Drake, Kendrick Lamar And Childish Gambino Decline Grammy Performance

Report: Drake, Kendrick Lamar, And Childish Gambino Declined Grammys Performances

Monae was also joined by songwriter Linda Perry, the first women nominated for non-classical producer of the year in 15 years and rapper-singer Tierra Whack, who scored a nomination for best music video for her "Mumbo Jumbo". "It was when my creativity [and] self-expression was stifled by you, that I decided not to attend".

"I can pull together a performance over night and you know that, Ken".

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. nominees Chloe x Halle, Grammy victor Lady Gaga, Grammy victor Mark Ronson, and Grammy nominee Travis Scott are set to perform on Music's Biggest Night. If the Grammys want to finally strike cultural relevance, they won't do it just by forming committees and creating hashtags and occasionally hiring women of color to host the show. Viewers can also watch the event online by tuning into CBS All Access, Hulu Live TV and YouTube TV for the live streaming.

The performances: The Grammys will feature a bevy of musical performances, including an opening number featuring Camila Cabello alongside Ricky Martin, Arturo Sandoval, Young Thug and J Balvin.

Their absence is seen as a snub by the three rappers for an awards show that has shut hip-hop artists out of its top prizes for a decade, despite rap's dominance as the biggest music genre in the United States.

She vowed this year's performances would be the "sickest" yet and feature of-the-moment stars like Lady Gaga and Cardi B as well as icons like country legend Dolly Parton and disco icon Diana Ross, who will take the stage for a Motown tribute.

Demonstrator loses hand during Paris 'yellow vest' clashes with police
The protests have brought hundreds of thousands of people out onto the streets all over France . Such vehicles have been a common sight in Paris since deadly extremist attacks in 2015.

South Africans will be happy to know that The Soweto Gospel Choir has been nominated for a 2019 Grammy Award.

The main performers for this year includes Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Dua Lipa, St. Vincent, Chloe x Halle and Travis Scott. Alessia Cara is set to appear as a presenter, while Shawn Mendes is going to perform and also up for a nomination.

Ariana Grande, with two nominations in the pop field, pulled out of the show late last week after a dispute with producers over which songs she would perform. The article points out the hip-hop community's lack of representation and acknowledgement in the major song and album categories throughout the years.

Lamar leads this year with eight nominations, followed by Drake who has seven.

Cardi B., Brandi Carlile, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Post Malone will also compete for Album of the Year, alongside H.E.R., Kacey Musgraves and Janelle Monáe.

Jennifer Lopez will be performing at the Grammys this year.

Related News:

  • Geralt Takes on New Foes in ‘Monster Hunter

    Geralt Takes on New Foes in ‘Monster Hunter

    Many fans presumed this The Witcher 3 and Monster Hunter: World crossover would simply be an armor and weapon update of sorts. The Monster Hunter: World x The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt update is also planned for release on PC at a later date.
    Mystery deepens over dead CEO with $145 mn worth crypto passwords

    Mystery deepens over dead CEO with $145 mn worth crypto passwords

    Cotten's death sparked controversy in the crypto community, with some customers claiming he faked his death to steal their assets. According to the alert, even if a platform calls itself an exchange, it may not be trading or selling securities.
    Joshua set for US debut against Miller

    Joshua set for US debut against Miller

    He had never shown much interest in leaving his home country - where he generates tens of millions of dollars for every fight. It's news that we kind of knew all week really and a fight that most expect to happen at the iconic Madison Square Garden.
  • Huge storms spotted on Uranus and Neptune

    Huge storms spotted on Uranus and Neptune

    Because of the distance at which Uranus orbits the Sun, the planet's years are a lot different than we experience here on Earth. The first planet found with the aid of a telescope , Uranus was discovered in 1781 by astronomer William Herschel, NASA said.
    DUI Suspect Shows Off His Dance Moves During Field Sobriety Test

    DUI Suspect Shows Off His Dance Moves During Field Sobriety Test

    A breath sample showed Larson had a.28 BAC at the time, deputies say - more than three times the legal limit. He was awoken by deputies but then tried to get out the vehicle while the auto was in drive.
    UEFA President Sets Out Vision for European Football

    UEFA President Sets Out Vision for European Football

    He immediately promised a dramatic overhaul of European club competitions. Ceferin was elected as UEFA's 7th president in September 2016.
  • Huawei P30 launching in March

    Huawei P30 launching in March

    According to the new information, the design for the upcoming Huawei P30 and P30 Pro has leaked out on the internet. Like the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro , the P30 smartphones are also set to be unveiled at an event in March this year.
    Turning garbage into gold: Tokyo to award e-waste Olympic medals

    Turning garbage into gold: Tokyo to award e-waste Olympic medals

    They hit the target for bronze last June, and by October had more than 90 percent of the gold and 85 percent of the silver. Around 47,488 tons of old devices had been collected by October past year , with more than 5m mobile phones handed over.
    Even Amazon wants face recognition regulated

