Gaga wins Grammy for 'Shallow'; Hugh Jackman wins 1st Grammy
11 February, 2019, 03:28 | Author: Eloise Houston
From Lady Gaga dressed as a literal star to a Versace-cloaked Nicki Minaj with a priest on her arm, the Grammy Awards red carpet has played host to some of the most freaky ensembles ever seen outside of a Heidi Klum Halloween party.
The telecast of the awards show is scheduled to run from 8:00 until 11:30 p.m. ET. Regardless, the performers are Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Travis Scott, Dolly Parton, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, H.E.R., Ricky Martin, Arturo Sandoval, Young Thug, Chloe x Halle, Mark Ronson and Dan + Shay.
In the Best New Artist category, six of the eight nominees are women.
At the age of 85, country star Willie Nelson won best traditional pop vocal album for My Way.
Before this year's Grammys, Beck won five previous times, including his 2015 awards for Best Rock Album and Album of the Year for Morning Phase. The 8-time Grammy victor will herself take to the stage for a special performance.
Gaga's hit song "Shallow" from the movie "A Star is Born" took the Grammy for best song written for visual media, while her "Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Going)" won for pop solo performance.
"This is just the beginning of moving to a more inclusive future", Monae said.
Twitter has been abuzz with news of the public disagreement between Ariana Grande and Grammy producers.
When asked about the lack of women in the top categories at the 2018 Grammys, Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow said women need to "step up". He later acknowledged that it was a "poor choice of words", and it forced the academy to launch a new task force focused on inclusion and diversity.
The lead-up to this year's Grammys has not been completely smooth, though. "I came out of the closet at 15 years old when I was in high school, and I can assure you that I was never invited to any parties and never got to attend a dance". The singer-songwriter is nominated for six awards at the 2019 Grammys, making her the most nominated female artist and the third most nominated artist behind Kendrick Lamar and Drake.
Kendrick Lamar leads the nominations with eight, while Drake follows closely with seven.
Taylor Swift, who has just one nod for her best-selling 2017 album "Reputation", is filming in London.
As for other ways to watch the Grammys, you can also tune into American network CBS.
The live ceremony in Los Angeles could see Cardi B take home her first ever Grammy and potentially become the first rapper since 2004 to win the coveted album of the year award for her "Invasion of Privacy". There will be awkward moments, but a planned tribute to Aretha Franklin, which will be performed by Yolanda Adams, Fantasia and Andra Day, had better be one to remember.
That same day, the National Enquirer advertised it was publishing alleged intimate text messages between Bezos and Sanchez. The charge came as part of a statement he released accusing the Enquirer's publisher of blackmail and extortion.
They say to choose your friends wisely, and it seems Meghan Markle has an epic group of gals around her. The friends also slammed reports Meghan was feuding with Kate Middleton as "completely untrue ".
The speech painted a portrait of menacing immigrants endangering Americans and a sharp challenge to Congress to build the wall. However, last week, women on both sides of the aisle were invited to wear white by the Democratic Women's Working Group.
Hazard this week claimed he to have made a decision over his future, although did not go as far as to say that that decision was. According to the Telegraph , Hazard is expected to notify Chelsea of his decision to join Real once the season is over.
The RBI's Monetary Policy Committee has reduced repo rate reduced by 25 basis points to 6.25 from 6.5 per cent. The monetary stimulus is what PM Modi's government needs to stoke growth in an election year.
The cat was brought in by its owners after being buried in snow, the Animal Clinic of Kalispell wrote on Facebook . Vets at the clinic raised her body temperature using warm water, blow dryers, towels and intravenous fluids.
The Democrats are likely to meet resistance to their proposal in Congress, especially in the Republican-controlled Senate. The Green New Deal goes far beyond the Clean Power Plan proposed by President Barack Obama .
Plus, adding 25,000 high-paying jobs to this corner of Queens will only make gentrification worse, activists warn. Cuomo said NY would be able to "count on one hand the number of millionaires left in New York " if taxes go up.
Some may wonder why Cleveland agreed to take on Knight's contract, but they're adding picks in hopes of building for the future. The Cavaliers will receive the contract of Brandon Knight , Marquese Chriss and a lottery protected first round pick in 2019.
Ariana Grande to Grammys producer
Grande is up for two Grammys this year - best pop solo performance for God Is A Woman and best pop vocal album for Sweetener . Ariana Grande appears to sing about her grief over ex-boyfriend Mac Miller in a cut from her new album Thank U, Next .
Status Orange wind warning issued as Storm Erik looms
Before then, exposed coasts of Northern Ireland could see gales of 70mph while heavy rain could lead to flooding in Scotland . South-west to west winds will reach average speeds of 65kmh to 80kmh, with some severe or damaging gusts of 110kmh to 130kmh.
Warriors Go One-Two in All-Star Draft
Last year wasn't televised, but fortunately, this year was, after James himself said it should be. Note: Westbrook traded from Team LeBron for Simmons after draft.
Marc Gasol headed to Raptors as trade deadline heats up
His shooting woes had become a hot topic among fans of the Raptors, who have struggled with the deep ball in recent weeks. For weeks, Gasol alluded to the fact that he expected to be traded by the National Basketball Association trade deadline.
Lunar New Year welcomes the year of the pig
Throughout China, the holiday season, also known as chunjie, lasts for more than two weeks. In 2019, the Chinese new year starts February 5th, according to the lunar calendar.