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>>  20 June 2002   

"Lord of the Rings" Japanese DVD Release

The AV Watch web page (in Japanese) has some details on the Japanese release of 'The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring' DVD editions in Japan...

It will be released in Japan in two different DVD edition. The standard edition which includes 2 DVDs (movie + extras) will be released on October 2, 2002. The extended edition which includes 4 DVDs (2 movie + 2 extras) will be released on December 4, 2002. The extras will include Enya's "May It Be" video.

You can see the picture of the Japanese DVD cover clicking on the right thumbnail...
The release is by New Line Home Entertainment.

>>  27 March 2002   

"May It Be" Video Will Be Released On DVD

Enya's "May It Be" video will be released on DVD as part of the "Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring" DVD to be released later this year...  It will appear on Disc 2 of the two-disc DVD as part of the extras.

Click here to see the whole article...

>>  27 March 2002   

Enya Nominated For Hot Press Irish Music Awards

The nominations for the 2002 Hot Press Irish Music Awards have been announced, and Enya is one of the musicians nominated in the category of Roots (?) for the 2002 Hot Press Irish Music Awards...

The awards ceremony takes place on April 25 in Belfast, and then be broadcast by BBC Northern Ireland (television) will show highlights from the event on the night of April 26.

>>  9 March 2002  Provided by Simone MK  

Enya Won The Echo Award 2002 (Germany)

The Echo Awards took place in Berlin (Germany) and Enya WON the award for the Best international pop-rock single with Only Time. The other nominees were Atomic Kitten "Whole Again", Crazy Town "Butterfly", Kylie Minogue "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" and Uncle Kracker "Follow Me". (View some stills here)

>>  8 March 2002   

Enya to make debut Oscar performance (oscars.org)

Beverly Hills, CA - Singer-songwriter Enya will perform for the first time at the 74th Academy Awards, producer Laura Ziskin announced today.

Enya will sing May It Be from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, which is nominated for Best Original Song.

Enya, whose total album sales to date have reached 60 million, has become an international success. Her latest album, A Day Without Rain, has sold more than 6 million copies in the United States and won a Grammy Award in 2002.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2001 will be presented on Sunday, March 24, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland® and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST. A half-hour arrival segment will precede the presentation ceremony at 5 p.m. Information about the 74th Academy Awards can be accessed on the World Wide Web at <oscars.com>.

>>  7 March 2002   

Enya Won Three Awards at the 2002 World Music Awards

Enya performs during the 2002 World Music Awards ceremony in Monaco, Wednesday, March 6, 2002. Enya won the awards of the world's best-selling Female artist, world's best-selling New Age artist and best-selling Irish artist. (AP Photo)

Irish singer Enya beat off competition from Britney Spears and Dido to pick up the world's best-selling female award at the World Music Awards in Monaco... Enya also won three awards as did Destiny's Child. (BBC News)

>>  6 March 2002 (Updated)  

Enya to perform at the 14th Annual World Music Awards

Enya is scheduled as one of tonight's (March 6) performers at the 2002 World Music Awards at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club, according to their web site . The 2002 WMA will air on ITV in the U.K. sometime in the future, Network 2 in Ireland on March 17, and on ABC TV in the U.S. sometime in the future. The show, which honours the best selling recording artists from around the world, is broadcast in more than 160 countries. The World Music Awards are presented on behalf of Prince Albert of Monaco, the event's patron.

>>  27 February 2002  (Updated)  

Enya Scoops Grammy Award

WARNER MUSIC (Friday, March 1, 2002):
Enya
won a Grammy award for her album A Day Without Rain at last nights Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. "I'm absolutely delighted to win this award after having such a wonderful year" said Enya.

After 66 weeks on the charts in the US, and peaking at # 2, A Day Without Rain remains strong in the Top 20 of the Billboard 200. Meanwhile, Enya, the world's biggest selling artist in 2001, is also currently enjoying chart success in Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Holland, Switzerland and Sweden. Global sales of A Day Without Rain are at 12 million and Enya’s total album sales to date have now reached 60 million.

