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From Lizzo to Lil Nas, new kids on the block rule Grammys

Nov. 21, 2019 12:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Genre-mashing, bold and chart-topping new artists have caught the attention of the Recording Academy, as Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead in nominations at the 2020 Grammy Awards. Lizzo is in first place, scoring eight bids Wednesday for her fun, positive rap-pop style that has made...

Ariana Grande, Miranda Lambert, Shelton react to Grammy noms

Nov. 20, 2019 4:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards: ___ “I’m beyond shocked. I’m very, very surprised.” — Tanya Tucker, nominated for best country album for “While I’m Livin’,” best country solo performance and...

15 Grammy facts: Michelle Obama in, Bruce Springsteen out

Nov. 20, 2019 4:31 PM EST

Fifteen things worth noting about Wednesday’s nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards, from snubbed singers to the comeback kids. _______ SNUBBING SPRINGSTEEN Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars” didn’t shine bright enough for the Grammy Awards. The rock legend’s...

Tanya Tucker ‘beyond shocked’ by Grammy nominations

Nov. 20, 2019 12:06 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The first time Tanya Tucker was nominated for a Grammy Award, it was 1972, it was for her breakout country hit, “Delta Dawn,” and she was just a teen. Now more than 45 years later, Tucker finds herself nominated for four Grammys, including song of the year for...

Michelle Obama, Gaga, J. Lo to join Oprah on wellness tour

Nov. 20, 2019 9:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s going on tour, and she’s bringing a rock-star lineup with her, including former first lady Michelle Obama and Grammy- and Oscar-winner Lady Gaga. Live Nation announced Wednesday that Winfrey’s wellness arena tour with WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined)...

New acts rule Grammys as Lizzo, Lil Nas, Eilish lead in noms

Nov. 20, 2019 8:49 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act. Lizzo picked up nominations for album of the year with her...

The Latest: Lizzo leads Grammy nominations with 8

Nov. 20, 2019 8:44 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Grammy nominations (all times local): 8:41 a.m. The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: the breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act....

SuperM, BoA to perform at 2020 Global Goal in South Korea

Nov. 19, 2019 10:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — K-pop supergroup SuperM and singer BoA will perform at a Global Citizen event in Asia as part of a massive multi-continent concert next year. The advocacy organization says the performers will join the lineup of Global Goal Live: The Possible Dream in Seoul, South Korea, on Sept. 26,...

Kelly Clarkson on new music, family life and cruise ships

Nov. 19, 2019 12:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kelly Clarkson already has a stacked resume — singer, songwriter, talk-show host, “Voice” coach, children’s book author and mother of four. Now she’s adding travel to the mix. Clarkson has been named godmother of Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship,...

Black Eyed Peas star accuses Qantas attendant of racism

Nov. 17, 2019 10:33 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Black Eyed Peas musician will.i.am has accused a flight attendant from Australia’s national carrier Qantas of being racist and rude to him on a flight. The musician said he was met by police at Sydney Airport on Saturday after an incident with an “overly aggressive flight...