Beck was a double victor during the pre-telecast, taking home best alternative music album and best engineered album (non-classical) for "Colors". The telecast of the awards show is scheduled to run from 8:00 until 11:30 p.m. ET.
The singer, who sent the tweets just hours before the highly anticipated release of her album Thank U, Next, is up for two awards this year: best pop solo performance for God Is a Woman, and best pop vocal album for Sweetener. "As much as it is about me, it's not just about me", said Monae, who gave a powerful speech a year ago ahead of Kesha's emotional and striking performance celebrating sisterhood and women's rights. The song and album is also up for record of the year and album of the year, respectively.
Keys told CBS news this year´s greater representation from women was "far overdue". "This is a moment for women to love on each other and let each other know", she added.
Ariana Grande has said no thanks to the Grammy Awards. Other artists announced to perform on the broadcast include Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Dan + Shay, Post Malone with the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Shawn Mendes, Diana Ross, J Balvin, Arturo Sandoval, Young Thug, Janelle Monáe, Kacey Musgraves, H.E.R., Miley Cyrus, Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Little Big Town and Ricky Martin.
H.E.R., Chloe x Halle, Margo Price, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha and Jorja Smith are also up for best new artist.
What will the final speech from Neil Portnow - who caused more than a little consternation previous year when he said women needed to "step up" in order to secure broader inclusion - contain?
This year's nominees mark a departure from the 2018 Grammys, where Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow was criticized when he said women need to "step up" when asked about the lack of women in the top categories. She responded on Twitter and said she "can pull together a performance over night and you know that, Ken".
The lead-up to this year's Grammys has not been completely smooth, though. "These three incredible men... they lifted me up and supported me ..." Other cinema winners included Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake for their Black Panther song "King's Dead" (shared with Anderson.Paak and his song "Bubblin"); Hugh Jackman (and various other artists) for The Greatest Showman's compilation soundtrack; and Ludwig Göransson, who composed the score soundtrack for the visual media of Black Panther; and Terence Blanchard won best instrumental composition for "Blut Und Boden (Blood and Soil)", which you may recognize as the main theme to Spike Lee's film BlacKkKKlansman.
Some complained that a black artist should be involved in the tribute, while others said stronger vocalists should perform over Lopez.
"When they don't take home the big prize", he said, "the regard of the academy, and what the Grammys represent, continues to be less meaningful to the hip-hop community, which is sad". 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.
Litecoin (CURRENCY: LTC ) traded up 12.5% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on January 16th. The crypto industry market cap has risen by nearly 7 percent in the past 24 hours, from $114 billion to $ 121 billion .
As far as performers go, fans of Ariana Grande might be disappointed to learn that she dropped out of the ceremony. A representative for the Grammys didn't return an email seeking clarification about the tribute.
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Food is important to (the Duchess of Cambridge ) and she understands the links between mental health and physical exercise". And you 'd be forgiven for asking yourself - "Hmmm, what DO princes and princesses love to munch on?"
On that front, Commission forecasters also warned that the domestic drivers of the expansion in the euro area have "softened". But the risks are clearly on the downside, explained the Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Pierre Moscovici .
The 25-year-old caught wind of the comments Grammys executive producer, Ken Ehrlich made and called him a liar via Twitter. Nevertheless, Grande has a pretty good shot at winning Grammys in the two categories for which she's been nominated.
The Atlanta Legends and the San Diego Fleet will cap off Week 2 of the AAF season in primetime Sunday night on NFL Network. Kickoffs have been completely taken out of the game and scrimmage will start from each team's own 25-yard line.
Overall, employment gains were driven entirely by private sector employees while the number of self-employed decreased. There was a surge of 66,800 net new jobs across the country, but many Canadians were still left searching for work.
The Seattle Times reports storms have delivered more snow to Seattle in the first days of February than it usually gets in a year. In Tacoma, hundreds of people turned out for a snowball fight in a park after someone who lives nearby suggested it on Facebook.
The victim is now being treated at Maryland Shock Trauma and is now in serious, but stable, condition. The school was put on lockdown after the shooting, and a suspect has already been taken into custody.
AT&T won't let Verizon have its moment in the 5G limelight
Unlike the 5G talks during last year's Snapdragon 845 announcement , this year 5G is much closer to becoming a reality. On Monday, Verizon and Samsung said they plan to bring a 5G smartphone to the U.S. market in the first half of 2019.
Winter weather advisory in effect until 9 pm Sunday
The storm will arrive overnight Monday into Tuesday with flurries before snow becomes steadier sometime around 8 a.m. Snow is forecast to transition to an icy mix in this corridor from late Monday through Monday night. "I love it.
Fourth Hottest Year On Record, Says NASA
Those major disasters, plus other smaller-scale disasters, made 2018 the fourth-most costly year on-record. We're no longer talking about a situation where global warming is something in the future.
Efficient Medvedev proves too strong for Fucsovics
World number 47 Fucsovics battled past Italian giant-killer Matteo Berrettini 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 to progress to his second ATP final. The seventh seed overcame the world number 12 Tsitsipas, in straight sets in their quarter-final that was played Friday.
How to watch the Grammys
Ehrlich told media he would have loved to feature Grande in the show, but she said it was too late to pull something together. We learn that their refusal to perform is linked to the way the producers of the Grammy Awards treat the HipHop community.
Facebook snaps up visual search technology startup
On its website, GrokStyle said it is "winding down" its business, but that it is "moving on as a team" along with its technology. Earlier this month, the company bought the team behind blockchain technology company Chainspace for an undisclosed sum.
Axiom Verge crashed on the Epic Store
So when you enter the area, the game tries to play the sound, and in want of a missing file the game crashes. I can confirm that the vital sound of steam is now included in Axiom Verge's files.
Francisco Lindor Out 7 To 9 Weeks With Right Calf Strain
He signed a one-year, $10.5 million deal with Cleveland in January, and will be arbitration eligible in both 2020 and 2021. In a statement the Indians said Lindor suffered the injury working out over the weekend in Orlando, his offseason home.