Coming 2 America sweeps 2021 MUAHSG awards


Teyana Taylor, Arsenio Hall, Coming 2 America, Craig Brewer, Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, MUAHSG
Teyana Taylor and Arsenio Hall in Coming 2 America

Apologies for the lateness, but the post-Oscar nominations lull in awards season has had me out of my usual awards watching habits. Anyway, that lull is easing as the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild has announced the winners of its 2021 awards, and they've thrown their weight heavily behind Coming 2 America. The long-awaited sequel, released almost a year ago now, wins all three of its nominations from the MUAHSG, leaving space for only Being the Ricardos and Cruella to pick up a prize apiece. That means The Eyes of Tammy Faye, House of Gucci and The Suicide Squad, all of which tied for the most nominations this year alongside Coming 2 America, have all come away from these awards completely empty-handed. Quite the show of support for the Craig Brewer-directed comedy, starring Eddie Murphy, especially in such a strong field - other strong contenders like Dune and No Time to Die were defeated by it in multiple categories. Check out all the award winners below.


Best Period and/or Character Make-Up

CRUELLA (Nadia Stacey, Naomi Donne and Guy Common)


Best Contemporary Make-Up

COMING 2 AMERICA (Merc Arceneaux, Vera Steimberg, Trent Simmons and Caroline Monge)


Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling

BEING THE RICARDOS (Teressa Hill, Yvonne Depatis-Kupka, Lindy Dunn and Kim Santantonio)


Best Contemporary Hair Styling

COMING 2 AMERICA (Stacey Morris, Carla Farmer, Louisa Anthony and Victor Paz)


Best Special Make-Up Effects

COMING 2 AMERICA (Michael Marino, Michael Fontaine, Yoichi Art Sakamoto and Diana Choi)

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