Janelle Monáe, Troye Sivan, Hayley Kiyoko & More Score GLAAD Media Award Nominations


Brandi Carlile, ‘American Idol,’ Brockhampton and ‘Billboard’ additionally obtained nominations.

Today (Jan. 24), Pose’s Mj Rodriguez and Crazy, Rich Asians’ Nico Santos introduced the nominees for the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards dwell from the Sundance Film Festival. High-profile nominees included Janelle Monáe, Troye Sivan, Hayley Kiyoko, Brandi Carlile, Pose, American Idol, Love & Hip-Hop and Billboard.

The ten nominees for excellent music artist embody: Brandi Carlile, By the Way, I Forgive You; Brockhampton, Iridescence; Christine and the Queens, Chris; Hayley Kiyoko, Expectations; Janelle Monáe, Dirty Computer; Kim Petras, Turn Off the Light, Vol. 1; Shea Diamond, Seen It All; Sophie, Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides; Troye Sivan, Bloom; and Years & Years, Palo Santo.

“The pictures and tales acknowledged by the GLAAD Media Awards over the previous 30 years raised the bar for LGBTQ inclusion within the media business and altered the hearts and minds of numerous viewers members world wide,” GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis stated in a press release. “This 12 months’s nominees are altering the sport by showcasing various races, genders, religions, ages, geographies, and genres in ways in which problem misconceptions and encourage LGBTQ acceptance.”

Several reveals with musical components obtained nominations as effectively: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is nominated for excellent comedy sequence, Pose and Star are among the many reveals nominated for greatest drama sequence, and American IdolLove & Hip-Hop and RuPaul’s Drag Race all scored noms for excellent actuality program.

Imagine Dragons' frontman Dan Reynolds' movie Believer, which explores how the Mormon church treats its LGBTQ members, obtained a nod within the outstand documentary subject.

After final 12 months’s win for excellent journal total protection, Billboard is nominated within the class once more, with Ebony, Entertainment Weekly, GQ and Variety rounding out the sphere. Last 12 months, Billboard expanded its year-round LGBTQ protection by way of its thriving Billboard Pride channel by launching a devoted Instagram and Twitter. Highlights from the platform in 2018 included a second iteration of Love Letters to the LGBTQ Community (which included notes from Ariana Grande, Carole King and Sara Bareilles), a video panel of transgender musicians discussing President Donald Trump and his administration’s assaults towards the neighborhood and the journal’s first ever Pride difficulty.

The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for his or her truthful, correct and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ neighborhood and the problems that have an effect on their lives. The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies might be held in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 28 at The Beverly Hilton, and in New York on Saturday, May four on the Hilton Midtown. A full listing of nominees might be discovered here.