American Idol reached another record number of votes in the last results show before the finale. With over 95 million votes, American Idol fans opted for a country finale and sent Haley Reinhart home.
Oscar winners dispensed morsels of wisdom in their thank-you speeches Sunday night. 'Listen to your mother' was the advice of Best Director Tom Hooper, who won for the 'The King's Speech.'
James Franco and Anne Hathaway are hosting the 83rd Academy Awards, which airs on Feb. 27.
Members of Brunei's armed forces march past the royal dais during the 27th celebration of Brunei National Day in Bandar Seri Begawan.
Academy Award nominees were announced Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. Natalie Portman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Bale, and Helena Bonham Carter are also Academy Award nominees for acting.
Oscar winner 'Hurt Locker' beat out 'Avatar' for Best Picture, while Sandra Bullock won Best Actress, beating out 16-time nominee Meryl Streep.
The films leading the race tended to be long on grandeur and bleak in outlook. Is it a reflection of America's mood?