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22 Jun, 2017

McGregor nominated for 2017 ESPY award

McGregor is nominated for “Best International Athlete” and “Best Fighter” at the 2017 ESPY awards. Opposing him in the votes for Best International Athlete (see online votes here) are Canelo Alvarez (boxing), Usain Bolt (track and field), Katinka Hosszu (swimming), and Cristiano Ronaldo (soccer).  In the Best Fighter category McGregor is up against UFC champion Demetrious Johnson — ranked one slot above McGregor in the pound-for-pound list — as well as boxing’s Terence Crawford, Gennady Golovkin, and Andre Ward.

20 Dec, 2016

Knockout of the Year nomination

McGregor’s four punch combination knockout of Eddie Alvarez that secured his second UFC title last month in New York is nominated as one of four candidates for UFC Knockout of the Year. The other nominees are Stipe Miocic, Fabricio Werdum, Paige VanZant and Bec Rawlings.

 

9 Dec, 2016

GQ’s ‘Most Stylish Man of the Year’ nomination

McGregor is nominated as a contestant in GQ Magazine’s ‘Most Stylish Man of the Year’. The contest is in the form of a tournament bracket, with 64 contestants. McGregor’s first round match-up is against comedian Kevin Hart. If he wins, McGregor will face the winner of Drake and DJ Khaled in the second round. Voting is here.

Both men here are known for putting stitches in people (that is, the literal kind and the ROFL kind). When it comes to their personal style, both have displayed a level of fearlessness that should be commended. Hart prides himself on his humble attitude and dedication to fitness, while McGregor is a braggadocios cage fighter with a dedication to not giving a damn what anyone thinks. (The man wears fur coats like the rest of us wear peacoats.) Where Hart makes up ground is with his Nike deal, which allowed him to design and release his own sneaker in 2016.

3 Dec, 2016

Nominated for RTÉ Sportsperson of the year

Frampton makes the shortlist for the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year. Other sportspeople shortlisted include UFC fighter Conor McGregor, rugby player Jamie Heaslip, and Olympic rowing medalist Paul O’Donovan. The winner is determined by fans, who can vote for Frampton by texting ‘E’ to 53125 (Ire & NI only), or by voting online here. Voting closes Monday 12 December at 10am with the winner announced live on Saturday 17 December. The award ceremony will be screened the same day at 9pm.

Nominated for RTÉ Sportsperson of the year

McGregor makes the shortlist for the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year. Other sportspeople shortlisted include rugby player Jamie Heaslip, boxer Carl Frampton and Olympic rowing medalist Paul O’Donovan. The winner is determined by fans, who can vote for McGregor by texting ‘I’ to 53125 (Ire & NI only), or by voting online here. Voting closes Monday 12 December at 10am with the winner announced live on Saturday 17 December. The award ceremony will be screened the same day at 9pm.

16 Jul, 2015

Emmy nomination

Clark is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama for Game of Thrones.

Thank you. I was, hilariously, I was at the doctor’s waiting to go in. It was a very embarrassing moment. There’s a lovely British girl waiting in the doctor’s office, and you’ve got the best news ever, and you’re very excited and a bit loud on the phone. All you want to do is just scream and shout, and you have all these people glaring at you thinking, ‘What is that woman on?’ So, yeah, I had to try and contain my excitement for that moment. But it was pretty brilliant nonetheless.

10 Jul, 2015

Obama nominates Slavitt

Political Endorsement

Obama nominates UnitedHealth Group executive Slavitt for senate approval to head Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Slavitt currently works as acting administrator of government health insurance programs and is known for his efforts in rectifying issues with the health insurance website during the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Senator Klobuchar:

With decades of experience delivering health care services to millions of Americans, Andy has developed a track record as an effective and innovative leader who gets results. As acting administrator at CMS, Andy has played a crucial role in leading efforts to combat health care fraud, reform health care delivery, and improve health outcomes. That experience makes him the perfect person to lead this critical agency.

17 Jul, 2014

Eight MTV Music Award nominations

Beyonce receives the most nominations this year for the MTV Music Awards. She is nominated in the following categories:

  • Video Of The year:  Drunk in Love w/ Jay Z.
  • Best Female: Partition
  • Best Choreography: Partition
  • Best Collaboration: Drunk in Love
  • Best Video With A Social Message: Pretty Hurts
  • Best Cinematogrophy: Pretty Hurts
  • Best Editing: Pretty Hurts
  • Best Direction: Pretty Hurts

The awards ceremony will be broadcast live from the Forum in Inglewood, California on Sunday, August 24th at 9 p.m. EST. 

Emmy nomination

McKinnon is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Various Characters on Saturday Night Live.

Emmy nomination

Gervais is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Derek Noakes on Derek.

I am over the moon. I cannot wait to fly to L.A. to see Louis C.K. win. Genuinely though, I am absolutely thrilled.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Armisen is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Various Characters on Portlandia.

It really is an honor to be nominated. I am such a huge fan of all of the nominees.

Emmy nomination

Conroy is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Myrtle Snow on American Horror Story: Coven.

Emmy nomination

Ruffalo is nominated for Oustanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Ned Weeks on The Normal Heart.

