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by Cherszy (@cherszy)

Of Awards and Prestige

The 2010 MTV Movie Awards last June 6 signaled the start of the different big awarding ceremonies in the entertainment industry. More trophies are prepared, and more nominees become winners. Whether we’re talking music, fragrance, fashion, or musicals, the nominated stars got their outfits ready for their walks on the red carpet. So, the big controversial question is: who made it to awards history?

Who's getting an A++ in a category?

Last June 9, we celebrated the glory of country music with the 2010 CMT Music Awards held at Nashville (Bridgestone Arena). And this time, it looks like the Grammy’s favorite won’t have the opportunity to drop a shiny statuette because Taylor Swift didn’t even bag a single win!

None to drop this time, Tay

So, to whom do we give our congratulations to?

Ladies and gentlemen, the winners of the 2010 CMT Music Awards.

Who are bringing CMT trophies home this year?

Carrie Underwood – Video of the Year (for “Cowboy Cassanova”)

Keith Urban – Male Video of the Year (for “Til Summer Comes Around”)

Miranda Lambert – Female Video of the Year (for “White Liar”)

Lady Antebellum – Group Video of the Year (for “Need You Now”)

Brooks and Dunn – Duo Video of the Year (for “Indian Summer”)

Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins – Collaborative Video of the Year (for “Hillbilly Bone”)

Carried Underwood (again) – CMT Performance of the Year (for “Temporary Home”)

Luke Bryan – USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year (for “Do I”)

Shaun Silva – Director of the Year (for “Indian Summer”, “Out Last Night”, “Rain is a Good Thing”, “Here Comes Goodbye”, “Summer Nights”, “Living for the Night”, “Nightswimming/Joey”, “Keep You”, “I’m Alive”, and “Do I”)

Music wasn’t the only thing being given tribute to this June. The fragrance industry had its spotlight the day after the CMT Music Awards were presented with its very own FiFi Awards, the counterpart of Oscars in perfumes, which is awarded by the Fragrance Foundation. So, which scents caught the judges’ noses this year?

The FiFi trophy

Lola Marc Jacobs (for Women’s Luxe)

Tom Ford Grey Vetiver, Estee Lauder (for Men’s Luxe)

Halle by Halle Berry (for Women’s Popular Appeal)

Seduction in Black, Antonio Banderas (for Men’s Popular Appeal)

Bond No. 9 Astor Place (for Women’s Nouveau Niche)

Bond No. 9 Brooklyn (for Men’s Nouveau Niche)

Love Rocks, Victoria Secrets (for Women’s Private Label)

Patrick Dempsey 2 (for Men’s Private Label)

Tom Ford White Suede, Estee Lauder (for Unique Boutique)

ck One (for Fragrance Hall of Fame)

Couture Couture by Juicy Couture (for Bath and Body)

Bath and Body Works Signature Collection P.S. I Love You EDT (for Best Packaging, Women’s Popular Appeal)

Comme Une Evidence (for Best Packaging, Men’s Popular Appeal)

Life Threads Collection: Silver, Gold, Platinum (for Best Packaging, Women’s Prestige)

John Varvatos Artisan (for Best Packaging, Men’s Prestige)

Chanel No. 5: “Train de Nuit” (for Women’s Media Campaign)

ck One: We Are One (for Men’s Media Campaign)

Scentbug Diffuser (for Interior Scent Collection)

Firmenich (for Perfume Extraordinaire)

These lovely scents may blow your sense of smell away, but this year’s month of June gives you more reason to be entirely blown away through the 2010 CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Awards. Sponsored for the ninth time by Swarovski, the event that gave tribute to legendary fashion designers around the world took place at the Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center last June 8.

It's time to see which designer is most impressive

Aside from Marc Jacobs who brought home the top prize, the Womenswear Designer of the Year (presented by Jessica Biel), the following also amazed us with their fashion designing skills.

Congratulations Marc Jacobs!

David Neville & Marcus WainwrightMenswear Designer of the Year (presented by Anthony Mackie)

Alexis BittarAccessory Designer of the Year (presented by Dakota Fanning)

Jason WuSwarovski Award for Womenswear (presented by Alexa Chung and Ed Westwick)

Richard ChaiSwarovski Award for Menswear (presented by Alexa Chung and Ed Westwick)

Alexander Wang Swarovski Award for Accessory Design (presented by Alexa Chung and Ed Westwick)

Michael KorsGeoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award recipient (presented by Anna Wintour)

Alexander McQueenBoard of Directors’ Special Tribute Award recipient (presented by Sarah Jessica Parker)

Christopher Bailey (Burberry) – International Award recipient (presented by Donna Karan)

Tonne GoodmanEleanor Lambert Award recipient (presented by Caroline Kennedy)

Kim HastreiterEugenia Sheppard Award recipient (presented by Brooke Shields)

ImanFashion Icon Award recipient (presented by Isabella Rossellini)

Ralph LaurenPopular Vote Award recipient (presented by L’Oreal Paris’ Doutzen Kroes)

And if you think that’s all there is to the awarding ceremonies this month, better think again because the musicals haven’t got their chance to shine in this post yet. Just three days ago, the Broadway industry honored several musicals, plays, and actors for their brilliance at the 2010 Tony Awards held at the Radio City Music Hall, New York City.

Who are getting their moments with this beautiful trophy?

And the winners of the most prestigious Broadway award are…

“Red” – Best Play

“Memphis” – Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

“Fences” – Best Revival of a Play

“La Cage aux Folles” – Best Revival of a Musical

Denzel Washington (“Fences”) – Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play

Viola Davis (“Fences”) – Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play

Douglas Hodge (“La Cage aux Folles”) – Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical

Catherine Zeta-Jones (“A Little Night Music”) – Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical

Eddie Redmayne (“Red”) – Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play

Scarlett Johansson (“A View from the Bridge”) – Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

Levi Kreis (“Million Dollar Quartet”) – Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

Katie Finneran (“Promises, Promises”) – Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical

Michael Grandage (“Red”) – Best Direction of a Play

Terry Johnson (“La Cage aux Folles”) – Best Direction of a Musical

Bill T. Jones (“Fela!”) – Best Choreography

Daryl Waters and David Bryan (“Memphis”) – Best Orchestrations

Christopher Oram (“Red”) – Best Scenic Design of a Play

Christine Jones (“American Idiot”) – Best Design of a Musical

Catherine Zuber (“The Royal Family”) – Best Costume Design of a Play

Marina Draghici (“Fela!”) – Best Costume Design of a Musical

Neil Austin (“Red”) – Best Lighting Design of a Play

Kevin Adams (“American Idiot”) – Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Adam Cork (“Red”) – Best Sound Design of a Play

Robert Kaplowitz (“Fela!) – Best Sound Design of a Musical

Alan Ayckbourn and Marian Seldes – Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Waterford, Connecticut – Regional Theatre Tony Award

David Hyde Pierce – Isabelle Stevenson Award

Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, B.H. Barry, Midtown North & South New York City Police, Precincts, and Tom Viola – Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre

Congratulations to all the winners!

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4 comments on “Of Awards and Prestige

  1. Lecedahek
    February 11, 2011

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  2. Marilu Pursell
    December 18, 2010

    I don’t usually comment but I gotta say thanks for the post on this special one .

  3. erotyka
    June 28, 2010

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    • C
      June 29, 2010

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