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Journey Through Oscar History With This Gallery of All 86 Best Picture Winners

This Sunday’s Oscars will be the 87th annual Academy Awards. In nearly a century of honoring Hollywood’s best, the Academy has sometimes has made some bold choices, and some dumb choices. This gallery has them all; the complete history of nine decades of Best Picture winners in pictures. Some are classics, still watched to this day. A few are almost totally forgotten to history. (Cavalcade, anyone?) But they all won. Even Crash, somehow.

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‘Boyhood’ Wins the Golden Globe for Best Picture

It’s been one heck of a journey for Richard Linklater and his movie ‘Boyhood.’ Shooting on the film began over a dozen years ago; each and every year since, he and his cast and crew would reunited to add a new chapter to the story of Mason (Ellar Coltrane) and his family. Imagine the kind of dedication and commitment that sort of project takes. I had a hard time focusing for the 30 straight minutes it took to write this blog post.

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Alabama Beats Auburn and Hunger in 2014 Food Drive

The Crimson Tide continues to ROLL with the Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive! This now makes it 4 strong years in-a-row that UA has collected more than AU. Plus, a new milestone was achieved with over 300,000 pounds in collections!

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Monk’s CMA Predictions Were Half Right, Mostly Wrong

Each year, before the CMA Awards broadcast I like to make my predictions on who I want to win in a category and who I think will win. I did this yesterday and failed miserably! 

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Sweet Tea Trio Wins the State Title at Annual Country Music Showdown

The all female singing trio Sweet Tea (Victoria Camp, Savannah Coker and Kate Falcon) won the State Title for this year’s Annual Country Music Showdown Saturday in Cullman!

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James Spann Makes List of Time’s Best Twitter Feeds of 2014

A weather legend in our parts adds another national recognition. Time Magazine has named James Spann among the 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2014!

The man with the suspenders is already the go to person for severe weather coverage on TV and our radio stations

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Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Was Part of a $20 Million Samsung Ad Buy With ABC

Did you think that bit at the Oscars where host Ellen DeGeneres wandered into the audience to tweet a selfie with A-listers like Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper was a refreshing moment of spontaneity in an otherwise scripted affair? Wrong. The viral photo was actually part of a $20 million Samsung advertising campaign designed to promote the Galaxy Note 3, the phone that took the picture.

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2014 Oscar Winners
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2014 Oscar Winners!

The 2014 Oscar winners were announced Sunday, March 2 during the awards ceremony, hosted by celebrated comedienne Ellen DeGeneres and broadcast live by ABC.

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Final 2014 ACM Awards New Artist of the Year Nominees Announced

Votes have been tallied, and the top three finalists for 2014 ACM New Artist of the Year have been announced!

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Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift
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2014 Grammy Awards Winners – Full List

The first of the 2014 Grammy Awards winners was announced during the pre-show ceremony, but country fans had to wait until almost 7PM to celebrate.

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