Top 5 Hollywood News today: Riz Ahmed's historic feat, Oscars 2021 in new avatar

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Mar 16, 2021, 06:32 PM IST


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Here are the top five headlines that created a buzz in Hollywood corridors. 

From Riz Ahmed being the first-ever Muslim to be nominated in the Best Actor category in the Academy Awards, to Oscars 2021 will adjust the attendance during the ceremony, here are the top five headlines that created a buzz in Hollywood corridors. 

Riz Ahmed becomes the first Muslim to get nominated in the Best Actor category at the Oscars

Before this, actor Mahershala Ali had created history as the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar. Ali has won in the Best Supporting Actor category twice- once for 'Moonlight in 2017' and for 'Green Book' in 2019. Read more.

Oscars 2021 to have only nominees, presenters in attendance

The award ceremonies in the pandemic-era are adjusting and re-adjusting years of traditions, keeping safety in mind, and the Academy Awards are no different. Read more.

Grammy awards 2021 fall to an all-time low viewership, but top other pandemic-era awards shows

According to Nielsen data, Sunday's Grammy broadcast on CBS was watched by 8.8 million live viewers, a 53-percent tumble from last year's 18.7 million. Read more.

Drake becomes the first artist to debut three songs at Billboard top-100

The singer, who is already among the shortlist of best-selling music artists with over 170 million records sold, has now made history with the latest release of his new EP titled 'Scary Hours 2'. Read more

Nick Jonas announces 'Spaceman' delux version with a new Jonas Brothers song

The deluxe album has a surprise Jonas Brothers track, Nick Jonas announced himself. Read more.