Star Scoop: Frank Ocean Gets Six Grammy Nominations, Michael Strahan On Broadway, Kristen Stewart Among Hollywood’s Most Powerful

By  December 06, 2012

The 2013 Grammy Awards nominees have been announced! Leading the pack with six nominations each are fun., Jay-Z, Kanye West, Mumford & Sons, Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, and newcomer Frank Ocean, who is up for big awards like Best New Artist and Record of the Year. Other notables include Miguel‘s “Adorn” for Song of the Year, “Where Have You Been” by Rihanna for Best Pop Solo Performance, and Kelly Clarkson‘s “Stronger” for Best Pop Vocal Album. See the full list here. [TIME]

Speaking of Frank Ocean, the R&B artist has been honored by mtvU as Man of the Year for his brave letter revealing that his first love was a man. Malala Yousufzai, a 15-year-old Pakistani girl, received the network’s Woman of the Year award. Earlier this year, she was shot by Taliban militants for a blog she started, advocating education for girls in her native country. [Yahoo News]

Whitney Houston‘s role in The Bodyguard has been brought to the stage. The 1992 film starring Houston and Kevin Costner opened as a play last night at London’s Adelphi Theatre. Reprising the role of Rachel Marron is Grammy Award-winning singer Heather Headley. [Billboard]

What’s the latest career turn for former NFL player-turned-talk show host Michael Strahan? Broadway. Kelly Ripa‘s right-hand man made his first Broadway appearance in the theater adaptation of Elf, playing a police officer, a Salvation Army Santa Claus, and finally, himself. He managed to pull off his first stage run… even though he admits to forgetting his first line. [USA Today]

The 100 most powerful women in Hollywood were honored by The Hollywood Reporter’s 21st annual list with Disney Media Networks president Anne Sweeney taking the top spot. The only actresses on the list were Kristen Stewart, Jessica Lawrence, and Meryl Streep tied at 50, Tina Fey at number 42, and GIRLS creator and star, Lena Dunham. [Hollywood Reporter]