12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out
And it earned him his first Grammy nomination in six years. 3 spot on the pop charts — is up for best rap song and best rap performance. And Anderson .Paak's “Lockdown," about police brutality and racial injustice, is up for best melodic rap performance and best music video. JAY-Z, THE SONGWRITERS, SHINESHappy wife, happy life: Jay-Z has lent his songwriting hand to his wife Beyoncé and he's earned Grammy nominations for it. PAUL McCARTNEY, THE ART DIRECTORPaul McCartney scored his 79th Grammy nominations this year — as an art director.
And the Grammy nomination goes to ... Megan? Harry? Weeknd?
Others who may earn nominations include Lewis Capaldi, Summer Walker, Morgan Wallen, Doja Cat, BLACKPINK, Ingrid Andress, Snoh Aalegra, Skip Marley, Mickey Guyton and CNCO. Ricch should also earn nominations for his guest appearance on DaBaby’s international hit “Rock Star,” helping him become the show’s overall top nominee. ________FOLKS LOVE FOLKLORETaylor Swift’s last two albums, “Lover” and “reputation,” didn’t earn nominations for album of the year. The seven-member group’s hit “Dynamite” could snag a nomination for best pop duo/group performance, and their latest album could compete for best global music album. 3 on pop charts, should earn a nomination for best country performance and best country song.
Rapper YG arrested on robbery charges at Los Angeles home
Rapper YG was arrested Friday morning on robbery charges at his home in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old rapper, whose real name is Keenon Jackson, was taken into custody when sheriff's deputies served a search warrant at his home around 4 a.m. in the city's Chatsworth neighborhood. The rapper is scheduled to perform at a tribute for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Sunday's Grammy Awards Ceremony at Staples Center. YG has claimed he was not involved in the chase, stating he was in a Hollywood recording studio at the time. YG is currently being held at the downtown L.A. Men's Central Jail on $250,000 bail.cbsnews.com
Netflix's 'Rhythm + Loud' features late rapper Nipsey Hussle
The first stop for judges T.I., Cardi B and Chance the Rapper is Los Angeles, where T.I. recruits the late rapper Nipsey Hussle to help him scout out local talent. The premiere episode of "Rhythm + Flow" features a guest appearance by the West Coast rapper, who was shot and killed on March 31. My partner, the legendary Nipsey Hussle," T.I., also known as Tip, narrates in the first episode. "Rhythm + Flow" debuted on Netflix on October 9.
Lauren London & Nipsey Hussle's Son Kross Turns 3 -- See His Sweet Tributes on 1st Birthday
Lauren London says the son she shares with late rapper Nipsey Hussle is everything they prayed for and more. Hussle's sister Samantha also penned a heartfelt birthday tribute to her nephew. Lauren London took to her Instagram story on Sunday to give fans a glimpse inside Kross' birthday party, which appears to be a Batman-themed event. We gonna get nominated,'" Khaled said, adding, "I'm just grateful for the nomination and grateful to work with the king, Nip." Lauren London and Nipsey Hussle's Family Emotionally Accept Humanitarian Award on Behalf of Late RapperLauren London Pays Tribute to Nipsey Hussle and More Sweet Father's Day PostsLauren London Honors Nipsey Hussle With Tattoo of His Face: 'Real Love Never Dies'