BTS, Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa react to Grammy noms
Oh my God.” — Megan Thee Stallion, during a livestream after the Recording Academy president and CEO Harvey Mason Jr. told the Houston-based rapper about her nominations. —“Ohhhhh I need a bad (explicit) Grammy date.” — Freddie Gibbs, whose album “Alfredo” is nominated for best rap album, said on Twitter. —“You’re joking,” — a teary-eyed Dua Lipa, nominated six times including for album, record and song of the year, said during a livestream. Her album “Lady Like” is nominated for best country album, while “More Hearts Than Mine” featuring Sam Ellis and Derrick Southerland is up for best country song. !” — Billy Ray Cyrus, the father of Noah Cyrus, who is nominated for best new artist, said on Instagram.
Health contractors vetted stars' politics for US virus ad
This photo combination shows from left: musician Christina Aguilera in Los Angeles, March 29, 2012, comedian George Lopez in Los Angeles, Dec. 25, 2012, and actor Jack Black in Las Vegas, April 25, 2012. Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted the political views of hundreds of celebrities, including Aguilera, Lopez, and Black, for a health education advertising campaign on the coronavirus outbreak. That's according to documents released Thursday by a House committee.
US vetted stars' politics to showcase Trump virus response
Director Judd Apatow believes Trump “does not have the intellectual capacity to run as president,” according to a list of more than 200 celebrities compiled by one of the firms. “I have ordered a strategic review of this public health education campaign that will be led by our top public health and communications experts to determine whether the campaign serves important public health purposes,” Azar told the subcommittee, which is investigating the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. Because public health policy around the coronavirus pandemic has become so politically polarized, it’s unclear how well a confidence-building campaign from the government would play. And Trump has alienated much of the medical establishment with his dismissive comments about basic public health measures, such as wearing masks. Antony and Quaid were among just a few celebrities who were approved for the campaign, according to the documents.
Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards
Gary Clark Jr. poses in the press room with the awards for best rock song, best rock performance and best contemporary blues album for "This Land", at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. The 18-year-old made history at the Grammy Awards Sunday. also won best pop vocal album. Her brother Finneas O'Connell also won awards for engineering and producing the album. Tyler, the Creator said later that the rap album Grammy was a backhanded compliment.
Lil Nas X, Alicia Keys added key moments at the Grammys
Demi Lovato performs "Anyone" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. Here are the top moments from the 2020 Grammy Awards:__A HARD GOODBYE:"It’s been a hell of a week,” Grammys host Alicia Keys acknowledged early on in the awards show. Nipsey Hussle was at the Grammys last year as a nominee before the rapper and activist was killed just months later. But the kicker of the performance was his namesake, rapper Nas, surprising everyone with one more collaboration. Now maybe this song, which won two Grammys, can finally be retired for a bit.
CMA Awards announce early winners
Kacey Musgraves performs onstage during the 52nd annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 14, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee. (CNN) - The biggest names in country music took the stage at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards Wednesday night. Blake Shelton took the stage to win the first award of the night for Single of the Year, "God's Country." The night was also filled with showstopping performances from Miranda Lambert, Pink, McEntire, Underwood and Kelsea Ballerini and many more. See below for a full list of this year's winners.
VMAs 2019: See the complete list of winners
NEWARK, N.J. - MTV's 2019 Video Music Awards, hosted by Sebastian Maniscalco, are Monday night. Going into the ceremony, Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande tied for the most nominations with 10 each. The full list of winners and nominees is as follows, which will be updated as each category is announced. Lil Nas XLizzoROSALABEST COLLABORATION"Old Town Road (Remix)," Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus"Shallow," Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper"Seorita," Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello"ME!," Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco"I Don't Care," Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber"Boy With Luv," BTS ft. HalseyPUSH ARTIST OF THE YEARBazziCNCOBillie Eilish *WINNERH.E.R.
