Tag: Lamar, Kendrick

Taylor Swift? Cardi B? The 2019 Grammy Nominations’ Snubs and Surprises

Like most major awards shows, the Grammys in recent years has attempted a precarious balancing act: maintaining its status as the music establishment’s kingmaker — and live CBS concert event — while also trying to confront the reality of its staid, overwhelmingly white and male history. [Kendrick Lamar leads nominees and women dominate major categories: […]

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Kendrick Lamar Leads 2019 Grammy Nominees, and Women Dominate Major Categories

The rap stars Kendrick Lamar and Drake lead the list of nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards announced Friday, but right behind them is a crop of young and less heralded artists, notably women, after years of friction about diversity, including a major dust-up over gender representation after the last ceremony. The Instagram star turned […]

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Playlist: The Playlist: Lady Gaga Dives Into a Fresh Era, and 15 More New Songs

Advertisement Hear tracks from Lil Wayne, Barbra Streisand, Thelonious Monk and others. Sept. 28, 2018 ImageLady Gaga and Bradley Cooper have released the first single from “A Star Is Born,” the track “Shallow.”CreditAnthony Harvey/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images [embedded content] The first song from the upcoming remake of “A Star Is Born,” written and directed […]

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