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Early Grammys for Dolly Parton and Lil Nas X

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The genre awards are being handed out ahead of the main ceremony Dolly Parton has won her 10th competitive Grammy Award, as "music's biggest night" kicks off in LA.The country legend picked up best contemporary Christian song for God Only Knows, a duet with Australian rock duo King & Country.Rap star Lil Nas X also picked up his first Grammy in the best
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Grime ballet ‘sounds like an oxymoron’

[ad_1] Image copyright PrettyLittleThing/Getty The makers of "the world's first grime ballet" want to encourage more black people into the dance discipline.Grime artist Lioness and choreographer Alexander Whitley will join forces on Thursday for a short piece entitled London Sketchbook at Boxpark Wembley.The show takes its lead from Stormzy, who invited classically-trained black dancers on stage during his Glastonbury headline appearance last summer.The new grime ballet pair tell the BBC
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Grammys 2020: Seven things to watch out for – and how to watch the ceremony

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lizzo and Lil Nas X are among the leading nominees for this year's awards The 62nd annual Grammy Awards take place in Los Angeles on Sunday night.Billed as "music's biggest night", the ceremony is more like "music's longest day" - with festivities kicking off at lunchtime in LA and stretching out into the night. Comfortable shoes are advised.Pop star Lizzo leads the nominations
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Goodies fans choose Kung Fu Kapers as favourite episode

[ad_1] Image caption The Kung Fu Kapers episode was shown on BBC One in March 1975 Fans asked to vote for their favourite episode from surreal 1970s TV series The Goodies have made their choice. The sketch Kung Fu Kapers was announced as the winner at Bristol's Slapstick Festival, which is celebrating the show's 50th anniversary. Chris Daniels, from the Festival, said he was delighted fans had picked "such a
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Madonna Madame X tour: Star cancels first London show

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Madonna has cancelled the first London show of her Madame X world tour, days after saying she "must listen to my body and rest".The star had been due to begin a run of 15 dates at the London Palladium from next Monday but Ticketmaster posted on its website that the performance had been cancelled.Refunds for those affected have already been issued, the Independent reported.Madonna cancelled dates
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Martin Scorsese’s editor on his hatred of eyebrows

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Schoonmaker and Scorsese edit his films together but she says "we don't fight" Martin Scorsese's long-time collaborator Thelma Schoonmaker has said it would have been impossible to make The Irishman without Netflix."Nobody would fund this movie," the esteemed film editor tells BBC News. "Scorsese and Robert De Niro struggled for seven years to get funding.""The studios are a little afraid of this kind
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Eminem tops both UK album and singles charts

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eminem is the only artist to have 10 straight UK number one albums Eminem has started the weekend with a double, topping both the UK album and singles charts.The rapper's surprise release, Music To Be Murdered By, came in for criticism as one track refers to the Manchester bomb attack, which killed 22 people.But on Thursday, the 47-year-old defended his controversial lyrics, saying
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Keeping Faith to return for final series, BBC Wales confirms

[ad_1] Image caption Eve Myles, who played Faith Howells in seasons one and two, is set to return to the role Hit drama Keeping Faith, which stars Eve Myles, will return for a third and final series, BBC Wales has confirmed.Filmed in both Welsh and English, it will air in October 2020 on Welsh-language channel S4C.The English-language version will then be shown on BBC Wales from February 2021 and across