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Grammy Awards 2022: Why the Louis CK honour has sent ripples across female comedians, supporters of #MeToo movement
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Grammy Awards 2022: Why the Louis CK honour has sent ripples across female comedians, supporters of #MeToo movement

“Every woman who has been harassed and abused in the comedy business, I hear you and see you, and I am so, so angry,” podcast host Jesse Thorn, who interviews comedians, wrote on Twitter in response to Louis CK's Grammy Award.

Falguni Shah on winning Grammy for Best Children's Music Album: 'Turned singer-songwriter when I became a mom'
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Falguni Shah on winning Grammy for Best Children's Music Album: 'Turned singer-songwriter when I became a mom'

"You can never expect a Grammy, but there is always a chance. You can always hope and wish for it, which I did," says US-based Indiana artist Falguni Shah in an exclusive interview.

Grammys 2022 records 4 percent rise from last year's ratings, narrowly escapes the all-time low tag
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Grammys 2022 records 4 percent rise from last year's ratings, narrowly escapes the all-time low tag

Hosted by Trevor Noah, the two-month-delayed 64th Grammy Awards drew 8.93 million total viewers across multiple platforms, according to Nielsen

PM Modi congratulates Indian-American singer Falguni Shah for winning big at Grammys 2022
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PM Modi congratulates Indian-American singer Falguni Shah for winning big at Grammys 2022

New York-based Indian singer Falguni Shah is known by her stage name Falu. The songwriter was born in Mumbai and trained under Ustad Sultan Khan.

Devil's Advocate | Lata Mangeshkar snub in Oscar and Grammy tributes only reflects Indians' inferiority complex
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Devil's Advocate | Lata Mangeshkar snub in Oscar and Grammy tributes only reflects Indians' inferiority complex

Acknowledging third-world talent has now become a white man’s burden. And really, we can only blame ourselves for this undue veneration for the westerner’s attention.

Grammy Awards 2022: Indian composer Ricky Kej wins his second Grammy; greets everyone with namaste
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Grammy Awards 2022: Indian composer Ricky Kej wins his second Grammy; greets everyone with namaste

Ricky and The Police drummer Stewart won the Best New Age Album for 'Divine Tides'.

Grammy Awards 2022 highlights: Host Trevor Noah slides in Will Smith Oscars slap reference, spotlight on diversity of winners
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Grammy Awards 2022 highlights: Host Trevor Noah slides in Will Smith Oscars slap reference, spotlight on diversity of winners

“We’re going to be dancing, we’re going to be singing, we’re going to be keeping people’s names out of our mouths,” Trevor Noah said, alluding to Will Smith’s expletive-filled demand that Chris Rock stop talking about his wife at Oscars last week.

Who is Arooj Aftab, the first Pakistani woman to win a Grammy Award?
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Who is Arooj Aftab, the first Pakistani woman to win a Grammy Award?

Arooj Aftab won the award for her song #Mohabbat in the Best Global Performance category and was also nominated for Best New Artist

'Fill the silence with your music:’ Ukraine President Zelenskyy calls for support at Grammys
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'Fill the silence with your music:’ Ukraine President Zelenskyy calls for support at Grammys

Zelenskyy likened the invasion to a deadly silence threatening to extinguish the dreams and lives of the Ukrainian people, including children.

Grammy Awards 2022: Olivia Rodrigo, Foo Fighters, Kayne West win top honours
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Grammy Awards 2022: Olivia Rodrigo, Foo Fighters, Kayne West win top honours

Olivia Rodrigo's 'Drivers License' has earned her the Grammy for best pop solo performance

Grammy Awards 2022 rescheduled to April, will now take place in Las Vegas
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Grammy Awards 2022 rescheduled to April, will now take place in Las Vegas

Grammys, which was originally scheduled for late January, is moved after organisers’ determined there were “too many risks” because of the virus’s latest surge.

Sixty years of The Rolling Stones: How the British band has braved substance abuse and bandmate feuds over decades
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Sixty years of The Rolling Stones: How the British band has braved substance abuse and bandmate feuds over decades

Why The Rolling Stones have had the longevity that they have enjoyed is because they are one of the greatest examples of what teamwork can actually produce.

Grammy Awards postponed; Sundance Film Festival to run online amid Omicron risk concerns
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Grammy Awards postponed; Sundance Film Festival to run online amid Omicron risk concerns

The Grammy Awards were postponed weeks before the planned Los Angeles ceremony, signalling what could be the start of another year of pandemic upheaval for awards season.

Grammy nominations 2022: Jon Batiste, Olivia Rodrigo, Justin Bieber lead; see complete list
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Grammy nominations 2022: Jon Batiste, Olivia Rodrigo, Justin Bieber lead; see complete list

While Jon Batiste scored 11 nominations, Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and H.E.R. each came away with the second-most nominations with eight nods

Grammy Officials have retracted open arbitration hearing promise, claim ousted former CEO Deborah Dugan's lawyers
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Grammy Officials have retracted open arbitration hearing promise, claim ousted former CEO Deborah Dugan's lawyers

CEO Harvey Mason Jr had previously promised transparency, claiming “The Recording Academy has absolutely nothing to hide”

John Davis, one of the real singers behind lip syncing pop duo Milli Vanilli, dies of COVID-19
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John Davis, one of the real singers behind lip syncing pop duo Milli Vanilli, dies of COVID-19

Davis was credited with backup vocals but was really a lead singer on albums by Milli Vanilli, whose expeditious ascension into the music world was followed by an equally rapid fall.

The Recording Academy widening nomination ambit for Album of the Year acknowledges all contributors, invites mediocrity
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The Recording Academy widening nomination ambit for Album of the Year acknowledges all contributors, invites mediocrity

If the Recording Academy truly wants to effect change, then it should consider a separate category like Songwriter of the Year.

Oscars next show set for 27 March, 2022; nominations to be announced on 8 February
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Oscars next show set for 27 March, 2022; nominations to be announced on 8 February

Oscars will return to the Dolby Theatre for its ABC broadcast in 2022 and the eligibility window will once again close at the end of the calendar year.

John Legend to perform in ceremony marking 100th anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre
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John Legend to perform in ceremony marking 100th anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre

Legend will headline the Remember & Rise event on 31 May at ONEOK Field.

Harvey Mason Jr appointed CEO of The Recording Academy, the producer of Grammy Awards
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Harvey Mason Jr appointed CEO of The Recording Academy, the producer of Grammy Awards

The announcement comes two weeks after the academy voted to remove its anonymous nomination review committees — groups that determined the contenders for key awards at the coveted music show.