Pop royalty Gaga meanwhile won an award in the visual media group for her heart-pounding hit "Shallow" of the blockbuster film "A Star Is Born", and another for best pop solo performance for "Joanne".
There was a tie for best rap performance, and Drake was surprisingly not one of the winners. The song and album is also up for record of the year and album of the year, respectively.
It's nearly time for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards! That's in contrast to last year's ceremony, where male acts dominated in nominations and the only woman competing for the top award, Lorde, didn't get a chance to perform onstage. "Just knowing that so many women are nominated this year, looking back from last year to this year when I was on the stage at the Grammys, you could see that I was frustrated about the opportunities and about our visibility as women", said Monae, who gave powerful speech last year ahead of Kesha's emotional and striking performance celebrating sisterhood and women's rights.
Musgraves, also nominated for best country album, song and performance, said she's been trying to relax this week ahead of the show.
Childish Gambino won the coveted prize for best music video for his politically provocative "This Is America".
Keys told CBS news this year´s greater representation from women was "far overdue".
Paris engage une nouvelle bataille contre Airbnb
Déjà tendues, les relations entre Airbnb et la ville de Paris ne devraient pas s'arranger dans les prochains mois. Pour la mairie, Airbnb ne respecte la réglementation qui exige un numéro d'enregistrement des biens loués.
EU slashes eurozone growth forecast as Germany cools
The EU's largest economy, Germany, is expected to slow even more steeply than the Commission's previous estimates of 1.8% in 2019. Global trade uncertainty and a sharper-than-expected slowdown in China also pose external risks to the economic outlook.
Citytv will go live at the 61st Grammys starting at 4PM PT / 7PM ET, available through an online live stream at Citytv.com/GRAMMYs and also on TV (check your local listings). "I'm especially excited for all the incredible women nominated this year!" Alicia Keys had the support of her love Swizz Beatz from the moment she stepped out on the starry night. Other performers include Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, H.E.R., Janelle Monae, Kacey Musgraves, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Dan + Shay.
H.E.R., Chloe x Halle, Margo Price, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha and Jorja Smith are also up for best new artist.
"This is just the beginning of moving to a more inclusive future", Monae said.
Women are hoping to get their due after the head of the Recording Academy - which includes more than 13,000 music professionals - told them a year ago to "step up" if they wanted to do better on Grammys night.
The lead up to this year's Grammys hasn't been completely smooth though. Weeks later, the academy announced that it had hired Tina Tchen, a lawyer and Michelle Obama's former chief of staff, to head a new task force on inclusion and diversity. Additionally, Jennifer Lopez will take the stage for a Motown tribute, although some have criticized the decision to pick a non-black singer for the performance - especially during Black History Month - when artists like Ross, Stevie Wonder or Gladys Knight could have been chosen. There will be awkward moments, but a planned tribute to Aretha Franklin, which will be performed by Yolanda Adams, Fantasia and Andra Day, had better be one to remember.
Alain Bashung est donc entré un peu plus dans la légende des Victoires de la musique avec cette 13e récompense pour " En amont ". Grande nouveauté dans les Victoires de la musique 2019: la catégorie " Album rap " fait son apparition.
The bottleneck has caused problems for PDVSA to continue producing and refining oil without imported diluents and components. They also used correspondent banks in the United States and Europe to shift money to PDVSA's accounts in China.
Two more significant winter storms are expected to blanket western Washington with more snow starting Sunday afternoon. Elsewhere, more than 148,000 customers lost power in MI following days of freezing rain.
Dave Chappelle and "Weird Al" Yankovic picked up early awards ahead of the live show, which was scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m. Women artistes are leading the nominations for big categories like album of the year and best new artist.
Saturday Night Live employing a host to perform double duty as the musical guest is not as rare as you might think. It was rumored long before Halsey took the stage, however, that cheating played a role.
The Seattle Times reports storms have delivered more snow to Seattle in the first days of February than it usually gets in a year. Sunday, with gusts in the 40-60 miles per hour range, making it feel like the single digits with the wind chill.
Minn. Sen. Amy Klobuchar set to join 2020 race
But she did bemoan the conduct of "foreign policy by tweet" and said Americans must "stop the fear-mongering and stop the hate". Some progressives say she lacks the kind of fire and bold ideas needed to bring significant change and excite voters.
Un tag antisémite suscite l'indignation — Paris
Le restaurant visé se trouve dans le centre de la capitale, sur l'Ile Saint-Louis. "La plainte a été déposée samedi". L'occupant de la place Beauvau a affirmé "tout faire pour que l'auteur de cette ignominie soit condamné".
Quebec mosque shooter sentenced to life, no parole for 40 years
Several people in the room wept as the judge read a second-by-second account of the shooter's actions on the night of the crime. On the other hand, the judge said, Bissonnette had no previous criminal record, he pleaded guilty and he expressed remorse.