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The 2022 American Music Awards all set to stream live on Lionsgate Play on November 21 in India
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The 2022 American Music Awards all set to stream live on Lionsgate Play on November 21 in India

The legendary singer-songwriter Lionel Richie will be bestowed with the esteemed ‘Icon Award’ in recognition of the global influence his music has had over the years.

El Clasico: Barcelona to play with Drake's logo on jersey in match against Real Madrid
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El Clasico: Barcelona to play with Drake's logo on jersey in match against Real Madrid

LaLiga leaders Barcelona take on Real Madrid in the season's first Clasico on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

Drake pays homage to singer-rapper Sidhu Moosewala at Toronto concert
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Drake pays homage to singer-rapper Sidhu Moosewala at Toronto concert

At his Toronto concert, Drake pays homage to late Indian singer-rapper Sidhu Moosewala by wearing a t-shirt with his picture on it

Youth is wasted on the Grammys: Why the Recording Academy awards young artists only when they act old
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Youth is wasted on the Grammys: Why the Recording Academy awards young artists only when they act old

At the Grammys, maturity is rewarded, and often demanded, putting it at direct odds with a music business that continues to valourise youth.

The sound of 2021: English music of this past pandemic year hasn't been all doom and gloom
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The sound of 2021: English music of this past pandemic year hasn't been all doom and gloom

If anything, the year has seen albums too short, songs too long, egos too big, and debuts too exciting, spoiling us for choice, and pushing us to redefine our own understanding of an album as we lumbered back onto our post-lockdown lives.

Explained: Why Drake has withdrawn his nominations from Grammy Awards 2022
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Explained: Why Drake has withdrawn his nominations from Grammy Awards 2022

Drake was nominated for best rap album Certified Lover Boy and Way 2 Sexy featuring Future and Young Thug, which earned a nomination for best rap performance.

People began to drown in other people: Eyewitness accounts at Travis Scott's Astroworld concert horrify people
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People began to drown in other people: Eyewitness accounts at Travis Scott's Astroworld concert horrify people

The account by Seanna Faith McCarty details the chaos that took place at the music festival

Travis Scott, Drake sued for 'inciting mayhem' at Astroworld concert in Texas
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Travis Scott, Drake sued for 'inciting mayhem' at Astroworld concert in Texas

The suit claims Travis Scott "had incited mayhem and chaos at prior events" and that "defendants knew or should have known of (Scott's) prior conduct"

MTV VMAs 2021: Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo win top honours
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MTV VMAs 2021: Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo win top honours

Justin Bieber won awards for Artist of the Year and Best Pop while Lil Nas X received the Video of the Year award.

Certified Lover Boy review: Drake's new album is more of the same
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Certified Lover Boy review: Drake's new album is more of the same

Certified Lover Boy is an almost 90-minute experience of navel gazing that might work with his fans who remain reluctant to admit to the sameness of Drake’s works.

Billboard Music Awards 2021 highlights: Nick Jonas hosts, Priyanka Chopra among presenters; Pink, BTS perform
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Billboard Music Awards 2021 highlights: Nick Jonas hosts, Priyanka Chopra among presenters; Pink, BTS perform

Nick Jonas, who hosted the show, also put up a musical performance with his brothers Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, alongside DJ Marshmellow

Billboard Music Awards 2021: The Weeknd, Drake, Taylor Swift win top honours; see complete list
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Billboard Music Awards 2021: The Weeknd, Drake, Taylor Swift win top honours; see complete list

The Weeknd received the most wins of the night with the top artist, top male artist, top Hot 100 song for 'Blinding Lights' and top R&B album for 'After Hours'.

Drake's Artist of the Decade honour at Billboard Music Awards transcends statistics, underscores his contribution to pop culture
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Drake's Artist of the Decade honour at Billboard Music Awards transcends statistics, underscores his contribution to pop culture

Not everyone buys into Drake's feminist positioning nor his lyrical ingenuity but his ability to shape opinion is never called into question.

Billboard Awards 2021: The Weeknd, Drake lead nominations with highest number of nods
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Billboard Awards 2021: The Weeknd, Drake lead nominations with highest number of nods

While The Weeknd bags 16 nominations at the Billboard Awards, Drake is up for seven honours this year and will receive the Artist of the Decade Award.

NBA: LeBron James escapes sanction over COVID-19 rule breach, say reports
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NBA: LeBron James escapes sanction over COVID-19 rule breach, say reports

Although invitees were required to show proof of a negative test or vaccination to get access to the event, James was deemed to be in breach of the NBA's Covid-19 protocols.

Billboard Music Awards 2021: Drake to be honoured as Artist of the Decade in 23 May ceremony
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Billboard Music Awards 2021: Drake to be honoured as Artist of the Decade in 23 May ceremony

Drake is also up for seven awards at the 2021 ceremony, including the top artist honour.

With more music being released on streaming than ever before, artists in UK stare into the abyss of their bank accounts
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With more music being released on streaming than ever before, artists in UK stare into the abyss of their bank accounts

Not enough of streaming revenue has made its way to musicians, and the major platforms’ model tends to over-reward stars at the expense of everybody else.

Drake overtakes Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder's records, earns 21st No 1 hit on Billboard chart
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Drake overtakes Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder's records, earns 21st No 1 hit on Billboard chart

Drake’s 'Laugh Now Cry Later' has become the 21st No 1 hit on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart.

Adele to debut as host of Saturday Night Live on 24 October; H.E.R will feature as musical guest
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Adele to debut as host of Saturday Night Live on 24 October; H.E.R will feature as musical guest

Adele will be joined by singer-songwriter H.E.R, who will serve as musical guest on the episode.