Kendrick Lamar, Drake et Childish Gambino auraient refusé les Grammys

10 Février, 2019, 14:38 | Auteur: Christine Menetries

Avec huit nominations, c'est le chanteur Kendrick Lamar qui est en tête des nominations, suivi de près par son principal concurrent, le canadien Drake.

Jay-Z était ainsi reparti bredouille l'an dernier malgré huit nominations. Il parviendra peut-être cette année à vaincre le signe indien avec la bande originale du film "Black Panther", numéro un au box-office mondial en 2018. D'ailleurs, il aura notamment la présence de Post Malone, Janelle Monae et aussi de Cardi B pour se produire sur scène. "C'est Lady Gaga qui arrivera à la 61ème cérémonie avec le plus de nomination: "cinq au total dont deux pour son titre " Shallow " en duo avec Bradley Cooper pour le film " A Star is Born ". Et pour la catégorie " Révélation de l'année", elles sont six sur huit nominés.

Les " Grammy Awards " se tiendront ce lundi à 12h30, heure de Los Angeles, 20h30 chez nous. "Une cérémonie très longue puisque 84 récompenses seront remises dont certaines dans des catégories très spéciales: " Meilleur album au son immersif", " meilleur livret d'accompagnement d'album, ...

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CNN s'est tourné vers la Recording Academy pour des commentaires. Selon le New York Times, Drake, Kendrick Lamar et Childish Gambino ont décidé de pas participer à l'événement alors qu'on les a invités.

Pour la première fois depuis longtemps, la Recording Academy, forte de 13.000 professionnels de l'industrie musicale, n'a pas sélectionné les grands noms de la pop habituellement abonnés aux nominations, telles Ariana Grande mais aussi Taylor Swift, reléguées toutes deux dans des catégories mineures.

Pour la première fois depuis 2005, c'est une femme, Alicia Keys, qui présentera la soirée de gala.

"Les femmes ont droit à un immense respect, et vous verrez ça sur scène dimanche", a assuré l'artiste.

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