2018 Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists Award open to nominations until Sept 17

  This is a press release from National Academy of Science and Technology. The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), the country’s highest advisory and recognition body to the government and the science community on matters related to science and technology, has been actively searching for possible nominees for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

2 PH films score nods in Madrid

  Two Filipino films have scored nominations at this year's Madrid International Film Festival, to be held in Spain from July 21 to 28. Joel Lamangan's "Bhoy Intsik" was nominated in six categories, while Allan Michael Ibaez and Dexter Hemedez's "1st Sem" cinched four nods. A Sinag Maynila product, "Bhoy Intsik" is in the running for the Jury Award, as well as the best foreign language feature film, director (for Lamangan), cinematography (Rain Yamson), original screenplay (Ronald Carballo), and editing (John Anthony Wong) honors. A CineFilipino movie, "1st Sem" is vying for the best director (for Hemedez and Ibaez), lead actor (Darwin Yu), original score (Ernie Magt...Keep on reading: 2 PH films score nods in Madrid.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Solo showcase for Dua Lipa in PH show

After joining DNCE and 5 Seconds of Summer in last year's "In the Mix" music festival, Dua Lipa, one of today's rising pop stars, is set to return to Manila later this year---this time, for a solo concert. The British singer-songwriter will bring her "The Self-Titled Tour" to SM Mall of Asia Arena on Sept. 14, according to promoter MMI Live. Tickets go on sale starting June 18; call 470-2222. The 22-year-old star, who bagged the breakthrough act and female solo artist of the year trophies at last year's Brit Awards, is currently promoting her self-titled debut album, which spawned the hits, "New Rules," "IDGAF" and "Blow Your Mind (Mwah)." In an intimate promotional musical ...Keep on reading: Solo showcase for Dua Lipa in PH show.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

Jack of None offers free download of award-winning album

Filipino experimental art rock band, Jack of None, releases free downloads of its award-winning EP, "The Tattle Tale Heart," on its official website. The band, consisting of siblings A.G. Syjuco, Maxine Syjuco and Julian Syjuco, was recently awarded Best Eclectic EP of the Year for its four-track spoken-word EP, and Best Producer of the Year for the band's principal composer and producer, A.G. Syjuco, at the 2018 Independent Music Awards in New York City. Jack of None also received multiple nominations in various categories, including Best Spoken Word Album of the Year, Best Spoken Word Song of the Year, Best Eclectic Song of the Year, Best Album Art, Photography and Design, an...Keep on reading: Jack of None offers free download of award-winning album.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Respeto, Balangiga bag most Gawad Urian noms

GAWAD URIAN, considered the most prestigious film award in the country, enters its 41st year by announcing this year’s nominees, with a hip-hop film and a historical drama bagging the most number of nominations. The awards night will be held on June 14 at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent in Quezon City. CinemaOne will air the […] The post Respeto, Balangiga bag most Gawad Urian noms appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Cyna Rodriguez seeks redemption in LPGT Malarayat

Cyna Rodriguez hopes to put it all together this week and break a long spell on the Ladies Philippine Golf Tour she used to dominate as she leads the local challenge in the ICTSI Mount Malarayat Ladies Classic beginning today at the Mts. Lobo-Malipunyo nines in Lipa City, Batangas......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Nominations sought for ‘18 Gintong Pamana Leadership Award

KAHULUI, Hawaii -- The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2018 Gintong Pamana Leadership Awards to recognize members of the Maui Filipino community with outstanding achievements, demonstrations of leadership, professional excellence, or service to the community. Awardees will be honored at the Gintong Pamana Leadership & Scholarship Awards banquet on Wednesday, June 13th, 5:30 p.m. at the Maui Beach Hotel. The nomination form is available online at gintongpamana or by calling Jeana Gamboa at (808) 419-4090. Deadline for submission is April 10, 2018. Admission and dinner costs $65 per person. For inquiries, cont...Keep on reading: Nominations sought for ‘18 Gintong Pamana Leadership Award.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Ed Sheeran in Manila

Ed Sheeran needs no introduction, especially to his Filipino fans who flocked to the MOA concert grounds in droves to watch the singer-songwriter perform live on April 8. The Grammy-award winning artist made a stop in Manila as part of his Divide world tour. At the concert, he performed hits including "The A Team," ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

WATCH: Fatboy Slim reissuing ‘You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby’ for 20th anniversary

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Fatboy Slim's "You've Come a Long Way, Baby" and the English DJ has revealed a special album reissue to celebrate the occasion. The DJ's second album was released in October 1998 and contains a number of hit singles, including "The Rockafeller Skank", "Praise You" and "Right Here, Right Now". Following up the debut album "Better Living Through Chemistry", this sophomore LP raised Fatboy Slim's profile internationally and earned him a Brit Award. In a video posted to his website, Norman Cook a.k.a. Fatboy Slim reveals his plans for a 20th-anniversary reissue. The clip shows someone making pizzas; a delivery person then picks one up and del...Keep on reading: WATCH: Fatboy Slim reissuing ‘You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby’ for 20th anniversary.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

2018 Grammys: Will Hip-Hop Finally Even The Score?

NEW YORK - After several near misses and heaps of outrage, this could finally be hip-hop and RandB's year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday where rappers Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar dominate nominations fo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018

Feeling the Oscar love: Women’s stories grab attention in 2018 nominations

'The one clear trend in this award season is the empowerment of women,' said Tom O‘Neil of awards website»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Search for 2018 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipino Teachers Begins

In partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), the Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) opens the nominations for the 2018 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos – Award for Teachers. The Award aims to recognize outstanding Filipinos who are responsible citizens, exemplary public servants, and agents of positive change in their respective communities. Four teachers will join three […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

Presidential Awards nominations for Filipinos overseas now being accepted

  SAN FRANCISCO -- The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco is now accepting nominations from Filipino communities in its jurisdiction for this year's Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. The Presidential Awards are being organized by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) in partnership with the Philippine Embassies and Consulates General around the world to recognize the exemplary achievements and significant role of overseas Filipinos in national development. The Presidential Awards highlight the time-honored Filipino values of PAKIPAGKAPWA, PAGTUTULUNGAN and PAGKAKAISA. The four (4) award categories are: Lingk...Keep on reading: Presidential Awards nominations for Filipinos overseas now being accepted.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

CCP accepting nominations for 2018 Thirteen Artists Awards

The following is a press release from the Cultural Center of the Philippines.  The Cultural Center of the Philippines is now accepting nominations for the prestigious triennial visual art award program, the CCP Thirteen Artists Awards (TAA). Art organizations, heads of art schools/programs, museum and gallery curators and directors, art ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018