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NEW YORK | Lamar leads Grammy noms, where women make a comeback

NEW YORK — The music of “Black Panther,” with Kendrick Lamar in its starring role, officially owns the 2019 Grammy Awards, where women are heavily represented in the major four categories following a year where their presence was barely felt. The Recording Academy announced Friday that Lamar is the top contender with eight nominations, including … Continue reading NEW YORK | Lamar leads Grammy noms, where women make a comeback

NEW YORK | After a year full of tears, Ariana Grande comes out on top

NEW YORK— Ariana Grande capped off a successful year as a pop star — but a trying one as a maturing young woman — at the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event, where she was named Woman of the Year. The 25-year-old singer was teary-eyed at times during her acceptance speech as she reflected … Continue reading NEW YORK | After a year full of tears, Ariana Grande comes out on top