Lady Gaga, Janelle Monae, St. Vincent among performers to earn Grammy nominations

By : Jeremy Williams
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The 61st Grammy Award nominations were announced Dec. 7, and the big winners are music in the movies as the soundtracks for “Black Panther” and “A Star is Born” received eight and four nominations, respectively.

Janelle Monae, who came out as pansexual earlier this year, picked up a pair of Grammy nominations; one in the Album of the Year category for “Dirty Computer” and another for best music video, “Pynk.”

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Sam Smith says he’s given up alcohol for his mental health

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Sam Smith is currently on tour in promotion of his second studio album, “The Thrill of It All,” but his success has come with a price.

In an interview with The Sun, the 25-year-old revealed that he has been suffering from anxiety the past few months.

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03.08.18 Central Florida Bureau Chief’s Desk

By : Jeremy Williams
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Many people find the idea of award shows ridiculous. They look at it as a self-serving pat-on-the-back and congratulations generally bestowed in industries viewed as overpaid and as jobs that are easy to do.

I love them though, especially the Oscars. The first time I ever sat down to watch the Oscars, officially called “The Academy Awards,” was when I was 10 years old. It was 1990 and I was watching Saturday morning cartoons when a commercial advertising the Oscar telecast came on.

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Lady Gaga announces release date for new album “Joanne”

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“Joanne” album cover

We have a launch date Little Monsters!

Lady Gaga announced the release of her fifth studio album on Apple Radio’s Beats 1. The album, titled Joanne, will be available Oct. 21.

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Sam Smith is thankful for a broken heart

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Sam Smith has a lot for which to be thankful.

“I want to thank the man who this record is about,” Smith said Feb. 8 after receiving his fourth Grammy of the night.

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