Frankie Grande Returns to Host Red Carpet


Catch the MUAHS Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show on
Saturday, February 11th, at 6 p.m. PT here: YouTube and Vimeo  

Activist, host and performer Frankie Grande will return for the fifth year as star host of “The Red Carpet Pre-Show” at the Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS) Awards, presented by Dyson and HASK® Beauty, streaming live on Saturday, February 11, beginning at 6:00 p.m. PT/ 9 p.m. EST from The Beverly Hilton.

STREAMING INFORMATION: To watch the MUAHS Awards, tune in at YouTube and Vimeo 
           6:00 p.m. PT     Red Carpet Preshow with Host Frankie Grande
           7:00 p.m. PT     MUAHS Awards Livestream from The Beverly Hilton


Frankie Grande is an activist, performer, producer, reality TV personality and social media mogul. He became known to the world as a stand-out finalist on the CBS series “Big Brother 16.” Frankie followed that as a judge on MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew,” a houseguest on “Celebrity Big Brother” in the U.K. and a co-host on “Style Code Live.” He has guest-starred on Nickelodeon’s “Henry Danger” and “Danger Force,” Netflix’s “Haters Back Off” and “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” He co-starred in the film Spree and the comedy series “Indoor Boys,” for which he won the 2020 Best Guest Actor – Comedy award at the Indie Series Awards. He also recently finished originating the role of “Victor Garber” in the smash sold-out off-Broadway hit show “Titanique”, currently playing at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

On Broadway, Frankie made his debut in the mega-hit “Mamma Mia!” and starred as Franz in the closing cast of “Rock of Ages,” a role that he reprised in the Hollywood production. In spring 2021, he reprised his roles in “Rock of Ages” and “Titanique” for livestreaming concerts, which served as a kickoff to welcoming back Broadway following the pandemic. Frankie is also passionate about supporting the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Follow Frankie on all of his social media pages, @frankiejgrande on Instagram,  YouTubeTwitter and  Facebook.

As previously announced, Angela Bassett, Academy Award-nominated actress, director and executive producer, best known for her creative, innovative work in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – including a 2023 Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress for the film, will receive this year’s Distinguished Artisan Award.

The 10th Anniversary MUAHS Awards will be hosted by actress-comedian Melissa Peterman. Oscar®– and Emmy®-winning make-up artist Steve La Porte and Emmy-winning hair stylist Josée Normand will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Awards. Emmy -winning make-up artist Fred C. Blau Jr. joins Emmy-winning hair stylist Judy Crown as recipients of the esteemed Vanguard Awards.

Winners will be announced at the Awards Gala on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The MUAHS Awards EPK announcing the winners will be available at immediately following the awards gala. The MUAHS Awards are co-produced by IngleDodd Media and Honeysweet Creative.

The 10th Annual MUAHS Awards are proudly sponsored by Presenting Level: Dyson, HASK® Beauty; Premier Level: HBO Max, Nigel Beauty; Diamond Level: Ardell, Netflix, Paramount, The Walt Disney Studios; Platinum Level: BigMack Trailers, First Entertainment Credit Union, IATSE Local 798, LeMieux Skin Care, Olaplex; Gold Level: Floral Street, The Milton Agency, QMS Medicosmetics, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros.; Silver Level: Amazon Studios, Cinema Secrets, Date My Make-Up, IATSE, Makeup In Los Angeles, Moonplay Cosmetics, Natita’s New Beginnings, Premiere Products, Inc, RCMA Makeup, The Rebbe Mat, SAG-AFTRA, Skin Illustrator, Skindinavia; Gift Bag Sponsors: Ardell, Beauty Blender, Benefit Cosmetics, Brush Off, Charlotte Tilbury, Cinema Secrets, Date My Make-up, Elemis, Floral Street, HASK® Beauty, Haus Labs, ICONIC London, Kiss New York Professional, Lisa Eldridge, LeMieux Skin Care, Lumify®redness reliever eye drops, Moonplay Cosmetics, OLAPLEX, OMNIA® Brushes, RCMA Makeup, The Rebbe Mat, Red by Kiss, SAINT JANE Beauty, SeSpring Skin Care, Skindinavia, Wrinkles Schminkles; Media Sponsors: The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, SHOOTonline, Discover Hollywood, The Powder Group.

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ABOUT LOCAL 706: The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE, Local 706) was chartered in November 1937. Today, their diverse membership includes over 2,300 artisans in the entertainment industry worldwide. Local 706 members are make-up artists and hair stylists who have created the looks for Hollywood’s most memorable characters and stars of stage, screen, television and now the internet. The wide-ranging domains of these artists include feature films and television, commercials, “live” network television, all types of theatrical productions and Disneyland theme parks. Local 706 Members have created notable characters competing for Academy Awards®, Primetime Emmys®, Daytime Emmys®, Saturn Awards®, BAFTA Awards®, and many other honors for make-up and hair styling artistry including their own Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards. The Local 706 Guild publishes The Artisan, a glossy quarterly magazine, and provides panels, workshops and training both for members and others interested in the field to foster a spirit of innovation in the craft. For more info, visit or get #MUAHSawards updates on FacebookTwitter and Instagram

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