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Pop singer Taylor Swift, who won 10 Grammy Awards in the past, skipped this year's live telecast from the Staples Center because The Recording Academy wouldn't guarantee she'd win Song of the Year.

A source told Page Six: "Her team called and wanted to be assured that she would win the Grammy. And while it wasn't an explicit demand, they certainly were fishing to find out if Taylor was a winner."

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"It was understood in the conversation that if she's not winning she's not coming to the Grammys," the insider said.

Another source added: "It's widely known in the industry that [Taylor's team] called to find out if she was getting a Grammy, they wouldn't tell her, so she didn't go. It's not uncommon [for an artist] to want to know. And everyone knows Taylor loves to win, win, win."

A rep for Taylor told Page Six, "I am on the record: these statements by anonymous, unidentified 'sources' are absolutely 100 percent false and laughable. She just didn't go to the Grammy's. You guys need to calm down."

Insiders say the Academy wanted to fill inclusivity quotas after being accused of racism and exclusivity in the past.

One-hit wonder Lil Nas X, who is openly homosexual, took home two Grammy Awards for his gimmicky rap single "Old Town Road."

18-year-old mumble singer Billie Ellish, who is rumored to be bisexual, won 5 Grammy Awards, including the coveted Song of the Year.

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Pastor Troy has something to say about the ongoing Hollywood liberals campaign to emasculate Black men by promoting homosexual males like Lil Nas X.

Troy, who is best known for his 2002 album Universal Soldier, took to social media to express his opinion about the agenda after Lil Nas X wore a hot pink Versace outfit to the Grammy Awards on Sunday.

Nas X won 2 Grammys for his 2019 hit "Old Town Road."

"Welp, Guess I won't be winning a GRAMMY if this what I gotta wear," Troy wrote. He then shared a bonding moment with his 14-year-old son at an Applebee's restaurant.

"They love to push this shit on Our Kids!! The other day @applebees had some punks kissing and laughing eating mozzarella sticks. First Thing My 14 yr old Son said was, 'F*** Applebee's' And it Brought Joy to My Heart!! He sees it... their agenda to take the masculinity from Men, Black Men Especially. Some may say, 'He Making Money!!' Rupaul do too, but I ain't bumping his CD!!! Integrity is Priceless. Y'all Better open that 3rd Eye and let your sons Know What is Real... Or They Ass Gone Be Headed Down That Old Town Road Foreal!!~P.T."

Lil Nas X responded to Troy's comment, tweeting "damn I look good in that pic on god."

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A reporter shared a funny incident that took place at the 2020 Grammy Awards on Sunday. Apparently a female celebrity's dress was so hideous that someone made a loud comment about it.

According to Blind Gossip, a famous actress clapped back when a rude guest made a comment about her ill-fitting dress.

"Our reporter was getting ready to interview the celebrity. Her husband was a few feet away talking to someone else. It was so noisy that you really couldn't hear jack unless you were close to someone and even then you practically had to shout.

"We were about to do the countdown wen we heard this woman nearby commenting on celebrity's outfit. She obviously didn't like the dress. She was yelling to the person next to her. 'Oh my god! Look at that! What the hell is se wearing? It's hideous! It doesn't make any sense!"

It was noisy, but apparently not noisy enough. The celebrity heard her and turned around to address the woman directly.

"I know, it's gorgeous, isn't it? Who designed YOUR outfit?"

That shut the woman up. The celebrity began the interview as if nothing happened.

Can you guess the name of the female celebrity?
 

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Tyler, the Creator finally won a Grammy award for Best Rap Album at the Staples Center on Sunday.

Tyler was apparently insulted on Aug. 25, 2011 when a follower told him he would never win a Grammy.

Hours after winning his first-ever Grammy, the petty rapper dug deep into his Twitter favorites for the tweet he saved 9 years ago.

"I FAVORITED THIS 9 YEARS AGO JUST FOR THE MOMENT TO TELL YOU I GOT ONE. YES IM PETTY AS FUCK, GOOD DAY MARK," he tweeted.

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Amongst the well wishers was rapper/actor Jaden Smith, who tweeted: "My Boyfriend Just Won a Grammy."

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Jaden previously tweeted that he and Tyler were involved in a same-sex relationship. But most people took his revelation as a joke, since Jaden is heterosexual.
 

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Alicia Keys will host the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.

Keys, 38, also hosted the 2019 Grammy Awards. Jack Sussman, Executive VP of music and live specials at CBS Entertainment, called Alicia "the ultimate musically credible MC and talent who brings everything you’d want to hosting big event television."

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Alicia, winner of 15 Grammy awards, says she didn't hesitate to accept the honor.

"At first, I did think last year was a one-time thing, but when the opportunity came back around, there was no question about returning as host of the Grammy Awards. Last year was such a powerful experience for me. Not only did I feel the love in the room, but I felt it from around the world, and it confirmed the healing and unifying power of music."

