Kanye West & Adele Leads; Nominees Announced For 54th Annual Grammy Awards 2012

On Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Nominations for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards®(www.grammy.com) were announced by The Recording Academy® and reflected an eclectic mix of the best and brightest in music over the past year, as determined by the voting members of The Academy. For the fourth year, nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards were announced on primetime television as part of “The GRAMMY®Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night®,“ a one-hour special broadcast live on CBS from Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE. The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on…




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Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Issues Statement on the Occupy LA Eviction & Closure of City Hall Park

On Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement regarding the closure of City Hall Park: “Last night, we witnessed perhaps one of the finest moments in the history of the Los Angeles Police Department. After 58 days of the Occupy LA protest, 1,400 officers enforced the closure of City Hall Park. The closure, conducted in a professional and restrained manner, was meticulously planned and involved coordination with multiple city departments. Over 200 people were arrested with a minimal use of force and with no major injuries to…




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Pre-Order The 2012 GRAMMY Nominees Album Now & enter to win a trip for two to the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards

2012 GRAMMY NOMINEES ALBUM

On Wednesday, November 30, 2011 The Recording Academy announced that The Recording Academy®‘s GRAMMY Recordings® and Universal Republic Records have joined forces to release the 2012 GRAMMY® Nominees album on Jan. 24, 2012. The 18th edition of the best-selling series will showcase many of this year’s GRAMMY-nominated artists and songs. A portion of the proceeds from sales of the album will help support the year-round efforts of the GRAMMY Foundation®and MusiCares® Foundation — two charitable organizations of The Recording Academy. For the first time, fans can have the opportunity to attend the GRAMMY Awards by pre-ordering the album starting Nov. 30. To enter,…




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Marie Osmond Attends The 80th Anniversary Hollywood Christmas Parade 2011 Benefiting Marine Toys for Tots

On Sunday, November 27, 2011 The weather was perfect for every one to watch and enjoy The 80th Anniversary Hollywood Christmas Parade 2011 Benefiting Marine Toys for Tots. The event was held from 4:00 pm staring with the celebrities red carpet arrivals and the parade started live at 6:00 pm from Hollywood California. Bill Lomas, Producer of the live parade and President of Hollywood’s Santa Parade LLC. Some of the celebrities the attended the event were Quinton Aaron, Santa Claus, Erik Estrada, La Toya Jackson, Laura McKenzie, Booboo Stewart, Fivel Stewart, Mayor Antonio Ramón…




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The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce LA 10th Anniversary Awards & Gala Night A Huge Success

The red carpet, awards, dinner and show were running on time at the most classy and prestige event of the year, the every one will be talking about it for months and many years to come. On Sunday, November 27, 2011 The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles (FACC-LA), celebrated and honored Top Businesses, Business Entrepreneurs and Leaders in the Community at The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce LA 10th Anniversary Awards and Gala Night held at The Beverly Garland Holiday Inn located at 4222 Vineland Avenue, North Hollywood…




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Recording Artist Arnold G’s Celebrates His Birthday 2011 benefiting AIDS Walk LA 2012

On Saturday, November 26, 2011 AG Entertainment Productions and AG Records Music presented The 4th annual Arnold G’s Birthday celebration 2011 for Sandra Dee Manoukian and Arnold G birthday benefiting Diversity News Team#3960 for AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2012. The event was hosted by Hollywood Celebrity Photographer Steven Curtis in a private residence in the Hollywood Hills, CA from 7:00 pm to 1:00 am. The event featured a red carpet, drinks, appetizers and live performers by Marion Ramsey, Irene Soderberg, Jill McDonald, John Savage, Jen Youngs, Davis Delton, Rob EC, Clent Bowers and many more. The event was hosted by legendary Irene Soderberg. Some…




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The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles 10th Anniversary Red Carpet & Awards Gala Night

On Tuesday, November 22, 2011 On Tuesday, November 22, 2011 The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles (FACC-LA), announced that they will be Honoring Top Businesses, Business Entrepreneurs and Leaders in the Community at the 10th Anniversary Awards and Gala Night to be held on Sunday, November 27, 2011, at The Beverly Garland Holiday Inn located at 4222 Vineland Avenue in North Hollywood, CA 91602 from 6:00 pm to 12:00am. The event will feature The Classic Harmony and Ang Lahi Philippine Cultural Dance Group. The Top Business Entrepreneurs and Community Leaders awards…




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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Diversity News Magazine

It have been another tough financial year for our industry, but we can thank GOD for still been alive. Our editorial, photography, marketing and public relation teams wish you and your family a “Happy Safe Thanksgiving Day and Weekend.” Have you ever wonder what is Thanksgiving? and why is been celebrated? Wikipedia.org describes as follows: Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. It has officially been an annual tradition since 1863, when during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day…




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The 39th Annual American Music Awards 2011 Complete List Winners

On Sunday, November 20, 2011 Dick Clark Productions produced and presented The 2011 American Music Awards live from the Nokia Theatre, L.A. Live. The show was broadcast live on ABC from 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT. The performers the stole the show was Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez with her outfit the every one is talking about it. On the other side of the coin we broke the news from backstage when Bruno Mars went to the photo room and from the press room we Tweeted and posted on Facebook that Bruno Mars…




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FACC-LA First Annual Halo-Halo Holiday Special Concert at Envision Center

