On Thursday, November 15, 2012 The 22nd Annual Los Angeles Music Awards and 6th Annual Hollywood F.A.M.E. Awards were held at Avalon Hollywood nightclub located 1735 Vine Street in Hollywood, CA 90028 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Tickets prices were from $30 for balcony, floor standing $40, loge with appetizers $60, single seated dinner $350 and VIP dinner table of 10 people for $3000. Per event producers over 1000 people attended that event.
Last year, Booboo Stewart, from the movie “Twilight” (starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner) received the award. This year his sister Fivel was honored.
Brett Walkow returned to the podium to introduce presenters Nic Creznic and Booboo Stewart for the Rising Star Award presentation to Fivel Stewart.
Fivel Stewart, The Rising Star recipient has built up quite a following for both her music and her acting. She’s worked in the entertainment industry since the age of 7. Her film work includes States Evidence (2006), Dante’s Cove (2005) TV Series, Pit Fighter (2005) and Yard Sale (2004). Fivel was also the host of her own show Blue Dolphin Kids and is currently in talks to develop skin care and clothing lines.
Other award recipients were Madonna’s guitarist Monte Pittman, classic rock radio icon Brad Mercer, Kerris and Justine Dorsey (whose credits include “Moneyball” with Brad Pitt, “Walk the Line”, and “Brothers and Sisters”), and Olympic gold medalist Olga Korbut. There was an emotional moment this year when Jason Becker won the Hollywood F.A.M.E. Award. The virtuoso guitarist had triumphed over ALS disease even though doctors had only given him three years to live.
About The Hollywood F.A.M.E Awards and LA Music Awards:
The Hollywood F.A.M.E. Awards founded by executive producers Susanna Griffie and Al Bowman, takes place at the Los Angeles Music Awards and honors leaders in the entertainment, music, sports, political, TV and Film industries whose invaluable contributions have defined excellence in their fields.
Past recipients include: President Jimmy Carter, Filmmaker Stanley Kramer, Senator Max Cleland, The Jackson Kids, Jamie Hilfiger, James Brown II, and Producer Keith Olsen.
The F.A.M.E. Awards is a celebration of Film, Art, Music and Entertainment that brings together in one evening rising artists beginning their journey to success with industry icons that have paved the way.
The Los Angeles Music Awards was founded in 1991 to honor the rising stars of independent music and give them a platform to move towards commercial success by creating a Hollywood media event that generates high profile publicity.
The awards event includes a Red Carpet reception, live music performances, celebrity appearances, award presentations, and a dinner banquet covered by major press publications.
The LAMA has been a valuable asset for furthering the professional careers of musicians and artists for over two decades. For more information on the awards, visit: http://www.lamusicawards.net/
Sources: Diversity News Magazine, Diversity News Publications, lamusicawards.net, mi2n.com
Photo credit to: Mollywood Photography & LAMA.