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Author: 0 Bowie awarded four posthumous Grammys in LA

The Chainsmokers and Katharine McPhee accepted the Best Rock Song award on his behalf, with McPhee declaring, "His music is forever". Kevin Killen, who shared the engineering Grammy for " Blackstar ", acknowledged he was puzzled that Bowie had not enjoyed more recognition at the Grammys.

Arts&Culture George Michael's family 'extremely upset' at leak of emergency call
Author: 0 George Michael's family 'extremely upset' at leak of emergency call

He also added that Fadi was not really George's boyfriend and "he seems to be getting on with his life". Heaven help him if he turned up. "It makes my stomach turn". How does he think George died? Fadi, a 43-year-old Australian hairdresser, was the one who found George "dead peacefully in bed" on the morning of December 25 last year.

Author: 0 David Bowie finally wins Grammy

Bowie is a posthumous Grammy Award victor for his 25th album, Blackstar . The honors were awarded in the pre-telecast ceremony early Sunday, where most of the awards will be given away. "I'm a better artist and a better person for having known him", an emotional McCaslin said as he accepted one of the awards. For Best Spoken Word Album, Elvis Costello lost for Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, as did Patti Smith for M Train John Doe of X for A Personal History of L.A.

Author: 0 Grammys 2017: Five big moments to expect

Beyonce is facing fierce competition from Adele, whose album 25 has been nominated in four categories against Beyonce - Album of the Year, Record of the Year , Song of the Year , and Best Pop Solo Performance . CBS will air the award show , with E! Singer Rihanna and rappers Drake and Kanye West are up for eight nominations apiece. Beyonce and Adele will perform at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, as will Simpson, Lukas Graham, Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry.

Arts&Culture Why Twenty One Pilots accepted a Grammy in their underwear
Author: 0 Why Twenty One Pilots accepted a Grammy in their underwear

Announced as the winners for " Stressed Out ", the tuxedo-clad rap-rock duo promptly removed their trousers while making their way to the stage, thus fulfilling a years-old pledge. Turning slightly serious, he added, "Not only is this fantastic, but I want everyone at home to know that you could be next". James Corden also came back from the commercial break in his underwear before introducing Ed Sheeran for his performance.

Arts&Culture Chance the Rapper wins Best New Artist at the 2017 Grammys
Author: 0 Chance the Rapper wins Best New Artist at the 2017 Grammys

As is the case with most musicians nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy , Chance has actually already been making music for years. "I claim this victory in the name of the Lord", Chance said in his acceptance speech. Add history maker to Chance the Rapper's long list of titles! Plus, subscribe to CBS All Access to stream Music's Biggest Night live. He took up the anti-violence cause in collaboration with his father Ken Williams-Bennett, who has served as an aide to former president ...

Author: 0 Lady Gaga Debuts Massive Metallica Back Tattoo on Grammys Red Carpet

And while her outfit is definitely worth a double (or triple) take, one detail really stood out: her back tattoo. Fans claim it's new. She topped off the look with leather hot trousers, fishnets and over-the-knee platform boots. The piece is a massive moth with a skull on its body, paying tribute to Metallica's song "Moth Into Flame" from the band's 2016 album Hardwired.To Self Destruct.

Arts&Culture Adele wins best pop vocal album Grammy
Author: 0 Adele wins best pop vocal album Grammy

Will President Donald Trump gatecrash the festivities in a year that has been especially hard for the music industry with the passing of David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen? The artist's fifth and final nomination for best rock song is still pending.

Arts&Culture Katy Perry Releases
Author: 0 Katy Perry Releases "Chained to the Rhythm" and Breaks Spotify Record

Katy Perry is finally back! And in doing that, she managed to break Spotify's streaming record. Also getting it a bit wrong was Katy Perry , who looked like she couldn't decide what kind of dress she wanted to wear. "It was important to portray this new image, especially at Katy's first red carpet upon releasing her new single", explains her stylist Jamie Mizrahi exclusively to Billboard .

