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Carlos Santana Says His Comments About Beyonce Were "Taken Out Of Context"


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Guitar legend Carlos Santana has sought to clarify his comments about Beyonce’s defeat to Adele at last weekend’s Grammy Awards, saying that his remark that Bey was “not a singer” was “regretfully taken out of context”.

In an interview with the Australian Associated Press earlier this week, the 69 year old guitarist was asked about his thoughts on Adele’s controversial victories over Beyonce in several of the top categories at Sunday’s Grammys.

Carlos SantanaCarlos Santana sought to clarify his comments

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Did Rihanna Really Throw Shade At Beyonce With Lipgloss At The Grammys?


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In amid the annual music industry bunfight that is the Grammy Awards last night, social media went wild after a few eagle-eyed viewers thought Rihanna shaded Beyonce as she lost out to her for Best Urban Contemporary Album award by disinterestedly applying lip gloss as Bey’s name was read out.

Surprising, as they’re both among the most loved female pop stars in the world at this moment in time and not normally associated with petty spats with other celebs.

RihannaRihanna arriving at the 59th Grammy Awards

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Chance The Rapper Puts His Grammy Victory Down To The Grace Of God


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Chance the Rapper seemed blind-sided by his triple victory at the 59th annual Grammy Awards over the weekend, especially with it being his first venture into the prestigious ceremony. Nonetheless, he made sure the audience knew that the win was one of his team and one of his faith.

Chance The RapperChance The Rapper is now a three-time Grammy winner

The hip hop star added three Grammys to his growing list of awards last night (February 12th 2017) including Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance for his song 'No Problem' featuring Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz and Best Rap Album for 'Coloring Book'.

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Charli XCX at Warner Music Group's Celebration of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards held at Milk Studios - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Diva Zappa seen on the red carpet at the 2017 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 13th February 2017

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David Bowie Is The Posthumous King Of The 2017 Grammys


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After releasing his last album 'Blackstar' in January 2016, and therefore too late to make an impact on the subsequent Grammy Awards, David Bowie is revisited more than a year after his death to smash through this year's music celebrations with a total of five posthumous awards.

David BowieDavid Bowie wins five Grammy Awards

The rock pioneer's number one album landed him Best Alternative Music Album, Best Recording Package and Best Engineered Album at the 59th annual Grammy Awards last night (February 12th 2017), with the title track also winning Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song.

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Adele Adkins seen on the red carpet at the 2017 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Halsey and Lido at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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Britney Spears at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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The Grammys Emphasise The Wisdom Of Taylor Swift With This Inspiring Promo Video


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As part of their Believe In Music initiative and in conjunction with the 59th Grammy Awards, The Recording Academy have created a video featuring a bunch of ambitious young women who are striving for greatness saying lines from Taylor Swift's inspirational speech from last year's awards show.

Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift speech inspires empowering 2017 Grammy video

Entitled 'It Was You', the short promo features dancers, instrumentalists, a basketball player, an aspiring astronaut, a David Bowie fan and even an orchestra conductor all speaking the wisdom of the 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' singer (who actually didn't receive a Grammy nomination this year, which is a first since 2011).

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Daft Punk To Perform Live At 2017 Grammy Awards With The Weeknd


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Daft Punk are to return to the live stage for the first time in three years at next months’ Grammy Awards, with the announcement that they’ll be performing during the ceremony with The Weeknd.

The robotic duo teamed up with the Canadian singer for his recently released album Starboy, performing with him on the title track as well as ‘I Feel It Coming’. On Tuesday (January 31st), the Recording Academy announced that they’ll be joining forces again to render those songs live at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles on February 12th, alongside other confirmed performers Adele, Bruno Mars and Metallica.

Daft PunkDaft Punk arriving at the 2014 Grammy Awards, the last time they performed live

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Jack White Lands A Total Of Four 2017 Grammy Nominations


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Jack White could be adding another Grammy (or more) to his collection of twelve having been nominated in four different categories for next year's ceremony; three for his work on Beyonce's 'Lemonade' and another for his work on his solo compilation 'Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016'.

Jack WhiteJack White earns four Grammy nominations

White has had a total of 36 Grammy nominations over the course of his career, including solo ventures, work as a guest artist and projects with his bands The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather. His wins include three prizes for Best Alternative Music Album, Best Rock Song for Stripes' 'Seven Nation Army' and Best Rock Performance for his 2015 single 'Lazaretto'.

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Pitiful Natalie Cole Tribute At The Grammys Incites Family's Anger


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This year's 'In Memoriam' segment of the Grammy Awards was a particularly emotional one this year, as tributes were held for some of the biggest legends of the music industry including David Bowie, Maurice White and Lemmy Kilmister. However, the family of Natalie Cole have expressed their outrage at this singer's under-representation.

Natalie ColeNatalie Cole only got a brief mention at the 2016 Grammys

Cole died of heart failure at the age of 65 on New Year's Eve after a successful R&B career following in the footsteps of her father Nat King Cole. She's the recipient of nine Grammy awards and a number of lifetime achievement awards with 6 number one albums and a number of R&B hits under her belt. But despite this, her recognition at the 2016 Grammys was minimal to say the least with just a short clip of her song 'Unforgettable' shown at the event.

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Taylor Swift Hits Back At Kanye West During Grammys Speech


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It's safe to say Taylor Swift is not so cool about Kanye West's recent comments regarding how she got her fame, despite his claims that his new song was all her idea. She took to the Grammys to speak out about the incident publicly for the first time, giving some important advice to young rising stars.

Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift calls Kanye out on 'Famous' lyrics

So as much as they try to get along, there is 'Bad Blood' between Swift and West once again following the release of the latter's controversial new song 'Famous', in which he makes explicit comments about the female star in regards to her rise to popularity. Swift hadn't commented on the incident herself until now, though a spokesperson had come forward to deny West's claims.

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Kendrick Lamar Scoops The Most Awards At This Year's Grammys


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The music event of the year took place last night (February 15th 2016) with Taylor Swift and Mark Ronson scooping the top prizes but Kendrick Lamar taking home the most awards altogether at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Here's a rundown of the ceremony in brief.

Mark RonsonMark Ronson wins Record of the Year for 'Uptown Funk'

Record of the Year, of course, went to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars for 'Uptown Funk' which also earned Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and the Dave Audé Remix won Best Remixed Recording for a Non-Classical song. It was Taylor Swift who landed the coveted Album Of The Year, however, with '1989' also becoming Best Pop Vocal Album. Swift also won an award alongside Kendrick Lamar for Best Music Video with 'Bad Blood', marking the rapper's fifth accolade of the evening.

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