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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Tony Awards 2024 winners: Best prediction scores by our Editors and Users by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our User Juleso for a great score of 80.77% when predicting the 2024 Tony Awards winners on Sunday. Our top scorer is actually tied with imsarahmoore at the same percentag…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:50PM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

Kennedy Center Honors 2024: Who will be the 5 artists selected this year? [PHOTOS] by Chris Beachum

The five artists chosen for the 2024 Kennedy Center Honors are likely being informed now in the month of April about their selections. That’s according to recent honoree Billy Crystal, who…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 03:30PM
Monday, January 29, 2024

Who will be the 20th EGOT winner? Here are 80 people who have the best chance by Chris Beachum

Just weeks ago, Sir Elton John became the 19th entertainer to win the highly desirable EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) by claiming his first ever Emmy Award. And now, which person is the…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 05:00PM
Tuesday, December 26, 2023

In Memoriam 2023: Celebrating 36 legendary entertainers who died this year [PHOTOS] by Chris Beachum

Throughout 2023, we have been updating our “In Memoriam” photo gallery (view above). Scroll through to remember 36 entertainers from film, television, theater and music. Many were winner…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:00AM
Friday, June 30, 2023

In Memoriam 2023: We honor 17 entertainment legends at the halfway mark of the year by Chris Beachum

Throughout 2023, our In Memoriam photo gallery above has been honoring entertainment legends who have died. Click through the gallery at the halfway mark of this year to see more about Oscar…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 01:00PM
Sunday, June 11, 2023

Tonys 2023: Wayman Wong (Talkin’ Broadway) tops all Experts predicting winners by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our Expert Wayman Wong (Talkin’ Broadway) for an amazing score of 92.31%. He is tops among 11 journalists who cover the theatre world throughout the year. See Experts’…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:48PM

Tony Awards 2023 winners: Best prediction scores by our Editors and Users by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our User Couverture for an outstanding score of 92.31% when predicting the 2023 Tony Awards winners on Sunday night. Our top scorer is actually tied with six people — ou…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:26PM
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Kennedy Center Honors 2023: Who are our 50 deserving recommendations to be selected? by Chris Beachum

The Kennedy Center Honors selections for 2022 were George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania Leon and U2. The KCH committee will be announcing the 2023 honorees sometime in the summer …

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 08:00AM
Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Tony Awards 2023 nominations: Best prediction scores by our Editors and Users (revised) by Chris Beachum

For the 20 years of predicting hundreds of awards shows, Gold Derby has not made a mistake in calculating scores for an event. However, for Tuesday’s Tony Awards nominations, Jordan Donica…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 06:30PM
Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Tony Awards: Brian Lipton (Cititour) tops all Experts predicting nominees by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our Expert Brian Lipton (Cititour) for a wonderful score of 78.31% when predicting the 2023 Tony Awards nominations on Tuesday morning. He is best among 10 Experts, journa…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:40AM

Tony Awards 2023 nominations: Best prediction scores by our Editors and Users by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our User Josh_Moore for an excellent score of 79.52% when predicting the 2023 Tony Awards nominations on Tuesday morning. Our top scorer is actually tied with three other …

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:15AM
Tuesday, December 27, 2022

In Memoriam 2022: Celebrating 32 legendary entertainers who died this year [PHOTOS] by Chris Beachum

Throughout 2022, we have been updating our “In Memoriam” photo gallery (view above). Scroll through to remember 32 entertainers from film, television, theater and music. Many were winner…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:00AM
Thursday, July 21, 2022

Kennedy Center Honors 2022: George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania Leon, U2 by Chris Beachum

The Kennedy Center Honors selections for 2022 are George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania Leon and U2. These veteran artists will be honored in Washington, D.C. on December 4. CBS an…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:34AM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Tony Awards 2022: Wayman Wong (Talkin’ Broadway) tops all Experts predicting winners by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to Wayman Wong (Talkin’ Broadway) for topping all Experts in predicting the 2022 Tony Awards winners on Sunday. He has an excellent score of 73.08% (19 out of 26 categories…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:48PM

Tony Awards 2022 winners: Best prediction scores by our Users and Editors by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our User Christine_Chen for an outstanding score of 88.46% (23 out of 26 categories) when predicting the 2022 Tony Awards winners on Sunday. Our top scorer is just ahead o…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:25PM
Monday, May 9, 2022

Tony Awards 2022 nominations: Best prediction scores by our Users and Editors by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our User Dynasty86 for a terrific score of 78.65% when predicting the 2022 Tony Awards nominations on Monday. Our top scorer is actually tied with Gold Derby editor Sam Ec…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:21AM
Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Who are our 50 deserving recommendations for 2022 Kennedy Center Honors? by Chris Beachum