    Even Amazon wants face recognition regulated

    In response to Amazon's post , Neema Singh Guliani, ACLU's senior legislative counsel, disputed several of Amazon's claims. The company produced a five-point plan to responsibly regulate the technology when it comes to law enforcement.
  • Theresa May Promises U.K. Lawmakers Brexit Vote by February  27

    Theresa May Promises U.K. Lawmakers Brexit Vote by February 27

    A no-deal Brexit will not provide the clarity or closure the country needs to progress beyond its withdrawal from the EU, Mr Blair said.
    Booker deliveries disrupted following Ocado warehouse fire evacuation

    Booker deliveries disrupted following Ocado warehouse fire evacuation

    Although under control, it caused a collapsed roof and damaged all the robots and stock inside, firefighters said. These are the times when we take our hats off to the firefighters (and other experts) who tackle such scenes.
    Kyrie Irving of Boston Celtics exits with knee sprain

    Kyrie Irving of Boston Celtics exits with knee sprain

    Irving had 14 points in as many minutes before leaving, making his only 3-point attempt and all five free throws. But he told the media "it's not fun" after the Celtics blew a 28-point lead in a loss against the Clippers.


Most liked

AAF spring football league kicked off Saturday night
That kind of hit might not go over in the National Football League , but this is the AAF and initial ratings were promising. There are no kickoffs, with each team starts a possession after a score or at the start of a half at its 25-yard line.

Indians' Lindor (calf) out two months
Missing games in early April could easily come strictly by playing home games in Cleveland, where bad weather can be a factor. He's yet to play in the big leagues, but he posted solid numbers in triple-A past year and should be reliable defensively.

Deadly Risk From Air Bags Affects 1.7 Million Vehicles In Recall
To find out if your vehicle is being recalled, go to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration website . Already, at least 23 people have been killed in accidents related to the airbags, as hundreds more have been injured.

Does drinking beer before wine prevent hangover?
One group drank around two and a half pints of lager, followed by four large glasses of white wine . The second group drank the four glasses of wine first, then the 2½ pints of beer .

Your Android Phone Could Get Hacked Just By Opening A PNG Image
Well, Google has uncovered a brand new security vulnerability that can be employed to hack Android smartphones using a PNG file. The search giant also notes that there are no known incidents of hackers exploiting the bug to affect user devices just yet.

NJ groom charged with sexually assaulting teen server at reception
Aimers then allegedly began kissing the girl and rubbing her genitals with his fingers over her trousers , the victim told police. The waitress managed to break free and get out of the bathroom and says she's been left "shaken" by the incident.

Texas girl, 6, with terminal cancer gets wish to be police chief
Abigail's mother Ilene admitted to KTRK , "They basically said it's time to enjoy some life". "Extremely tough, we cried for a few weeks".

Skybound bringing classic BioWare to consoles
All were published underneath Interplay Entertainment and are collectively known as the best RPGs of all time. What's more, Skybound Games says that we'll be hearing much more about the enhancements in the coming months.

Kanye West’s signature forged in alleged New York Fashion Week scam
The Blast also reports that an additional $150,000 was wired to Burundi Partlow Consulting, which is a Chicago-based company. He says the Plein and himself agreed on a "t-shirt" shortly after recanting on their "concert" agreement.

Disappointed with T20 series loss, says Rohit Sharma
In between these two dismissals, the Kiwis also got the wicket of a settled Rohit Sharma to tilt the odds in their favour. Didn't really focus on trying to do anything different, tried to put pressure back on the bowlers.

Manafort continued Ukraine work in 2018, prosecutors say
He also was convicted by a jury in August in a separate federal case in Virginia for bank and tax fraud crimes. Mueller got that information from Gates, according to the transcript.

Microsoft cybersecurity expert: Please, stop using Internet Explorer as a web browser
The brand has struggled to shake off the bad reputation of Internet Explorer 6, which was notoriously insecure. Unfortunately, Internet Explorer isn't equipped to handle the modern web.

Wells Fargo Customers: Outage Still Blocks Account, Pay Access
Wells apologized multiple times during the outage and said any fees that customers incur because of the outage would be reversed. Customers spoke up on social media Friday, saying mobile banking either was unavailable or their paychecks had yet to show up.

Trump says no immediate plan to meet Chinese leader on trade
The Kospi in South Korea declined 1.2 per cent to 2,177.05 and Australia's S&P ASX 200 was down 0.3 per cent at 6,071.50. Larry Kudlow , White House economic adviser , told reporters that the two leaders could still meet at a later date.

I have ‘not interfered’ with Mueller investigation, Whitaker says
He is the person "ultimately in charge of the investigation", yet insisted he has not interfered in any way with it. Trading Whitaker in for him will be one of the Trump presidency's rare blessings. "Yes or no? Nadler responded".