Arts&Culture 3 dead in Philippines quake
Author: 0 3 dead in Philippines quake

As per reports, the quake caused power outages in the city destroyed the airport runway, bridges and buildings, including hotels and school. But there were no casualties or damage to property from the Cotabato quake which the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said was tectonic in origin, some 20 kilometers east of Cotabato City.

Arts&Culture Amber Rose and Val Chmerkovskiy break up
Author: 0 Amber Rose and Val Chmerkovskiy break up

Another insider told the publication that clashing schedules were to blame. It fizzled out, but it wasn't serious to begin with. Of course, they would also make their fans very happy too! Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa got divorced in June.

Author: 0 The Grammys red carpet gets political with 'make America great again' dress

She then did a dramatic costume change, whipping off the draped fabric to reveal a form-fitting red-white-and-blue dress emblazoned with President Donald Trump's signature slogan. "Awesome!" user Dawn Orlando wrote . The big reveal caused an uproar on social media with hundreds of tweets flooding in response to her statement-dress, as well as criticisms of her including "Feminist" in her Twitter bio .

Author: 0 The 25 most famous artists nominated for a Grammy this year

Just 24 hours after Beyoncé broke the internet with her baby announcement, we learned that the superstar singer (and her baby bump) will take center stage for an epic performance . "Sasha Fierce" (losing to Taylor Swift) and in 2015 with " Beyonce " (Beck was the surprise winner). CBS Network which will broadcast the 2017 Grammy Awards will air " Red Carpet Live" on television starting at 7:30 p.m.

Author: 0 Will Twenty One Pilots and David Bowie Win Grammys Tonight?

She and Beyonce will compete for the top prize of album of the year with Drake, who is nominated for "Views"; Justin Bieber, nominated for "Purpose"; and Sturgill Simpson, for "A Sailor's Guide to Earth". David Bowie's final album, released days after he died of cancer past year, earned him three Grammy Awards on Sunday, while Beyonce and Adele also picked up early awards.

Arts&Culture Kate Middleton Stuns At Her 1st Red Carpet Appearance Since 2011
Author: 0 Kate Middleton Stuns At Her 1st Red Carpet Appearance Since 2011

For her first-ever debut at the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), the royal mom, 35, walked the red carpet along with Hollywood royalty, including Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt and Amy Adams. The Bafta Fellowship is awarded annually at the ceremony and is the highest accolade bestowed by the academy to an individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or games.

Arts&Culture The Secret Behind Those Super Bowl Half-Time Show Drones
Author: 0 The Secret Behind Those Super Bowl Half-Time Show Drones

Lady Gaga made headlines after her Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday, where she brought back her old classics and a few new surprises. As it turned out, Gaga's performance was political simply by nature of her performing as her truest self-singing classic Lady Gaga songs and exhibiting classic Lady Gaga verve.

Arts&Culture Prince classics return to main streaming sites
Author: 0 Prince classics return to main streaming sites

In 2014, Prince pulled his music from YouTube and yanked it from all streaming services except Tidal in 2015, forcing listeners to dig up old CDs and cassettes to ingest his dance hits the old fashioned way. Prince's estate has made clear it wants to do more to monetize his music, although financial details were not disclosed for the streaming deal. Warner Bros.

Arts&Culture Despite overtime finish, NFL Super Bowl draws lower TV ratings
Author: 0 Despite overtime finish, NFL Super Bowl draws lower TV ratings

This was just Galynn Brady's second game of the season, an undisclosed ailment having prevented her from witnessing Patriots action with any regularity throughout the regular season. "I can't tell you right now what happened", he said about the Atlanta failure. New England scored the next nine points on James White's 5-yard TD reception - the extra point was missed by Gostkowski, who later made a 33-yard field goal.

Arts&Culture Montana not ready to say Brady is best ever
Author: 0 Montana not ready to say Brady is best ever

The Patriots entered Super Bowl LI with a 14-2 record-the best in the 2016 National Football League regular season-while the Falcons entered the game with an 11-5 record. If that's the case, then cheering for Brady and the Patriots has to be like rooting for Darth Vader and the Galactic Empire; you may blow up a Death Star or two, or catch Belichick videotaping an opponents' practice, but ultimately, they will always strike back.

