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Billie Eilish arrives at the 2020 Spotify Best New Artist Party at The Lot Studios on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Dark cloud looms over new artists celebrating at GrammysLizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X are walking into what should be one of the most exciting days of their careers as they attend their first-ever Grammy Awards on Sunday, where they are the top-nominated acts
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Brandi Carlile, left, and Cyndi Lauper perform on stage at the Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Diddy calls out Grammys and demands change in fiery speechSean “Diddy” Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a blazing speech that earned him a standing ovation from Beyoncé, Jay-Z and several other music industry players
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Simmons doc, sans Oprah, receives huge ovation at SundanceWithout Oprah or Apple, the Russell Simmons documentary “On the Record” went ahead with its premiere Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, where the women who came forward with sexual assault allegations against the hip-hop mogul received one of the festival's most roaring receptions
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The academy, which puts on the 62nd Grammys on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, says nominees are selected from a list of contenders who are voted into the top 20 in each category. But some people view the voting process as less than transparent, since the choice of finalists happens behind closed doors. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Doubts loom over nominating process for Grammy AwardsThe process that determines who becomes a Grammy nominee has been put in the spotlight after the Recording Academy's ousted CEO alleged improprieties in a damaging lawsuit
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Review: Haden Triplets sustain tradition of sibling harmonyOn their new album, “The Family Songbook,” The Haden Triplets sustain the longstanding musical tradition of siblings singing in harmony
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2016, file photo, Chance The Rapper performs at The Budweiser Made In America Festival in Philadelphia. Celebrities, beware: “Punk’d” is being revived. And this time Chance the Rapper is doing the punk'ing. MTV Studios and Quibi said Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, that they are teaming up to revive the show with Grammy-winner Chance the Rapper pranking unsuspecting A-listers. Quibi is an upcoming short-video streaming service that's backed by Hollywood studios.  (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
'Punk’d' to be revived with Chance the Rapper doing pranksCelebrities, beware: “Punk’d” is being revived
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019, file photo, rapper YG performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. YG, whose real name is Keenon Jackson ,was arrested Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at his Los Angeles home on suspicion of robbery just two days before he is scheduled to perform at the Grammy Awards, officials said. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
Rapper YG arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of robberyRapper YG has been arrested at his Los Angeles home on suspicion of robbery just two days before he is scheduled to perform at the Grammy Awards
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In this Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006 photo, Doug Kershaw performs on the first day of the 22nd Louisiana Swamp Festival at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.  With his memoir out last fall, and upcoming performances at a rockabilly festival in Spain and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, he's once again in the spotlight.(Rusty Costanza/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
At 84, Cajun musician Doug Kershaw still going strongAs 84-year-old Cajun music legend Doug Kershaw looks back, he's still looking ahead too — fiddling, singing, writing and performing as the quintessential “Louisiana Man
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Review: Ethan Gruska shines brightest when melody prevailsThere's a lot to like about Ethan Gruska's new album “En Garde," says Associated Press critic Scott Stroud
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Lil Nas X performs live on stage at the 2020 Spotify Best New Artist Party at The Lot Studios on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Rosalía rule at pre-Grammy Spotify gigLizzo screamed at the top of her lungs, Lil Nas X brought out Billy Ray Cyrus for “Old Town Road” and Billie Eilish sang softly with her brother-producer assisting on keys
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Taylor Swift attends the premiere of "Miss Americana" at the Eccles Theater during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Taylor Swift shakes Sundance with revealing documentaryThe normally private Taylor Swift has premiered a revealingly intimate documentary at the Sundance Film Festival
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FILE - This March 5, 2019 file photo shows Elton John performing during his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" final tour in New York. Elton John will perform his Oscar-nominated song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman" at the Oscars on Sunday Feb. 9. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
Elton John, Erivo, Menzel, Metz among Oscar performersThe singers from five Oscar-nominated songs will reprise their performances live at next month's Academy Awards
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Joycelyn Savage, one of R&B singer R. Kelly's girlfriends, walks out of the Cook County Domestic Violence Courthouse, Thursday morning, Jan. 23, 2020, in Chicago. Savage pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly punching another of the the R&B singer's girlfriends in the face. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
R. Kelly girlfriend can return to Kelly home for belongings A girlfriend of R
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FILE - This Feb. 15, 2016 file photo shows Brittany Howard of The Alabama Shakes accepting the award for best rock performance for "Don't Wanna Fight" at the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Howard's solo album “Jaime” is up for two Grammy Awards at Sunday's ceremony. Her song “History Repeats” competes for best rock performance and best rock song. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Brittany Howard looks past and forward ahead of the GrammysBrittany Howard is back at a place where she's familiar — at the Grammys
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Review: ALA.NI aces on an astounding a capella adventureParis-based, London-born ALA
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