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MIKA, Lil Nas X and More at GLAAD Awards

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that recording artist and singer-songwriter MIKA will perform at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on April 16, and stand-up comedian, writer, and actress Fortune Feimster will host the Awards.

GLAAD also announced that special guests rapper Lil Nas X, actress, producer, and director Olivia Wilde (Booksmart, House), singer-songwriter and actress Hailee Steinfeld (Dickinson, The Edge of Seventeen, Pitch Perfect), showrunner, writer, director, producer and actor Dan Levy and co-stars of Schitt’s Creek, radio personality Elvis Duran (Elvis Duran and the Morning Show), writer, actor, director, and comedian Ryan O’Connell (Special), actress and artist Amandla Stenberg (The Eddy, The Hate U Give), and drag superstars D.J. “Shangela” Pierce, Bob The Drag Queen, and Eureka O’Hara (HBO’s We’re Here) will attend the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.

The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Delta, Gilead, Hyundai, and Ketel One Family-Made Vodka. For more information, visit http://glaad.org/mediaawards and follow @glaad and #glaadawards

GLAAD previously announced that global superstar Taylor Swift will receive the Vanguard Award and award-winning director, producer, writer, and advocate Janet Mock will receive the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on April 16.

Out stand-up comedian, writer, and actor Fortune Feimster first made a name for herself on Chelsea Lately. She went on to co-star in Hulu’s The Mindy Project, NBC’s Champions, and has made many guest appearances including Tales of the City, Dear White People, Claws, Office Christmas Party, and a recurring role on CBS’s Life In Pieces. Feimster can be seen in her first one hour stand up special Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty, which premiered on Netflix earlier this year.

Out recording artist and singer-songwriter MIKA rose to fame with the release of his hit single, “Grace Kelly” in 2007. The single was featured on his debut album, Life In Cartoon Motion, which went straight to #1 in the UK and 11 other countries, going on to sell over seven million copies worldwide. Since his debut, MIKA has released three other platinum-selling albums, including The Boy Who Knew Too Much, The Origin of Love, and No Place In Heaven. In addition, MIKA has not only won a Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act, but he has also been nominated for Grammys, MTV Europe Music Awards, Capital Radio Awards and World Music Awards. MIKA’s 2019 album, My Name Is Michael Holbrook, earned him a GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Music Artist this year.

The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards will take place in New York at the Hilton Midtown on Thursday, March 19 and in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, April 16. GLAAD previously announced over 175 nominees in 30 categories for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards. GLAAD also announced Special Recognition honors for Netflix’s Special and for pioneering LGBTQ journalists Karen Ocamb and Mark Segal. For a full list of nominees for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards, click here.

To purchase tickets for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards, please visit https://www.glaad.org/mediaawards/31/tickets.

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