Check Out The Best Photos from iHeartRadio Music Awards 2015!


Missed last night’s iHeartRadio Music Awards? The second year of the iHeartRadio Music Awards brought the biggest names in entertainment to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to celebrate fans and all things music. Last night saw performances from Rihanna, Iggy Azalea, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Jason Aldean, Jamie Foxx, Meghan Trainor, Jason Derulo, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, Snoop Dogg, Nate Ruess, Alesso, and Nick Jonas — just to name a few!

Justin Timberlake received the most prestigious award of the evening, the 2015 iHeartRadio Innovator Award.

 5 Seconds of Summer, Adam Devine, Billy Eichner, Tom Ford, Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Anna Camp, Reba McEntire, Jeremy Piven, Gina Rodriguez, Ryan Seacrest, Liev Schreiber, Brittany Snow, Ryan Tedder, Mike Tyson, Steven Yuen, Zendaya, Ian Ziering and more made special guest appearances.

A highlight of the show featured the music world’s top music stars, including Steve Aoki, Bono, Luke Bryan, Charli XCX, Foo Fighters, Selena Gomez, Imagine Dragons, Nicki Minaj, Ne-Yo, Keith Richards, Andy Samberg, Cole Swindell, and Steven Tyler sharing details of their personal journeys of how they got where they are today.

Here are some of WGY‘s favorite shots:

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Category winners were:


Artist of the Year:
Taylor Swift

Song of the Year:
“Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift

Best Collaboration:
“Bang Bang” – Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj

Best New Artist:
Sam Smith

Country Song of the Year:
“Burnin’ It Down” – Jason Aldean

Hip Hop/R&B Song of the Year:
“Don’t Tell ‘Em” – Jeremih featuring YG

Dance Song of the Year:
“Summer” – Calvin Harris

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
“Take Me to Church” – Hozier

Best Lyrics:
“Blank Space” – Taylor Swift

Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell®:
5SOSFAM – 5 Seconds of Summer

Renegade Award presented by the All New 2015 Jeep Renegade:
Brantley Gilbert

Oscars 2015 FAQ: Watch Show & Red Carpet on TV & Online!

Where can I watch the Oscars?

The 87th Academy Awards air Sunday, Feb. 22, at 8:30 p.m. on ABC.

As for online, most cable TV subscribers in eight lucky markets (Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham and San Francisco) can access a livestream of the show on the Watch ABC app. If you want to keep track of backstage shenanigans, ABC is streaming views from cameras all around the ceremony at the network’s Facebook page.

What time will the show be over?

You know the drill: 11:30 p.m. — allegedly — though expect it to go at least a few minutes over.

Who’s the host?

Neil Patrick Harris, because he hosts everything, and proved he’s quite good at it.

Who’s going to win?

Our film critics took their best guesses here. “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” are tied with nine nominations each, while “The Imitation Game” is close behind with eight. Still, many consider “Birdman” and “Boyhood” to be the frontrunners for best picture.

Who’s performing? 

So many people for all five best song nominees. Common and John Legend team up for “Glory” (“Selma”); Tegan and Sara join Andy Samberg’s Lonely Island for “Everything Is Awesome” (“The Lego Movie”); Rita Ora takes on “Grateful” (“Beyond the Lights”); Tim McGraw subs in on “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” (“Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me”); Maroon 5′s Adam Levine reprises “Lost Stars” (“Begin Again”). Producers are also teasing “surprise” performances from Anna Kendrick, Jennifer Hudson and Lady Gaga.

Where can I see all the fashion and the awkward celebrity interviews?

So many options!

“Live from the Red Carpet: The 2015 Academy Awards” (E!, 5:30 to 8:30): Ryan Seacrest is stationed on the red carpet to interview stars, with Giuliana Rancic inside the Roosevelt Hotel. Ross Mathews and Kelly Osbourne analyze fashion while E! star Khloe Kardashian shares her thoughts. You can also catch their coverage on the E! web site or mobile app, along with a pre-show at 1:30 p.m.

“Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet” (ABC, 7 to 8:30): “Good Morning America’s’ Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer host, along with “Live! With Kelly and Michael’s” Michael Strahan. Note: ABC usually gets exclusive red carpet rights at 8, so make sure to switch over.

“ET at the Oscars: Live on Pop!” (Pop, 5 to 7:30): The former TV Guide Network sends “Entertainment Tonight” co-hosts Kevin Frazier and Nancy O’Dell to the carpet.

“Live from the Oscars” (CW at 6 to 7:30): Once again, the good people at the CW air KTLA’s red carpet coverage, hosted by Sam Rubin and Jessica Holmes — the Los Angeles ABC station brings its own brand of wackiness to the proceedings.

What about the after-shows?

Yes, the annual “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars” airs after the late local news on Sunday. This year features something called “The Kimmel School of Perfect Acting” and has guest stars including John Travolta, Neil Patrick Harris, Susan Sarandon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Lupita Nyong’o, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and (of course) Matt Damon.

Meanwhile, the “E! After Party” at 11:30 p.m. has dispatches from the Vanity Fair party and Governor’s Ball.

When can I judge the fashion?

All day, every day, but everyone else (Kathy Griffin, Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski) joins in with E!’s “Fashion Police” on Monday night at 9 p.m.

More Oscar coverage, and full list of nominees:

After 100 years, we still don’t know how to actually watch a movie

‘Birdman’ or ‘Boyhood’? Nobody knows how to guess the Oscars this year.

2015 Oscar nominations show a lack of diversity in a year when films didn’t

Fact-checking ‘American Sniper’ as the Oscars near

David Oyelowo of ‘Selma’ says Oscars only go to black actors in ‘subservient’ roles. Is he right?

What went wrong with the Oscar hopes for ‘Selma’?

Here’s how ‘American Sniper’ could have avoided its fake baby problem

Best Picture
“American Sniper”
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
“The Imitation Game”
“The Theory of Everything”

Actor in a Leading Role
Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”
Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”
Michael Keaton, “Birdman”
Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”

Actress in a Leading Role
Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night”
Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything”
Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”
Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”

Actor in a Supporting Role
Robert Duvall, “The Judge”
Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood”
Edward Norton, “Birdman”
Mark Ruffalo, “Foxcatcher”
J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

Actress in a Supporting Role
Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”
Laura Dern, “Wild”
Emma Stone, “Birdman”
Keira Knightley, “The Imitation Game”
Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods”

Alejandro González Iñárritu, “Birdman”
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher”
Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game”

Animated Feature Film
“Big Hero 6”
“The Boxtrolls”
“How to Train Your Dragon 2”
“Song of the Sea”
“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”

Emmanuel Lubezki, “Birdman”
Robert D. Yeoman, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lynzewski, “Ida”
Dick Pope, “Mr. Turner”
Roger Deakins, “Unbroken”

Costume Design
Milena Canonero, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Mark Bridges, “Inherent Vice”
Colleen Atwood, “Into the Woods”
Anna B. Sheppard, “Maleficent”
Jacqueline Durran, “Mr. Turner”

Documentary Feature
“Last Days in Vietnam”
“The Salt of the Earth”
“Finding Vivian Maier”

Documentary Short Subject
“Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1”
“Our Curse”
“The Reaper”
“White Earth”

Film Editing
Joel Cox and Gary Roach, “American Sniper”
Sandra Adair, “Boyhood”
Barney Pilling, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
William Goldenberg, “The Imitation Game”
Tom Cross, “Whiplash”

Foreign Language Film
“Wild Tales”

Makeup and Hairstyling
Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard, “Foxcatcher”
Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White, “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Music – Original Score
Alexandre Desplat, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Alexandre Desplat, “The Imitation Game”
Hans Zimmer, “Interstellar”
Gary Yershon, “Mr Turner”
Jóhann Jóhannsson, “The Theory of Everything”

