Mens VNeck 1/2 SleeveTShirt Bruno Banani Cheap Sale Best Prices KUDUG9

Mens V-Neck 1/2 SleeveT-Shirt Bruno Banani Cheap Sale Best Prices KUDUG9
Mens V-Neck 1/2 SleeveT-Shirt Bruno Banani

Anchor 1 : What the Text Says

Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

Anchor 3 : People, Events Ideas

Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.


Join for a Free Newsela Account

It's free to read Newsela. Join and get unlimited access to read every article at every reading level.

Multicoloured stripe Tshirt in mercerised cotton BOSS Websites Cheap Online 32S5SZ6uL
How do I sign up my students?
By Associated Press, adapted by Newsela staff
Word Count 999

At the Grammy awards Sunday night, it was a big night for singer and songwriter Bruno Mars. He dominated the Grammys with his RB-inspired album "24K Magic." He won all six awards he was up for at a show where hip-hop was expected to have a historical night.

RB music as it is today comes from a type of music called rhythm and blues, which originated among African-American artists in the 1940s. It combines elements of pop, soul, funk, hip-hop, gospel and electronic dance music.

The show took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. For the last 14 years, the Grammy awards were held in Los Angeles.

Jay-Z was up for eight awards, which was more than anyone else. However, he walked away with no awards after the show. His losses came a year after Beyonce, his wife, lost album of the year to Adele. Fans and peers criticized the Recording Academy at the time for not properly rewarding Beyonce's bold "Lemonade" project.

Rappers Again Excluded From Top Prizes

Rapper Kendrick Lamar won five awards. He lost in the top categories, though, marking another year where rappers only won in the rap categories, instead of earning top prizes like album of the year.

Mars picked up album of the year for "24K Magic," record of the year for the title track and song of the year for the No. 1 hit, "That's What I Like."

Jay-Z or Lamar could have become the first rapper to win song or record of the year. Either one could have been the third rap-based act to win album of the year, too.

Mars' Six Wins Marks Some Progress

Mars' win still marked some growth. His is one of the few RB albums to win the top prize. He dedicated his win to other songwriters who have made history in RB music.

Lamar's wins included best rap album, best rap song, best rap performance, best rap/sung performance and best music video. He has a career total of 12 Grammys.

Lamar kicked off the Grammys with a powerful performance with video screens displaying a waving American flag. Meanwhile, background dancers dressed as army soldiers marched and moved behind him. At one point, Lamar's background dancers, dressed in red, were shot down as he rapped lyrics, later coming back to life as fire to end the performance.

Kesha also gave a powerful performance. She was passionate and striking onstage with the help of many notable women behind her, including the Resistance Revival Chorus, Cyndi Lauper, Camila Cabello, Julia Michaels, Andra Day and Bebe Rexha. Dressed in white, they won over the audience while singing Kesha's song "Praying." They hugged at the song's end as some audience members cried.

Kesha, who earned her first pair of Grammy nominations this year, has been in a legal war with former producer Dr. Luke. She stopped working with him after she came forward to say that he abused her. Janelle Monae introduced the performance with strong words.

Time's Up Movement

"We come in peace but we mean business. To those who would dare try to silence us, we offer two words: Time's Up," Monae said. "It's not just going on in Hollywood. It's not just going on in Washington. It's here in our industry, too."

Monae was referencing a movement in which a growing number of women have spoken out against abuse by powerful men in entertainment, media, business and sports. Dozens of artists and music industry players also sported white roses. They did so in support of the Time's Up and #MeToo movements against sexual abuse and harassment.Dozens of artists and others in the music industry wore white roses in support of the Time's Up and #MeToo movements.

Recognizing Shooting And Suicide Victims

Maren Morris, Eric Church and Brothers Osborne performed an emotional rendition of Eric Clapton's "Tears In Heaven." The performance honored the 58 people who died in a shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas last year. The names of victims were displayed behind the performers.

