Awards and prizes

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Video of Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at Oscars tops YouTube chart
Guardian clip which attracted more than 103m views and 1.5m likes was highest trending in UK this year

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @5:02 PM

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What does this year’s double Booker win mean for south Asian literature?
With Sri Lanka’s Shehan Karunatilaka and India’s Geetanjali Shree taking home two of publishing’s biggest prizes, what next for one of the world’s most overlooked literary regions?

Sana Goyal

01, Dec, 2022 @12:47 PM

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Little Simz and Knucks share best album prize as Mobo winners announced
PinkPantheress wins the best female act award, while Central Cee takes best male act in a ceremony that paid tribute to the late SBTV founder Jamal Edwards

Shaad D'Souza

30, Nov, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Tsitsi Dangarembga, Anne Carson and Mary Gaitskill honoured by Royal Society of Literature
New authors chosen for the RSL International Writers programme, championing ‘the power of literature to transcend borders’, are announced

Sarah Shaffi

30, Nov, 2022 @9:10 AM

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Doug Moran prize 2022: Graeme Drendel wins $150,000 for portrait of fellow finalist who painted him
The Victorian artist wins for his small painting of artist and friend Lewis Miller, who was also nominated for his own portrait of Drendel

Sian Cain

30, Nov, 2022 @12:30 AM

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Everything Everywhere All at Once triumphs at Gotham awards
Screwball superhero tale takes best feature honour with gongs also going to Till’s Danielle Deadwyler, Tár and Aftersun

Catherine Shoard

29, Nov, 2022 @1:46 PM

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Nia Archives, Cat Burns and Flo nominated for Brits Rising Star award
The prize, formerly known as the Critics’ Choice award, has previously tipped the likes of Adele, Florence + the Machine and Sam Smith for success

Laura Snapes

29, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Kim Moore wins Forward poetry prize for ‘phenomenal’ poems about everyday sexism
All the Men I Never Married took the £10,000 award for best collection, while Stephanie Sy-Quia and Nick Laird were also winners in other categories

Sarah Shaffi

28, Nov, 2022 @9:30 PM

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‘I’m not humble’: Artist Ken Done delivers colourful speech as 2022 Australian fashion laureate
The painter known for his vivacious Australiana prints accepted the award with a 10-minute speech that elicited laughter and some uncomfortable silences

Alyx Gorman

22, Nov, 2022 @8:51 AM

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‘With my camera I don’t shoot, I heal’: director Euzhan Palcy receives honorary Oscar
A Dry White Season director takes lifetime achievement award, alongside Michael J Fox, Witness director Peter Weir, and songwriter Diane Warren

Lois Beckett

20, Nov, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Graphic short story: Midnight Feast by Rebecca Jones | Cartoon
Rebecca Jones has been named winner in the Observer/Faber graphic short story prize 2022. This is her entry

Rebecca Jones

20, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Graphic short story: The Lift by Ed Firth | Cartoon
Ed Firth has been named joint runner-up in the Observer/Faber graphic short story prize 2022. This is his entry

Ed Firth

20, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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