“My” 2013 Year-End Awards

2013 – My last blog of the year.  It’s been an exciting time for me to create and write on my blog.   I was prepared to write some reflective about this year, but decided to have a little fun.  Here in the U.S., we have so many award shows:

The American Music Awards

The Essences Awards

The People Choice Awards

CCN Heroes Award

The Grammy Awards

The American Country Awards

The Billboard Awards

MTV Music Awards

The American Latin Music Awards

BET Awards

NAACP Awards

VH1 Awards

Kid’s Choice Awards

Golden Globe Awards

…and many others not mentioned.  So I decided to do “my” own awards of 2013.  You may or may not agree with my award recipients – that’s fine.  I have my own opinion and I approve this message!  Again, I’m having fun.


Category                                                          Award Recipient(s)

Biggest Winner of 2013                                                  Catholic Church Pope Francis

Biggest Loser of 2013                                                      [Tie] ObamaCare / 16-Day U.S. Government Shutdown                                                                                                                 (Washington is a mess…)

Worst Politician of 2013                                                [Tie] NYC Mayoral Candidate Anthony Wiener /

Toronto, Canada  Mayor Rob Ford

Most Defining Political Moment                                 16-Day U.S. Government Shutdown

Turncoat of the Year                                                       Exiled American Edward Snowden

Most Boring                                                                         [Tie] Entertainers Lady Gaga / Kanye West

Most Charismatic                                                              The Late ANC Former President Nelson Mandela

Most Disappointed U.S. Court Decision                 The Florida jury verdict of Georgia Zimmerman

Best Comeback of 2013                                                  Album Release of Songversation – India Arie

Worst Comeback of 2013                                              Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Don’t drop the

soap Kwame!)

Most Original Thinker                                                     Amazon.com hoping to deliver packages to residences

via flying drones

Most Stagnant Thinker                                                  American Rapper DMX during Aylana’s “Fix My Life”


Best Photo Op of 2013                                                   Double amputee U.S. Staff Sgt. Jesse with wife Kelly

(Talk about a spouse having your back…this is precious!)

Worst Photo Op of 2013                                               U.S. President Barack Obama taking a “selfie” with

Danish Prime Minister at Nelson’s memorial service!

(Come on Mr. President…you’re not at a Justin Bieber



Enough Already Award!                                                The Kardashians!

Worst Lie of 2013                                                             “If you like your Health Care Plan, you can keep your

Health Care Plan…Period!” – U.S. President Obama

Honorable Mention of 2013                                         Boston Strong

Best Drama Series of 2013                                            Showtime’s “Homeland”

Worst Reality TV Series of 2013                                Oxygen’s “Preachers of LA”

Person of the Year                                                            16-year old Pakistani Activist Malala Yousafzai


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