"Black is beautiful, hate is ugly," rapper Logic said onstage after performing the suicide prevention song "1-800-273-8255." The performance included a group of suicide attempt survivors and family members selected by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Chris Stapleton paid tribute to Tom Petty, who passed away last year. Stapleton also won three awards, including best country album, best country song and best country solo performance.

Little Big Town, who beautifully sang their Taylor Swift-written No. 1 hit "Better Man," won best country duo/group performance with the song.

Lady Gaga also shined. She won over the audience with a rousing performance of the songs "Joanne" and "Million Reasons."

Other artists won awards before the TV broadcast started. The Rolling Stones picked up their third career Grammy, for best traditional blues album for "Blue Lonesome." Ed Sheeran won best pop vocal album. Emmy and Golden Globe winner Childish Gambino, who picked up best traditional RB performance, gave a smooth performance of "Terrified" in all-white.

Hillary Clinton In Comedy Skit

The show, hosted by James Corden, also featured some comedy. Hillary Clinton made an appearance in a comedy skit. She appeared in a video reading lines from Michael Wolff's book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House." Corden said the book could compete for the best spoken- word-album Grammy next year.

"That's the one," Corden said in the video after Clinton read from the book, which earned a rousing applause from the crowd. Clinton won a Grammy award in the spoken-word category in 1997 for her reading of "It Takes A Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us," a book she wrote that lays out her vision for Children in America.

Puppies were passed to the losers of best comedy album, including Jerry Seinfeld, Sarah Silverman and Jim Gaffigan.

Some Grammys went to people who recently died. They included actress Carrie Fisher, singer Leonard Cohen and engineer Tom Coyne, who worked on Mars' "24K Magic" album.

Join for a free account to read the full article.
Slub Cottonjersey Tshirt White Bassike Sneakernews For Sale 8cN7jB
Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. AP material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Recommended Annotation

Unable to save at this time.

News OK

breaking: Man drowns Friday in Tillman County lake Glitter Stirrup Socks Silver Asos Free Shipping Get Authentic Visit New Cheap Price Store With Big Discount Cheap Price Factory Outlet GnCEx
The Oklahoman

NewsOK: Oklahoma City News, Sports, Weather Entertainment

Published: Sat, April 7, 2018 11:41 PM Updated: Sat, April 7, 2018 11:41 PM

HOUSTON — Russell Westbrook contested, gave James Harden a hard target over which to shoot.

It didn't matter much.

Midway through the second quarter of the Thunder's game at the Toyota Center on Saturday, Harden rose up and drilled a contested fadeaway over Westbrook.

It was a brilliant play, an MVP-caliber shot, and not long after, Houston fans were chanting those three letters at their star as he stood at the free-throw line.

A year after Westbrook rallied to take the NBA's Most Valuable Player from Harden — the frontrunner for most of the season — the Rockets guard seems poised to bring home the hardware this season.

It makes some sense to Westbrook.

“There's a lot of guys doing a lot of great things in the league,” Westbrook said at Saturday's Thunder shootaround. “Honestly, I don't know kind of what you go off of, because MVP's kind of been picked differently every year. So it depends what criteria, what it is that you guys vote for. But obviously (Harden's) leading the charge at the moment.”

Harden entered Saturday night averaging 30.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 8.7 assists. That scoring was up from last season, but Harden's overall numbers weren't as gaudy as the ones he posted a season ago, nor as eye-popping as Westbrook's last season, when he averaged a triple double.

But the Rockets entered Saturday with 64 wins, having clinched the NBA's best record, and that's likely to sway voters.

“There's a lot of guys that should be mentioned, there's no doubt,” Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said before the game. “ LeBron (James) and Anthony Davis . A lot of guys. Westbrook. A lot of guys are playing great, but I do think that James — also, the body of work, for three years, has been as good as anybody's. So, I think it's his turn.”

Mike D'Antoni LeBron (James) Anthony Davis

Westbrook ‘all in' for teacher walkout

For five days, Oklahoma teachers have rallied at the state Capitol, part of a walkout that's drawn national attention to teacher efforts to increase the state's investment in public schools.


Quick Launch


Site Search