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Lizzo Opens the 2020 Grammys

Lizzo kicked off the Grammys with a bang, periodt! “Tonight is for Kobe!” she said as she opened the 62nd annual show at the house that Kobe Bryant built, the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Leading with eight nominations, Lizzo then launched into record-tying hit “Cuz I Love You” off her now-Grammy-winning album. Ballerinas with… Read More

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Kobe Bryant’s Shocking Death Creates a Logistical Nightmare for the Grammys — Thousands of Fans Mourn at Staples Center

Thousands of fans mourn the death of Kobe Bryant outside Staples Center in Los Angeles, just as the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards get started. The shocking and unexpected death of Kobe Bryant Sunday morning created a major crowd-control problem outside the Staples Center, where the Grammys red carpet and event was held. At first, the […]

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Kim Kardashian Sued by Paparazzi Photographer for Posting a Picture of Herself and Kanye West on Instagram

Kim Kardashian-West is being sued for uploading a photograph of herself and her husband, Kanye West, to Instagram. The picture in question was taken in 2018, at the launch party for Nas’ Nassir, and shows Kim and Kanye smiling at someone or something. Photographer Saeed Bolden captured the image and initiated the lawsuit, claiming that he, not the […]

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Sony Music Entertainment Restructures, Bolsters Asian and Middle Eastern Operations

Sony Music Entertainment CEO Rob Stringer Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is restructuring and expanding its operations in Oceania, Asia, and the Middle East. In a formal announcement, the company indicated that Asia-Pacific exec Denis Handlin will shift his focus exclusively to Australia and New Zealand, having previously handled markets in those countries and in Asia. […]