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“With immense price,” Wayne Brady will host the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on March 14

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that multiple EmmyAward-winning and Grammy Award-nominated actor, producer, singer, dancer, songwriter, author, and television personality Wayne Brady will host the 35th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Los Angeles at theBeverly Hilton on Thursday, March 14, 2024.

The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues.Since 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annualLGBTQ awards show in the world, sending powerful messages of acceptance to audiences globally.

“It is with immense pride that I was asked to host this year’s GLAAD Media Awards ceremony, celebrating a community that has welcomed me with open arms,” said Brady. “The stories created by and for LGBTQ people bring us closer to a world of unity, inclusivity and acceptance and I’m honored to help recognize the valuable contributions the queer community has made in entertainment and media.”

Brady will be seen in the upcoming Hulu docuseries Wayne Brady: The Family Remix. The show follows his blended family, including his ex-wife, best friend and business partner Mandie Taketa, their21-year-old daughter Maile, and Mandie’s life partner Jason. The series is produced by Wayne and Mandie’s joint production company, A Wayne and Mandie Creative, along with Fremantle.

This spring Brady returns to Broadway in the all-new production of The Wiz, leading the cast as the titular character. The highly-anticipated musical features award-winning creatives and producers including Schele Williams, Common, Amber Ruffin, Sharen Davis, Deborah Cox,Nichelle Lewis and many other talents.

A five-time Emmy winner (the first to win Daytime and Primetime awards in two consecutive years), Brady has an impressive TV resume including Whose Line Is It Anyway?, TheMasked Singer, Dancing With The Stars, Black Lightning, The Good Fight, and Showtime’s American Gigolo – each spotlighting different aspects of his immense talent.

In addition to being a force in front of the camera, Brady is heavily active behind the scenes wearing the hats of host & executive producer for Let’s Make A Deal, Game of Talents, and Comedy IQ, which he also co-created through his production company. All of this follows on the heels of the success of his award-winning daytime talk show The Wayne Brady Show.

Nominees for the 35th Annual GLAADMedia Awards reflect work published, released, or broadcast between January 1and December 31, 2023. During the LosAngeles ceremony, GLAAD will announce award recipients for LGBTQ representation in categories that span film, TV, news, and Spanish-language media. A New YorkCeremony will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

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