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Lawyer: Rapper 21 Savage granted immigration bond

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was granted bond for release Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, but he wasn’t freed right away, his lawyer said.

Grammy: Seun Kuti delivers thrilling performance

Afrobeats artist Seun Kuti pulled a thrilling performance at the premiere ceremony of the 61st Grammy Awards.
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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...
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2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners

It was a strong year for women in general, with Cardi B becoming the first solo woman to win Best Rap Album, and Brandi Carlile winning three in the Americana categories.
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Grammys 2019: Seun Kuti performs, loses category to Soweto Gospel Choir

Seun Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat musician, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award.
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Officials arrest rapper 21 Savage saying he is in US illegally

Rapper 21 Savage, who has long said he is from the US state of Georgia, was detained on Sunday by US immigration officers who say he is actually British and overstayed his visa.
Michel Legrand plays at a jazz festival in Ajaccio, Corsica, in 2012. AFP-Getty Images

French Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand passes on

Prolific French composer Michel Legrand, who won three Oscars during a career spanning more than half a century, is dead, his spokesman said on Saturday.
Nancy Wilson in 2010. She performed American standards, jazz ballads and a variety of other numbers with a heightened sense of a song’s narrative. Chad Batka for The New York Times

Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson dies at 81

Grammy award-winning singer Nancy Wilson whose hits ranged from R&B to jazz and funk, died at her California home at age 81 on Thursday after a long illness, her publicist said.
Carrie Underwood attends the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Sept. 20, 2018. (Reuters)

Carrie Underwood honoured with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Pop-country superstar Carrie Underwood on Thursday got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame — the latest honour for the Grammy-winning onetime champion of TV reality show “American Idol.”

Spotify to now let artists directly upload their music to the platform

Spotify has announced a new beta feature that will allow independent artists to upload their music directly to the platform instead of through a label or digital aggregator.
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Dolly Parton to be honored in Grammy gala

Country legend Dolly Parton will be honored at a charity concert ahead of next year’s Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy, which administers the prize, announced Tuesday.

Micheal Jackson was a thief – Quincy Jones

This has to be the most shocking news of the year and probably for a long time.

Donald Trump Jr, Nikki Haley condemn Hillary Clinton, others’ jokes about President

A Grammys skit poking fun at US President Donald Trump sparked a backlash on Twitter from Trump’s eldest son and the ambassador to the United Nations.
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Video: Rihanna performs African dance routine at the Grammys

American singer, Rihanna, performed an African dance routine at the Grammy Awards.

Bruno Mars sweeps Grammy Awards

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world, which had hoped for a major breakthrough on the music industry’s biggest night.

Music industry hails Jay-Z before Grammys

Jay-Z, who once boycotted the Grammys as biased against hip-hop, was hailed Saturday by the music industry’s power brokers ahead of the latest awards where he leads nominations.

Donald Trump ex-campaign manager accused of sexual harassment

A female singer has accused a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump of repeatedly slapping her behind during a party at Washington's Trump International Hotel in November, according to US website Politico.

Bruno Mars wins American Music Awards on night of divas

Bruno Mars took the top prize at the American Music Awards on Sunday at a show that paid glowing tribute to legendary divas Diana Ross and the late Whitney Houston.

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