The Kennedy Center Honors selections for 2021 were Justino Diaz, Berry Gordy, Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler and Joni Mitchell. The KCH committee will be announcing the 2022 honorees sometime …

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 12:00PM
Monday, April 4, 2022

Can you name all 16 EGOT champions? Who are the entertainers needing just one more award to join them? by Chris Beachum

Only 16 artists have won what is popularly referred to as the EGOT, but was originally known as the Grand Slam of show business awards: the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. Can you name all of …

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 12:00PM
Sunday, January 30, 2022

Which 23 entertainers need a Tony Award to become an EGOT? by Chris Beachum

Only 16 people have won the awards grand slam known as the EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). They are (in chronological order of achievement) composer Richard Rodgers, actress Helen Hayes, a…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:00AM
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Who’s got the EGOT? Which 16 people have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony? by Chris Beachum

Only 16 artists have won what is popularly referred to as the EGOT, but was originally known as the Grand Slam of show business awards: the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. Tina Fey made the ac…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 03:00PM
Wednesday, December 29, 2021

In Memoriam 2021: Celebrating 33 legendary entertainers who died this year [PHOTOS] by Chris Beachum

Throughout 2021, we have been updating our “In Memoriam” photo gallery (view above). Scroll through to remember 33 entertainers from film, television, theater and music. Many were winner…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:00AM
Monday, December 6, 2021

Kennedy Center Honors 2021: Complete list of performers and presenters for today’s ceremony by Chris Beachum

The 2021 Kennedy Center Honors returned to their traditional home and December slot on Sunday night in Washington, D.C. The honorees for the 44th annual event celebrating the arts were Justi…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 12:15AM
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tony Awards: Brian Lipton (Cititour), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Peter Travers (ABC) top all Experts predicting winners by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our Experts Brian Lipton (Cititour), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) and Peter Travers (ABC) for having the best accuracy score of 76% when predicting the 2020 Tony Awards winne…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:43PM

Tony Awards winners: Best prediction scores by our Editors and Users by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our User nkb325 for the best accuracy score of 92% when predicting the 2020 Tony Awards winners Sunday night. He is just ahead of a large group of 11 people — eduardoram…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:16PM
Saturday, June 5, 2021

Kennedy Center Honors: Complete list of performers and presenters for Sunday’s ceremony by Chris Beachum

The 2020 Kennedy Center Honors were delayed from their traditional December slot by five months to May. Producers recorded the tributes over several days for Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth B…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 08:15AM
Friday, June 4, 2021

Kennedy Center Honors: 50 entertainers who deserve to be selected [PHOTOS] by Chris Beachum

After an extra-long delay, the Kennedy Center Honors took place in May with the selections of Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Midori and Dick Van Dyke. That recorded ceremony airs thi…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 06:49PM
Friday, January 15, 2021

RSVP today! Film writers for ‘Cherry,’ ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,’ ‘One Night in Miami,’ ‘Sound of Metal’ join Gold Derby’s Meet t by Chris Beachum

Five acclaimed film writers will reveal details behind their projects when they join Gold Derby’s special “Meet the Experts” Q&A event with key 2021 guild and Oscar contenders this…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 09:43AM
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Kennedy Center Honors: Top 50 greatest entertainers who still need to be selected by Chris Beachum

Last summer, we offered a special photo gallery of the 50 greatest entertainers still waiting to be selected for the Kennedy Center Honors. Among that group were country music superstar Reba…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 06:00PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Tony Curtis movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Sweet Smell of Success,’ ‘Some Like It Hot,’ ‘Spartacus’ by Chris Beachum

Tony Curtis would’ve celebrated his 94th birthday on June 3, 2019. The Oscar-nominated performer starred in dozens of movies throughout his career, becoming famous as the charismatic leadi…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 09:06AM
Monday, June 10, 2019

Tony Awards 2019: Peter Travers (Rolling Stone), Gordon Cox (Variety) top all Experts predicting winners by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) and Gordon Cox (Variety) for topping all Experts with an outstanding score of 88.46% when predicting the 2019 Tony Awards winners on Sunday. …

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 12:00AM
Sunday, June 9, 2019

Tony Awards 2019 winners: Best prediction scores by our Editors and Users by Chris Beachum

Congratulations to our Expert Peter Travers for topping all Experts and Users with a tremendous score of 88.46% when predicting the 2019 Tony Awards winners on Sunday. The Rolling Stone jour…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:40PM

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