An absent Ariana Grande, who pulled out of the Grammys show last week after a dispute with producers, won her first Grammybest pop vocal album for Sweetener.
Pop royalty Gaga meanwhile won an award in the visual media group for her heart-pounding hit "Shallow" of the blockbuster film "A Star Is Born", and another for best pop solo performance for "Joanne". "Just knowing that so many women are nominated this year, looking back from last year to this year when I was on the stage at the Grammys, you could see that I was frustrated about the opportunities and about our visibility as women", said Monae, who gave powerful speech last year ahead of Kesha's emotional and striking performance celebrating sisterhood and women's rights. "I am such a misfit", she said.
The track will compete for more Grammys, including song of the year, record of the year and best pop duo/group performance, where Bradley Cooper is a nominee. "Thank you for being my island", she said.
The Staples Center in downtown L.A. played host to some wild fashion moments from the biggest names in music on Sunday, February 10.
The lead up to this year's Grammys hasn't been completely smooth though.
Women have a strong presence in the top categories.
Her six nominations are for Record of the Year ("The Joke"), Album of the Year (By the Way, I Forgive You), Song of the Year ("The Joke"), Best American Roots Performance ("The Joke"), Best American Roots Song ("The Joke") and Best Americana Album (By the Way, I Forgive You).
When asked soon after the show about the lack of female winners, academy president Neil Portnow said women needed to "step up" - now-infamous words that instantly drew outrage, and which he said were taken out of context.
But, if and when you hear her name tonight, in the context of nominees or as the victor, now you know a little more about who she is. "I support her and I support her decision", she added.
When she returned onstage for her second win, she was in shock. Other big stars also declined to attend, including Kendrick Lamar, the top nominee with eight, and Drake, nominated for seven awards.
Jada Pinkett Smith and Jennifer Lopez also spoke and stood in solidary with Obama, Gaga and Alicia Keys, who is hosting the show airing on CBS.
"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".
The show will be hosted this year by 15-time Grammy victor Alicia Keys.
There will also be a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, who died last August.
A Quebec City court handed a life sentence on Friday to the gunman who fatally shot six members of a Quebec mosque in 2017 . More than 50 people were at the Islamic Cultural Centre in January 2017 when he began shooting during evening prayers.
The P30 shows off its triple rear camera setup while the P30 Pro reveals its quad camera vertical setup and location. According to the new information, the design for the upcoming Huawei P30 and P30 Pro has leaked out on the internet.
She also found herself the target of Bieber's fans, and many people on social media were also not optimistic about their marriage. I wanted to rededicate myself to God in that way because I really felt it was better for the condition of my soul.
His speech shouldn't be restricted, because his lifeblood is writing and speaking about politics and fashion, his attorneys say. Those appearances caught the judge's attention last week when she encouraged Stone not to treat his case like a "book tour".
Syriza has 145 seats in parliament but has support from a number of independents, allowing it to muster a majority in voting. One lawmaker described the pact as "worth spitting at", another that Greece was "humiliated".
The statement notes that a winter storm with significant snow, freezing rain and strong winds is possible for Tuesday, Feb. 12. Some showers also develop Sunday, but our next best chance of rain comes between Monday and Tuesday of next week.
The party said it complied "with the royal command with loyalty to the king and all members of the royal family". The March 24 election is the first since a military coup in 2014 toppled an elected pro-Thaksin government.
He signed a one-year, $10.5 million deal with Cleveland in January, and will be arbitration eligible in both 2020 and 2021. The Indians said Lindor was evaluated Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic , where a doctor confirmed a moderate calf strain.
Residents in Seattle cleared out grocery store shelves and left work early on Friday afternoon as the storm arrived. The large group of people participated in a public snowball fight on Saturday at Wright Park in Tacoma, Washington.
Baltimore City School Police said the victim is a 56-year-old hall monitor and is in critical, but stable condition. During a press conference, officials said the staff member who was shot was a hall monitor.
P.A., Canada gain jobs, Sask. Sees slight drop
The youth jobless rate edged up to 11.2 per cent, from 11.1 per cent in December as more young people looked for work. However, the number of people working also declined as people left the workforce.
2018 was the fourth hottest year ever recorded
There was disastrous flooding in India, a huge typhoon in the Philippines and deadly wildfires in Greece and Sweden . But in the long-term, the two agencies strongly agree on the pace and trajectory of global warming.
Elections: PDP denied venue for Abuja mega rally
However, a statement by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Saturday, PDP insisted that it will reschedule and still hold the presidential rally regardless of any further efforts to stop it.
Geralt invades Monster Hunter World in new crossover
The Monster Hunter World Witcher crossover puts players in the boots of Geralt of Rivia , not just a character skin. Players will be able to talk to other characters, and their dialogue choices will determine how the story unfolds.
Look at this colossal storm on Uranus
But as time progressed, a reflective band-whitish against Uranus' blue hues-began to appear encircling the north pole. That hemisphere is now sporting a massive dark storm that stretches about 6,800 miles (11,000 kilometers) across.