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Rap artists and women take center stage at Grammy Awards

Feb. 11, 2019 12:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rap artists and women have felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years. But this year, they both took center stage. Childish Gambino's disturbing look at race relations, "This is America," won record and song of the year on Sunday's telecast. It was the first time a rap-based song...

Female acts, rap songs win big at the Grammy Awards

Feb. 11, 2019 2:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and rap triumphed at the Grammys on Sunday as female acts took home top prizes including album of the year and best new artist, and Childish Gambino made history when his hit "This Is America" became the first rap-based track to win record and song of the year. Kacey Musgraves'...

Cardi B beats the boys to win rap album honors at Grammys

Feb. 11, 2019 12:00 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An overwhelmed Cardi B won her first Grammy Award on Sunday night, making history as the first solo woman to win best rap album. "Invasion of Privacy" beat out albums by the late Mac Miller, Nipsey Hussle, Pusha T and Travis Scott. "Oh my goodness," she said, struggling to gather...

He said, she said: AP writers predict 2019 Grammy winners

Feb. 5, 2019 11:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Grammys decided to extend the nominees in the top four categories from five to eight, they didn't consider how much harder it would make our lives as credible prediction experts. So we have to dig even deeper than we've done in the past as we ponder, think (and guess) who will walk...

Linda Perry, pioneering producer, smashing through history

Jan. 30, 2019 12:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Perry didn't originally set out to be a music producer, but the singer who was focused on writing lyrics would hear noises in her head. She couldn't describe it, but she knew what she wanted a song to sound like, and maybe more importantly, what she didn't want the song to sound like....