Award Shows Recap


The Screen Actors Guild awards and the Grammy awards both took place in January.
The 24th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards took place on January 21st.
There are 13 awards presented for individual performances, the work on an entire group ensemble for a television series or a motion picture and performances by film and television stunt ensembles.
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” took home three awards including, Outstanding Performance by a cast in a motion picture
Morgan Freeman won the SAG Life Achievement Award. The award is presented to a performer for fostering the ideals of an actor/actress.
This year the show made a mark on what women have been through and have made a big break within the “Me Too” movement.
Nearly all the presenters were women and Kristen Bell, the host, was the first ever SAG award host.
The 60th Annual Grammy Awards took place on January 28th.
The Grammys is the record industry’s biggest night. It is the most prestigious award for them.
Bruno Mars won all six categories he was nominated for, including the top awards of the album of the year, the song of the year and record of the year.
Kendrick Lamar won five awards, including best rap performance, the best rap song, and best rap album.
The Oscars are coming up on March 4th.
This year is the 90th Academy Awards show and it is honoring movies from 2017.
“The Shape of Water” is nominated for 13 categories. “Dunkirk” has eight nominations and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” has seven. All three are nominated for best picture.

Oscars Side Story:

The movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars are:
– Call Me by Your Name
– Darkest Hour
– Dunkirk
– Get Out
– Lady Bird
– Phantom Thread
– The Post
– The Shape of Water
– Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
But, Cedar Ridge students have different opinions on what the best picture of 2017 was.
“The best movie from 2017 was the Greatest Showman!” Brianna Martinez (9) said.
“My favorite movie from 2017 would be The Greatest Showman,” Emily Burchett (9) said.
Although it was not nominated for best picture, The Greatest Showman was nominated for Music (original Song).
“My favorite movie was Wonder Woman,” Gracie Moreau (9) said.
“The best movie was Jumanji,” Anjali Chimmula (9) said.
Jumanji and Wonder Woman were not nominated for any awards.
The Oscars are coming up on March 4th, live on ABC.