What's Trending: "The 71st Annual Emmy Awards"

Emmy's, Weddings, Life is Beautiful, Fall Equinox

September 22, 2019

 What’s Trending: Monday, September 23rd, 2019



§     Last night was the 71st Annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

§     This year the Emmys decided to follow the Oscars lead and do away with a host.

§     Some of the evenings winners included:

·     “Game of Thrones” won for Outstanding Drama Series and Peter Dinklage won for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

·     Outstanding Comedy Series went to “Fleabag” as did the award for the show’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Outstanding Lead Actress.

·     Other winners include Billy Porter for Outstanding Lead Actor (Drama), RuPaul’s Drag Race for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program, and Saturday Night Live for Outstanding Variety sketch Series.

§     One awkward moment during the show happened when the audience laughed at Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner as they presented an award as they referred to reality tv as the most compelling television.



§     Study: Spending under $1000 on your wedding may increase your chance of divorce.

§     Divorced people are about twice as likely to say they spend less that a grand on their first wedding, compared to just 22% of people who are still married.

§     60% of people say they spent under $10,000 and 44% spent less than $5k.

§     However, spending too much comes with its own issues.

§     82% of those who went into wedding det say they found repaying it to be stressful and 79% of marriages that did find it as a source a conflict ended in divorce.



§     The three-day festival in downtown Las Vegas wrapped up last night with Post Malone closing things out.

§     Some of the festival highlights included a packed crowd for Billie Eilish, Walk the Moon performing with Cirque du Soleil, a third-festival appearance by Chance the Rapper, a surprise appearance by Wayne Newton during The Black Keys set and of course, 18 city blocks of some amazing art and entertainment displays.

§     The biggest fail was the cancellation of Lil Wayne ten minutes after his set time.

§     The announcement said that he will not be able to perform, although no specific reason was given.

§     This comes just days after he canceled his performance with Blink-182 on September 14th.



§     Welcome to fall! The autumnal equinox occurred at 12:50am this morning.

§     The equinox occurs when the sun is directly in line with the equator and both the Northern and Southern hemispheres will experience an equal amount of daylight.

§     For those in the southern hemisphere, they are celebrating the beginning of spring.