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The ruling also included a late fee for streaming services that don't pay publishers and songwriters on time. 2022, the percentage of revenues owed songwriters increases to 15.1 percent from 10.5 percent. That last did not come about, but the Cupertino tech firm signaled artistic sympathy that could play out in interesting ways going forward. NMPA President & CEO David Israelite: "We are thrilled the CRB raised rates for songwriters by 43.8% - the biggest rate increase granted in CRB history".
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    SAM SMITH in a long, white jacket that looked like a lab coat, was up next with a stirring "Pray", complete with gospel choir, before KELLY CLARKSON and NICK JONAS gave out the BEST NEW ARTIST award to a remarkably poised ALESSIA CARA , beating out favorite SZA for the night's first big honor.
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    Grammy victor Chris Stapleton will perform in Billings at the Rimrock Auto Arena in August. Citi card members can purchase presale tickets on February 6 at 10 a.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, Feb. 9, at 10 a.m. "It's a real joy to make music", said Stapleton after accepting the award with producer Dave Cobb.
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    My husband looked wonderful and made me a flask of old fashioned. While Pink's daughter, Willow, might call one of the biggest talents in the industry her mother, the six-year-old couldn't help but have a major fangirl moment when she scored an introduction with one of her idols.
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    The 60th Annual Grammy Awards are airing tonight (January 28) live from New York City. Following the black dress protest of the Golden Globes , white roses were worn by numerous celebs including Anna Kendrick, Lady Gaga , Miley Cyrus, and Kelly Clarkson .
  • Grammy Awards 2018: Lamar beats Jay-Z to win Best Rap album

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    The Puerto Rican descent artist even won " Best R&B Album " for the 24K Magic collection. Other artists that are up for major awards include Bruno Mars and Childish Gambino. Less expected was a win for Philadelphia band The War On Drugs for "A Deeper Understanding", released in August 2017. Bruno Mars went six for six at the Grammys , winning all of the awards he was nominated for with his energetic and upbeat 90s-inspired R&B album.
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    JB Holmes made the best start of the contenders when he birdied the opening two holes before giving one back at the fourth, and another gain at the 10th got him back to 11 under and tied at the top. ET, 8 a.m. local time. Said Faldo, "I think I'm going to give him another go". "I need to work on my driving". It was tough conditions out there, and it was tough scoring.
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    The Ashes may have gone to Australia after a one-sided Test series, but England's limited overs team turned the tables on the hosts and secured a similarly emphatic triumph. Mitchell Starc , Adam Zampa and Tim Paine followed, leaving England 4-1 victors in the 50-over series and underlining the fact that Australia are now a long way from putting together a strong limited overs combination, less than 18 months away from next year's World Cup.
  • Bruno Mars grabs all the Grammys

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    Bruno Mars has come out on top at this year's Grammy Awards winning a massive six awards from six nominations including the top prizes for best song, record and album. Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Pink, Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee and Little Big Town were among some of the artistes to perform during the show. Emmy and Golden Globe victor Childish Gambino, who picked up best traditional R&B performance, gave a smooth and sultry performance of "Terrified" in all-white featuring screeching high notes.
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    It was one of just nine awards presented in the primetime broadcast (75 awards were handed out in the streaming-only pre-show). At the star-studded show, which is taking place in New York City's famed Madison Square Garden, K. He opened with " XXX .", backed by a big American Flag on the screen behind him and dozens of military-themed dancers. Kendrick Lamar's GRAMMY performance can be summed up by his album title: DAMN .
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    The former UFC champion could follow up her appearance at the Royal Rumble by showing up at either Monday Night Raw or SmackDown Live this week. Oh, and there's no noble attachment, no Kings or Queens or Princes to talk about. Marilee Gallagher: Since 2013, Vegas's favorite entering the Royal Rumble has won every single year and as of Friday afternoon, that favorite was Roman Reigns.
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    The Meaning Of Life vocal powerhouse was nominated for "Love So Soft" in the Best Pop Solo Performance category against acts like Lady Gaga and Ed Sheeran (who eventually won). "I can't believe they really gave Ed Sheeran the Pop Vocalist award over Kesha . Tonight The Grammys awarded "catchy and inescapable" over "introspective and impactful" This pretty much sums up the academy's ideals in music", are only some of the angry rants that Twitter users indulged on Twitter, after the ...
  • Bruno Mars wins album of the year Grammy Award

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    But Mars' feel-good songs seem all but irrelevant - except as aural balm - in an increasingly divided nation. Jay-Z went into the show with a leading eight nominations, mostly from his soul-baring 4:44 album. Shortly after, he won record of the year for " 24K Magic ". - Best solo performance: "Shape of You", Ed Sheeran . Lamar beat out Jay-Z for the five awards he won.