But the biggest tribute went to David Bowie , who received a special posthumous award presented by Annie Lennox to his friend Gary Oldman. Like the Grammy Awards last week, the Brits have paid tribute to David Bowie , whose death in January, two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his album Blackstar, caused a stir in the music world and beyond.
Elsewhere, teenage striker Marcus Rashford continued the dream start to his Manchester United career, scoring two goals and setting up another in a 3-2 win over title-chasing Arsenal in the Premier League. After winning their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match in Kiev on Wednesday, Manchester City were looking to win their first trophy of the campaign on Sunday.
Vikander is on the precipice of another banner year, slated to appear with Fassbender in Derek Cianfrance's upcoming film The Light Between Oceans , a possible awards horse. The trend beyond the red carpet was decidedly understated in tone: while sparkle and shine reigned supreme, few strayed far from simple and sleek silhouettes (though many boasted sexy cutouts and plunging necklines).
The light make-up made her look pale. Google trends also reveal that India is among the top 10 countries to be gripped by the Oscar fever this year. She also gave us this huge awareness of pride as she presented the award although not only did PeeCee beam bright like a diamond in the Academy Awards.
Yes, the blind auditions on The Voice USA 2016 kicked off last night and it ended with a bang, as Alisan Porter (a.k.a. Curly Sue ) took the stage and blew away the coaches on The Voice 2016! When Shelton asked if she had acted in anything they would have heard of, she admitted, "I played Curly Sue in the movie Curly Sue ".
Pinkett Smith boycotted the ceremony, a decision she made at the height of the #OscarsSoWhite conversation, when this year's nominations were revealed to exclude people of colour in all acting categories for the second year in a row. "It's the 88th Academy Awards, which means this whole "no black nominees" thing has happened at least 71 other times". The comedian poked fun at Hollywood's " sorority " racism, claiming that all black actors want are the "same opportunities".