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‘Uncut Gems,’ ‘The Lighthouse’ top Spirit Awards nominations

Nov. 21, 2019 6:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh and Benny Safdie’s Diamond District crime film “Uncut Gems” and Robert Eggers’ fever-dream period tale “The Lighthouse” led the 35th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards with five nods each, in nominations announced Thursday in Los Angeles....

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...

New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas get Grammy nod

Nov. 20, 2019 6:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans’ funk, soul, hip-hop and spoken-word ensemble known as Tank and the Bangas has gotten a Grammy nod for best new artist of the year. Other New Orleans artists making the list announced Wednesday include the Rebirth Brass Band, R&B singer and keyboardist PJ Morton,...

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...

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....

Singer-rapper Lizzo scores a whopping 8 Grammy nominations, while Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X earn six nominations each

Nov. 20, 2019 8:41 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-rapper Lizzo scores a whopping 8 Grammy nominations, while Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X earn six nominations each .

‘Frozen 2’ aiming to build on the power of the original

Nov. 18, 2019 3:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Idina Menzel first started performing “Let It Go” live in concerts, she thought the lyrics and soaring vocals would empower all those young girls in the audience dressed up as Elsa. Instead, Menzel said she often walked away from those performances feeling just as...