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The Latest: Lovato gives tearful Grammy comeback performance

Jan. 26, 2020 11:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Grammy Awards, being presented Sunday at Los Angeles' Staples Center (all times local): 8:15 p.m. With tears running down her cheeks, Demi Lovato stood on the Grammys stage in a white ballgown and belted her new single “Anyone,” written just four days...

YG, from left, John Legend, Kirk Franklin, DJ Khaled and Meek Mill point to a screen showing Nipsey Hussle and Kobe Bryant during a tribute at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Grammy Awards honor LA icons Nipsey Hussle, Kobe Bryant

Jan. 26, 2020 11:11 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2020 Grammy Awards was filled with tributes to Los Angeles icons as the night honored and celebrated the lives and legacies of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and rapper Nipsey Hussle, who won two posthumous Grammys Sunday. The Grammys kicked off with a performance in honor of Bryant, who...

'Bad Guy' performed by Billie Eilish wins song of the year at the Grammy Awards

Jan. 26, 2020 10:40 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'Bad Guy' performed by Billie Eilish wins song of the year at the Grammy Awards.
Tyler, the Creator performs at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

List of Grammy Award winners so far

Jan. 26, 2020 9:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of winners so far in top categories at the 61th annual Grammy Awards. Best rap album: “Igor,” Tyler, The Creator Best comedy album: “Sticks & Stones,” Dave Chappelle Best country duo/group performance: “Speechless,” Dan + Shay Best...

Nathan Morris, from left, Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman, of Boyz II Men‎, and Alicia Keys, second left, sing a tribute in honor of the late Kobe Bryant, seen on screen, at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant at Grammys award show

Jan. 26, 2020 9:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the red carpet to the main stage, sadness loomed over music’s biggest night Sunday at the arena in downtown Los Angeles where Kobe Bryant played for 20 years for the city's NBA team. Bryant's death in a helicopter crash earlier in the day was acknowledged in the opening...

People gather at a memorial for Kobe Bryant near Staples Center Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)

The Latest: Mavericks pay tribute to Bryant by retiring 24

Jan. 26, 2020 9:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the death of retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant (all times local): 6 p.m. The Dallas Mavericks are paying tribute to Kobe Bryant by permanently retiring his number 24. “Kobe’s legacy transcends basketball, and our organization has decided that the number 24...

Frances Glandney Robinson, left, and Smokey Robinson arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Music mainstays and newcomers speak out on Grammy inclusion

Jan. 26, 2020 9:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Drama over fairness and inclusion at the Grammy Awards carried over to music's big night Sunday as newcomers and mainstays in the industry supported Sean “Diddy” Combs and his powerful speech putting the Recording Academy on a clock to fix the nomination process when it comes...

Sean Combs walks on stage to accept the 2020 Industry Icon award at the Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

Diddy calls out Grammys and demands change in fiery speech

Jan. 26, 2020 7:03 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a blazing speech that earned him a standing ovation from Beyoncé, Jay-Z and several other music industry players. At the end of his 50-minute speech...

Spanish film director Pedro Almodovar poses with his trophy after winning the best film award for

Almodóvar, Banderas triumph with “Pain and Glory” at Goyas

Jan. 26, 2020 6:45 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” swept the top prizes at the Spanish Film Academy's Goya Awards, including best picture, best director and a best actor victory for Antonio Banderas. “Pain and Glory” is nominated for an Academy Award in the best...

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The academy, which puts on the 62nd Grammys on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, says nominees are selected from a list of contenders who are voted into the top 20 in each category. But some people view the voting process as less than transparent, since the choice of finalists happens behind closed doors. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Doubts loom over nominating process for Grammy Awards

Jan. 24, 2020 10:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Questions have loomed for years around the nominations process for the Grammy Awards. But the doubts reached a new level this week after the Recording Academy's just-ousted CEO claimed the show is rigged and full of conflicts of interest. The academy, which puts on the 62nd Grammys on...