Academy Awards

Just weeks after coming under fire for failing to nominate Black actresses, actors or directors for Sunday’s 82nd Academy Awards ceremony, Hollywood leaders have been…

  Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren recently went in on pop star Rita Ora for failing to properly promote the song “Grateful,”…

There’s a lot that went down at the Oscars that you won’t see reported in mainstream news. Luckily Special K is spilling all the secrets. Listen to…

While it’s great to see Black actors and filmmakers being acknowledged with Academy Awards and other accolades (congratulations to Lupita Nyong’o and “12 Years A…

Pharrell Williams’s ubiquitous hit record “Happy” has become so dominant on radio and the web that you almost forget that it was on the soundtrack…

  The 85th Academy Awards happened to tonight.  Seth McFarlane, the creator of “Family Guy,” was the host and a lot of people won stuff…

After months of infighting amongst the black community over 2012′s most controversial movie, Quentin Tarantino was the clear winner when he walked away with an…

Black women were well-represented at the Oscars last night thanks to The Help cast mates and critically-acclaimed actresses Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis and their…

With the Oscar’s taking place this Sunday, and “The Help” receiving 3  nominations, we take a look back at black female Oscar winners and nominees…

Acting veterans had words of wisdom for “Precious” star Gabourey Sidibe. Alfre Woodard, Viola Davis, and other prominent Oscar winning and nominated women gathered Wednesday night and advised Gaby how to handle awards day jitters.

Lee Daniels’ film “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire” has been nominated for six Academy Awards.