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Mickey Guyton down with COVID, no longer performing at Roots Picnic

Sean Gallagher/NBC Country superstar Mickey Guyton announced she recently contracted COVID-19 and will no longer make her scheduled Saturday performance at the Roots Picnic in Philadelphia this weekend.  “After 2 1/2 years of dodging this virus, Covid has finally hit my doorstep,” she said in a note shared on Instagram. “I was SO looking forward to playing the Roots Picnic in Philadelphia on …

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‘Billboard’ Music Awards complete winners list

NBC The Billboard Music Awards winners were revealed in ceremonies Sunday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and broadcast live on NBC. Sean “Diddy” Combs served as the host of this year’s ceremony. Here’s the complete list of winners: Top Artist Drake Top Female Artist Olivia Rodrigo Top Male Artist Drake …

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Grammys 2022: The Backstage Scene

Francis Specker/CBS ©2022 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Backstage at the Grammys Sunday night in Las Vegas, artists answered questions from both reporters who were actually backstage at the MGM Grand Arena, and reporters who’d logged in on Zoom from around the country.  But some of the night’s biggest winners didn’t appear backstage. Olivia …

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Grammys 2022: The complete winners list

CBS The 64th Annual Grammy Awards aired live from Las Vegas Sunday night on CBS, hosted by Trevor Noah. Here is the complete list of winners in the major categories: Record of the Year “Leave the Door Open,” Silk Sonic Album of the YearWe Are, Jon Batiste Song of the Year “Leave the Door Open,” …

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Grammys 2022: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy delivers powerful video message

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a surprise appearance at the 64th Grammy Awards and sent a powerful message about the cost of freedom and the healing power of music. In a pre-taped video, the president spoke from an unknown location in his country, which is being bombarded by Russian bombs …

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Tiffany Haddish taking boyfriend applications; Shaquille O’Neal’s Super Bowl Comedy Jam; and more

Michael Tullberg/Getty Images It’s been a week of joy and pain for Tiffany Haddish. On Friday, she was arrested for DUI, and on Tuesday, she was nominated for the NAACP Image Awards Entertainer of the Year. This follows breaking up with her boyfriend Common in December. Now, the Emmy and Grammy winner jokes that she will formally assess …

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2022 Grammy Awards are officially postponed because of COVID-19

CBS 2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For a second year in a row, the Grammy Awards will not take place on January 31 as originally planned because of the COVID-19 pandemic. ABC News confirms the Recording Academy has delayed this year’s ceremony, which was to be hosted again by Trevor Noah. “After careful consideration and …

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Trevor Noah to return as host of the 2022 Grammy Awards

MichaelSchwartz/CBS A familiar face will host next year’s 64th Annual Grammy Awards. The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah will return in the role and induct a new class of Grammy winners on January 31. Next year’s award show will be held at the newly renamed Crypto.com Arena — formerly the Staples Center — in Los Angeles, California. Trevor last held …

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Janet Hubert brought to tears by standing ovation at Will Smith book tour event in New York City

Will Smith and Janet Hubert from season 1 of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”; Chris Cuffaio/NBCU Photo Bank The emotional highlight of Will Smith‘s appearance Tuesday night in New York City to promote his self-titled memoir was the thunderous ovation received by one of the original stars of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Janet Hubert. The actress left the …

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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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