On November 18, 2011 The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles hosted their first annual Halo-Halo Holiday Special (An Evening of Music and Dance to Benefit Entrepreneurship and Education) at Envision Center, located at 15055 W Oxnard St. Van Nuys, CA 91403 from 8:00 pm to11:00 pm. The entrance price was a donation of $25.00. Halo-Halo Holiday Special featured live cover and original songs performances from Retz Gajardo Jr., Ciamara Morales, Michelle Delos Reyes, Selyna and Josephine Arciaga, Shay Louise, Vangie and Bob Crowther, Maria Amor and Samira Kazemeni and The Classic…




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Smokey Robinson Receives The HMMA Lifetime Achievement Award at 3rd Annual HMMA

On Thursday, November 17, 2011 The Hollywood Music In Media Awards presented their 3rd Annual Hollywood Music In Media Awards event held at Hollywood and Highland Complex located at 6801 Hollywood Blvd., 4th Floor in Hollywood, CA. The event started at 5:00 pm to 11:30pm. Radio and TV personality Sam Phillips presented awards at the event. Here is the complete list of winners: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Smokey Robinson BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – FILM Mark Isham – Warrior (Lionsgate) BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – INDIE/SHORT/DOCUMENTARY Mark McKenzie – The Greatest Miracle (Dos Corazones Films) BEST…




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Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift Named Presenters for the 39th Annual American Music Awards

On Friday, November 18, 2011 dick clark productions (dcp) president, Orly Adelson, announced this year’s “2011 American Music Awards®” presenters. The roster includes, Alanis Morissette, Benjamin Bratt, Cheryl Hines, Gavin DeGraw, Heidi Klum, Hot Chelle Rae, Jane Levy, Jennifer Hudson, Jenny McCarthy, Joe Jonas, John Legend, Josh Kelley, Julie Bowen, Katherine Heigl, Katie Leclerc, Lionel Richie, Matthew Morrison, Nickelback, Queen Latifah, Robin Thicke, Sarah Hyland, Selena Gomez, Sean Kingston, Taio Cruz, Taylor Swift, and Vanessa Marano, in addition to some surprise appearances. The 2011 American Music Awards” will be broadcast live from the…




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Drake to Perform at the 2011 American Music Awards; Ludacris to Perform with Enrique Iglesias

On Thursday, November 17, 2011 dick clark productions (dcp) president and executive producer Orly Adelson announced that Drake and Ludacris will each perform at “The 2011 American Music Awards®.” From the highly demanded album in stores now “Take Care”, Drake will perform his hit record “Headlines.” Ludacris will join Enrique Iglesias as the 6th unique collaboration of the evening which sets a new AMA record for the most collaborations in the show’s 39 year history. The other collaborations will include Pitbull with Marc Anthony and Lil Jon, Gym Class Heroes with Adam Levine, will.i.am…




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Ricky Gervais return as Host of the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 15, 2012

On Thursday, November 17, 2011 The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced that Multi-talented Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Ricky Gervais (“The Office,” “The Ricky Gervais Show”) has signed for the third time to return as host of NBC’s The 69th Annual Golden Globe® Awards on Sunday, January 15, 2012. This year’s show will again be broadcast live coast-to-coast from 5:00-8:00 p.m. (PST)/8:00-11:00 p.m. (EST) from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The announcement was made today by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s (HFPA) President Dr. Aida Takla- O’Reilly, dick…




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John Myhre Named Production Designer for the 84th Academy Awards

On Thursday, November 17, 2011  telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that Academy Award®-winning production designer John Myhre will design the 84th Academy Awards. This will be the first time Myhre has served as production designer for the Oscars®. “John is a prolific production designer, who has created some of the most intriguing sets that we’ve ever seen,” said Grazer and Mischer. “His cinematic perspective will be a great contribution to our team dynamic and the show itself.” Myhre won Academy Awards in…




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Facebook Response On Porn Photos and Sexual Videos Appearing on Wall‏

After getting hacked and seen so many of our  loyal readers and friends on Facebook regarding uncomfortable and unwanted Porn Photos and Sexual Videos Appearing on their Facebook Wall‏. We decided to contact them on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 with the following email: “Not sure if somebody have brought to your attention the for around 3 weeks we have seen multiple porn photos of man and female showing in our Facebook Walls. Also we notice your website is not secure anymore. Can you please provide me a reason what is happening and what are…




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Steven Escobar of Diversity News Magazine to Cover 2011 American Music Awards and Wearing Kevin James Fashion

Our own Esteban “Steven” Escobar, Executive Editor-In-Chief of Diversity News Magazine to attend American Music Awards 2011 and wear Kevin James Fashion inspired by The King of Pop Michael Jackson. On Wednesday, November 16 2011 Diversity News Publications, publisher of Diversity News Magazine, announced that Executive Editor-In-Chief Steven Escobar has been approved for the 2nd year in a row to cover the 2011 American Music Awards on Sunday, November 20, 2011, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. Steven Escobar will represent Kevin James designs at the event. “I am so honored…




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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Attends and Speaks at LA Auto Show 2011

On Thursday, November 17, 2011 The LA Auto Show Press Days (November 16 – 17th) were held at Los Angeles Convention Center located at 1201 S. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, CA 90015 from 7:40 am to 3:30pm. The event featured the brand new imported and domestic 2012 sports, family and consumer cars with new features and more. Lois Miller, President of Nielsen IAG Automotive spoke at LA Auto Show 2011 during Press Day and Honda Civic Natural Gas wins the 2012 Green Car of the Year Award. Ford Took Home 2nd Annual Nielsen…




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