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Melissa Harris-Perry, Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Lambert Thrilled About 24th Annual GLAAD Media Award Nominations #glaadawards
GLAAD announced the nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Twitter and Facebook are abuzz with reactions from celebs, showrunners, network execs, and journalists.
Melissa Harris-Perry, whose show is nominated in the Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine category for her segment “Being Transgender in America,” responded to an email from GLAAD about the nomination:“I burst into tears (and immediately Tweeted this) as soon as I read it. I can't think of an award that could mean more to me to have MHP Show recognized for. “
Check out tweets from Adam Lambert, who was nominated for Outstanding Music Artist, Ellen DeGeneres, who was nominated for Outstanding Talk Show Episode, Shonda Rhimes, whose show Grey’s Anatomy was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, and others below.
I'm so grateful to be nominated for a @glaad Media Award! It was a great year! Congrats to my fellow nominees- great company to be in.
— Adam Lambert (@adamlambert) January 16, 2013
— Thomas Roberts (@ThomasARoberts) January 16, 2013
— Beekman 1802 Boys (@Beekman1802Boys) January 16, 2013
— Andy Marra | 홍현기 (@Andy_Marra) January 16, 2013
— Degrassi (@Degrassi) January 16, 2013
— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) January 16, 2013
— Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) January 16, 2013
— Rod McCullom (@rodmccullom) January 16, 2013
— Dr. K. R. Ziegler (@fakerapper) January 16, 2013
Keep The Lights On has received a nomination for"Best Film" in limited release for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards!! bit.ly/WJeoHG
— ira sachs (@irasachs) January 16, 2013
— Focus Features (@FocusFeatures) January 16, 2013
— GLEE (@GLEEonFOX) January 16, 2013
— Chely Wright (@chelywright) January 16, 2013
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) January 16, 2013
The GLAAD Media Awards will be held in three locations: March 16 in New York, April 20 in Los Angeles, and May 11 in San Francisco. The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Ketel One Vodka and Wells Fargo.
For more information on the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, including sponsorship, donation and volunteer opportunities, visit the GLAAD Media Awards home page.