Diversity takes a back seat in Oscar nominations

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Diversity was not on the minds of the academy members when Oscar nominations were announced Jan. 13.

Todd Phillips’ R-rated comic book smash “Joker” topped all films with 11 nominations, while Martin Scorsese’s elegiac crime epic “The Irishman,” Quentin Tarantino’s 1960s Los Angeles fairy tale “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” and Sam Mendes’ continuous World War I tale “1917” all trailed close behind with 10 nods apiece.

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Listen: Lady Gaga covers Elton John’s ‘Your Song’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Lady Gaga put her Mother Monster spin on an Elton John classic with her rendition of “Your Song.” The single will be featured on the John tribute album “Revamp.”

“HERE WE ARE!!!” Gaga tweeted. “Here’s my cover of one of the greatest songs of all time. Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s “Your Song.” What an honor it was to record. THATS ME ON THE PIANO! THIS ONES FOR YOU!!”

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Elton John to release 33rd studio album in February

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LONDON (AP) — Elton John is still standing – and will release his 33rd studio album next year.

John’s publicists announced Oct. 22 that “Wonderful Crazy Night” is set for release on Island Records on Feb. 5. The first single, “Looking Up,” is out on Oct. 23.

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