Arts&Culture Grammy-winning musician Al Jarreau dies at 76
Author: 0 Grammy-winning musician Al Jarreau dies at 76

The announcement doesn't say what he died from - but Jarreau had fought through respiratory and cardiac issues in recent years. Jarreau had been in a hospital in Los Angeles and was "slowly recovering", according to a statement posted on Thursday.

Author: 0 Legendary Jazz Singer Al Jarreau Dies At Age 76

Jarreau had been in a hospital in Los Angeles and was "slowly recovering", according to a statement posted on Thursday. He was featured singer on one installment of the first season of "NBC's Saturday Night Live, " and in 1976 issued an album that made him an worldwide star, " We Got By ".

Arts&Culture Ciara pays tribute to the late Whitney Houston
Author: 0 Ciara pays tribute to the late Whitney Houston

On the 5 year anniversary of the late-great Whitney Houston passing away, Ciara chose to pay tribute to the phenomenal singer. Fans were quick to applaud the singer for her impressive moves - and point out that she included a little girl in her emoji family.

Author: 0 Royalty and stars due on red carpet for UK Academy Awards

EE British Academy Film Awards, popularly known as the BAFTAs is the awards ceremony which honours the best in British and global contributions in the year 2016. Jake Gyllenhaal is also nominated for "Nocturnal Animals". Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will also be there as the spin-off film "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is nominated for Outstanding British Film.

Arts&Culture U.S. to Adhere to Deterrence Strategy Toward North Korea - Trump's Adviser
Author: 0 U.S. to Adhere to Deterrence Strategy Toward North Korea - Trump's Adviser

They agreed to cooperate on ways to deter North Korea, it said. "North Korea must fully comply with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions". President Trump said at a news conference with Abe that "I just want everybody to understand, and fully know, that the United States of America is behind Japan, our great ally, 100%".

Author: 0 Kate McKinnon's Kellyanne Conway Stalks, Seduces Beck Bennett's Jake Tapper on 'SNL'

But when Tapper is insistent that he won't have her on his show, Conway pulls out a knife puts it to Tapper's throat. "We can't have you on TV if you're going to keep lying", Bennett's Tapper responded, which prompted McKinnon to counter, "What if I do a free commercial for Ivanka's shoes live on air, would you like that, baby?" McKinnon as Conway says.

Arts&Culture United pilot replaced after intercom rant while dressed as civilian
Author: 0 United pilot replaced after intercom rant while dressed as civilian

Don't worry, I'm gonna let my co-pilot fly it - he's a man. Video footage, taken by unnerved passengers, shows the pilot, dressed in civilian clothing, tell passengers: "So I'll stop, and we'll fly the plane". The flight departed Austin, Texas, approximately two hours late and passengers were given snacks and a meal voucher to compensate for the delay. He also posted a picture of the pilot afterward, standing in the airport next to police.

Author: 0 SNL guest stars to play Trump's totally ridiculous cabinet members

Melissa McCarthy took Sean Spicer's advice to cut back on her rampant gum chewing on "Saturday Night Live". "I would like to announce that I'm calm now", Spicer screamed, insisting that what viewers were seeing was a "new" Spicey, even as he chewed a enormous piece of gum (instead of multiple regular-sized pieces).

Author: 0 Preview of the 2017 Grammys

Prediction: The odds are best for Chance the Rapper who's got plenty of momentum behind him, from his strong "Saturday Night Live" performance in December to his charming Kit Kat commercial. The Recording Academy explains on their website that the "Grammys are the only peer-presented award to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position".

Arts&Culture Lady Gaga follows up Super Bowl show with tour announcement
Author: 0 Lady Gaga follows up Super Bowl show with tour announcement

Fans of the " Born This Way " singer applauded her classy response, with one Instagram user, meghansavigny, writing, "Can't tell you how refreshing it was to see a real-looking body for a change". "Want to feel good with us?" "This is for you Monsters", the star tweeted to her fanbase. In part, she responded , "I'm proud of my body and you should be proud of yours".

