Dave Chappelle Wins Fifth Comedy Album Grammy For ‘What’s In A Name’
Dave Chappelle won the Best Comedy Album Grammy on Sunday for the second year in a row, beating Chris Rock, among other contenders, with his What’s In A Name?
Chappelle’s fifth win in eight years and second in a row moves him into a tie with Richard Pryor and George Carlin for second-most career comedy Grammys. The latter holds the nominations record with 16. Bill Cosby remains the all-time leader in the category, winning seven times, including six straight from 1965-70.
Chappelle beat out fellow nominees Trevor Noah’s I Wish You Would, Wanda Sykes’ I’m an Entertainer, three-time caregory winner Chris Rock’s Selective Outrage, third-time nominee Sarah Silverman’s Someone You Love for the prize.
Paramount/Courtesy Everett CollectionFour decades after she starred in the toe-tapping classic Footloose, Lori Singer can still remember the time she first laid eyes on Kevin Bacon.“Every moment was magic from the get-go. The second we said hello and shook hands, it was almost electric,” she tells The Daily Beast of meeting her then-24-year-old co-star on a Paramount sound stage, before the cameras started rolling. “We felt a real excitement between our characters and from that moment on, it was
The cast of Modern Family reunited at the SAG Awards to present the “Ensemble in a Comedy Series” category, which was won by The Bear. Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Ed O’Neill, Sofía Vergara, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson bantered about what they have been up to after the series ended. But there was a …