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Mar 15

Grammys 2021: The backstage scene

Courtesy Recording AcademySunday night at the socially-distanced Grammys, artists spoke to reporters via Zoom, rather than in person. While some noted that it was an unusual year, it didn’t take away the thrill of winning the music industry’s most coveted award. “It’s a normal year, we’re out on the road…so you’re feeling the love one-on-one …

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Mar 14

Grammys 2021: The complete winners list

The Recording AcademyThe 63rd Annual Grammy Awards aired Sunday night on CBS, hosted by Trevor Noah. Here is the complete list of winners in the major categories: Record of the Year“Everything I Wanted” by Billie Eilish Album of the YearFolklore by Taylor Swift Song of the Year“I Can’t Breathe” by Dernst Emile II, H.E.R. & Tiara …

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Jan 07

Trump tries to justify chaos at Capitol while Biden, President Bush condemn violence

John Moore/Getty ImagesAs the chaotic scene continued in the nation’s capital with the world watching, President Donald Trump continued to tweet his repeated his false claim that the presidential election was stolen from him and tried to justify the storming of the U.S. Capitol that he encouraged earlier in the day. “These are the things and events …

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Nov 23

2020 American Music Awards winner’s list: Taylor Swift, Dan + Shay and The Weeknd win big

dick clark productionsThe American Music Awards, held live Sunday night from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.  It was a big night for The Weeknd, country duo Dan + Shay and Taylor Swift, who took home three awards each.   Swift cemented herself as the most decorated winner in American Music Award history, bumping her lifetime total to 32.  She also …

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Nov 23

American Music Awards 2020: Taylor Swift, the Weeknd and Dan + Shay are this year’s big winners

Emma McIntyre /AMA2020/Getty Images for dcp, ABCOne of the biggest nights in music, the American Music Awards, kicked off Sunday night with a series of worldwide premieres, big wins and even bigger surprises. Hosted by Taraji P. Henson from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater, the audience looked a little different this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  Along with a “small …

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Nov 07

Joe Biden apparent winner in PA, now president-elect

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — ABC News can characterize Joe Biden as the apparent winner in Pennsylvania, giving him 273 total electoral votes — a win that makes him president elect. Based on these numbers and those in other states, Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States. Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. …

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Nov 04

Too soon to call presidential race, young voters turned out less than expected

iStock/simon2579 Election Day has turned to night as polls across the country closed with some municipalities announcing they will resume tabulating Wednesday morning. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, former Vice President Joe Biden briefly addressed the nation from Wilmington, Delaware, projecting confidence in the race and called for patience as the nation tabulates a record number of mail-in …

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Nov 02

Taraji P. Henson to host 2020 American Music Awards

ABC/Sami DrasinAcclaimed actress Taraji P. Henson has been announced as the host of the 2020 American Music Awards, which will air Sunday, Nov. 22 from 8 to 11 p.m. ET on ABC. “The AMAs brings together the music community to celebrate what really drives all artists — the fans. I’m proud to take the stage as this year’s …

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Oct 15

‘Billboard’ Music Awards 2020: The Backstage Scene

dick clark productionsWednesday night’s Billboard Music Awards 2020 was unlike any previous installment of the show: Instead of a huge arena in Las Vegas, it took place at the more intimate Dolby Theater, and there was no live audience at all.  The artists gave it their all, but backstage, some remarked at how odd the …

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Jul 17

The American Music Awards are set for November 2020

dick clark productionsThe American Music Awards are a go this year. ABC and dick clark productions announced Friday that the three-hour ceremony is set to air Sunday, November 22 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. It’s not yet known how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the show. Details regarding the production of the telecast will …

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