I’m so humbled to be a part of The Normal Heart. Congratulations to my friends and colleagues, Ryan Murphy, Matt Bomer, Alfred Molina, Jim Parsons, Joe Mantello and Julia Roberts. And to the great Larry Kramer, thank you forever.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Freeman is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Lester Nygaard on Fargo.

Thank you, people of Emmyland. To be nominated in such company is an honor, especially for two shows that I’m immensely proud of. I’m delighted.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

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Dockery is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Lady Mary Crawley on Downton Abbey.

I am absolutely thrilled to have been nominated again. I am on set today filming series 5 so, Lady Mary has a smile on her face for a change!

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

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Mulgrew is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Galina “Red” Reznikov on Orange is the New Black.

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LeBlanc is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Himself on Episodes.

Wow it’s early…it’s still dark outside but thank you to the academy! I’m truly honored to represent a project I’m so very proud of.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Braugher is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Captain Ray Holt on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He says he is:

very happy to once again hear that my peers enjoy my work. It’s very good news.

Emmy nomination

Roberts is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Dr. Emma Brookner on The Normal Heart.

Emmy nomination

Thornton is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Lorne Malvo on Fargo.

I appreciate anything I can get these days. I feel happy and humbled. There are so many great performances out there. There could be 50 people nominated in each category. It’s so well written, all I had to do was get out there and not screw it up.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Bomer is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Felix Turner on The Normal Heart.

It’s so beyond exciting. I’m just so grateful and overcome with excitement. It’s a surreal moment, but I’m incredibly happy that the film was acknowledged in the way it was and that so many of the people that worked so hard on it were acknowledged as well.

Emmy nomination

Washington is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Olivia Pope on Scandal.

I’m so honored to be nominated. I’m crazy grateful that the TV Academy has acknowledged our show in these ways.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Gunn is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Skyler White on Breaking Bad.

I am honored to be recognized by the Academy and in the company of such esteemed actresses. I am immensely grateful for all the nominations on behalf of my Breaking Bad family, AMC and Sony.

Emmy nomination

Macy is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Frank Gallagher on Shameless.

I am thrilled and a bit shocked to be nominated. And when I look at the other nominations I’m humbled. But I’ve always felt that liver failure brought on by acute alcoholism could be really, really funny.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Driver is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Adam Sackler on Girls. Co-star Lena Dunham tweets:

Emmy nomination

Tolman is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Deputy Molly Solverson on Fargo.

Well, so I’ve gotten an Emmy nomination and I’m sitting here drinking a mimosa. I’d say yeah, so far it’s been a pretty good day.

Emmy nomination

Hanks is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Officer Gus Grimly on Fargo.

Emmy nomination

Wright is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Second Lady Claire Underwood on House of Cards.

I’m so proud to be a part of such a consistently brilliant show as House of Cards. I’m thrilled that we have been recognized and I want to thank the academy for this great honor.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Baranski is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife.

…it’s an amazing thing to get the nomination and know you’re with your peers. It’s a pretty wonderful feeling, I’m not jaded about it, believe me.

Emmy nomination

Ferguson is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Mitchell Pritchett on Modern Family.

I’m so humbled and honored to be included amongst the Emmy Nominations this morning.

Emmy nomination

Dunham is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Hannah Horvath on Girls.

It’s an honor to be recognized with this incredible group of fierce and funny women. This list of nominees would also be the list for the best dinner party in history. Many thanks to the academy and to HBO.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Mantello is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Mickey Marcus on The Normal Heart.

Emmy nomination

Froggatt is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Anna Bates on Downton Abbey.

I am totally thrilled! To be nominated in the same category as these brilliant actresses is such an honor. I couldn’t be happier. Amazing news! Thank you so much!

Emmy nomination

Daniels is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Will McAvoy on The Newsroom.

The honor of an Emmy nomination is shared with your show, your cast, your crew, your production team, your writer—especially, your writer—as well as with your fellow nominees. The Emmys are a celebration of the great work being done all across television and I couldn’t be more proud to be recognized during what I believe is one of the most artistically creative periods in television history.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Hale is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Gary Walsh on Veep.

I give full credit to Armando Iannucci. He values rehearsal time and we will workshop five scripts at time to see what gels, what bits are working. The writers lay out an amazing foundation.

Emmy nomination

Falco is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Jackie Peyton, RN on Nurse Jackie.

What an exciting way to start the summer! Beyond my wildest dreams -- the response we’ve had to our dysfunctional ER and its inhabitants. So thrilled to be recognized by this industry.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Molina is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Ben Weeks on The Normal Heart.

Emmy nomination

Headey is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones.

Emmy nomination

Hamm is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Don Draper on Mad Men.

I can only humbly thank the Television Academy for again including me in such a talented group of individuals… Thanks to the Academy and the nominating committees.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Emmy nomination

Paul is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad.

Emmy nomination

Dinklage is among the nominees for the 2014 Emmy Awards. The actor is nominated for the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones.

Emmy nomination

Parsons is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Tommy Boatwright on The Normal Heart.

Everybody was so proud of this movie that was a part of it. It could not feel better to have it recognized by our peers.

Emmy nomination

Hendricks is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Joan Harris on Mad Men.

I am so grateful to the Academy for the incredible amount of support shown for Mad Men. To be nominated is a huge honor and I am thrilled that the show itself has been highlighted in so many other areas as well. I am so thankful.