Australians were also represented, however, as country superstar Keith Urban received a nomination for best solo country performance for his song 'Parallel Line.' Meanwhile, the Hugh Jackman-led soundtrack for The Greatest Showman was nominated in the compilation soundtracks category.
Bruno Mars swept all the biggies last time around, but it was all about hip-hop and women in the top categories when the 2019 Grammy Award nominations were announced Friday morning.
This year, the Carters are up for three Grammys, but none of the big four categories (record of the year, album of the year, song of the year and best new artist).
Other women nominated this year have multiple roles on their own albums.
Drake is right behind Kendrick with 7 nominations. Yet, there she is, just behind Lamar and Drake's seven nominations, with six nods, including record of the year, album of the year and song of the year.
Recording Academy head Neil Portnow added gasoline to the firestorm by saying that women in the recording industry should "step up" to advance their careers. Rock band Greta Van Fleet and country singer Luke Combs also earned nominations. "Like when I first moved to Nashville and I just wrote every day for years and stumbled across songs that really meant something to me", Musgraves, who worked on the album for a year and a half, told the AP on Friday. Boi-1da is contending for the Producer of the Year, Non-Classical award.
Taylor Swift was also snubbed by the Recording Academy over her album "Reputation". Drake was the most streamed artist on Spotify and Apple Music in 2018 and "Scorpion" has dominated the Billboard charts since it came out this past summer. Justin Timberlake, whose "Man of the Woods" albums flopped earlier this year, picked up a nod for "Say Something", his collaboration with Chris Stapleton.
Monae, who scored a best music video nomination for "PYNK" - which she shares with director Emma Westenberg and producer Whitney Jackson - recalls filming the video for the song celebrating womanhood.
Jim (Kimo) West, who was born in Toronto and is known as Weird Al Yankovic's guitarist, is nominated for Moku Maluhia - Peaceful Island in the new age album category. The only problem is now that the nominations have been announced, people are coming after Drake saying he doesn't deserve it. Lamar was also listed in the Best Rap Performance ("King's Dead") and Best Rap Song ("King's Dead" & "Win") categories. The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will air live from LA's Staples Center Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBS.
Starting with the 2021-22 season, the Seattle franchise will play as part of the Western Conference in the Pacific Division. Houston, Quebec City and Toronto have all been touted as possible new homes someday, but they'll also have to wait.
Netflix might've disappointed us by canceling Daredevil , but it delivered some good news on the Friends front on Monday. TV, who produced the massively successful sitcom, did respond to THR , while a Netflix spokesperson declined to comment.
According to multiple media reports , Washington has signed former Arizona Diamondbacks ace Patrick Corbin to a six-year contract. While the details of Corbin's deal have yet to be disclosed, his average salary is $23 million per year.
Mayor Sylvester Turner is hosting Monday evening's event featuring music and community leaders in front of City Hall. President Trump has ordered the federal government to be shut down Wednesday for a national day of mourning.
Leaders said they'll push off until later this month a looming shutdown showdown, eager to avoid tainting the commemoration of Mr. Earlier, Laura Bush went over to get a tour with Melania of the White House Christmas decorations.
On Monday, Kudlow said there was an "assumption" that China would eliminate auto tariffs, not a specific agreement . What is mentioned by both sides is China's agreement to more strongly control the trade in the opioid Fentanyl.
The side behind the attack is not yet clear, but Israel has repeatedly targeted military positions in Syria, including in Kisweh. An unconfirmed report from Ria Novosti said that an Israeli Air Force jet and four Israeli missiles were taken down.
He said finding a compromise will be hard because some lawmakers don't want to tie Yemen to the Khashoggi killing. Trump said in a statement in November that "we may never know all of the facts surrounding the murder".
As for photography, the Snapdragon 855 will include a Computer Vision ISP - the world's first, according to Qualcomm . Qualcomm has also introduced a new ultrasonic sensor for under-display fingerprint sensors.
Pujara keeps India afloat on day of brilliant Aussie fielding
The limited-overs southpaw announced his arrival with an eye-pleasing cover drive before slapping Cummins' pacy bouncer for a six. Hazlewood and Starc kept teasing Vijay and Pujara by bowling full outside off and soon reaped rewards for the consistency.
China Demands Release of Huawei CFO Arrested in Canada
The Wall Street Journal reported this year USA authorities are investigating whether Huawei violated sanctions placed on Iran. Meng, Huawei's chief financial officer, faces possible extradition to the United States, according to Canadian authorities.
Murali Vijay aims for good start against Australia
Team India was given a warm welcome by Bharat Army. "If India don't win this series, they will never win in Australia. Indian captain Virat Kohli is cut out of a cloth that he simply can not do anything but give his 100 per cent.
Trump hopes to meet Kim early 2019
Trump and Xi agreed that "great progress has been made with respect to North Korea ", the White House statement added. The president tells reporters that there are three sites under consideration, but he's not identifying them.
Marine Corps Punishes 2 Aviators over Sky Penis Incident
The Marine Corps offered little information in a statement about the incident, which occurred at 2am (4am AEDT) on Thursday. Officials who spoke on condition of anonymity were unsure how the mishap may have occurred but none suspected foul play.
NAFTA Replacement USMCA Signed at G20
At Canada's insistence, Article 23 of the agreement redefines the word "sex" to include "sexual orientation and gender identity". Although the three country leaders agreed to the new terms, lawmakers in each country still need to ratify the deal.