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Kendrick Lamar opens Grammys with help from U2 and Dave Chappelle Kendrick Lamar opens Grammys with help from U2 and Dave Chappelle
- January 29, 2018

Lamar wore a white rose in a sign of solidarity with the anti-sexual harassment movement to accept the first televised award of the night which he said "really belongs to her" in reference to Rihanna . Dr. Luke has repeatedly denied Kesha's allegations. Kendrick Lamar and Jay-Z dominated the nominations. British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran , who was snubbed in the top album, record and song of the year categories, won two Grammys for his 2017 best-seller "Divide" and single "The ... (more...)
If Roman Reigns wins the WWE Royal Rumble, Fans may actually riot If Roman Reigns wins the WWE Royal Rumble, Fans may actually riot
- January 29, 2018

Live from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, it's time for the 2018 Royal Rumble! Rousey, who just last week denied having a deal in place with Vince McMahon's wrestling company, surprised the Philadelphia crowd after Asuka won the women's Royal Rumble . (more...)
Stars support Time's Up with white roses at Grammys Stars support Time's Up with white roses at Grammys
- January 29, 2018

After almost every major actress (and many actors) showed up at the Golden Globes earlier this month in head-to-toe black to protest sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, we wondered how the music world might show its solidarity with the #MeToo movement at the Grammys . (more...)
Alessia Cara wins Best New Artist at Grammys Alessia Cara wins Best New Artist at Grammys
- January 29, 2018

The single came to full prominence at the 2017 VMA Awards, where the singer was backed by a small orchestra as well as bevy of suicide survivors who wore t-shirts that displayed the suicide hotline number on the front and an inspirational message on the back that read, "You are not alone". (more...)
Kendrick Lamar Makes a Statement With Fiery Grammys Performance Kendrick Lamar Makes a Statement With Fiery Grammys Performance
- January 29, 2018

I thought it was about the accolades, but it's about putting that paint on the canvas. Bono and the Edge , of U2, briefly joined him on stage to sing the chorus of " XXX ". Maren Morris, Erich Church and Brothers Osborne are also participating in a tribute, which is to the victims of the Las Vegas concert shooting at the Harvest 91 Festival. (more...)
GRAMMYS 2018: Performers Pay Tribute To Las Vegas & Manchester Victims GRAMMYS 2018: Performers Pay Tribute To Las Vegas & Manchester Victims
- January 29, 2018

Maren Morris , Eric Church and Brothers Osborne offered a heartfelt performance in honor of the victims of gun violence in 2017 during Sunday's GRAMMY Awards telecast , collaborating on Eric Clapton's " Tears in Heaven ". Morris, the Osbornes, and Church were among the performers at Las Vegas's Route 91 Harvest Festival , where a shooting rampage began during Jason Aldean's headlining set on the third and final night of the festival, when a gunman firing into the audience killed 58 ... (more...)
The Men's Royal Rumble The Men's Royal Rumble
- January 29, 2018

Some 30 years after the event became an instant classic among fans, women have earned their own, on the strength of a huge surge in popularity of women's wrestling in the last five years, built on the backs of any woman who ever set foot inside a wrestling ring. (more...)
Kesha Gives Emotional Grammys Performance as Stars Support #MeToo Movement
- January 29, 2018

Both " Praying " and " Rainbow " were nominated for Grammy awards this year but lost to Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" song and "Divide" album in the pop categories. Even though a judge tossed out several of Kesha's claims against Dr Luke in April 2016, she did regain her voice in the studio-in the form of Rainbow , her first album in almost five years. (more...)
Twitter Stunned Hillary Clinton Showed up in Grammys Sketch Twitter Stunned Hillary Clinton Showed up in Grammys Sketch
- January 29, 2018

