Gaga wins Grammy for 'Shallow'; Hugh Jackman wins 1st Grammy

Gaga wins Grammy for 'Shallow'; Hugh Jackman wins 1st Grammy

Women artists scored nominations in all of the top categories, after being largely muted a year ago: rapper Cardi B, pop diva Lady Gaga, pop futurist Janelle Monae and folk rocker Brandi Carlile are among the frontrunners.

Her six nominations are for Record of the Year ("The Joke"), Album of the Year (By the Way, I Forgive You), Song of the Year ("The Joke"), Best American Roots Performance ("The Joke"), Best American Roots Song ("The Joke") and Best Americana Album (By the Way, I Forgive You).

Monae's "Dirty Computer" is one of five albums by women nominated for the top prize at Sunday's show.

Brandi Carlile, Lady Gaga and Kacey Musgraves won multiple Grammys in the show's pre-telecast Sunday, a year after women were nearly muted at the 2018 awards show. Falguni "Falu" Shah is nominated in Best Children's Album category for her album Falu's Bazaar, Snatam Kaur Khalsa is nominated in New Age Album category for his album Beloved and Prashant Mistry (Engine-Earz Experiment) is nominated in Best Immersive Audio Album category for his album Symbol.

The 37-year-old musician is the most-nominated female artist at this year's awards, earning six nominations.

"This is live television and things happen up until the minute the shows starts", said Neil Portnow, president of the Recording Academy, which puts on the Grammy Awards.

Beck has been awarded a Grammy for Best Alternative Music Album at the 61st Grammy Awards. He later acknowledged that it was a "poor choice of words", and his much-criticized remarks forced the academy to launch a new task force focused on inclusion and diversity.

Jennifer Lopez will be performing at the Grammys this year.

PSG's Cavani doubtful for Man United game
PSG beat Bordeaux 1-0 to increase its lead in the French league to 13 points over second-placed Lille, which plays on Sunday. The French champions face Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's resurgent side at Old Trafford in the first leg on Tuesday.

The live ceremony in Los Angeles could see Cardi B take home her first ever Grammy and potentially become the first rapper since 2004 to win the coveted album of the year award for her "Invasion of Privacy".

"It was when my creativity & self-expression was stifled by you that i decided not to attend".

"I've kept my mouth shut but now you're lying about me", she tweeted. "I support her and I support her decision", she added.

When she returned onstage for her second win, she was in shock.

Taylor Swift, who has just one nod for her best-selling 2017 album "Reputation", is filming in London.

Hosted by 15-time Grammy victor Alicia Keys, this year's broadcast features performances by Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes and rapper Cardi B.

Women were strongly represented at this year's Grammys. Yolanda Adams, Fantasia and Andra Day will honor the late Aretha Franklin with a performance.

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