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2018 Grammy Awards Performers Include Childish Gambino And Lady Gaga


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Lady GaGa, Pink, Little Big Town and Childish Gambino have been unveiled as some of the musical acts performing at the upcoming 60th Grammy Awards later this month.

On Thursday (January 4th), the Recording Academy announced several of the artists who’ll be taking to the stage at the 2018 ceremony, which takes place on January 28th at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The return of the event to New York City – after being held in Los Angeles for several decades – will see a Broadway-themed tribute to composers such as Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein. It will see former Grammy winner Patti LuPone doing a reprise of her ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’ from Webber’s ‘Evita’. Ben Platt, of the hit musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’, will also perform a song from Bernstein's ‘West Side Story’.

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Gone But Not Forgotten: Five Posthumous Grammy Winners


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This year seems to be the year of posthumous Grammy nominations, with at least four recently deceased superstars up for awards this year. Carrie Fisher is nominated for Best Spoken Word album for 'The Princess Diarist', Leonard Cohen and Chris Cornell are both up for Best Rock Performance, and Cohen is also competing with Glen Campbell for Best American Roots Performance.

Here are five past artists who won Grammys after they died:

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Carrie Fisher Could Win A Grammy For Her Spoken Word Album


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Hidden amongst all the main Grammy nominations is a nod to the late 'Star Wars' star Carrie Fisher, who could be looking at her first music award for her spoken word album 'The Princess Diarist'. She's not the only posthumous nomination either, as at least three other late celebraties are named in other categories.

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Gone but never forgotten, Carrie Fisher - who died at the age of 60 from a cardiac arrest last year - released her first memoir the month before her death entitled 'The Princess Diarist', exploring her time playing Princess Leia on the 'Star Wars' series and even detailing her alleged affair with co-star Harrison Ford. It was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Related Work, but is now looking at Best Spoken Word Album at the 2018 Grammys.

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Jay Z And Kendrick Lamar Lead 2017 Grammy Awards Nominations


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Jay Z is leading the way at this year's Grammy Awards, nominated in an amazing eight categories with Kendrick Lamar just behind him and nominated in seven. Bruno Mars has also done well, taking in four nominations, whilst Childish Gambino also has four chances to take home some of the biggest prizes in the music industry.

Jay Z is expected to take home some prizes from the Grammy Awards 2017Jay Z is expected to take home some prizes from the Grammy Awards 2017

As usual, the Record of the Year category is one of the night's most stacked, with Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Bruno Mars and Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee all battling it out. Gambino, Lamar, Jay Z and Mars all also make an appearance in the Album of the Year category, but face some heavy competition from the category's only female nominee, Lorde.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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Madonna, Ariana Grande, AC/DC And Ed Sheeran Will Perform At The Grammy Awards On February 8th


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The live line-up for this year’s Grammy Awards is beginning to take shape as Madonna, Ariana Grande, AC/DC, Ed Sheeran and Eric Church have all been announced as performing at the event on February 8th. The announcement was first made this morning (January 13th) by the award show’s official twitter account.

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The Queen of Pop had been teasing a possible performance at this year’s awards, posting a pic on Instagram of an award mixed with her Rebel Heart artwork, along with the caption, "Rebel Hearts see you Feb 8th @TheGRAMMYs".

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Metallica And Lang Lang? 5 More Divergent Musical Collaborations


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Metallica teamed up with the phenomenally talented Chinese pianist Lang Lang at the 56th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 26, 2013). It was a strange collaboration on paper, though offered a brooding intensity to the band's classic song One. Check out Metallica and Lang Lang. 

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"It's been 22 years, I do believe [since we last performed at the Grammys], so we're excited to be back," Lars Ulrich told Artisan News before the performance, "That's a long time to be away from anything, so we've got a lot of energy stored up that we're ready to unleash.

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