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Grammys: Michelle Obama Gets Standing Ovation with Surprise Appearance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Awards kicked off Sunday with a group of powerful women, including Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga, describing the role of music in their lives — a display that came a year after female voices were somewhat muted at the 2018 ceremony. “Music has always helped me tell my story,” Obama said at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. “Whether we like country or rap or rock, music helps us share ourselves. It allows us to hear one another.” .@MichelleObama makes a surprise appearance at…

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Grammys: Pop Star Arrives in MAGA Suit, Singer Joy Villa Wears ‘Build the Wall’ Dress

At the 2019 Grammy Awards, a couple of singers arrived in attire that screamed aloud their support for President Donald Trump among a sea of Hollywood’s most famous and outspoken liberals. Singer Ricky Rebel arrived in a gender-bending bedazzled white suit designed by pro-Trump designer Andre Soriano. The reversible jacket was made from one of Trump’s famous “Keep America Great” flags and had the word “TRUMP” emblazoned across the back. (Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) (VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images) (VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images) Rebel took to Twitter to share his…

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Linda Perry, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic and T-Pain Among Celebrants at L.A. Grammy Nominee Brunch

Linda Perry, “Weird Al” Yankovic and Claudia Brant were among the 61st annual Grammy Awards nominees getting an early start on Grammy Week festivities at the Recording Academy’s Los Angeles Nominee Celebration earlier Saturday (Feb. 2). An incessant downpour outside didn’t dampen the celebratory mood inside West Hollywood establishment Delilah. Nominees, fellow creatives and industry executives networked their way around hot pink-clothed tables and wall-lining booths while noshing on brunch fare. In addition to Perry and Yankovic — up for non-classical producer of the year and best boxed or special…

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