Academy delays 2021 Oscars ceremony because of coronavirus

For the fourth time in its history, the Oscars are being postponed. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network said Monday that the 93rd Academy Awards will now be held April 25, 2021, eight weeks later than originally planned because of the pandemic’s effects on the movie industry.

What's included in the Oscars $225,000 nominee gift bags

The 2020 "Everyone Wins” Nominee Gift Bag awarded independently by Distinctive Assets is filled with fabulous trips, world-class beauty, fine art, brilliant jewelry and opportunities to give back to charity. Win or lose on Hollywood’s biggest night, everyone is a winner with this ultimate swag bag!  

What to expect at Sunday's Oscars

After the shortest awards season in decades, the 92nd annual Academy Awards will get underway Sunday evening at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The red carpet is being rolled out two to three weeks earlier than usual in a bid to freshen up a ceremony and potentially boost ratings.

Essence event celebrates black women in Hollywood

Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year’s star-studded Essence luncheon was that in an unforgiving industry that often overlooks, black women need no validation from Hollywood — or elsewhere — to appreciate their self-worth.