On Tuesday, the nominees for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards were announced with Post Malone leading all artists with 16 nominations. Lil Nas X earned 13 nominations, and Billie Eilish and Khalid tied with 12 nominations each.
The first trailer for Disney+’s Wandavision was just released, with Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany returning as Wanda Maximoff and Vision. Wandavision is a “blend of classic television and the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” says Disney+. It follows Wanda and Vision, “two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives” who “begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.”
Ellen DeGeneres returned on Monday to kick off the Season 18 premiere of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and addressed workplace misconduct allegations against her and her team. The daytime talk show came under investigation over the summer for being a “toxic” workplace. DeGeneres has been at the center of a scandal after BuzzFeed News published a report in July 2020 which detailed staffers negative experiences on the Ellen set, including claims of being penalized for taking medical leave, and fear of retribution for raising complaints.
The 72nd Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, looked much different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show was held from the mostly vacant Staples Center in L.A., with winners accepting awards remotely, virtually, and digitally.
Giuliana Rancic and Vivica A. Fox announced Sunday they would not be hosting the E! channel’s Emmy Awards pre-show special because they tested positive for COVID-19.