Scooter Braun hasn't publicly spoken about the battles between Taylor Swift and the Big Machine Label Group in the nearly half-year since his Ithaca Holdings purchased her former record label. He broke his silence Thursday in a Q&A at the 2019 Entertainment Industry Conference, co-sponsored by Variety and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, in which […]
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Nipsey Hussle, the rapper who was shot and killed outside his own clothing store earlier this year, has been posthumously nominated for three Grammys.Hussle was recognized this morning in the Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap/Sung Performance categories.“Racks in the Middle” got Hussle two of his three nods this year. DJ Khaled’s “Higher,” which Hussle was featured on alongside John Legend, made for the third.Also Read: Michelle Obama Just Got a Grammy NominationBelow is the competition Hussle faces.Best Rap Performance For a Rap performance. Singles or Tracks only.“Middle Child” — J. Cole “Suge” — DaBaby “Down Bad” — Dreamville Featuring J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG & Young Nudy “Racks in the Middle” — Nipsey Hussle Featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy “Clout” — Offset Featuring Cardi B Best Rap/Sung Performance For a solo or collaborative performance containing both elements of R&B melodies and Rap.“Higher” — DJ Khaled Featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend “Drip Too Hard” — Lil Baby & Gunna “Panini” — Lil Nas X “Ballin” — Mustard Featuring Roddy Ricch “The London” — Young Thug Featuring J. Cole & Travis Scott Best Rap Song A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.“Bad Idea” — Chancelor Bennett, Cordae Dunston, Uforo Ebong & Daniel Hackett, songwriters (YBN Cordae Featuring Chance The Rapper) “Gold Roses” — Noel Cadastre, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Khristopher Riddick-Tynes, William Leonard Roberts II, Joshua Quinton Scruggs, Leon Thomas III & Ozan Yildirim, songwriters (Rick Ross Featuring Drake) “A Lot” — Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White, songwriters (21 Savage Featuring J. Cole) “Racks in the Middle” — Ermias Asghedom, Dustin James Corbett, Greg Allen Davis, Chauncey Hollis, Jr. & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (Nipsey Hussle Featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy) “Suge” — DaBaby, Jetsonmade & Pooh Beatz, songwriters (DaBaby) See all of Wednesday’s nominees here.Also Read: 2020 Grammy Nominations: Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X Lead the PackHussle, whose real name is Ermias Asghedom, died March 31, 2019. He was 33 years old.In a 2010 interview with Complex magazine, Hussle acknowledged that he was associated with one of Los Angeles’ largest street gangs, Rollin 60s Neighborhood Crips.“It was an actual conflict over land, over the border. A generational, decades old conflict,” Hussle said of gang life. “That was more or less the culture of the young people. It was like, ‘I’mma go to war, fight, and go to the frontlines for my country.’ But it was a good experience. It put me in touch with my roots. If you don’t know your full-throttle history, the whole story of how you came to where you are, it’s kind of hard to put things together. That filled in a blank spot for me, as far as understanding myself.”Read original story Nipsey Hussle Earns 3 Posthumous Grammy Nominations At TheWrap
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The nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards are in, with Lizzo (eight nominations), Billie Eilish (six), and Lil Nas X (six) leading the pack.Bebe Rexha, Alicia Keys, Gayle King, Recording Academy President and CEO Deborah Dugan, and Chair of the Board of Trustees Harvey Mason Jr. all pitched in to read off the names Wednesday morning via a live stream and on “CBS This Morning.”Keys will return to host next year’s Grammys, her second turn as emcee of “Music’s Biggest Night.”The nominees are below.Also Read: Alicia Keys to Return as Grammys HostRecord Of The Year: “Hey, Ma” — Bon Iver “Bad Guy” — Billie Eilish “7 Rings” — Ariana Grande “Hard Place” — H.E.R. “Talk” — Khalid “Old Town Road” — Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus “Truth Hurts” — Lizzo “Sunflower” — Post Malone & Swae LeeAlbum Of The Year: i,i — Bon Iver Norman F***ing Rockwell! — Lana Del Rey When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? — Billie Eilish thank u, next — Ariana Grande I Used To Know Her — H.E.R. 7 — Lil Nas X Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) — Lizzo Father Of The Bride — Vampire WeekendSong Of The Year: “Always Remember Us This Way” — Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Lori McKenna, songwriters (Lady Gaga) “Bad Guy” — Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish) “Bring My Flowers Now” — Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker) “Hard Place” — Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth, D. Arcelious Harris, H.E.R. & Rodney Jerkins, songwriters (H.E.R.) “Lover” — Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift) “Norman F***ing