12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out
And it earned him his first Grammy nomination in six years. 3 spot on the pop charts — is up for best rap song and best rap performance. And Anderson .Paak's “Lockdown," about police brutality and racial injustice, is up for best melodic rap performance and best music video. JAY-Z, THE SONGWRITERS, SHINESHappy wife, happy life: Jay-Z has lent his songwriting hand to his wife Beyoncé and he's earned Grammy nominations for it. PAUL McCARTNEY, THE ART DIRECTORPaul McCartney scored his 79th Grammy nominations this year — as an art director.
And the Grammy nomination goes to ... Megan? Harry? Weeknd?
Others who may earn nominations include Lewis Capaldi, Summer Walker, Morgan Wallen, Doja Cat, BLACKPINK, Ingrid Andress, Snoh Aalegra, Skip Marley, Mickey Guyton and CNCO. Ricch should also earn nominations for his guest appearance on DaBaby’s international hit “Rock Star,” helping him become the show’s overall top nominee. ________FOLKS LOVE FOLKLORETaylor Swift’s last two albums, “Lover” and “reputation,” didn’t earn nominations for album of the year. The seven-member group’s hit “Dynamite” could snag a nomination for best pop duo/group performance, and their latest album could compete for best global music album. 3 on pop charts, should earn a nomination for best country performance and best country song.
Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards
Gary Clark Jr. poses in the press room with the awards for best rock song, best rock performance and best contemporary blues album for "This Land", at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. The 18-year-old made history at the Grammy Awards Sunday. also won best pop vocal album. Her brother Finneas O'Connell also won awards for engineering and producing the album. Tyler, the Creator said later that the rap album Grammy was a backhanded compliment.
Rapper YG arrested on robbery charges at Los Angeles home
Rapper YG was arrested Friday morning on robbery charges at his home in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old rapper, whose real name is Keenon Jackson, was taken into custody when sheriff's deputies served a search warrant at his home around 4 a.m. in the city's Chatsworth neighborhood. The rapper is scheduled to perform at a tribute for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Sunday's Grammy Awards Ceremony at Staples Center. YG has claimed he was not involved in the chase, stating he was in a Hollywood recording studio at the time. YG is currently being held at the downtown L.A. Men's Central Jail on $250,000 bail.cbsnews.com
Netflix's 'Rhythm + Loud' features late rapper Nipsey Hussle
The first stop for judges T.I., Cardi B and Chance the Rapper is Los Angeles, where T.I. recruits the late rapper Nipsey Hussle to help him scout out local talent. The premiere episode of "Rhythm + Flow" features a guest appearance by the West Coast rapper, who was shot and killed on March 31. My partner, the legendary Nipsey Hussle," T.I., also known as Tip, narrates in the first episode. "Rhythm + Flow" debuted on Netflix on October 9.