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Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards

By DAVID BAUDER | January 27, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Billie Eilish, who gave voice to young people struggling with depression on a do-it-yourself album she made at home with her older brother, is atop the music world.The 18-year-old made history at the Grammy Awards Sunday. Not...

Family affair: Billie Eilish, Finneas win big at Grammys

By MESFIN FEKADU | January 27, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The edgy, avant-pop album that siblings Billie Eilish and Finneas created in a small bedroom made a big splash at the 2020 Grammy Awards, winning 11 honors for the musical family.“When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” —...

The Latest: Remains recovery at Bryant crash site underway

January 26, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the death of retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant (all times local):8:30 p.m.Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says his department's helicopters were grounded due to weather in the area where a helicopter carrying...

Diddy calls out Grammys and demands change in fiery speech

By MESFIN FEKADU | January 26, 2020

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a blazing speech that earned him a standing ovation from Beyoncé, Jay-Z and several other music industry players.At...