Hollywood Reporter Named Finalist for National Magazine Cover Award

Issue 2 Cover Kevin Hart - P 2014
Martin Schoeller

Issue 2 Cover Kevin Hart - P 2014

The Kevin Hart cover from Jan. 23, 2015, is up against GQ, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone and The New York Times Magazine.

The Hollywood Reporter has been named a finalist for best cover by the American Society of Magazine Editors in the celebrity and entertainment category. 

The cover, headlined "The Reign of Kevin Hart" and featuring the actor donning a huge wig, appeared in the Jan. 23, 2015, issue of the weekly magazine. 

The other magazine finalists in the entertainment category include GQ's August issue for "Our Tastiest Comedy Issue Yet! Starring Amy Schumer," The New York Times Magazine's Oct. 11 issue "The Culture Issue [Nicki Minaj]," Rolling Stone's Nov. 19 issue "Adele: A Private Life" and Vanity Fair's July issue "Call Me Caitlyn."

Readers can vote for a favorite cover here until Jan. 26. 

The full list of ASME cover finalists across the spectrum of categories is below: 

Best News and Politics Covers
Esquire, “Women & Men With Nick Offerman & Chelsea Handler,” April
New York, “Cosby: The Women,” July 27-Aug. 9
The New Yorker, “Solidarité,” Jan. 19
The New Yorker, “Nine,” June 29
Time, “America, 1968 2015,” May 11

Best Celebrity and Entertainment Covers
GQ, “Our Tastiest Comedy Issue Yet! Starring Amy Schumer,” August
The Hollywood Reporter, “The Reign of Kevin Hart,” Jan. 23
The New York Times Magazine, “The Culture Issue [Nicki Minaj],” Oct. 11
Rolling Stone, “Adele: A Private Life,” Nov. 19
Vanity Fair, “Call Me Caitlyn,” July

Best Business and Technology Covers
Bloomberg Businessweek, “The Aging of Abercrombie & Fitch,” Jan. 26-Feb. 1
The California Sunday Magazine, “Death,” April 5
The New Yorker, “The Mouse of Wall Street,” Sept. 7
Newsweek, “What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women,” Feb. 2
PC Magazine, “3D Printers,” Digital Edition, November 2015

Best Women’s Lifestyle Covers
Glamour, “Women of the Year [Reese Witherspoon],” December
Parents, “Girl Power! Raise a Confident Daughter,” November
People, “The World’s First Size 22 Supermodel! [Tess Holiday],” June 1
Redbook, “Real Women, Real Style Tips,” September
Southern Living, “The Soul of Summer,” July

Best Sports and Fitness Covers
ESPN The Magazine, “Body 2015: Chantae McMillan,” July 20
ESPN The Magazine, “James Harden: ‘When Was the Last Time You’ve Seen Anything Normal From Me?’ ” Oct. 26
Men’s Fitness, “Game Changer: Miles Teller,” October
Men’s Health, “The Reader Issue,” November
Sports Illustrated, “Sportsperson of the Year: Serena Williams,” Dec. 21

Best Fashion and Beauty Covers
Harper’s Bazaar, “Rihanna: Killer Fashion,” March
Harper’s Bazaar, “Kendall Jenner Transformed,” May
New York, “Serena’s Sweep,” Aug. 10-23
W, “Gigi Hadid: The World’s Most Connected Supermodel,” September
WSJ., “Rocket Woman: Karlie Kloss Suits Up for SpaceX,” December 2015-January 2016

Best Travel and Adventure Covers
AFAR, “Will Travel for Food,” May
AFAR, “The Future of Travel,” June-July
Conde Nast Traveler, November 2015
The New York Times Magazine, “The Voyages Issue,” Sept. 27
Oklahoma Today, “The Indians & Cowboys Issue,” July-August

Best Style and Design Covers
Audubon, “Parakeet,” July-August
Nautilus, “Playing War: Games, Not Missiles,” September-October
Real Simple, “More Energy Now,” February
Surface, “Tadao Ando,” February
Wired, “Cities by Design MMXVI,” October

Most Delicious Covers
Bon Appétit, “The Toast With the Most,” January
Garden & Gun, “The Southern Food Issue,” August-September
Los Angeles Magazine, “L.A.’s Best New Restaurants,” January
New York, “Cook Me. A Home Chef’s Resource Book,” Nov. 9-15
Saveur, “The Saveur 100,” January-February

Brainiest Covers
Bloomberg Businessweek, “If You Can’t Read That, You’d Better Read This, “ June 15-28
The Chronicle Review, “The Isolated Black Professor,” Jan. 30
New York, “Times Square: The City’s Id, Now and Always,” Oct. 5-18
The New Yorker, “90th Anniversary [Eustace Tilley],” Feb. 23 and March 2
Wired, “Sex in the Digital Age,” March 2015