Features and admins
Approved this week
Two editors were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Steve (nom) and Fribbler (nom).
MBisanz was promoted to bureaucrat status.
Five articles were promoted to featured status this week: Effects of Hurricane Georges in Louisiana (nom), George Koval (nom), Expedition to the Barrier Peaks (nom), Kaiser class battleship (nom), United States Senate election in California, 1950 (nom) and HMS Endeavour (nom).
Eight lists were promoted to featured status this week: List of Olympic medalists in figure skating (nom), List of cities and towns in Arizona (nom), List of Wimbledon Gentlemen's Singles champions (nom), List of Los Angeles County Metro Rail stations (nom), List of Olympic medalists in table tennis (nom), List of awards and nominations received by Alison Krauss (nom), List of Victoria Cross recipients by campaign (nom) and NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship (nom).
Three topics were promoted to featured status this week: Chough (nom), Timothy Blackstone (nom) and BBC Sports Personality of the Year (nom).
No portals were promoted to featured status this week.
The following featured articles were displayed on the Main Page this week as Today's featured article: H.M.S. Pinafore, PNC Park, Song Dynasty, Magic Johnson, Maynard James Keenan, Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver and Matthew Boulton.
Former featured pages
Eight articles were delisted this week: Whale song (nom), Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (nom), Woody Guthrie (nom), Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (nom), Algerian Civil War (nom), Suburbs of Johannesburg (nom), Eurovision Song Contest (nom) and Vancouver (nom).
One list was delisted this week: Timeline of Macintosh models (nom).
No topics were delisted this week.
The following featured pictures were displayed on the Main Page this week as picture of the day: Retrograde motion, Flaming Cliffs, Colorado Blue Spruce, Dragonflies, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Noah's Ark and Rooster.
Eighteen featured sounds were promoted this week:
- The full thirty-three Diabelli Variations may be heard here.
One featured picture was demoted this week: File:Romanian hay.jpg (nom).
Eight pictures were promoted to featured status this week and are shown below.
Check back for the next Signpost on January 28.