Music – Original Song
“Everything Is Awesome” by Shawn Patterson, “The LEGO Movie”
“Glory” by Common and John Legend, “Selma”
“Grateful” by Diane Warren, “Beyond the Lights”
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You” by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond, “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me”
“Lost Stars” by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois, “Begin Again”

Production Design
“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Production design: Adam Stockhausen, Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
“The Imitation Game,” Production design: Maria Djurkovic, Set Decoration: Tatiana Macdonald
“Interstellar,” Production design: Nathan Crowley, Set Decoration: Gary Fettis
“Into the Woods,” Production design: Dennis Gassner, Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
“Mr. Turner,” Production design: Suzie Davies, Set Decoration: Charlotte Watts

Short Film – Animated
“The Bigger Picture,” Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees
“The Dam Keeper,” Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi
“Feast,” Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed
“Me and My Moulton,” Torill Kove
“A Single Life,” Joris Oprins

Short Film – Live Action
“Aya,” Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis
“Boogaloo and Graham,” Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney
“Butter lamp,” Hu Wei and Julien Féret
“Parvaneh,” Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger
“The Phone Call,” Mat Kirkby and James Lucas

Sound Editing
“American Sniper,” Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman
“Birdman,” Martín Hernández and Aaron Glascock
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” Brent Burge and Jason Canovas
“Interstellar,” Richard King
“Unbroken,” Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro

Sound Mixing
“American Sniper,” John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Walt Martin
“Birdman,” Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and Thomas Varga
“Interstellar,” Garry A. Rizzo, Gregg Landaker and Mark Weingarten
“Unbroken,” Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and David Lee
”Whiplash,” Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley

Visual Effects
“Captain America: Winter Soldier,” Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill and Dan Sudick
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist
“Guardians of the Galaxy,” Stephanie Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner and Paul Corbould
“Interstellar,” Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher
“X-Men: Days of Future Past,” Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie and Cameron Waldbauer

Writing – Adapted Screenplay
Jason Hall, “American Sniper”
Graham Moore, “The Imitation Game”
Paul Thomas Anderson, “Inherent Vice”
Anthony McCarten, “The Theory of Everything”
Damien Chazelle, “Whiplash”

Writing – Original Screenplay
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo, “Birdman”
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman, “Foxcatcher”
Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Dan Gilroy, “Nightcrawler”

[via The Washington Post]

Oscars Week Party Round Up


With Oscars week approaching, WGY has a complete round up of all the hottest parties in Hollywood via The Hollywood Reporter:

Wednesday, Feb. 18

Global Green’s 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party

Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine St., Los Angeles
Hosted by Ashley Greene and Theo Von (with a host committee that includesOrlando BloomLyn and Norman Lear and Kathy Freston), the “zero waste” event will feature a performance by Oscar nominee Common. KCRW’s Jason Bentley and DJ Syrena will handle the turntables. “This year’s event will be especially celebratory, as the Hollywood community will join us at the fête to help launch our next phase of development – Global Green USA 2.0 – a new and exciting initiative to scale our national and global impact exponentially to fight climate change by making our cities greener and more resilient,” says Les McCabe, president and CEO of Global Green USA.

ICM Partners

Private residence, Beverly Hills
Partner Hildy Gottlieb and her husband, writer/director/producer Walter Hill host the annual agency bash at their luxe home.

Alfre Woodard’s annual pre-Oscar dinner

Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
The actress pauses every year to toast (with Piper-Heidsieck’s help) the accomplishments of black women in entertainment. This year, she’ll honor Ava DuVernay and Gugu Mbatha-Raw with a guest list that includes Angela Bassett, Loretta Divine, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Octavia Spencer, Rashida Jones, Viola Davis and Zoe Zaldana.

