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Book Awards

Half-Blood Prince First Entry in Audio Book Hall of Fame

Posted by: sue
May 20, 2006, 07:45 AM

At an awards ceremony last night, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince became the very first entry into the brand new Audio Book Hall of Fame. Narrated by Jim Dale, this honor for the HBP audio book was presented at the Audie Awards at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.Continued...

Movies

Reminder: Voting for MTV Movie Awards Ends Tomorrow

Posted by: sue
May 18, 2006, 07:32 PM

A quick reminder that voting for the MTV Movie Awards ends tomorrow. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was nominated in three categories, including "Best Villian" (Ralph Fiennes as Voldemort), "Best Hero" (Dan Radcliffe as Harry), and "Best On-Screen Team" (DanContinued...

Honors/Awards

Tony Noms for Potter People

Posted by: Melissa
May 16, 2006, 10:38 AM

The Tony Award nominations were announced today, and once more, Harry Potter cast members have received nods. Here they are:
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play:
Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort), for Faith Healer
Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley) for The History Boys

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in aContinued...

More Theater Honors for Potter Cast Members

Posted by: Melissa
May 15, 2006, 11:14 PM

It is Broadway Awards season, folks, and Harry Potter cast members are raking them in. We have already reported Drama League Nominations and Drama Desk Nominations. Today, the 55th Annual Outer Critics' Circle Awards were announced, and Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley) and Frances de la TourContinued...

Honors/Awards

Harry Potter Voted Australian Children's Favorite Read

Posted by: Melissa
May 15, 2006, 12:26 AM

In an online poll of over 23,000 Australian children, the Harry Potter books were voted "favorite read" (for the purposes of the poll, the series was counted as a single book). The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis came in at second place, and Charlie and the ChocolateContinued...

Honors/Awards

Leaky the First Fan Site to Win Webby Award

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2006, 02:19 AM

Well, guys, thank you! Because of you, Leaky has become the first fan site to win the Webby Award, considered the "Oscar of the 'Net." We took the People's Voice award in our Celebrity/Fan category; the official site for Prince took the judge's award. Other People's Voice winnersContinued...

Honors/Awards

Radcliffe, Watson Win Bravo "Otto" Awards

Posted by: sue
May 07, 2006, 09:51 PM

Page from Dan Radcliffe.co.uk let us know that Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) won the German Bravo "Otto" Award. According to this press release, Dan won the "Gold" in the Male Moviestar category, while Emma took home top honors in the Female Moviestar category.Continued...

More Broadway Honors for Harry Potter Cast Members' Shows

Posted by: Melissa
May 05, 2006, 10:46 PM

Previously, we told you about the Drama League nominations to be presented today. Playbill now reports that "The History Boys," currently starring Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) and Frances de la Tour (Madame Maxime), received a Drama League Award for Distinguished ProductionContinued...

Honors/Awards

Griffiths, de la Tour, Dale Receive Drama Desk Nominations

Posted by: Melissa
May 04, 2006, 11:05 AM

Nominees for the 51st Annual Drama Desk Awards have been announced, and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon), Frances de la Tour (Madame Maxime) and Jim Dale (Narrator, U.S. Harry Potter audiobooks) have all been honored. Mr. Griffiths and Ms. de la Tour have received nominations for their performancesContinued...

Film Awards

Goblet of Fire Receives Three MTV Movie Award Nominations

Posted by: Melissa
April 24, 2006, 11:08 AM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has been nominated for three MTV Movie Awards, in the categories "Best On-Screen Team" (Daniel Radclifffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson), "Best Villain" (Ralph Fiennes) and "Best Hero" (Daniel Radcliffe). Voting online or viaContinued...

Honors/Awards

Fiennes, Griffiths, and Dale Receive Drama League Noms

Posted by: sue
April 21, 2006, 12:31 PM

Three performers from the world of Harry Potter have received nominations for their work on the stage. Actor Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon), and audio book narrator Jim Dale were nominated with awards from the Drama League. All three men were nominated in theContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Video of Jo and Jason Isaacs at the British Book Awards Now Available

Posted by: Melissa
April 07, 2006, 04:23 PM

Thanks to Andy from our forums, we now have two videos for you of Jo Rowling at the "Nibbies," the British Book Awards, where Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince won book of the year; one is a montage that shows and talks about her often and also features Jason Isaacs,Continued...

Galleries

300+ New Hi-Res Images from Empire Awards in Galleries

Posted by: Melissa
April 05, 2006, 11:18 AM

Another major gallery update; Mary has uploaded more than 300 hi-resolution images from the Empire Awards, in addition to what was there before, including some gorgeous new pics of Emma, and great ones of Dan, Rupert, Robert Pattinson, the twins and more. Check them out here, and enjoy!

JKRowling.com

J.K. Rowling Updates Site; Talks Phoenix Movie, Memerson

Posted by: sue
April 05, 2006, 07:25 AM

J.K.Rowling has updated her website today with a new diary entry where she discusses Book Seven, the British Book Awards, and a visit to the set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Jo writes:

The book's still going well, I'm sure you're pleased to hear, lack of paperContinued...

Books

Kids Name Goblet Fav Film, Potter Fav Book

Posted by: Melissa
April 02, 2006, 01:27 AM

At the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, Goblet of Fire took home Favorite Movie honors while Harry Potter triumphed as favorite book. The awards took place yesterday and were the result of more than 25 million votes.

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