>>  12 February 2002  (Updated)  

Oscar Nomination for "May It Be"

WARNER MUSIC (Friday, March 1, 2002):
Enya
and her musical partners Roma and Nicky Ryan have been nominated for an Oscar for Best Music (Song) for May It Be recorded for The Lord Of The Rings - The Fellowship Of The Ring. Enya and Roma Ryan were asked by director Peter Jackson to write two songs for 'The Fellowship Of The Rings', 'Aniron (Theme from Aragorn and Arwen)' and 'May It Be'.

'The Fellowship Of The Ring' is the first in a trilogy of films based on JRR Tolkien’s Lord Of The Rings and has been nominated in a total of thirteen categories including Best Picture. The Academy Awards ceremony will be held at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood and Highland on March 24th.

BEVERLY HILLS (Reuters) - Epic fantasy "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" has earned 13 Oscar nominations - including one for Enya - making it the clear front-runner heading up to next month's Academy Awards...

Click here for a complete list of Oscar Nominees.

>>  16 January 2002 Provided by John Eckroth  

Upcoming Enya appearances in the US

Scheduled Enya appearances: Check local listings for all appearances

- Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno (NBC) Jan. 17 - 11:30 PM (EST)
Enya will be performing "May It Be" on the Tonight Show.
- Friends (NBC) Jan. 17 - 8:00 PM (EST)
"Only Time" will be played during the show.
- Golden Globe Awards (NBC) Jan. 20 - 7:00 PM (EST)
Enya is scheduled to appear with Nicky & Roma Ryan. 
- Larry King Live (CNN) Jan. 23 - 9:00 PM (EST)
>>  12 January 2002  

Broadcast Film Critics Association: Critics' Choice Awards
Enya's "May It Be" won shared best-song award

Reuters / Los Angeles - January 12, 2002:

Epic fantasy "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" won two prizes for its music. Howard Shore was named best composer and singer Enya shared best-song honors with former Beatle Paul McCartney for the theme to "Vanilla Sky." 
...The American Film Institute named ''Lord of the Rings'' as its favorite film of the year.

>>  4 January 2002  

Enya's "A Day Without Rain" nominated in the Best New Age Album

(Associated Press / January 4, 2002):
... Enya's 'A Day Without Rain' became a sensation after the Sept. 11 attacks, fueled by the success of her soothing ode 'Only Time', but was only nominated for best new age album. The album sold more copies than Alicia Keys' disc, 4.4 million. 
Rick Krim (a vice president at VH1) said she may not have received more nominations because "Enya is kind of an enigma to people. ... There's not a personality attached to it, like some of these other artists."
The 44th annual Grammy Awards ceremony is scheduled for Feb. 27 in Los Angeles. - 

>>  3 January 2002  

Enya's "May It Be" earned award from the Las Vegas Film Critics' Society

New Zealand's Peter
Jackson won best
director

REUTERS / January 2, 2002:
..."The Lord of the Rings" saw Peter Jackson take the director nod and Andrew Lesnie win for cinematography. Howard Shore earned the prize for score, and the song nod went to Enya's "May It Be." The fantasy film was also recognized for costume design (Ngila Dickson) and Richard Taylor (visual effects)... 

BBC News / 2 January, 2002:
...Peter Jackson's adaptation of JRR Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, only released last month, was rewarded with six nods, including best director...
..The Lord of the Rings, won best cinematography, costume design and visual effects.
The film also picked up best song for Enya's May it Be as well as best score.

>>  21 December 2001 Provided by Harry Sarkas  

Enya's "May It Be" Nominated for Golden Globe Awards

The nominations for 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2002 were announced on December 20th. Enya's song "May It Be" from Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Soundtrack was nominated in the category for Best Original Song (in a film). The Golden Globe Awards are sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The official award ceremony slated for Sunday, January 20, 2002 and broadcast on NBC TV in the U.S. starting at 8:00 PM EST/PST from the Beverly Hilton's Hotel International Ballroom in Beverly Hills, CA.



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