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Adele doubles down on Beyonce love backstage at the Grammys

Adele doubles down on Beyonce love backstage at the Grammys

And you have done for almost 17 years. "I adore you, and I want you to be my mommy, all right". She and the Los Angeles producer Greg Kurstin shared the song award, which recognises best songwriting. Sharing a picture of himself holding up the singer, he captioned the shot: 'So proud of you dad!' However, when Adele eventually took the stage to pay tribute to late singer George Michael, she ended up becoming the main attraction there as well. Read More

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Lady Gaga and Metallica face technical problems at Grammy performance

When it comes to her pre-show routine, Lady Gaga is no stranger to sharing behind-the-scenes intel with fans on social media. Gaga dived around the stage, stumbling at times as she hopped between the different levels. Metallica's "Hardwired" was nominated for Grammy for Best Rock Song, but lost to David Bowie's "Black Star". Then when the performance actually happened, it wasn't the pairing of the two different styles of music that made the performance less than ideal, it was a ... Read More

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ICE Memo: 40 Foreign Nationals Arrested In NYC Area Operations

ICE Memo: 40 Foreign Nationals Arrested In NYC Area Operations

US homeland security secretary John Kelly said the operations, conducted in at least a dozen states, were routine and consistent with regular operations carried out by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Walls countered the conflicting report, saying there were "no ICE raids today". Los Angeles is one of many cities across the country with police departments that have said they will not enforce federal immigration laws. Read More

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Trump Voids Dodd-Frank 1504 Transparency Rule

This was Trump's first signature on CRA legislation, but he's expected to sign more, as Congress has passed a CRA resolution to end a US Interior Department rule on water stream protection from coal mining. "The energy jobs are coming back". A press release from the White House on the legislation noted USA businesses could save up to $600 million in regulatory compliance costs and 200,000 hours in paperwork. Read More

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Disney Signs Niki Caro to Direct 'Mulan' Remake

Disney Signs Niki Caro to Direct 'Mulan' Remake

Her next movie, The Zookeeper's Wife starring Jessica Chastain, is set for release in New Zealand cinemas on May 4. Caro will become the second woman at Disney to direct a movie budgeted at over $100 million. While there are some who may be upset that this Chinese tale isn't being helmed by a Chinese director, the studio did reach out to Ang Lee and Jiang Wen , but both passed on the project. Read More

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Katy Perry, Ciara, and More: Inside This Year's Grammy Weekend Parties

And we've always loved her for it. Britney has since recovered and is now slaying sold-out audiences at her Las Vegas residency, but that didn't stop Katy from taking a dig at her rocky past. In two separate interviews, Perry joked about shaving her head after a public meltdown ― something she's thought was amusing since 2010 ― landing her in hot water with Britney fans, who reminded everybody that it's never a good look to mock mental health. Read More

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Grammys Bash Trump: All the Music Stars Who Spoke Out Against POTUS

She was introduced by her mother and former stylist, Tina Knowles: "Ladies and gentlemen, with my mother's pride, my daughter, Beyonce". "My idol is Queen B", she said , taking the mic for her Record of the Year win. If you're still reeling under the magic of things that went down at the ceremony, do not expect any respite on our part, because well, Beyonce AND Adele . Read More

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Adele Tearfully Dedicates Album of the Year Grammy to Beyonce

And they stand up for themselves. During her acceptance speech, Adele said , "I can't possibly accept this award". John Legend and Cynthia Erivo will pay tribute to the late musicians Prince and George Michael. Photos at the end of the night showed both the stars holding their own Grammys. David Bowie, who died of cancer in 2016, won all four of the awards he was nominated for, including best rock song for Blackstar . Read More

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Why Adele's Grammy Award dedication to Beyonce was SO important

The "25" songstress, who also won Grammys for Record of the Year and Song of the Year , said backstage that when she heard her name called instead of Queen Bey "a piece of me died inside", reported People magazine. Despite leading with nine nominations, she only won in two categories: "Lemonade" picked up best urban contemporary album and her clip for " Formation " was chosen as best music video . Read More

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'Hot Mugshot Guy' Jeremy Meeks Is Now a Runway Model

Now, the man who rose to fame as "hot felon" when his mugshot went viral has clearly traded up after making his debut on the New York Fashion Week catwalk, the Daily Mail reports. Thousands of swooning replies and hashtags later, the ex-convict signed a modelling contract before being released from prison and is now represented by London model management agency SUPA. Read More

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Adele's Grammy Rollercoaster: Missteps, Redemption And Records

Soon after giving an emotional speech for her big win, Adele broke her trophy, but she didn't seem too fussed. Highs and Lows: Adele hit all the notes at the Grammys. "It was so monumental and so soul bearing". Sheeran championed a quaint, chirpy, semi-acoustic performance of his latest track "Shape of You", standing in the backdrop of orange halogen lights, mixing piano, guitar progressions on spot. Read More

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Adele sweeps Grammys in shock victory over Beyonce

Adele sweeps Grammys in shock victory over Beyonce

Look no further than the Staples Center in Los Angeles, where the Mother Monster ranks among a who's-who of big stars who'll be performing at Sunday's 59th Annual Grammy Awards. "I'm sorry. I can't mess this up for him". Frank Ocean didn't submit his critically acclaimed "Blonde" for Grammy consideration because he considers the organization out of touch with young black artists; Justin Bieber , in the best album race for "Purpose", and Kanye West, who has kept a low profile since a mental ... Read More

