Gaga won best song written for visual media for "Shallow", sharing the honor with co-writers Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt and Anthony Rossomando. It went on to win a Golden Globe at this year's show and is the favorite heading into the Oscars on February 24. It was also honored at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards and the Satellite Awards.
Brandi Carlile, the folk singer nominated for six Grammys including album, song and record of the year, looked to Monae and said: "Girl, I would vote you into presidency".
Along with Wilson, this year's presenters include current Grammy nominees Kelsea Ballerini, Leon Bridges and Luke Combs;Grammy winners Alessia Cara, Julian Edelman, Eve, John Mayer, Bob Newhart, Smokey Robinson, Swizz Beatz and Meghan Trainor; recording artist Kane Brown; South Korean pop sensation BTS; past Grammy nominee Cedric The Entertainer; and actors Nina Dobrev, Anna Kendrick, Jada Pinkett Smith and Wilmer Valderrama. Beck's other win for Best Alternative Album was his 1996 album Odelay.
She has two nominations for best pop solo performance for her live performance of "Havana" and best pop vocal album. Christian singer Lauren Daigle also won Grammys.
The Grammy Awards will be broadcast live on CBS television starting at 8 pm ET.
Keys told CBS news this year´s greater representation from women was "far overdue".
Janelle Monae remembers being frustrated at last year's Grammy Awards, where male acts dominated in nominations and the only woman competing for the night's top award, Lorde, didn't get a chance to perform onstage.
Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Childish Gambino - nominees in all or most of the big three categories - also opted out of performing; however, representatives for the artists have not confirmed if they will attend the show.
"This is going to be a special Grammys".
Women are also hoping to get their due after the head of the Recording Academy - which includes more than 13,000 music professionals - told them past year to "step up" if they wanted to do better on Grammys night. "This is a moment for women to love on each other and let each other know", she added.
The music world will hit the red carpet on Sunday for the Grammys, with a wider selection of nominees - led by hip-hop royalty and a bevy of talented women - up for the top prizes. Brandi Carlile reacts after winning Best Americana Album for "By The Way, I Forgive You".
Women also have a strong presence in song and record of the year, including Lady Gaga, SZA, Maren Morris and Ella Mai.
As well as dominating the Top Songs Chart, Grande is now No. 1 on the US iTunes' Top Albums Chart with thank u, next . Sharon Osbourne is "so proud" of Ariana Grande after she slammed Grammy producers for "stifling" her creativity.
The contact group seeks a solution to Venezuela's political and economic crisis through dialogue and new presidential elections. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro slammed that as an attempted coup and severed diplomatic ties with the US.
The Americans were identified by Australian police as a 52-year-old man and 46-year-old woman living in Woodstock, Victoria. Police believe the Mexican cartel has links to Australian-based outlaw bikie gangs but would not give further detail.
Regarding the allegation against Fairfax, the district attorney's office in Boston declined to say whether it is investigating. He did not appear in the photo, Northam said, but dressed up in blackface in another incident for a Michael Jackson costume.
In Japan, the capital's famous Tokyo Tower was due to turn red in celebration of the New Year - a first for the city. This year, the streets are filled with lovely lanterns and bright decorations to mark the holiday .
Team Giannis, in addition to Antetokounmpo, will start Stephen Curry, Joel Embiid, Paul George and hometown favorite Kemba Walker. A quietly great part of the clip is Antetokounmpo murmuring "oh wow" to himself after James makes the pick.
She added, "It was raining and muddy outside, so the dogs got all dirty, and she's wiping them off with towels". A source told the magazine: 'Meg and Harry were still so focused on getting [Thomas Markle] to London.
The two met last summer in Singapore, though that meeting only led to a vaguely worded commitment by the North to denuclearize. The partial government shutdown began on December 21 because of disagreements over money to build a U.S. -Mexico border wall.
In remarks to the press following the newly constituted committee's first organizational meeting on Wednesday, Schiff fired back. Cohen begins a three-year prison sentence in March after pleading guilty to campaign finance violations and lying to Congress.
Amazon reportedly reconsidering New York City headquarters
Contrast the opposition in NY with the welcome in Virginia, and you can see why Amazon executives are reconsidering their choice. Amazon is moving forward with plans to construct another headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, near the nation's capital.
How Fluffy the frozen cat was brought back from the dead
Fluffy's owners, who did not want to be identified, found her covered in thick chunks of ice and snow near their home last week. A Montana cat is down to eight lives after she was found frozen and buried in snow on January 31.
Warnings revised as Storm Erik batters parts of UK
Elsewhere, a flight heading for Gatwick airport has had divert to Manchester after two failed attempts to land during high winds. Winds are expected to ease off by Sunday. "We're looking at winds of 50 to 60mph in Northern Ireland and the west of Scotland ".
ET View: A cautious welcome for the repo rate cut
The customary post-Budget board meeting was earlier scheduled for February 9 but has now been deferred. The MPC has also chose to change the monetary policy stance from "calibrated tightening" to "neutral".
K-pop boyband BTS to present award at Grammys
The lovely and talented Alicia Keys will host the iconic award show that will be loaded with A-list stars from top to bottom. The 2019 Grammys will broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on CBS on February 10, 2019, at 8 p.m.
Memphis Trading Marc Gasol to Toronto Raptors
Some involved believe when Memphis prematurely sat Gasol-whereas Charlotte's roster remained active-the Grizz forfeited leverage. ESPN , which first reported the Gasol deal, also said CJ Miles and Delon Wright were included in the deal with Valanciunas.