Ladies night: Beyoncé, Swift make history as others win big
Four women won the top four prizes Sunday, including Swift, who became the first female performer to win album of the year three times. Beyoncé — with her 28th win — became the most decorated woman in Grammy history. And 9-year-old Blue Ivy Carter — who won best music video alongside her mother — became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in the show’s 63-year history. Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honors, also made history and became the first female rapper to win best rap song. She's also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
New this week: Sia, Clarice Starling and Kristen Wiig
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. One nominee, “Judas and the Black Messiah," arrives on HBO Max (as well as in theaters) on Friday. Ad— Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo's last writing partnership turned out pretty well. Ad— AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Sia’s Golden Globe-nominated directorial debut, “Music,” will be accompanied with a 14-track album. Ad— “Silence of the Lambs” is three decades in the rearview mirror, but only a year has passed as CBS’ “Clarice” picks up the story of FBI Agent Clarice Starling.
Grammy award-winner Ryan Tedder is 'ravenously bullish' on live music's future despite virus downturn
So you can still release music," he said. "I have a slate of singles dropping with artists, but shooting music videos is a little tricky, you have to get creative." The writer of some of the world's best-selling hits, including Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" and "Halo" by Beyonce, told CNBC he remains "long term, ravenously bullish on the future of live music." Tedder said the band were finalizing its latest album, "Human," in London as the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a global pandemic. Tedder told CNBC: "Every musician, everybody that's working in the music space right now is out of work 99% of musicians and touring artists.cnbc.com
Camila Cabello Drops New Song 'Cry For Me' Off Upcoming 'Romance' Album
Camila Cabello is giving fans yet another glimpse at what she's got in store on her upcoming album. A month after dropping "Shameless" and "Liar" -- the first two lead singles off her forthcoming sophomore solo album, reportedly titled Romance -- Cabello released her latest track, "Cry For Me," late Thursday evening. Cabello took to Twitter after dropping the new single to share some insight into the background of the song. RELATED CONTENT:Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Jokingly Show Fans How They 'Really Kiss' -- Watch! Camila Cabello Relives the Same Nightmare in 'Liar' Music Video -- WatchCamila Cabello Drops New Music and Fans Think It's About Shawn Mendes
Apple announces free repair program for some iPhone 6s devices that might not turn on
Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., right, speaks with Ryan Tedder, lead singer of One Republic, as other members of the band look on after a product announcement in San Francisco, Sept. 9, 2015. Apple is expected to unveil its iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Imagescnbc.com
Is an Adele and Beyonc duet on the way?
Hold on, because we are approaching news that Adele and Beyonc have collaborated on a song with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin with lots of skepticism. "We have one song featuring Beyonc and Adele with a Chris Martin piano solo on the bridge," Tedder said. Adele said she couldn't possibly accept the award, which Beyonc was also up for. But my artist of my life is Beyonc," Adele said tearfully. For the record, Tedder worked on the "25" album and shared in that award.
Beyonce and Adele Are Finally Collaborating on a Song, Says OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder
While speaking about his band's upcoming album at the Global Citizen's Festival over the weekend, OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder revealed that fans can expect a song featuring Beyonce, Adele and Chris Martin on the group's album, Human, which is due out next year. "We have one song featuring Beyonce and Adele with a Chris Martin piano solo in the bridge," he told Z100 New York of the pop singers and Coldplay frontman. While none of the performers Tedder mentioned have confirmed their involvement, the OneRepublic singer has written for both Adele and Beyonce, penning the lyrics to "Rumour Has It," "Turning Tables," "Halo," "XO" and more. "The artist of my life is Beyonce and this album for me, the Lemonade album, is just so monumental," Adele said in part during the award show. Beyonce tearfully returned the love from her front-row seat, mouthing back to Adele, "I love you, thank you.