HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwired - October 28, 2016) - dick clark productions announced today that singer, songwriter and actor Justin Timberlake will receive the "Hollywood Song Award" for his hit single "CAN'T STOP THE FEELING!" from the upcoming DreamWorks film "Trolls" at the 20th Annual "Hollywood Film Awards® Presented by Virginia Black."
The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as previews highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year. Additional artists are also honored in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world's biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
Timberlake's "CAN'T STOP THE FEELING!" debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 List, becoming Timberlake's fifth No. 1 single, and making it only the 26th song in history to debut at No. 1. The second bestselling song of the summer has reached the top of the charts in over 20 countries. The song was produced by the nine-time Grammy and four-time Emmy winning musician, as well as Grammy Award winning producers Max Martin and Shellback.
The single comes from the soundtrack for DreamWorks family film "Trolls," where Timberlake also served as executive music producer. The film stars Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, and tells the story of two trolls on a quest to save Troll Town from the evil Bergens. "Trolls" is a fresh, broad comedy filled with music, heart and hair-raising adventure. The movie is set to hit theaters November 4th.
Previously announced honorees for this year's show include: "Hollywood Career Achievement Award," Eddie Murphy; "Hollywood Actor Award," Tom Hanks; "Hollywood Supporting Actor Award," Hugh Grant; "Hollywood Actress Award," Natalie Portman; "Hollywood Supporting Actress Award," Nicole Kidman; "Hollywood Breakout Actress Award," Naomie Harris; "New Hollywood Award," Lily Collins; "Hollywood Spotlight Award," Janelle Monáe; "Hollywood Ensemble Award," "Gold;" "Hollywood Blockbuster Award," "The Jungle Book"; "Hollywood Animation Award," "Zootopia"; "Hollywood Director Award," Mel Gibson; "Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award," Tom Ford; "Hollywood Producer Award," Marc Platt; "Hollywood Screenwriter Award," Kenneth Lonergan; "Hollywood Cinematography Award," Linus Sandgren; "Hollywood Film Composer Award," Mychael Danna; "Hollywood Editor Award," John Gilbert; "Hollywood Visual Effects Award," Stephane Ceretti and Richard Bluff; "Hollywood Sound Award," Christopher Boyes and Frank Eulner; "Hollywood Costume Design Award," Albert Wolsky; "Hollywood Make Up & Hair Styling Award," Shane Thomas, Angela Conte, Bec Taylor and Noriko Waztanabe; and "Hollywood Production Design Award," Wynn Thomas.
Additional honorees for this year's event will be announced at a later date.
The 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards are presented by Virginia Black. Virginia Black. Rich. Decadent. Smooth. Whiskey redefined.
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ABOUT DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world's largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the "Academy of Country Music Awards," "American Music Awards," "Billboard Music Awards," "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," "Golden Globe Awards," "Hollywood Film Awards," "Miss America" and the "Streamy Awards." Weekly television programming includes "So You Think You Can Dance" from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.
ABOUT THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS®
The Hollywood Film Awards®, founded in 1997, were created to celebrate Hollywood and launch the awards season. The recipients of the awards are selected by an Advisory Team for their body of work and/or a film(s) that is to be released during the calendar year. For additional information, visit www.hollywoodawards.com.