The musicals 'Kinky Boots' and 'Matilda' earned the most Tony nominations, with 'Boots' scoring 13 and 'Matilda' earning 12. Film star Tom Hanks earned a Tony nomination for his work on the play 'Lucky Guy.'
American Music Awards: Justin Beiber (favorite pop/rock male artist), Nick Minaj (favorite rap/hip-hop artist), and Taylor Swift (favorite country female artist). Other American Music Awards winners included Carly Rae Jepsen (favorite new artist) and Carrie Underwood (favorite country album).
Lennon tribute scheduled performers include Jackson Browne, Patti Smith, and others. October 9th would have been Lennon's 70th birthday, but he was shot and killed 30 years ago this December in New York, the scene of the Lennon tribute.