The Academy Awards

Oscars 2018: Mary J. Blige, Sufjan Stevens, Jonny Greenwood, and Common Earn Nominations

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced this morning, and among the actors, directors, and technicians who stand to win the film industry's most prestigious award are…
Jordan Freiman / January 23, 2018

Oscars 2014 FAQ: There’s Music at the Academy Awards This Year!

The 86th Academy Awards are Sunday, March 2, and this year there's a bunch for music fans to sort through ahead of the big night.
Marc Hogan / February 25, 2014

Can an Oscars Song Nominees Concert Restore the Academy’s Music Cred?

The Academy Awards have had a complicated few years when it comes to acknowledging the role of music. (And that's not to get started on…
Marc Hogan / July 11, 2013

Watch Adele’s Sparkling, Oscar-Winning ‘Skyfall’ Performance

Adele's shining performance of "Skyfall" was a rare bright spot in the arduous slog that was the 85th Academy Awards telecast Sunday night (February 24).
Nicole Sia / February 25, 2013

The Oscars’ Five Most Confusing Moments

The 84th Annual Academy Awards welcomed back Billy Crystal in what, in retrospect, was clearly an enormous white flag of surrender. You want relevance? You…
Eric Alt / February 27, 2012