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Skeptics griped that the mother of two sacrificed her youngest son, Genesis, 4, to curry favor with liberal Hollywood.

Alicia posted an Instagram video in which she complained that Genesis worries about being bullied if he paints his nails in rainbow colors.

Many viewers thought Genesis was simply too young to make such a life-altering decision, and that Alicia encouraged him to explore his sexuality to appease Hollywood liberals.

One Instagram user wrote:

"Whatever happened to tonka trucks and baseball bats etc for a 4yr old. Dear Parents it's time to do better. We are who God created boy, girl, man and woman and we can't change that and it's definitely not up for debate."

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Jennifer Lopez wowed the audience at the Versace runway fashion show in Milan by recreating her stunning Versace palm leaf dress from the 2000 Grammy Awards.

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Lopez, 50, earned a standing ovation as she strut her stuff in the iconic plunging Versace cutout palm leaf dress with matching cape during Milan Fashion Week.

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J-Lo walked the runway for Versace's Spring/Summer 2020 collection presentation.

In a video posted to YouTube, Lopez recalled the frenzy that surrounded her Grammy appearance.

"All of a sudden you start hearing a little murmur. I'm thinking, it's the Grammys. It has to be somebody famous behind us. It was a frenzy. The flashes started going in a way that it's not usually. There was an extra kinetic energy there. I was like what the hell is going on? I had no idea it was about this dress."

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J-Lo was a fresh faced 31 year old singer dating rap mogul Sean Combs when she wore what some are calling the most memorable dress in Grammy history.

J-Lo's fans took to social media to rave about the dress and to praise the 50-year-old for maintaining her incredible shape. They say she looks better now than she did 19 years ago when she was Puffy Daddy's muse.

Rapper Cardi B has been silent on social media since she deleted her Instagram page amid Grammy backlash on Sunday. She resurfaced in Los Angeles at a tattoo shop where she got her bottom lip pierced.

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Travis Scott is apparently still depressed after his emotional loss at the 61st annual Grammy Awards broadcast on Sunday in Los Angeles. The rapper was scheduled to perform during his "Astroworld" tour stop in Oklahoma on Monday night. Angry ticket holders rioted after the promoter announced the concert was postponed.

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Cardi B, Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande is not here for Cardi B winning her first-ever Grammy Award after just 1 album. The Bronx rapper made history on Sunday when she became the first female rapper to win best rap album. Ariana was beside herself when she learned that Cardi beat out her ex-boyfriend, deceased rapper Mac Miller, who died of a drug overdose last year.

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21 Savage, Heather Joseph

21 Savage missed his performance at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles, because he was picked up by ICE agents in Atlanta on Super Bowl Sunday.

The British rapper's mother, Heather Joseph, was invited to attend the Grammy Awards before her son was locked up in an immigration detention center.

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Black Twitter is still simmering with rage over the Grammys Motown tribute featuring 50-year-old Jennifer Lopez incorporating her Las Vegas show into a Motown revue. Many believe The Academy of the Recording Arts could have found someone more suitable than "culture vulture" J-Lo to represent the historic label.

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Mike Will Made It & PLUSS Grammy Celebration

Rappers Future (center) and Young Thug (right) partied with Beyonce's music producer Mike Will Made It (left) and producer PLUSS (not pictured) who celebrated their recent GRAMMY win with a private dinner and after party at Aurum nightclub in Atlanta on Wednesday.

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Chrissy Teigen baby bump

Chrissy Teigen is being accused of wearing a fake baby bump to the 2018 Grammy Awards. Her baby bump was barely noticeable when the 32-year-old former swimsuit model was spotted out & about in New York City on Wednesday.

When the paparazzi photos surfaced online, social media users noted her baby bump was significantly smaller than it appeared during the Grammy Awards telecast on Sunday, Jan. 28.

Her small bump prompted social media users to ask "Where did her baby bump go?"

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Beyonce, Jay-Z and Blue Ivy Carter at 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Tongues are still wagging over JAY-Z's Grammy snub on Sunday. JAY-Z, who already has 21 Grammys to his name, was nominated for 8 more Grammy awards. But Bruno Mars and rapper Kendrick Lamar split the prizes leaving JAY-Z with no awards for his critically acclaimed 4:44 album.

The 47-year-old rapper suffered the indignity of watching lesser artists parade onstage to pick up their trophies while he got nothing.

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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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Beyonce and Jay Z celebrate after the Grammy Salute to Himself

Power couple Beyonce Knowles and JAY-Z celebrate at a restaurant after attending the Clive Davis GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Jay-Z. The music icons were spotted heading to their final night out before the GRAMMY Awards which broadcasts live Sunday (Jan. 28) from Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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