Who run the Grammys? Beyoncé becomes most decorated female act in Grammy history
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.
For Trevor Noah, Grammy Awards a return to in-person hosting
FILE - Trevor Noah arrives at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2020. Noah will host the 2021 Grammy Awards on Sunday. “If you get asked to host the Grammys, I don’t think you take long to say ‘yes,’” said the Emmy winner, who will host Sunday's Grammy Awards from downtown Los Angeles. Ad“Unlike most award shows, the Grammys also are about the performances,” said Noah. So far, Noah said venturing out to prepare for his Grammy hosting duties around other people has been “amazing” and “surreal.” While watching rehearsals, he said the performances gave him and others life.
New this week: 'Cherry,' 'Bloodlands' & Kids' Choice Awards
This combination photo shows key art for the Acorn TV series "Bloodlands," premiering March 15, left, key art for the Apple TV+ film "Cherry," center, and key art for Nickelodeons "Kids Choice Awards," hosted by Kenan Thompson and airing on March 13. (Acorn TV/Apple TV+/Nickelodeon via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Ad—AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— The 2021 Grammys will hand out 84 awards Sunday, but what’s more exciting? Other performers include Chris Martin, John Mayer, Doja Cat, Maren Morris, DaBaby, HAIM, Lil Baby, Brandi Carlile, Roddy Ricch, Brittany Howard, Miranda Lambert, Mickey Guyton and Black Pumas. Ad— Grown-ups don’t have a lock on awards shows, as Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards proves once again.
Grammy performers: Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B, Billie Eilish
FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019 photo, Billie Eilish performs during the first weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. Eilish will perform at this month's Grammy Awards. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and Billie Eilish are set to perform at next week’s Grammy Awards. The Grammys were originally supposed to take place on Jan. 31 but were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Beyoncé is leading nominee with nine, followed by Swift, Lipa and Ricch, who each earned six nominations.
Brooks, Trisha Yearwood to perform requests on live special
LOS ANGELES – Garth Brooks and wife Trisha Yearwood will be taking viewer requests during a live prime-time show this week filmed at their home. CBS will air the special, “Garth and Trisha: Live!” on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Eastern. With millions of Americans staying at home to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus, performers are turning to live streamed concerts to reach fans and lift spirits. John Legend, Keith Urban and John Mayer are among the stars who have performed virtual concerts. CBS says the special will be filmed with a minimal crew that will take social distancing precautions.
Billionaires shop at Costco toosee Mark Zuckerberg checking out TVs
Zuckerberg, who was shopping with his wife, Priscilla Chan, stopped to look at a display of TVs. Mark Zuckerberg is one of the richest people in the world but the Facebook founder and CEO apparently shops at bulk, discount mecca Costco . While Costco is known for its good deals, Zuckerberg who is currently worth $77.6 billion, according to Forbes is not always frugal. Zuckerberg isn't the only celebrity known to appreciate Costco. "Costco is a passion," Jenner told the Times.cnbc.com
Lizzo, Cardi B and Luke Bryan Clap Back at 'Mean Tweets'
Even music's biggest stars aren't immune to mean tweets! During Wednesday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, celebs including Lizzo, Chance the Rapper and Cardi B participated in "Mean Tweets," reading some of the internet's messages about them. Two things that I imagine #Lizzo has seen a lot of," Lizzo read off, before handing out her own epic response. Watch the video below for more "Mean Tweets." RELATED CONTENT: Lil Wayne & More Hip Hop Stars Read Mean Tweets Ahead Of Kanye West on 'Kimmel' Embed Code RestartKim Kardashian and Zendaya Have the Best 'Mean Tweets' ResponsesLuke Combs, Rascal Flatts & More Country Stars Get a Kick Out of Reading 'Mean Tweets'Pink, Gwen Stefani and Miley Cyrus Read Off Mean Tweets About Themselves
John Mayer Gets Temporary Restraining Order Against Fan After Receiving Death Threats
John Mayer is taking precaution. The "Gravity" singer was granted a temporary restraining order against a fan who has allegedly been sending him inappropriate messages and death threats, according to multiple reports. According to the outlet, Mayer claims that the messages he's received "have put me in fear for myself and caused me substantial emotional distress," adding that the fan's "statements and behavior indicate an unhealthy obsession with me." The singer says, according to the docs, that security identified the man and stopped him from entering the venue. RELATED CONTENT:Tiffany Haddish Reveals the Hilarious Piece of Dating Advice John Mayer Gave HerJohn Mayer Responds to Fan Who Asks How He's Still SingleJohn Mayer Thinks Kourtney Kardashian Dating Rumors are 'Coming From Inside the House'
Katy Perry Admits She Has a Type: 'I Like English Gentlemen'
Katy Perry opened up about her type during a Friday morning radio appearance on British station Heart FM. I think I like English gentlemen because of the kind of sarcastic, dark sense of humor. It was definitely like, Whoa, this is a moment!Perry recently released her new single Small Talk, and has more new music in the works. For more on Perry and Bloom's wedding planning, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Katy Perry Drops New Single 'Small Talk '-- Listen to the Summer Bop Now! Taylor Swift Dishes on Burying the Hatchet With Katy Perry and Humiliating Kim Kardashian FeudOrlando Bloom Talks Wedding Planning With Katy Perry | Comic-Con 2019 (Exclusive)
Tiffany Haddish Reveals the Hilarious Piece of Dating Advice John Mayer Gave Her
Tiffany Haddish is getting some relationship advice from John Mayer. "John Mayer been giving me relationship advice," Haddish told the host. "He said if there's somebody that I like that's in the eye of the public I should, when I'm doing interviews, say that I'm seeing that person," Haddish shared. The goal of Mayer's advice, Haddish said, is to produce "some kind of interaction" with her celeb crush. "I'm seeing him in my dreams a lot."
John Mayer Responds to Fan Who Asks How He's Still Single
From Jennifer Aniston to Katy Perry, John Mayer has dated some of showbizs hottest stars. How are you still single? the Instagram user responded on the post. Mayer later dated Jessica Simpson before she settled down with athlete Eric Johnson, then moved on to actresses Minka Kelly and Jennifer Aniston. And, while he may appear to be currently single, he still seems to be a hopeless romantic, judging by one of his latest Instagram Stories. See more on Mayer, and what he had to say about the latest rumors about his love life, below.
John Mayer, Ellie Goulding, Diplo and More Stars Nail Viral Bottle Cap Challenge
A new viral craze is sweeping through showbiz -- the bottle cap challenge! I won the bottle cap challenge. I won the bottle cap challenge. RELATED CONTENT:Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge? Tom Hiddleston, Naomi Campbell and More Answer #WakeUpCall, the New Ice Bucket ChallengeKelly Clarkson Debuts Post-Baby Body During ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Why John Mayer wanted to play with the Dead
The singer talks to correspondent Anthony Mason about the timelessness of the Grateful Dead's music, and why he wanted to perform with the band's surviving members as part of a new touring ensemble, Dead & Company. (Don't miss Mason's story on the band on "Sunday Morning" June 12.)cbsnews.com