Honor

In this Oct. 13, 2016 file photo, Ellen DeGeneres appears during a commercial break at a taping of "The Ellen Show" in Burbank, California. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Golden Globes To Honor TV Pioneer Ellen DeGeneres

The Golden Globe Awards announced Monday, it will give its new Carol Burnett Award, a TV special achievement trophy, to DeGeneres who has been a pioneering sitcom star, a TV talk show host and a game show host.
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This March 1, 2014, file photo shows Dorothy Nyong'o, left, with her daughter actress Lupita Nyong'o, at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Lupita Nyong'o Honors Her Mother For Fueling Her Passion For Art

As Lupita Nyong'o accepted an award from the Harlem School of Arts — and entered the stage to Beyoncé's anthemic hit "Brown Skin Girl" — the actress mainly had two people to thank for fueling her passion for the arts as a child: her parents.
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In this Sept. 8, 2016 file photo, Tom Hanks arrives at the premiere of "Sully" in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

Tom Hanks To Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

Hanks will be the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award at January’s Golden Globes Awards.
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Singer Patti LaBelle smiles after a ceremony naming a street after her, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Philadelphia. A stretch of Broad Street, between Locust and Spruce Streets, will be renamed "Patti LaBelle Way." (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Philly Got Patti LaBelle's Name Wrong On Honorary Street

Philadelphia honored singer Patti LaBelle with her very own street earlier this week. Unfortunately, the signs didn't get her name right.
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In this June 28, 2015 file photo, singer Patti LaBelle poses in the press room at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Singer Patti Labelle To Be Honored With Street Naming

LaBelle is being honored in her hometown of Philadelphia with her very own street. A stretch of Broad Street will be renamed for the legendary soul singer during a ceremony on Tuesday.
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Presenter Michael B. Jordan, third from left, poses with, from left, honorees Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson and Korey Wise at the ACLU SoCal's 25th Annual Luncheon at the JW Marriott at LA Live, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Lo

Michael B. Jordan Presents Central Park 5 With Courage Award

Jordan praised the men — Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise — during a luncheon on Friday.
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In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo Dennis D.T. Thomas, from left, George Brown, Robert Bell, and Ronald Bell, of the musical group Kool & The Gang, arrive at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, F

Kool & The Gang To Be Honored With Marian Anderson Award

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced the group will receive the 2019 Marian Anderson Award this fall.
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Singer Jennifer Hudson sings "Amazing Grace" in tribute to Aretha Franklin, who received a special music citation during the 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners awards luncheon at Columbia University, Tuesday May 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Feeling Aretha's Spirit, Jennifer Hudson Honors Icon at Pulitzer Prize Awards

Hudson said she felt the spirit of the Queen of Soul — who refused to fly but traveled by tour bus to concerts and events — and drove nearly 13 hours to New York to make the luncheon.
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LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: Images of the late rapper The Notorious B.I.G. are shown during a performance by recording artist Sean 'Puff Daddy' Combs at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2015 in Las Vegas, Ne

Brooklyn Street To Be Renamed In Notorious B.I.G.'s Honor

An intersection in Brooklyn will be renamed Christopher Wallace Way during a public ceremony in June.
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Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle To Receive Mark Twain Prize For Humor

Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
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