Arts&Culture Japan PM Shinzo Abe arrives in USA for Trump talks
Author: 0 Japan PM Shinzo Abe arrives in USA for Trump talks

But instead, you more than likely just give a half laugh and say, "Yeah", and pray to hell that it's an acceptable response to whatever they said. While Abe may have succeeded in forging a close relationship with Trump at an early stage, that was not supposed to be the objective of the summit.

Arts&Culture Flip or Flop's Tarek and Christina El Moussa are Back in Business
Author: 0 Flip or Flop's Tarek and Christina El Moussa are Back in Business

It looks like the " Flip or Flop " star Christina El Moussa has found someone special in spite of her divorce fiasco with ex-husband Tarek El Moussa . Once you subtract the initial cost of the house, the renovations made, and the closing costs, the couple saw a 24-percent profit on top of their initial investment.

Arts&Culture Ashwin becomes fastest bowler to scalp 250 Test wickets
Author: 0 Ashwin becomes fastest bowler to scalp 250 Test wickets

Premier Indian off-spinner R Ashwin on Sunday became the fastest bowler to reach 250 Test wickets. He is the 39th bowler to take 250 or more wickets. Ashwin has been the lethal weapon in India's bowling armour. If Virat Kohli shut his critics with the bat, Ashwin foxed opposition batsmen with his accuracy and spin.

Arts&Culture Grammys host James Corden rolls out red carpet
Author: 0 Grammys host James Corden rolls out red carpet

Cool J, who has hosted the awards the past five years. The Grammys will feature tributes to two pop icons who died in the past year - Prince and George Michael . For the full list of nominees for tonight's Grammy Awards, head over to the Recording Academy's website - the winners will be noted after the winners have been announced.

Author: 0 Repairs on eroded spillway at Oroville Dam in Calif to run $200mn

A flow of water will continue down the emergency spillway for 40 to 56 hours, and state officials are saying that this poses no flooding threat for the community of Oroville or those communities downstream on the Feather River, as the Bee reports .

Author: 0 Beyoncé And Adele Will Duel For Top Diva At The Grammys

Thirty-four percent of votes went to "25" for Album of the Year and "Hello" receiving 39 percent in favor of Record of the Year. The influential rocker's final studio album, Blackstar , has been nominated for the Best Alternative Album, while the title track garnered Bowie nods the Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song categories.

Arts&Culture Ireland overrun Italy to claim first try-bonus point
Author: 0 Ireland overrun Italy to claim first try-bonus point

Claiming their fifth successive win over Italy, the Irish have two weeks to prepare for France, as well as decide who takes the number 10 jersey. Paddy Jackson had a ideal day's kicking but was lucky after he shanked the conversion and saw it creep inside the posts.

Arts&Culture New
Author: 0 New "Beauty and the Beast" spectacular on Disney Dream

Audiences will once again fall in love with the enchanting fairytale as they embark on a sweeping journey to discover the power of transformation through true love and courage. The original film was brought out in 1992 and famously featured the late Robin Williams as Genie, one of his most iconic roles. The advanced look of " Beauty and the Beast " arrived at Disney California Adventure today (with a special preview yesterday for Annual Passholders) and it includes the entire opening number ...

Arts&Culture What to Watch at the Grammys
Author: 0 What to Watch at the Grammys

This year he has received five posthumous nominations for " Blackstar ", his final recording. Also nominated in the category are Mike Posner's " I Took A Pill In Ibiza " and Bieber's " Love Yourself ". Gallant's "Ology" and KING's "We are King" round out the field. He will be challenged in the category by Bon Iver for " 22, A Million ", PJ Harvey's " The Hope Six Demolition Project ", Iggy Pop's " Post Pop Depression " and Radiohead for " A Moon Shaped Pool ".

Arts&Culture Don't Shout Penis At Maria Shriver!
Author: 0 Don't Shout Penis At Maria Shriver!

At the end of the interview, Today's fill-in host Maria Shriver said, "Thank you so much for stopping by". USA shock jock Howard Stern complimented the 30-year-old's slimline new look when she appeared on his SiriusXM radio show on Monday, and he was surprised by her answer.