Billie Eilish beats 'Old Town Road' as 'Bad Guy' hits No. 1 on Hot 100
Billie Eilish attends the ASCAP 2019 Pop Music Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 16, 2019, in Beverly Hills, California. NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Billie Eilish has knocked Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" from the No. Eilish's "Bad Guy" rose from No. A few weeks ago "Bad Guy" was re-released with a verse by Justin Bieber, which helped give the song a fresh boost. If Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus return to the top spot, they will become the first in US history to rule the Hot 100 for 20 weeks.
'Old Town Road' becomes longest-running No.1 hit on Billboard's Hot 100
Lil Nas X performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (CNN) - Lil Nas X has now made Billboard chart history. The rapper's song "Old Town Road," featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, has landed at No. The result is a special remix titled "Seoul Town Road." Reacting to news of the song's success, Lil Nas shared a video of "Old Town Road" being recorded on Monday.
Lil Nas X knocks Mariah Carey from Billboard record for most weeks at No. 1 with song "Old Town Road"
It's one sweet day for Lil Nas X: The breakthrough rapper's viral "Old Town Road" has broken the Billboard record set by Mariah Carey's "One Sweet Day" for most weeks at No. Lil Nas X accomplishes the feat this week as his country-trap song spends its 17th week on top of the Hot 100 chart. "YEEE TF HAWWW," Lil Nas X tweeted Monday. 1 song of all-time," said Lil Nas X, sporting a cowboy hat as he played "Old Town Road" in the background. "Old Town Road" initially was in a bit of controversy in March when Billboard removed it from its country charts, deeming it not country enough (it peaked at No.cbsnews.com
Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift lead MTV VMA nominations
(CNN) - Ladies rule the 2019 Video Music Award nominations, with Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift leading this year's list of contenders for the annual MTV award show at 10 nominations each. Hannah Lux Davis, who directed "thank u, next," and Drew Kirsch and Swift, who directed "You Need to Calm Down," were also recognized in the directing category. The VMA nominations have also recognized recent break-through talent Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X. They both also received nominations for video of the year -- Eilish for "Bad Guys" and Lil Nas for "Old Town Road (Remix)," which features Billy Ray Cyrus. Lil Nas XLizzoROSALABEST COLLABORATION"Old Town Road (Remix)," Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus"Shallow," Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper"Seorita," Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello"ME!," Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic!
Lil Nas X leads country rap's growth
Lil Nas X performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (CNN) - Lil Nas X is on a road many musical artists wish they were on. It simultaneously made Billboard's cross-genre Hot 100, Hot Country Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. And Lil Nas, of course, does it for the 'Gram, too, keeping his meme game strong no matter the platform. Let's put our toe in the water immediately with everything happening with [Lil Nas X], and then we'll follow it up with the meat of the EP."
Lil Nas X is ready for the Area 51 raid
Lil Nas X performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (CNN) - Looks like Lil Nas X is ready to answer the call to storm Area 51 with an Old Town Raid. But if the raid were to happen, we're sure it would look a lot like what Lil Nas X showed us. Keanu Reeves was in itIn the original raid Facebook page, the creators say: "If we Naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets." So Lil Nas X employed the best of the best to show us how it's done, with an animated Keanu Reeves taking off toward armed guards in the anime character's sprint.
Lil Nas X raids Area 51 in new animated "Old Town Road" music video
What is going on with the Area 51 Raid? The event, titled Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us, is widely believed to be a joke. "We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction and coordinate our entry," the Facebook event page reads. "Naruto run" refers to protagonist Naruto Uzumaki's distinctive running style in the Japanese anime series "Naruto." While it is unclear if anyone will actually show up to the restricted area, people are still flocking to the surrounding parts around Area 51.cbsnews.com
Lil Nas X releases 'Old Town Road' remix
Lil Nas X seems determined to keep people singing his song. NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lil Nas X seems determined to keep people singing his song. The new official remix of "Old Town Road" features viral singer/yodeler Mason Ramsey and hip-hop heavyweight Young Thug, alongside Nas and Billy Ray Cyrus. Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' hits No. Lil Nas X released his debut EP, "7," on Columbia Records on June 21.