Ella Mai Cardi B

Rapper Cardi B’s loss is another artist’s gain. Interscope Records announced R&B newcomer Ella Mai, left, will replace Cardi B on Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic World Tour. Cardi dropped out of the tour unexpectedly after giving birth to her and rapper Offset’s daughter, Kulture Kiari Cephus, in July.

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Cardi B (L) and Bruno Mars perform during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards

As predicted, the 2018 Grammy Awards telecast was the lowest viewed in Grammy history. The 2018 Grammy Awards billed itself as the first-ever all rap and hip-hop telecast which aired live Sunday on CBS.

Pictured above are rapper Cardi B (left) and Bruno Mars who were among the diverse performers at Madison Square Garden. Bruno swept the awards with 6 trophies.

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Bruno Mars with Grammys President Neil Portnow at 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Grammy Awards President Neil Portnow responded to public criticism that the 2018 Grammy Awards major category winners were 75% male. Portnow responded to the backlash that sparked a #GrammysSoMale hashtag on Twitter.com on Sunday.

Only one woman took home a trophy in a major category — Alessia Cara who won for best new artist.

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Rihanna and Hassan Jameel at 10AK in NYC

Rihanna and her current boyfriend, Hassan Jameel, were spotted leaving 1OAK Nightclub in New York City after celebrating her big GRAMMY win on Sunday night. The Bajan singer took home the Best Rap Song GRAMMY for her collaboration with rapper Kendrick Lamar on his hit single “LOYALTY.”.

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Trump curse? Rapper JAY-Z was completely shut out at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, despite leading all GRAMMY nominations with eight at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, January 28, in New York City.

Hours before the live telecast, JAY-Z accomplished something rapper Eminem could not: he got the attention of President Donald Trump on Twitter.com.

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Cardi B Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars tapped one-hit-wonder rapper Cardi B for the remix to his single “Finesse” off his 2016 2X platinum album 24K Magic.

If you’re a fan of Bruno or Cardi, you will love this remix and the accompanying music video, which Bruno says is a tribute to the ’90s TV comedy series In Living Color.

If you never heard the original track off the 24K Magic album, you’re not missing anything. Cardi adds nothing to the “Finesse Remix”.

The music video, which was directed by Bruno, quickly amassed 1.4 million views on Youtube overnight.

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Jay-Z, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar

JAY-Z, left, looks set to dominate the 2018 Grammy Awards after receiving eight nominations on Tuesday.

The aging rapper scored top nominations for Album of the Year for 4:44 and Song of the Year for the single of the same name as well as Record of the Year and Best Music Video for “The Story of OJ”.

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