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Grammys Best Dressed: Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Rihanna & More

Grammys Best Dressed: Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Rihanna & More

Kate Hudson squeezed in a pre-Grammys workout too, and we're very interested to see if she actually shows off her abs on the carpet or if she just was using the awards an excuse to hit the gym. On the train of the dress was the word "Trump" - in all-caps. Lady Gaga, who came to the Grammys to rock out with Metallica , turned heads in a almost there look that appeared to have come from the wardrobe of "Fifty Shades Darker". Read More

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You can soon get married at a Taco Bell wedding chapel

To enter the Love & Tacos Contest, just share a photo or 30-second video about Taco Bell's role in your love story on Twitter or Instagram, with the hashtag #LoveAndTacosContest. "From sauce packet proposals to couples catering their wedding parties and after parties with Taco Bell, we have known for years that some of our most creative fans have been incorporating Taco Bell into this momentous occasion", said Marisa Thalberg, Chief Marketing Officer at the restaurant. Read More

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Adele tops Grammy Awards, but says Beyonce's the real victor

Adele tops Grammy Awards, but says Beyonce's the real victor

The way you make me and my friends feel, the way you make my black friends feel, is empowering. And they stand up for themselves. The 28-year-old star performed a cover of George Michael's Fastlove , but was forced to stop and restart. "My intention for the film and album is to create a body of work that would give voice to our pain, our struggles, our doubts, and our history, to confront issues that make us uncomfortable ". Read More

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Grammy Awards History: 11 Facts And Trivia Before the 2017 Award Show

Grammy Awards History: 11 Facts And Trivia Before the 2017 Award Show

During her post-award interview Solange didn't mention the fact that Beyonce lost to Adele, but she spoke about what influenced her album. "I'm sorry. In a riff on his popular Late Late Show segment " Carpool Karaoke ", Corden invited a slew of famous artists to perform "Sweet Caroline". Katy Perry closed her performance with the Constitution displayed behind her ; Tribe and Busta rolled up that revered document and used it as a bat to wallop white supremacists in the chops. Read More

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Solange Wins 1st Grammy and Shares Frank Ocean's Grammy Diss

Solange Wins 1st Grammy and Shares Frank Ocean's Grammy Diss

The singer opened with a poetry voiceover, likely penned by her Lemonade collaborator Warsan Shire , as video played onstage of her dancing in a decadent gold outfit and elegantly showing off her belly. David Bowie won Grammys for best rock performance and best rock song for his recording of " Blackstar ". It was an homage to late band member Glenn Frey, who died on January 18, 2016. Read More

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Adele Wins Grammy for Song of the Year

After accepting her two awards, Beyonce too spoke about what her growing family means to her as an artist. She said: 'I can't possibly accept this award. " Adele is not even wearing her engagement ring". Then pointed out, "I love you so, so much". "Thank you to my manager because the comeback, as it were, was completely masterminded by him". Read More

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Sophie Turner Reveals Next X-Men Movie Films This Year

Sophie Turner ain't f*cking around when it comes to showing off that she's a full-fledged adult hottie and not that teenage girl we first met when Game of Thrones started killing off our favorite characters. She also snuck in an "X-Men" movie tease, which sounds very promising for Dark Phoenix . If Fox is planning on going into production this summer, the studio has some work on its hands; not only does it need to find a new director, but it will also have some contracts to renegotiate, ... Read More

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Katy Perry disses Britney Spears twice at the Grammys

Katy Perry disses Britney Spears twice at the Grammys

This was an obvious reference to Britney and the time in 2007 when, as the culmination of an ongoing mental breakdown, the singer smashed a vehicle with an umbrella after shaving her own head. Fans of both artists took to social media to voice their disapproval for Perry's comments. "On Twitter, fans of Britney defend their idol. "#KatyPerryestfinie It's not because you cannot be number one in sales that you have to take on a legend. Read More

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Facebook to Launch Video-Focused Apple TV App 'Soon'

Here's a look at all the changes Facebook announced today. If you are not a fan of videos playing with sound, then you have the complete option of disabling them from the app's setting page. Such news wouldn't exactly be music to the ears of ad creatives who have been trying to make spots that work on the platform without sound, because that's what Facebook told them to do a couple of years ago. Read More

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Etan Patz Jury Has Reached A Verdict In Murder Trial

Etan vanished from a Soho street the first time he walked alone to the school bus stop on May 25, 1979. Hernandez worked at the bodega near the bus stop where Patz was last seen and gave an unexpected confession to investigators in 2012. Prosecutors portrayed Hernandez as the missing piece in a jigsaw puzzle - a man at the right place at the right time who put the body in a dumpster where it would have been trucked to a landfill before Etan's parents ever knew he was missing, and who left NY ... Read More

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Top Gear announces its return date

The BBC Two motoring show returns for a new series in March, with USA star Matt back in the driving seat and Chris and Rory joining him as co-hosts. Although Top Gear has been running since 1977, it achieved real prominence with its 2003-'15 lineup of Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, with Andy Wilman as producer. Read More

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