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Beyonce leads the Grammy nominees with 9, ahead of Kendrick Lamar and Adele

Pop superstar Beyonce led the line-up of Grammy Awards-nominated musicians on Tuesday in a showdown with Adele, Harry Styles and others for the grand prize of Album of the Year. Beyonce landed nine nominations for the highest honor in music. That took her career to 88 and tied her with husband Jay-Z as the most-nominated artist in Grammy history.

Singer Roberta Flack can no longer sing after being diagnosed with ALS

Grammy-winning musician Roberta Flack, whose hits include “Killing Me Softly with His Song,” has been diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and can no longer sing, her representatives said Monday. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive disease, “has made it impossible to sing and not easy to speak,” according to a statement from their publicists. “But it will take a lot more than ALS to silence this icon.”

The Museum of Broadway in New York opens with songs and sequins

Just off Times Square in the heart of New York’s theater district, a new Museum of Broadway has been designed to take fans behind the scenes of some of its biggest musicals. The 45th Street museum, which opens Tuesday, tells the story of how the Theater District came to be through music, videos, glittering costumes and walk-through sets. It also covers groundbreaking shows from West Side Story to Cats, with details on who’s doing what behind the scenes.

Taylor Swift Wins Most Awards at MTV Europe Music Awards

Taylor Swift walked away with four awards at MTV’s Europe Music Awards on Sunday, including best video for her 10-minute “All Too Well.” Two-time winners included Nicki Minaj for Best Song and Best Hip-Hop, and French DJ and record producer David Guetta won Best Electronics and Best Collaboration.

2023 Grammy Awards Factbox Key Nominations

The nominations for the music industry’s Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday during a livestream program at the Grammy Museum. The following is a list of nominations in key categories.

Along with Jay-Z, Beyoncé is the most nominated artist in Grammy history

Pop icon Beyonce on Tuesday received the most Grammy nominations of 2023 with a total of nine, which ranks her with her husband, rapper Jay-Z, as the most-nominated artist of all time. Beyonce and Jay-Z both have a combined 88 nominations for peer-voted music awards. Jay-Z received five 2023 nominations for contributions to Renaissance and DJ Khaled’s song “God Did.”

Adele returns to Las Vegas for late concerts

Music star Adele begins her Las Vegas residency on Friday, 10 months after she canceled shows at the last minute citing delays caused by COVID-19. The British singer-songwriter faced backlash online over the last-minute announcement in January, with some fans already traveling to Nevada for the concerts, titled Weekends with Adele.

Comedian Jay Leno suffers burns in a car fire in his LA garage

Comedian Jay Leno was taken to the Grossman Burn Center after his face was burned in his Los Angeles garage when one of his cars burst into flames. The left side of the former The Tonight Show host’s face was burned, but Leno’s eye and ear weren’t seriously damaged.

California Gov. Siebel Newsom has accused Harvey Weinstein of rape

Jennifer Siebel Newsom, a documentary filmmaker and wife of the California governor, testified Monday that former film producer Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2005 while she was trying to pursue a career as a producer and actress. On the witness stand in Los Angeles Superior Court, Siebel Newsom said she met Weinstein, now 70, at the Toronto Film Festival when she was 31 and had a few small roles in film and television.

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