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Author: 0 Gaga among stars wearing white roses on red carpet

The choice for a white rose was made as it's the color that suffragettes wore during their protests and also the color that Hillary Clinton wore to President Trump's inauguration previous year. Inside the auditorium, the acceptance speeches largely avoided the issue until the show reached its midpoint and Janelle Monae stepped up to demand safe working environments, an end to harassment and equal pay for women.

Life&Culture Sharp drop in ratings for Grammy Awards this year
Author: 0 Sharp drop in ratings for Grammy Awards this year

Lamar won five and veteran rapper Jay-Z, who had gone into the show with eight nominations, won nothing. Mozzy caught wind of the nod, and reposted the speech to Instagram while expressing his appreciation. "That's the one", Corden said in the video after Clinton, a 1997 spoken word Grammy victor, spoke. Television ratings for this years show were down 21% from 2017.

Life&Culture US to make streaming services pay more for music
Author: 0 US to make streaming services pay more for music

Songwriters had asked the CRB to grant the greater of 15 cents per 100 streams or $1.06 per user per month, though they did gain ground. The Court Royalty Board also lifted the total content cost cap limiting how much money the streaming companies have to pay to license songs and altered the formula for calculating the royalties streaming companies pay songwriters.

Life&Culture Canadian Charles Moniz wins Grammy for manufacturing on '24Okay Magic'
Author: 0 Canadian Charles Moniz wins Grammy for manufacturing on '24Okay Magic'

The rapper was joined by U2's Bono and The Edge, along with comedian Dave Chappelle , for medley of his songs that included " XXX " and " King's Dead ". The ceremony has been billed as a battle between Lamar and Jay-Z with both nominated in the bigger categories including album of the year . LITTLE BIG TOWN rounded out the segment with a performance of the GRAMMY-nominated TAYLOR SWIFT collab, "Better Man", against a glittering NY skyline.

Author: 0 Brady practices without glove as Gronk returns to practice

In the days that have followed the New England Patriots reaching Super Bowl 52, there has been much attention towards the health of All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski . The Patriots face the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis on February 4. The team isn't required to file its next injury report until Wednesday.

Life&Culture Keurig Green Mountain, Dr Pepper Snapple merging in $18B deal
Author: 0 Keurig Green Mountain, Dr Pepper Snapple merging in $18B deal

Keurig CEO Bob Gamgort will lead the new company, called Keurig Dr Pepper . After the announcement, Dr Pepper Snapple stock surged , with shares up more than 42 percent at one point. About 1.16 million shares traded. The company has a market capitalization of $17,270.00, a P/E ratio of 23.97, a PEG ratio of 2.06 and a beta of 0.58.

Life&Culture Bruno Mars wins Grammy for record and song of the year
Author: 0 Bruno Mars wins Grammy for record and song of the year

He won the top prize, Album of the Year , for " 24K Magic " as well as Record of the Year , which recognizes top tune, for the title track - a tale of good times with lovely women set to 1980s-style synths and rhythms. Lamar was joined onstage by Bono and The Edge before he began a live rendition of " DNA ". American stand-up comedian and actor Dave Chappelle won Best Comedy Album and American singer-songwriter, producer Lisa Loeb was also a first-time Grammy victor for Best ...

Life&Culture Kendrick Lamar opens Grammys with help from U2 and Dave Chappelle
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar opens Grammys with help from U2 and Dave Chappelle

DAMN . took best rap album and HUMBLE . took best rap song , as well as best rap performance . Either artist could make history and become the first rapper to win record of the year and the third to win album of the year . "We come in peace but we mean business", said R&B star Janelle Monae , introducing the performance . Grammy night is all about who hits the stage, and this year is no exception.

Life&Culture Chris Stapleton coming to SPAC
Author: 0 Chris Stapleton coming to SPAC

Country music star Chris Stapleton has announced he'll be coming to Missoula in August. Stapleton will bring his All American Road Show, including special guests Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb , to the Walmart AMP on June 22. Known mostly for his songwriting, Stapleton has co-written six No. 1 singles including the Kenny Chesney hit "Never Wanted Nothing More". Following his breakthrough solo debut album Traveller , Stapleton released two #1 albums past year.

Life&Culture Relive Pink's Absolutely Bananas
Author: 0 Relive Pink's Absolutely Bananas "Glitter in the Air" Grammys Performance

While Pink's daughter, Willow, might call one of the biggest talents in the industry her mother, the six-year-old couldn't help but have a major fangirl moment when she scored an introduction with one of her idols. Instead, she just sang the ballad with a signer behind her, making the lyrics understandable for the hearing impaired. A singer that has become known for her gravity-defying spectacles in two Grammy performances past - in 2010 she debuted a flying routine complete with acrobats ...

Author: 0 The Grammy Awards 2018 Red Carpet

Voices in Entertainment, an advocacy group led by Meg Harkins of Roc Nation and Karen Rait of Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records, wrote an open letter to those in the music industry just days before the Awards ceremony urging them to wear white roses .

Life&Culture Asahd Khaled Is Completely Unimpressed by Everyone on the Grammy Red Carpet
Author: 0 Asahd Khaled Is Completely Unimpressed by Everyone on the Grammy Red Carpet

Thirty years old, the Compton rap artist carried home the gilded gramophone in the Best Rap/Sung Performance category for his track " Loyalty ", which features 29-year-old Rihanna . Nobody can deny the fact that she looked stunning dressed in a tropical dress paired with a lovely flower in her hair. Rihanna has a history of not giving any fucks, but this is a new level of no fucks given.

Life&Culture Bruno Mars ended hip hop Grammy dreams
Author: 0 Bruno Mars ended hip hop Grammy dreams

Chappelle won best comedy album for his first comedy album in more than 12 years: the double album to his first two Netflix specials, "The Age of Spin" and "Deep in the Heart of Texas". "Lemonade" was seen as an album that moved the needle and dominated pop culture in different ways than Adele's colossal sales. The Compton rapper beat Jay-Z to the prize with his album " Damn ".

Life&Culture Cardi B Freaking Out Over A Note From U2's Bono Is Priceless
Author: 0 Cardi B Freaking Out Over A Note From U2's Bono Is Priceless

Ashi told InStyle , "The inspiration behind this dress was Cardi herself". But when she stopped by to chat with E!'s Giuliana Rancic , viewers couldn't help but point out that the interaction felt a little uncomfortable. She addressed all the speculation about her life on the red carpet saying, "Somebody's always saying that I'm pregnant every two weeks - If y'all wanna know, ask me!" He got me a half-million dollar ring, yeah he does, ' Cardi recently stated.

Life&Culture Fan yells during Tiger Woods backswing on birdie putt
Author: 0 Fan yells during Tiger Woods backswing on birdie putt

He finished the week at 3-under, well back. 1-2-FREE WWE Royal Rumble live stream for FREE: How to watch event and Elimination Chamber? That was the case at the Farmers, where he tested his fused back with all sorts of lies. "Hopefully I can go out (Sunday) and give my son, Mason, a big birthday present", Palmer said. The gallery sang a chorus of " get him out of here" requests.

Author: 0 Grammy Awards 2018: Jay-Z misses out as Bruno Mars wins big

At the end of the glamorous event which many consider to be the holy grail of music recognition, rapper Kendrick Lamar and pop singer Bruno Mars were the biggest victor of the night. Before the performance, Maren Morris, Eric Church and Brothers Osborne performed an emotional rendition of Eric Clapton's "Tears In Heaven" - written after his son died - in honor of the 58 people who died at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas a year ago.