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GLAAD Media Awards Releases List Of Nominees

GLAAD Media Awards Releases List Of Nominees
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GLAAD Media Awards Releases List Of Nominees

GLAAD Media Awards just released the list of this year’s nominees. Caitlyn Jenner, Adam Lambert among the lucky ones. Get to know the others here.

Unlike that of Oscars’ rough #OscarsSoWhite controversy, no such “snubbing issues” are up for GLAAD. The 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards revealed this year’s set of nominees. Apparently, all color, race, and gender identity made it to the list. Among the deserving names and titles was Caitlyn Jenner’s TV show, “I Am Cait.”

According to GLAAD Media Awards’ official website, the organization was founded for the benefit of the LGBT. They wish to honor those who fairly treats and represents members of the LGBT through film, TV programs, music, and other forms of media. Since then, the LGBT people were given due recognition.

Every year, GLAAD releases the list of nominees in several categories for different media platforms. Variety reports that GLAAD has 46 nominees f 11 Spanish Language categories. For its 20 English language categories, 101 nominees are named.

Here is the list of nominees for the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards:

Outstanding Film (Wide Release)

  • Carol (The Weinstein Company)
  • The Danish Girl (Focus Features)
  • Dope (Open Road Films)
  • Freeheld (Lionsgate)
  • Grandma (Sony Pictures Classics)

Outsanding Film (Limited Release)

  • 52 Tuesdays (Kino Lorber)
  • Appropriate Behavior (Gravitas Ventures)
  • Boy Meets Girl (Wolfe Video)
  • Drunktown’s Finest (Nehst Studios)
  • Tangerine (Magnolia Pictures)

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)
  • Faking It (MTV)
  • Grace and Frankie (Netflix)
  • Looking (HBO)
  • Master of None (Netflix)
  • Modern Family (ABC)
  • Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
  • Please Like Me (Pivot)
  • Transparent (Amazon Instant Video)
  • Vicious (PBS)

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Arrow (The CW)
  • Black Sails (Starz)
  • Empire (FOX)
  • The Fosters (ABC Family)
  • Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
  • How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
  • Nashville (ABC)
  • Orphan Black (BBC America)
  • Sense8 (Netflix)
  • Shameless (Showtime)

Outstanding Reality Program

  • I Am Cait (E!)
  • I Am Jazz (TLC)
  • New Girls on the Block (Discovery Life)
  • The Prancing Elites Project (Oxygen)
  • Transcendent (Fuse)

Outstanding Music Artist

  • Brandi Carlile, “The Firewatcher’s Daughter” (ATO Records)
  • Miley Cyrus, “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz” (Smiley Miley, Inc.)
  • Adam Lambert, “The Original High” (Warner Bros. Records)
  • Le1f, “Riot Boi” (XL Recordings/Terrible Records)
  • Troye Sivan, “Blue Neighborhood” (Capitol Records)

More other nominees on the list can be seen through GLAAD’s official website. The GLAAD awards ceremonies are scheduled for April 2, 2016 at The Beverly Hilton (Los Angeles Awards) and May 14, 2016 at the Waldorf Astoria (New York Awards).

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About Erika Ivene Verder Columna

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