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Juanes Won Latin Grammy Person Of The Year Award: He said “it’s His Greatest Achievement”

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Colombian superstar Juanes celebrated last night in 2019 for winning the Latin Grammy “Person Of The Year” Award from Latin Recording Academy. Juanes is a singer, songwriter, and philanthropist.

Last night, Juanes is honored at the MGM Grand Convention Centre in Las Vegas. He is honored to appreciate his contribution to Music and Philanthropy. Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan, Carlos Santana, and Shakira were the post honorees of this award.

The award recognizes Juanes generous support of emerging artists and the singer’s humanitarian efforts. In the thank you speech, Juanes said 20 years ago he was nominated as a new artist. And now he is receiving the ” person of the year” award, he said it’s the greatest achievement of his career.

About 19 Years Career of Juanes

In the 19-year career, Juanes has won a total of 24 Latin Grammys. In 2000, the 47-year-old debuted with Fíjate Bien his first album “Take a Good Look”. This makes the singer earn three Latin Grammy awards, including Best New Artist.

Two years later, he released his second album, the pop-heavy Un día normal. This means ” A Normal Day”. The album included the songs that the signature song of Juanes. These songs are A Dios le Pido (I Ask God) and Fotografia (Photograph). Fotografia a duet with Canadian star Nelly Furtado.

Luckily, it leads to more success on the way of Juanes. The second album earned five awards at the 2003 Latin Grammys. It also won Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year.

In 2004, Juanes released another album Mi Sangre (“My Blood”) which also won multiple Latin Grammy winners.

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DGA Awards announces nominees in different categories: drama, comedy, variety/talk specials

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DGA Awards announces nominees in different categories

With the DGA Awards 2020 to be held on January 26, the Directors Guild of America has announced the nominations.

The DGA was all set to announce the names of nominated contestants in various categories on Monday. However, the nominations could not come out due to a submission process that has been newly installed. Therefore, the names of the nominees in drama, comedy, and talk special/news/sports/variety were announced after a re-voting procedure.

The major nominations were taken away by The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel from Amazon, and HBO shows Game of Thrones, and Watchmen respectively.

The nominations for ‘Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series’ include David Mandel and Bill Hader for their work in Veep and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel respectively. Bill was nominated and awarded in the same category last year as well. Amy Sherman-Palladino has also been nominated for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s ‘It’s Comedy or Cabbage’.

Furthermore, nominations for ‘Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama Series’ include Mark Mylod for his work in the series Succession, Game of Thrones. David Nutter, etc. Also, Nicole Kassell has been nominated for the shows Watchmen. Stephen Williams and Miguel Sapochnik were nominated for “Watchmen” This Extraordinary Being and Game of Thrones.

Amongst the nominees in the category talk/sports/news/variety for outstanding directorial achievement include Spike Jonze for his work in Aziz Ansari: Right Now and Wanda Sykes’ Linda Mendoza. Glein Weiss has also been nominated for her work at the 91st Annual Academy Awards.

The list was to come out on Monday but was held back by the Guild and finally revealed on Friday.

Besides, HBO saw greater number of the nominations for various series than Netflix for the DGA 2020 Awards.

The DGA Awards for the various categories will be awarded in Los Angeles’ Ritz-Carlton Hotel on the 26th of January this year. 

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Christmas to light up just the same for Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott

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Christmas to light up just the same for Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott

Although Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott have drifted apart, the duo is in good terms with one another. The former couple, keeping their differences aside, is focusing upon parenting towards their only child, Stormi Webster.

Despite the break-up, there has not been any visible instance of ill feelings towards one another. While co-parenting young Stormi, Kylie, and Travis have left no stones unturned for the sake of their daughter.

Both of them celebrated Thanksgiving and Halloween with Stormi together. Further, Travis went to the Palm Spring House of Kris to celebrate Thanksgiving with the family. Moreover, Travis and Kylie celebrated all the major festivities together.

According to the sources, Travis and Kylie went out with the family to a casino during Thanksgiving. The two were reportedly warm with each other. Besides, they kept on whispering in each other’s ears quite often, genuinely enjoying their time together..

Hence, Christmas is expected to be no different for the rapper and the young entrepreneur.

Notably, the former couple met each other back in the year 2017 in April at Coachella. The duo had immense love and respect for each other. About a year later, daughter Stormi Webster was born to Kylie and Travis.

However, they confirmed the split on the 1st of October 2019 after dating for about two years. The reason behind the split was reportedly the differences in opinion. According to reports, while Kylie wished for another baby, Travis wanted to be all about his career.

According to sources, Kylie being just 22 has her whole life ahead and she didn’t wish to be the wife a normal rapper. Moreover, her priorities hugely differed from that of Travis along with their schedules. Hence, they both went ahead to end the relationship without any conflict. However, they have been very much considerate about their daughter and are getting along well, keeping their egos aside.

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The Far Side to make a return after 25 years

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After a long period of time, the creator of The Far Side has re-launched the comic strip on TheFarSide.com. Creator Gary Larson took retirement from his work about 25 years back. However, the cartoonist is back with his previous works in his revamped webpage released on Monday.

Furthermore, the creator plans to release exclusive new cartoons along with the old ones in the year 2020. This is to commemorate the completion of forty years of The Far Side.

Gary retired from cartoon making back in 1995 after drawing for regular newspapers for about 15 years. Gary stated the reason behind his retirement as fear and fatigue to eventually fall into the category of mediocrity.

Moreover, in the letter published on his webpage, Gary stated how he used to initially deny considering the digital platform. According to Gary, he tried to keep his work from the internet due to his emotional withdrawal from offering his work beyond his control.

However, the cartoonist stated that he had not foreseen the correlation between the emerging platform and his cartoons. Gary further mentioned his appreciation for the development of security policies. Besides, Gary was reportedly happy with the advancements in the graphics.

The American cartoonist further expressed his feelings on the recent copyright infringement battle. Gary wrote on his dislikes to chase down the websites with cartoons from The Far Sight as most of the time it is a fan operating them. Furthermore, Gary wrote that his cartoons have been used to sell products ranging from rodent control to donuts. This shows the range of his work.

Gary wrote in his letter that he intends to bring smiles to the faces of people. The artist concluded his letter hoping that the reasons for his delay would suffice. He further added that although he delayed coming on the online platform, he has finally joined the party now and hopes to enjoy his time.   

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