And then there was a loud noise of glass shattering in the background.
Janelle Monae's "Dirty Computer", country singer Kacey Musgraves' "Golden Hour", eclectic musician Brandi Carlile's "By The Way, I Forgive You", newcomer H.E.R's self-titled "H.E.R.", and the soundtrack album to superhero movie "Black Panther", which was produced by Lamar, round out the contenders for best album. "This is just the beginning of moving to a more inclusive future". "I feel like we are truly part of a celebration, bringing the light, bringing the energy and continuing to make the statement that music is such an important part of all of our lives", she said in a press preview on February 7, according to Rolling Stone. This year's most nominated woman picked up her first three awards during the Grammy Premiere Ceremony, the nontelevised portion where the bulk of the awards are given out. A study released by the University of Southern California's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative days before the ceremony found that of the 899 individuals who had been nominated for the previous six shows, 90.7 percent were men. Esperanza Spalding, Melanie Fiona, Goapele and others also attended.
"I can pull together a performance over night and you know that, Ken", she wrote Thursday afternoon. "I relax more ... when I know that I am supported by other women ... and I feel like I can do anything".
Grammy organizers this year expanded the top four categories - album, record, song of the year, and best new artist - to eight nominees from five in a bid to diversify the contest. This marks yet another rough year for the Grammys.
"This isn't a trend, this is a fleeting moment, this is a critical time in our history - a turning point where the only way out is going forward", Monae said.
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.
When asked about the lack of women in the top categories at the 2018 Grammys, Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow said women need to "step up".
Drama has also surrounded the Grammys around its Motown Records tribute: Some people complained when a promo aired on CBS showing Jennifer Lopez as the act set to honor the legendary record label, which launched the careers of Jackson 5, the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and more.
Late night host James Corden, the host of the 2017 and 2018 Grammys, will be getting a rest this year, as 15-time Grammy Award victor Alicia Keys will be hosting. A representative for the Grammys didn't return an email seeking clarification about the tribute. Falguni "Falu" Shah is nominated in Best Children's Album category for her album Falu's Bazaar, Snatam Kaur Khalsa is nominated in New Age Album category for his album Beloved and Prashant Mistry (Engine-Earz Experiment) is nominated in Best Immersive Audio Album category for his album Symbol.
"I've got nothing to say, I'm speechless", she said. "Just the fact that this album has connected in such a way beyond my wildest dreams is just really cool".
San Diego quarterback Mike Bercovici was absolutely under pressure for the entirety of the first half, being sacked five times. Polian said the USFL took about 22 months to get up and running, and the expansion Carolina Panthers took about 19 months.
Abigail said she wanted to become a police officer so she could fight the "bad guys": the cancer in her body. Her mother, Ilene Arias, told CNN: 'They basically said it's time to enjoy some life. "Extremely tough.
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.
Back in India, Rajasthan police's NOC (no-objection certificate) to Robertson on December 10, 2018 raised several doubts. All they need to have is some money to charm the government employees who issue the death certificate .
Basically, it wasn't my intention. "When Aamir called me for Dangal , Secret Superstar , I went all the way to Ambani's house. This womencentric film was also helmed by Kangana and the actress held her hopes high for this film.
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.
However, it has been reported that the 33-year-old American and the 30-year-old Brit have reached an agreement for the rematch . Several names had been touted to take on Joshua, with fans hoping for a match against Whyte, Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury.
UFC 234 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne , Australia drew a reported sold out crowd of 15,238 for a gate of $3,484,855 (AUD). It's one of those situations, had it popped up during the fight it could have been fatal for him so this is really serious.
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.
I want to thank all the artists who made the first ever selection show a spectacular success and all the fans who got behind them. Speaking on Saturday night, Miller-Heidke said she was "so grateful and thrilled" to represent Australia at Eurovision.
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.
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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.
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.
A bunch of BioWare classics are coming to console this year
Skybound said additional details including box contents and specific platform support will be unveiled in the coming months. Well this is a news article that we never saw coming. "We're thrilled to find ourselves working with such a talented group".