The shot began with Clinton holding the book over her face so she couldn't be seen, but the crowd's deafening screams began from the moment her voice was heard. And the Grammy for most unexpected cameo goes to... "You think so?" Clinton asked, as the audience continued applauding. Meanwhile, be sure to like CarterMatt on Facebook to get some additional news regarding the Grammys , plus a number of other shows and events we cover. (more...)
Cardi B makes the most outrageous comment at the Grammys Cardi B makes the most outrageous comment at the Grammys
- January 29, 2018

Cardi also discussed what fans can expect from her album, saying, "Hood, cause I'm always hood, and a little feelings to it and something very different, something that I tried to be a little different - and they're gonna love it". Her lines include, "You heard she gon' do what from who?" But when bringing up the song, Giuliana seemingly struggled with remembering the line, which people on Twitter were quick to but on blast. (more...)
Grammys Kicks Off With Giant, Politically Charged Kendrick Lamar Performance Grammys Kicks Off With Giant, Politically Charged Kendrick Lamar Performance
- January 29, 2018

Here's why: An army of hooded soldiers marched in front of an American flag, with Lamar slouched in the middle, crouching to the ground, when U2's Bono and The Edge emerged. The two artists are among the nominees for best album, along with JAY-Z for "4:44", "Awaken, My Love!" by Childish Gambino and "Melodrama" by Lorde. (more...)
See Lady Gaga's Dramatic Grammys Look and Fierce 'Do
- January 29, 2018

The 31-year-old "Applause" singer sported a bright yellow Concepto dress with buckles down the back, a bold blue Dion Lee coat and silver metallic Stuart Weitzman boots. She captioned her colorful pics with: 'Pre GRAMMY Night! Rehearsal, food, friends, and FASHUN. The six-time GRAMMY victor is nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album for Joanne and Best Pop Solo Performance for "Million Reasons". (more...)
Joy Villa in anti-abortion Grammys dress Joy Villa in anti-abortion Grammys dress
- January 29, 2018

While wearing a political statement on the Grammys red carpet isn't unheard of, the explicit image feel particularly insensitive. "I'm incredibly blessed to have given life, and I hope to encourage anyone in a similar situation to choose adoption". (more...)
Sofia Richie Joins Scott Disick For Date Night - WITH His Three Children! Sofia Richie Joins Scott Disick For Date Night - WITH His Three Children!
- January 29, 2018

The 22-year-old supermodel left a shade-filled Instagram comment on a fan account for Scott, 34, on Saturday night. "Awww Scott and his kids", Kendall wrote, accompanied by the big cheesy smiling emoji. Eyewitnesses observed Sofia and Scott throughout the date and revealed to E! Despite having ended his relationship with Kourtney, Scott still makes regular appearances on the family's hit reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians . (more...)
Box Office Report: Final 'Maze Runner' Film Finishes 1st Box Office Report: Final 'Maze Runner' Film Finishes 1st
- January 29, 2018

The opening had been delayed for a year following injuries O'Brien suffered on the set. Maze Runner: The Death Cure has the prescription for a box office victory. Filling out the top five are two more Fox films: Hugh Jackman's P.T. Barnum musical The Greatest Showman , with about $95. million, and Steven Spielberg's Pentagon Papers drama The Post , with about $9.5 million. (more...)
Late Carrie Fisher wins Grammy Award for memoir recording Late Carrie Fisher wins Grammy Award for memoir recording
- January 29, 2018

Carrie's Grammy was won for the audiobook version of her final memoir, " The Princess Diarist ", which focussed mainly on her experiences making the original " Star Wars " trilogy in the late 1970s and 1980s. Fisher's legacy has had a wide-ranging impact, especially in the role of Princess and General Leia Organa in the Star Wars saga. "Anyone who's seen Wishful Drinking or just listened to her utter words at any point will have no doubt she deserved it". (more...)
This is Melodrama: Why Lorde won't perform at today's Grammys This is Melodrama: Why Lorde won't perform at today's Grammys
- January 29, 2018