Diane Von Furstenberg, Hilary Swank and Anne Sweeney

Private residence, Beverly Hills
The trio are teaming to celebrate this year’s crop of female Oscar nominees at a chic afternoon event at Furstenberg’s spacious estate.

Oxfam Benefit Dinner Hosted by Barneys New York and Rooney Mara

Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
The organization, which works to combat worldwide poverty and injustices, is the focus of this Vanity Fair event.

Thursday, Feb. 19

Hollywood Domino Pre-Oscar Charity Gala

Sunset Tower, 8358 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
Nominee Patricia Arquette is one of the many hosts for this year’s annual bash, which will feature a special performance by Pirulo y la Tribu.

10th annual Oscar Wilde: Honoring the Irish in Film Event

Bad Robot, 1666 Euclid St., Santa Monica
The Late Show successor Stephen Colbert will receive the Oscar Wilde Award at this event created by the nonprofit US-Ireland Alliance to recognize the contributions of Irish in film and TV. Irish singer-songwriters Gavin James and Megan O’Neill will perform.

Red Carpet Green Dress

Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
Suzy Amis Cameron’s eco-fashion campaign will celebrate sustainable fashion with an annual fete complete with revelers including James Cameronwill.i.amKellan LutzJason LewisMissi Pyle and Gina Rodriguez, who will wear a sustainable creation on Oscar night.

Vanity Fair and Chrysler Toast Richard Linklater and Boyhood

Cecconi’s, 8764 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood
The mag handpicked the director and his awards standout film for a special event, which benefits the Austin Film Society.

Friday, Feb. 20

Women in Film Pre-Oscar Party

Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails, 8117 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
The organization always draws a healthy crowd of boldfaced names and industry vets. Oscar winner and WIF President Cathy Schulman and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson will host.

The GREAT British Film Reception

The London Hotel, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood
British Consul General to Los Angeles Chris O’Connor OBE hosts the bash, which happens during a big year for Brits thanks to Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones andBenedict Cumberbatch.

Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2015 Womenswear Collection

Milk Studios, 855 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles
The superstar designer brings his fashion show to L.A. for the first time, capitalizing on all the star power in town for Hollywood’s golden weekend. Expect to see lots of A-listers and plenty of reps from CAA, which reps Ford.


Private residence, Beverly Hills
The agency hosts an A-list event to celebrate it’s standout crop of Oscar nominees.


Private residence, Beverly Hills
Chairman Jim Berkus opens the doors of his new home for an annual fete that is always a big draw as the weekend kicks off. Celebrity DJ Michelle Pesce, hot off her return from the official Grammys after party, returns to handle the turntables.

Vanity Fair D.J. Night with L’Oreal Paris

10AK, 9039 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
Pitch woman Freida Pinto hosts the hip dance party that will feature a DJ set byTaryn Manning.


Private residence, Brentwood
The agency hosts a hot-ticket bash for the rep-set to fete clients, colleagues and friends.

Alfa Romeo Luncheon

Polsky residence, Beverly Hills
Vanity Fair, Romeo, filmmaker Alan Polsky and restaurateur John Terzian host this luncheon, which will feature Alfa Romeo’s 4C and benefit Girl Rising.

Saturday, Feb. 21

Motion Picture & Television Fund’s The Night Before Party

Fox Lot, 10201 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles
Benefiting the MPTF, the A-list event — the biggest draw for the town’s top movie stars and major execs — is sponsored by Delta Air Lines, Dodge, L’Oreal, Relativity Media, Target and The Hollywood Reporter. The 2015 event moves to the lot following more than a decade at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

The Weinstein Co.

Montage Beverly Hills, 225 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills
Harvey and friends will gather for the company’s annual night-before dinner party. Expect to see nominated director Morten Tyldum and his Imitation Game crew celebrating the film’s eight nominations. Sponsors include DeLeón Tequila, FIJI Water, MAC Cosmetics and Heineken.
Michael Sugar, Warren Zavala and Doug Wald’s annual party
Sunset Tower, 8358 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
Many of the town’s top industry insiders are expected to attend this Grey Goose-sponsored fete.