Arts&Culture Sen. Elizabeth Warren now hawking 'Nevertheless, She Persisted' t-shirts
Author: 0 Sen. Elizabeth Warren now hawking 'Nevertheless, She Persisted' t-shirts

One of the moments from today's White House press briefing getting a lot of attention was Sean Spicer talking about Coretta Scott King . Previously, Sessions was a US attorney for the southern district of Alabama between 1981 and 1993; he then served as Alabama attorney general for two years before winning a seat in the US Senate in 1996, where he stayed until Wednesday's confirmation.

Arts&Culture Surprising Alaves to take on Barcelona in Copa del Rey final
Author: 0 Surprising Alaves to take on Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

He is on pace to repeat as the La Liga's leading scorer with 18, followed closely by Messi with 17. It was yet another typical example of dominance by the Catalan giants, as they aimed to keep up the pace with league leaders Real Madrid. Suarez opened the scoring in the 37th minute when he completed a attractive team buildup that quickly moved the ball from left to right of the attack before Suarez was left to fire in Aleix Vidal's low cross.

Arts&Culture Donald Trump doesn't challenge Japan on currency in meeting with Abe
Author: 0 Donald Trump doesn't challenge Japan on currency in meeting with Abe

For Abe, all the effort appeared to largely pay off. Last month, British Prime Minister Theresa May was harshly criticized within the U.K. for remaining silent on the controversial executive order during her visit to Washington , instead looking touting the "special relationship" between the United States and Britain and inviting Trump for a state visit later in 2017.

Arts&Culture Fifty Shades Darker Reviews: Surprise, It's bad!
Author: 0 Fifty Shades Darker Reviews: Surprise, It's bad!

It's finally here! The movie sequel we've all been patiently waiting for, Fifty Shades Darker . Out this weekend is Fifty Shades Darker , starring the titillating twosome of Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan . Add to that the subplot of Grey's former sub Leila ( Bella Heathcote ), which pops in and out of the narrative without objective, only serving as deus-ex machina for Steele's inevitable discovery of her lover's deep-seated darkness.

Author: 0 Bruce Springsteen wrote a song for the Harry Potter soundtrack

Springsteen, who called the then-candidate a "moron", performed the song "Don't Hang Up the Phone" after Trump reportedly hung up on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . "But it was something that I thought would have fit lovely; at some point I'd like to get it into a children's movie of some sort because it was a pretty lovely song".

Arts&Culture DeVos Opponents Block Her from Entering Public School
Author: 0 DeVos Opponents Block Her from Entering Public School

Only time will tell if these change will make public education better or worse. DeVos is an anti-secular theocrat with no experience working in public education. "I appreciate that input, and hope we can work together toward that goal". The DPCC's recent call for a complete receivership takeover of the schools is a cynical attempt to undermine the student-centered board and Cash's positive efforts and to take control of our schools out of the hands of parents and the community.

Author: 0 Shaking but not singing - Grammy host Corden tells of pre-show nerves

The Grammys will be hosted by talk show host/actor James Corden . Some of hip-hop's finest are also nominated for categories like Best New Artist and Album of the Year . While Beyonce leads with nine nominations, Kanye West , Drake and Rihanna each have eight. For our money, Beyonce seems to have the edge in Album of the Year .

Author: 0 James Corden Is Ready for the Grammys

West has famously chafed when white artists beat out back artists whom he deems more deserving of the award, and he threatened to boycott the ceremony if Ocean wasn't nominated. Various collaborative performances are in store from Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban , Maren Morris and Alicia Keys, Cynthia Erivo and John Legend, and a lot more.

Author: 0 Reviews For The Easily Distracted: The Lego Batman Movie

Who would have thought a rap-singing LEGO Batman would have been a hit?Here's crossing our fingers. And his opening number, "Who's The (Bat) Man?" doesn't hit as well as his tune in "The LEGO Movie", "Untitled Self Portrait". "Who" fans in the audience, as well as a group of Agent Smiths from "The Matrix". This angers Batman , yet he's torn, as he's attracted to her. It's a Netflix kind of day, as we'll also be talking about Bill Nye's new series, among other topics related to the streaming ...