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15 Grammy facts: Michelle Obama in, Bruce Springsteen out

WorldNews Thursday, 21 November 2019
15 Grammy facts: Michelle Obama in, Bruce Springsteen outFifteen things worth noting about Wednesday’s nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards, from snubbed singers to the comeback kids. Advertising Snubbing Springsteen Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars” didn’t shine bright enough for the Grammy Awards. The rock legend’s well-received album was heavily snubbed at this year’s show. Even “Springsteen on Broadway,” which earned The Boss an Emmy nomination, wasn’t included in the best music film category. Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” will likely take the prize in the latter category, but the pop superstar was shut out of the top three categories and all the R&B categories. Taylor Swift didn’t receive an album of the year nomination for the second...
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Michelle Obama has been nominated for a Grammy. Veuer's Lenneia Batiste has more.

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Grammy Award Grammy Award Accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States

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Adele is 'pouring her heart and soul' into her new record

Grammy-winning star Adele is ­"pouring her heart and soul" into her new album, according to an insider.

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21 Savage Is Helping Kids Learn Finances Suring COVID-19 [Video]

21 Savage Is Helping Kids Learn Finances Suring COVID-19

21 Savage is expanding his mission to help underserved children during the pandemic. As a direct response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Grammy-award winning rapper made an announcement. He is launching a multi-tier expansion of his Juma Bank Account Financial Literacy program. The program offers financial resources nationwide, according to CNN. He is also making a $25,000 donation to the City of Atlanta's #ATLStrong Covid-19 relief fund.

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Zac Brown Is celebrating July 4th With A Live Stream Concert [Video]

Zac Brown Is celebrating July 4th With A Live Stream Concert

The Zac Brown band wants to celebrate America's birthday with its fans. The Grammy-winning group will kick off the holiday weekend with a live stream performance on July 3. According to CNN, all proceeds will go to Brown's non-profit Camp Southern Ground, which supports veterans. Zac Brown said in a press release. "All men and women who have served deserve our deepest gratitude". he went on to say; " we invite you to celebrate and support them through music and community.

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Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen American singer, songwriter, and musician

Bruce Springsteen blasts Donald Trump for failing to wear face mask [Video]

Bruce Springsteen blasts Donald Trump for failing to wear face mask

Bruce Springsteen has demanded U.S. leader Donald Trump wear a face mask to show respect to the victims of the coronavirus.

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Bruce Springsteen dedicates eight-minute protest song to George Floyd [Video]

Bruce Springsteen dedicates eight-minute protest song to George Floyd

Bruce Springsteen shared a powerful tribute to George Floyd during the latest episode of his weekly radio show.

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Bruce Springsteen joins Dropkick Murphys for first-ever empty stadium gig at Fenway Park [Video]

Bruce Springsteen joins Dropkick Murphys for first-ever empty stadium gig at Fenway Park

The Boss will participate in the punk rockers' 'Streaming Outta Fenway' gig at the home of the Boston Red Sox on May 29.

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Bruce Springsteen to join Dropkick Murphys for first-ever empty gig at Boston's Fenway Park [Video]

Bruce Springsteen to join Dropkick Murphys for first-ever empty gig at Boston's Fenway Park

Bruce Springsteen will be the special guest remotely when Dropkick Murphys play the first-ever empty show at Fenway Park in Boston on May 29.

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Dropkick Murphys And Bruce Springsteen To Perform Free Concert From Fenway Park [Video]

Dropkick Murphys And Bruce Springsteen To Perform Free Concert From Fenway Park

Bostonians will be treated to a socially distant summer kick-off concert at Fenway Park. According to CNN, Dropkick Murphys will perform for the Streaming Outta Fenway live event on Friday, May 29. The performance will be free and the band will be joined remotely by Bruce Springsteen. Springsteen will join Dropkick Murphys for a special "double play" of one of his songs and one of the Murphys songs.

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Michelle Obama Michelle Obama Lawyer, writer and former First Lady of the United States

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, to join forces with Michelle Obama for Girl Up summit [Video]

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is teaming up with Michelle Obama for the upcoming Girl Up Leadership Summit.

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Michelle Obama pays glowing tribute to ‘my girl’ Beyonce [Video]

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Former first lady Michelle Obama paid a glowing tribute to “my girl” Beyonce, as the singer was honoured for her philanthropy work. Beyonce was recognised at the BET Awards, which celebrate black artists and sportspeople.

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Rhythm and blues Rhythm and blues Music genre that originated in African American communities in the 1940s

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The Pointer Sisters founder d*ad at 69 [Video]

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Lady Gaga, BTS, Maluma encourage class of 2020 in online graduation celebration. [Video]

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With a coronavirus lockdown and racial protests derailing graduation for American students, music stars such as Lady Gaga and Maluma united for YouTube Originals' "Dear Class of 2020" on Sunday (June 07).

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Taylor Swift Taylor Swift American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress

'Disgusting symbol': Justin Timberlake joins Taylor Swift in calling for removal of Confederate statues

Justin Timberlake is joining a growing list of celebrities calling on their hometowns to remove Confederate monuments and memorabilia amid national anti-racism..
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'Disgusting symbol': Justin Timberlake joins Taylor Swift in calling for removal of confederate statues

Justin Timberlake joins a growing list of stars calling on their hometowns to remove confederate monuments amid national anti-racism protests.

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Taylor Swift 'so upset' by transgender omission in U.S. census [Video]

Taylor Swift 'so upset' by transgender omission in U.S. census

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Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato celebrating Pride with virtual Stonewall Day global livestream [Video]

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Beyoncé Beyoncé American singer, songwriter, producer, and actress

Kelly Rowland 'tortured' herself over Beyoncé comparisons [Video]

Kelly Rowland 'tortured' herself over Beyoncé comparisons

The star was coaching Chris Sebastian on 'The Voice Australia' when he opened up to her about being compared to his famous sibling, Guy Sebastian.

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Kelly Rowland 'tortured' herself over Beyonce comparisons [Video]

Kelly Rowland 'tortured' herself over Beyonce comparisons

Kelly Rowland has admitted she used to "torture" herself about being compared to her Destiny Child bandmate Beyoncé and felt like she was in her shadow.

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Beyonce's BeyGOOD foundation teams up with NAACP to launch Black-Owned Small Business Impact grants [Video]

Beyonce's BeyGOOD foundation teams up with NAACP to launch Black-Owned Small Business Impact grants

Beyonce's BeyGOOD foundation has teamed up with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to launch a fund for black-owned small businesses struggling amid the Covid-19 pandemic and will offer grants of $10,000 dollars.

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