Awards Season 2013


2013 MK Awards

2013-03-25 10:00

Known as South African rock music's biggest night, the 2013 MK Awards set the stage for spectacular performances, outrageous fashion trends and a "lekker" party. (Picture: Facebook) Read More »

K-Stew: Favourite female butt-kicker

2013-03-25 07:32

Kristen Stewart managed to avoid slime - mostly - while picking up trophies for favourite movie actress and female butt-kicker at the 2013 Kids Choice Awards.  Read More »


SAMA nominations to be streamed live

2013-03-15 15:30

The 19th annual MTN South African Music Awards has received a digital facelift, and for the first time ever the nominations announcement will be streamed live via Facebook and MTN's mobile site. Read More »

Django, Ted lead MTV Movie Awards nominees

2013-03-06 10:48

A bloody Western and the comedic tale of a trash-talking teddy bear lead nominees for the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, which will be hosted by Rebel Wilson. Read More »


AfricaMagic Awards aired over 5 channels

2013-03-05 17:52

The first ever AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards taking place on 9 March will be aired on five different channels on DStv so that viewers from across Africa will be able to tune in. Read More »

Will Ferrell for MTV Comedic Genius Award

2013-02-28 18:10

Will Ferrell is set to be presented with the first-ever Comedic Genius Award at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards in recognition of his impressive 17-year career. Read More »


Steven Spielberg to head Cannes jury

2013-02-28 13:41

Steven Spielberg has been named head of the Cannes Film Festival jury, which will take place on the French Rivieria from 15-26 May. Read More »

Oscar ratings grow, despite bad reviews

2013-02-28 12:24

The 2013 Oscar ceremony scored the biggest TV audience in three years, and edgy new host Seth MacFarlane helped boost interest from young men, despite getting a mauling from TV critics. Read More »


Professor in court over police uniform

2013-02-28 09:40

Kwaito musician Mkhonzeni "Professor" Langa, charged with wearing a metro police uniform to the Metro FM Music Awards, is set to appear in the Durban Regional Court. Read More »

Madonna snubs Demi Moore from Oscar party

2013-02-27 17:48

Madonna reportedly failed to invite her long-time best friend Demi Moore to her annual Oscars after party, while sources claim she has sided with Ashton Kutcher in their divorce. Read More »


Anne Hathaway tries to be more 'likeable'

2013-02-27 15:04

Anne Hathaway reportedly practised her Oscars acceptance speech "a lot" after she drew criticism for her gushing, emotional and rambling speeches at prior awards shows. Read More »

Where are the missing Rodriguez millions?

2013-02-27 13:06

Rodriguez has risen from the dead. The film about his life has won an Oscar. Only one part of the puzzle remains unsolved, writes Koos KombuisRead More »


Ben Affleck shaves off lucky beard

2013-02-27 07:38

Ben Affleck has shaved off his beard, which he deemed a lucky charm during awards season, after his film Argo won the coveted Best Picture gong at the Oscars. Read More »

Professor charged over cop outfit

2013-02-26 13:32

Kwaito music star Mkhonzeni "Professor" Langa has been charged with wearing a police uniform to the Metro Music Awards, eThekwini metro police has said. Read More »


Stars defend Oscars host Seth MacFarlane

2013-02-26 12:38

Russell Crowe, Kristin Chenoweth and Steve Martin are among the stars who have praised Seth MacFarlane's Oscars hosting stint in the wake of cirticism over his controversial jokes. Read More »

Best and Worst: 2013 Oscars

2013-02-26 10:19

The 85th Annual Academy Awards show was pretty much a disaster thanks to lame jokes and inappropriate remarks. Has the Oscars lost its shine? We take a look at the best and mostly worst moments of the ceremony. Read More »


Critics blast Oscars for off-colour jokes

2013-02-26 10:17

Critics have blasted Oscars host Seth MacFarlane for "crudely sexist antics" and peddling "offensive" Jewish stereotypes, as the Academy Awards post mortem got into full swing. Read More »

Jewish group offended by Oscars sketch

2013-02-26 07:43

The Anti-Defamation League has slammed an Oscars sketch poking fun at Jewish people in Hollywood, calling it "offensive", "not remotely funny" and advising for action to be taken. Read More »


Professor's cop outfit 'not the real thing'

2013-02-25 16:08

A police uniform worn by Mkhonzeni "Professor" Langa at the Metro FM Music Awards in Durban is apparently not the real thing, a spokesperson for his label said on Monday.  Read More »

Seth MacFarlane praised as Oscar host

2013-02-25 14:58

Seth MacFarlane has received wide praise for his first-time act as an Oscar host, with many sharing their thoughts on the host on social networking sites such as Twitter. Read More »

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