Ladies night: Beyoncé, Swift make history as others win big
Four women won the top four prizes Sunday, including Swift, who became the first female performer to win album of the year three times. Beyoncé — with her 28th win — became the most decorated woman in Grammy history. And 9-year-old Blue Ivy Carter — who won best music video alongside her mother — became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in the show’s 63-year history. Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honors, also made history and became the first female rapper to win best rap song. She's also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
New this week: Sia, Clarice Starling and Kristen Wiig
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. One nominee, “Judas and the Black Messiah," arrives on HBO Max (as well as in theaters) on Friday. Ad— Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo's last writing partnership turned out pretty well. Ad— AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Sia’s Golden Globe-nominated directorial debut, “Music,” will be accompanied with a 14-track album. Ad— “Silence of the Lambs” is three decades in the rearview mirror, but only a year has passed as CBS’ “Clarice” picks up the story of FBI Agent Clarice Starling.
Grammy award-winner Ryan Tedder is 'ravenously bullish' on live music's future despite virus downturn
So you can still release music," he said. "I have a slate of singles dropping with artists, but shooting music videos is a little tricky, you have to get creative." The writer of some of the world's best-selling hits, including Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" and "Halo" by Beyonce, told CNBC he remains "long term, ravenously bullish on the future of live music." Tedder said the band were finalizing its latest album, "Human," in London as the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a global pandemic. Tedder told CNBC: "Every musician, everybody that's working in the music space right now is out of work 99% of musicians and touring artists.cnbc.com
Apple announces free repair program for some iPhone 6s devices that might not turn on
Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., right, speaks with Ryan Tedder, lead singer of One Republic, as other members of the band look on after a product announcement in San Francisco, Sept. 9, 2015. Apple is expected to unveil its iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Imagescnbc.com
Adele and Beyonc duet report a 'joke'
The internet was all abuzz this weekend with news that Adele and Beyonc had apparently collaborated on a song with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. It all started when One Republic frontman Ryan Tedder told radio station Z100 New York that it was happening on the band's new album. "We have one song featuring Beyonc and Adele with a Chris Martin piano solo on the bridge," Tedder said. But a rep for Tedder told CNN Monday that he was just joking. But my artist of my life is Beyonc," Adele said tearfully.