Elton John, Lady Gaga and Vampire Weekend are among the music nominees for awards presented by the gay advocacy group GLAAD. The outstanding music artist category also includes Goldfrapp and Tegan and Sara.
The 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards celebrate fair and accurate representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the media.
On Thursday, GLAAD announced 93 nominees in the English-language categories, with cable channels earning 28 bids and broadcast networks receiving 11.
In television, Fox’s “Glee” is up for outstanding comedy series, and HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra” for TV movie or mini-series. The outstanding reality program category pits WE tv’s “Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual” and Fuse’s “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce,” which chronicles the career of the New Orleans bounce music leader.
30 Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto’s film, “Dallas Buyers Club,” was nominated for outstanding film.
The GLAAD Media Awards will be presented April 12 a the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, and in New York City on May 3 at the Waldorf Astoria.