The fantasy saga "Game of Thrones," defying the Emmy Awards' grudging respect for genre fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday with 19 bids, including best drama series.
There is fierce jockeying for Emmy nominations in the premier drama and comedy series categories, with newcomers “True Detective” and “Orange is the New Black” making strategic moves to boost their chances.
Nicki Minaj told the crowd at the BET Awards that she was close to death recently — an experience that has helped her be herself.

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