The Kiwi songstress is the only album of the year nominee not offered a solo slot. TMZ reports she'll also be giving the Grammy's red carpet a miss this year, though she will attend the ceremony. Lamar is expected to open Sunday's show which will also feature live performances by Lady Gaga, U2, Cardi B, Pink, Miley Cyrus, Sting, Elton John, Sam Smith and many others. (more...)
Jay-Z, Beyoncé celebrate NY Grammy weekend atop Trade Center Jay-Z, Beyoncé celebrate NY Grammy weekend atop Trade Center
- January 29, 2018

The 2018 Grammy Awards go down tonight (Jan. 28), but there have already been plenty of pre-Grammy shindigs taking place in New York City. Then Leslie Odom Jr. She said: 'Oh, he's so smart. The Roc Nation mogul received the GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Award for his indelible work in music. The black-tie event closed with a rousing tribute to Aretha Franklin by Jennifer Hudson, though the Queen of Soul didn't attend. (more...)
Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Citizens Financial Group Inc's FY2018 Earnings (CFG)
- January 29, 2018

Reinhart Partners Inc bought 133,055 shares as the company's stock declined 8.64% while stock markets rallied. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested in 435,923 shares. CFG has been the topic of several recent research reports. Bessemer Grp Inc Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Investors Title Company (NASDAQ:ITIC) for 1,700 shares. (more...)
Jennifer Hudson will play Aretha Franklin in upcoming biopic Jennifer Hudson will play Aretha Franklin in upcoming biopic
- January 29, 2018

Deadline reports that Davis, during his highly anticipated pre-Grammy party, introduced the singer/actress to sing a few songs, then revealed to the audience that she will be playing Aretha, who hand selected Hudson herself. Every musical icon sooner or later becomes the subject of a biopic, and if MGM has its way, the next recipient of the treatment will be Aretha Franklin . (more...)
60th Annual Grammy Awards: Everything You Need to Know Before You Watch 60th Annual Grammy Awards: Everything You Need to Know Before You Watch
- January 28, 2018

Although the MTA has not released any information specifically about the 2018 Grammy Awards and how they'll affect subway service, you can be sure that the delays will be beyond the planned service changes that night . 28), it will be the final stage in a voting process that began more than three months ago. He is closely followed by Kendrick Lamar who has a streak of losing his big wins to artistes like Macklemore and Taylor Swift . (more...)
Anushka Shetty's 'Bhaagamathie' breaks box office Anushka Shetty's 'Bhaagamathie' breaks box office
- January 28, 2018

Check Bhaagmathi at box office world wide. It is a New age Horror thriller film, written and directed by G. Ashok and produced by V. Vamsi Krishna Reddy & Pramod under the banner, UV Creations, Whereas SS Thaman composed the music . Both versions have received decent response everywhere and made good collections at the worldwide box office. This film brought more popularity towards film industry Anushka played a Super Cop role as IAS officer and she also Mesmerised the audience with her ... (more...)
President Oprah? Not , Winfrey says in interview President Oprah? Not , Winfrey says in interview
- January 28, 2018

Almost a full calendar year ago, I wrote a piece shutting down the rumors about Oprah Winfrey running for president. Winfrey shut down the rumors and rumblings during a recent interview, stating that she has absolutely no interest in possibly going up against current American president Donald Trump when the time comes. (more...)
Federer breaks down during victory speech Federer breaks down during victory speech
- January 28, 2018

Roger Federer was midway through his speech following his sixth Australian Open title victory when his voice started to wobble. The crunch moment of the match came in the opening game of the decider. Cilic came out on top in winners, gaining the edge 45 to 41, but Federer's 24 aces proved to be the difference maker. Cilic could not get his rhythm going in the first set as Federer looked in serene condition, taking it in just 25 minutes. (more...)
Donald Trump 'would love to return to Scotland' Donald Trump 'would love to return to Scotland'
- January 28, 2018

It was done because I am a big believer in fight radical Islamic terror. Piers Morgan will be live from Davos on Good Morning Britain tomorrow morning (Friday 26th January) to talk about the interview and give a first glimpse at his interview. (more...)