30th Annual Independent Spirit Awards

Santa Monica Beach, 2030 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica
Fred Armisen and Kristen Bell host the lively awards ceremony under a giant white tent on the beach. Expect to see presenters including Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Jared Leto, Kerry Washington and more. FIJI Water returns as one of the sponsors.

Sony Pictures Classics

The Supper Suite by STK, 755 N. La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood
Michael Barker and Tom Bernard host a dinner party for its healthy crop of nominees including Julianne Moore, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, Bennett Millerand the Whiplash crew at the ONE Group’s STK as part of A-List Communication’s Supper Suite culinary platform events.

Fifth Annual UCLA TFT Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel and Oscar Celebration

UCLA’s Schoenberg Hall, 445 Charles E Young Drive East, Los Angeles
Current Academy Award nominees Mark Bridges (Inherent Vice), Milena Canonero(The Grand Budapest Hotel), Jacqueline Durran (Mr. Turner) and Anna B. Sheppard (Maleficent), as well as Ruth E. Carter (Selma), Kari Perkins (Boyhood) and Albert Wolsky (Birdman) are the featured panelists at the Swarovski-sponsored event.

Gold Meets Golden

Equinox Sports Club, 1835 Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles
Nicole Kidman, Matt Bomer, Laura Dern, Gina Rodriguez and Eddie Redmayne have RSVP’d for this annual event, which supports U.S. Olympic teams and athletes in celebration of the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, held in L.A. July 25-Aug. 2.

Sunday, Feb. 22

The 87th Oscars and Governors Ball

Dolby Theatre, Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles
Following the last award of the night, 1,500 guests will make their way inside the official after party, which will feature more than 2,000 select images from the Academy’s photo archives with a nod to Old Hollywood. Wolfgang Puck (in partnership with Matt Bencivenga of Wolfgang Puck Catering) including spicy tuna tartare, chicken potpie, lobster “BLT” with bacon and potato latkes with smoked salmon. Classy beverages will be provided by Piper-Heidsieck and Sterling Wines.

Elton John AIDS Foundation Viewing Party

West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood
John and husband David Furnish host this starry bash, sponsored this year by Audi, Neuro Drinks, Wells Fargo, MAC Viva Glam, the Fiore Group and the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Patron hosts a Patron Tequila Lounge featuring specialty cocktails like the “Stay Gold,” the “Trophy” and the “Good Life.” Cheers!

The Envelope Please

The Abbey Food & Bar, 692 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood
NCIS star Pauley Perrette returns to host the friendly affair alongside Abbey founderDavid Cooley.

Fox Oscar party

Boa, 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
The studio celebrates its roster of talent from all of its divisions (including standout Fox Searchlight) thanks to nominations for BirdmanThe Grand Budapest Hotel,Wild, Gone GirlPlanet of the Apes, X-Men: Days of Future Past and How to Train Your Dragon 2. Expect to see Reese WitherspoonMichael Keaton and DJ Pescespinning some tunes. The Piper-Heidseick will be flowing.

Norby Walters 25th Annual Night of 100 Stars Viewing Gala

Beverly Hilton International Ballroom, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
The event, always a draw among veteran Hollywood stars, will toast the Walters family’s five Oscar nominations for Whiplash.

Neutrogena Hydro Boost + MyHabit with OK!TV Oscars Viewing Party

W Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles
Neutrogena Ambassadors are expected to turn out along with actors at this viewing party billed as a “dolled-up lounge environment.”

Madonna and Guy Oseary’s Oscar party

Private residence, Beverly Hills
Oseary’s Coldwater Canyon home plays host to the hottest late-night party in town. After Vanity Fair, the boldfaced names pack it in at Madge’s annual shindig, famous for it’s no press, no photographers policy. Gucci returns as the chic sponsor.