Rockwell” — Jack Antonoff & Lana Del Rey, songwriters (Lana Del Rey) “Someone You Loved” — Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Pete Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn & Sam Roman, songwriters (Lewis Capaldi) “Truth Hurts” — Steven Cheung, Eric Frederic, Melissa Jefferson & Jesse Saint John, songwriters (Lizzo)Also Read: Grammys: Ben Winston to Take Over as Executive Producer After Ken Ehrlich's 40th YearBest New Artist: Black Pumas Billie Eilish Lil Nas X Lizzo Maggie Rogers Rosalía Tank And The Bangas YolaBest Pop Solo Performance: “Spirit” — Beyoncé “Bad Guy” — Billie Eilish “7 Rings” — Ariana Grande “Truth Hurts” — Lizzo “You Need To Calm Down” — Taylor SwiftBest Pop Vocal Album: The Lion King: The Gift — Beyoncé When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? — Billie Eilish thank u, next — Ariana Grande No. 6 Collaborations Project — Ed Sheeran Lover — Taylor SwiftAlso Read: Philippe Zdar, Electronic Music Star of House Duo Cassius, Dies in Paris Fall at 52Best Dance Recording: “Linked” — Bonobo “Got To Keep On” — The Chemical Brothers “Piece Of Your Heart” — Meduza Featuring Goodboys “Underwater” — RÜFÜS DU SOL “Midnight Hour” — Skrillex & Boys Noize Featuring Ty Dolla $ignBest Rock Album: Amo — Bring Me The Horizon Social Cues — Cage The Elephant In The End — The Cranberries Trauma — I Prevail Feral Roots — Rival SonsBest R&B Performance: “Love Again” — Daniel Caesar & Brandy “Could’ve Been” — H.E.R. Featuring Bryson Tiller “Exactly How I Feel” — Lizzo Featuring Gucci Mane “Roll Some Mo” – Lucky Daye “Come Home” — Anderson .Paak Featuring André 3000Best Rap Album: Revenge Of The Dreamers III — Dreamville Championships — Meek Mill I Am > I Was — 21 Savage Igor — Tyler, The Creator The Lost Boy — YBN CordaeBest Country Song: “Bring My Flowers Now” — Brandie Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker) “Girl Goin’ Nowhere” — Jeremy Bussey & Ashley McBryde, songwriters (Ashley McBryde) “It All Comes Out In The Wash” — Miranda Lambert, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters (Miranda Lambert) “Some Of It” — Eric Church, Clint Daniels, Jeff Hyde & Bobby Pinson, songwriters (Eric Church) “Speechless” — Shay Mooney, Jordan Reynolds, Dan Smyers & Laura Veltz, songwriters (Dan + Shay)Best Jazz Vocal Album: Thirsty Ghost — Sara Gazarek Love & Liberation — Jazzmeia Horn Alone Together — Catherine Russell 12 Little Spells — Esperanza Spalding Screenplay — The Tierney Sutton BandBest Gospel Album: Long Live Love — Kirk Franklin Goshen — Donald Lawrence Presents The Tri-City Singers Tunnel Vision — Gene Moore Settle Here — William Murphy Something’s Happening! A Christmas Album — CeCe WinansBest Latin Rock, Urban Or Alternative Album: X 100PRE — Bad Bunny Oasis — J Balvin & Bad Bunny Indestructible — Flor De Toloache Almadura — iLe El Mal Querer — RosalíaBest Americana Album: Years To Burn — Calexico And Iron & Wine Who Are You Now — Madison Cunningham Oklahoma — Keb’ Mo’ Tales Of America — J.S. Ondara Walk Through Fire — YolaBest Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling): Beastie Boys Book — (Various Artists) Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz, Scott Sherratt & Dan Zitt, producers Becoming — Michelle Obama I.V. Catatonia: 20 Years As A Two-Time Cancer Survivor — Eric Alexandrakis Mr. Know-It-All — John Waters Sekou Andrews & The String Theory — Sekou Andrews & The String TheoryBest Song Written For Visual Media: “The Ballad Of The Lonesome Cowboy” — Randy Newman, songwriter (Chris Stapleton), Track from: Toy Story 4 “Girl In The Movies” — Dolly Parton & Linda Perry, songwriters (Dolly Parton), Track from: Dumplin’ “I’ll Never Love Again” (Film Version) — Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Aaron Raitiere songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper), Track from: A Star Is Born “Spirit” — Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Timothy McKenzie & Ilya Salmanzadeh, songwriters (Beyoncé), Track from: The Lion King “Suspirium” — Thom Yorke, songwriter (Thom Yorke), Track from: SuspiriaBest Music Film: Homecoming — Beyoncé Remember My Name — David Crosby Birth Of The Cool — (Miles Davis) Shangri-La — (Various Artists) Anima — Thom YorkeFind the nominees in all 84 categories here.The 62nd annual Grammy Awards air Jan. 26, 2020 on CBS.Read original story 2020 Grammy Nominations: Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X Lead the Pack At TheWrap
Nominations for the 62nd Grammy Award were announced Wednesday, and Lizzo led the pack with eight nods, while Billie Eillish and Lil Nas X followed close behind with six nominations each. All three musicians are first-time Grammy nominees. Ariana Grande, H.E.R. and Finneas O'Connell are tied with five each. Bon Iver’s “I, I,” Lana Del […]
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UPDATED: In a confusing series of conflicting statements on Monday, Big Machine Records claimed that it had reached an agreement with Dick Clark Productions that would allow Taylor Swift to perform songs from her stint with the label on the American Music Awards this weekend — which was a key point in last week's public […]