Frankie Grande Set to Host the Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards Red Carpet Show
TV personality, actor and singer FRANKIE J. GRANDE will return as star host of the "Live From the Red Carpet" livestream at the 6th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards. The Red Carpet show will stream on local706.org/live-red-carpet on Saturday, February 16th beginning at 5:15 pm PT/ 8:15 pm ET live from the Novo by Microsoft at LA Live and is co-produced by IngleDodd Media and Honeysweet Creative.
Frankie J. Grande is a host, performer, producer, reality TV personality and "social media mogul." He became known to the world when he launched his successful Youtube channel in 2012 and more recently, as a stand-out finalist on the hit CBS series, Big Brother 16. Frankie followed that as a judge on the 2015 season of MTV's America's Best Dance Crew and as a houseguest on CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER in the U.K. From 2016-2017, he co-hosted Style Code Live, an interactive fashion and shopping show that streamed live on Amazon.com. His guest-starring roles on Nickelodeon's HENRY DANGER and Netflix's Haters Back Off have shown that he continues to be a fan favorite.
Frankie has also starred on Broadway as Franz in the closing cast of Rock of Ages and made his debut with the mega-hit, Mamma Mia!. As a producer, he has worked with shows on Broadway including Hamlet, La Bete and Born Yesterday, as well as Brooke Shields at Feinstein's, and his own one-man show, Livin' La VIDA Grande. His philanthropic work includes co-founding the non-profit arts organization "Broadway in South Africa" and working with buildOn, for which he was awarded their Global Impact Award. He's currently devoting much of his time and energy to supporting the Los Angeles LGBT Center. @frankiejgrande
Among those expected to walk the carpet are:
HONOREES/NOMINEES: Academy Award®-nominated comedian Melissa McCarthy will be honored with the 2019 Distinguished Artisan Award. Sue Cabral-Ebert, outgoing Local 706 President and Emmy®- nominated make-up artist, and Robert Louis Stevenson, legendary Emmy-winning hair stylist, will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards. Additional awards will honor nominees for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. For a list of current nominees, please visit: www.local706.org/2019nominations.
PRESENTERS: Loni Love (Host); Vivica A. FOX (Kill Bill), Amber Stevens West (Happy Together), Doug Jones (The Shape of Water), John Brotherton (Fuller House), Linda Gray (Dallas), John Ratzenberger(Cheers), Christine Devine (Fox 11 News), Kate Linder (Young and the Restless) among others.
Winners in 23 competitive categories honoring outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater will be revealed at the February 16th ceremony and live via Twitter (twitter.com/local_706, hashtag: #MUAHSawards).
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylist Guild Awards is proud to be sponsored by Diamond Level: HASK Beauty; Ruby Level: M.A.C. Cosmetics; Sapphire Level: Japonesque Beauty, Nigel Beauty, Schwarzkopf Professional; Premier Level: Focus Features, RCMA Makeup; Double Platinum Level: 20th Century FOX Platinum Level: Annapurna Pictures, IATSE Local 798, Netflix; Gold Level: HBO, Silver Level: Ardell Professional, Cinema Makeup School, Make-up Designory, Premiere Products, Inc., Kryolan, Skin Illustrator, Skindinavia, The Criterion Group, The Hollywood Museum; Gift Bag Sponsors: Moroccan Magic, Brush Off, Qosmedix; VIP Transportation Partner: BLS Limo; Media Sponsors: The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, SHOOT
Photo Credit: Adam Bouska