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Grammys 2021: Beyoncé and Taylor Swift make history

Grammys 2021: Beyoncé and Taylor Swift make history

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Getty ImagesBeyoncé has set a new record at the Grammy Awards with her 28th win.The star is now the most-awarded woman in Grammys history, overtaking bluegrass singer Alison Krauss."I am so honoured, I'm so excited," she said while accepting her record-breaking trophy, for best R&B performance.Taylor Swift also made history at Sunday's ceremony, by becoming the first female artist ever to win album of the year three times.The star was rewarded for her lockdown album Folklore - after previously winning with Fearless in 2010 and the pop opus 1989 in 2016.Only three other artists have ever won the album of the year prize three times: Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder.Grammy Awards - Main winnersAlbum of the year: Taylor Swift - FolkloreRecord of the year: Billie Eilish - Everyth...
Marjorie Taylor Greene: US House votes to strip Republican of key posts

Marjorie Taylor Greene: US House votes to strip Republican of key posts

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The US House of Representatives has voted to expel a Republican congresswoman from two committees over incendiary remarks she made before being elected last November. Marjorie Taylor Greene had promoted baseless QAnon conspiracy theories and endorsed violence against Democrats. Before the vote, she said she regretted her views, which included claims that school shootings and 9/11 were staged.Eleven Republicans joined the Democrats to pass the motion by 230-199. What is QAnon?The Republican dilemma, embodied in one politicianIt means the representative - who was elected in November, representing a district in the southern state of Georgia - cannot take up her place on the education and budget committees. This would limit her ability to shape policy as most legislation goes through a committ...
‘We just couldn’t stop writing’: Taylor Swift drops surprise ‘sister album’

‘We just couldn’t stop writing’: Taylor Swift drops surprise ‘sister album’

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Taylor Swift has surprised fans with a brand-new album - just five months after she released her last collection.Announcing her ninth studio album on social media, Swift called it a "sister album" to Folklore and explained that she and her collaborators "just couldn't stop writing songs". The 17-track LP was recorded in the same sessions as her earlier album - which was created during coronavirus lockdown - with collaborators including Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner. I’m elated to tell you that my 9th studio album, and folklore’s sister record, will be out tonight at midnight eastern. It’s called evermore. 📷: Beth Garrabrant pic.twitter.com/xdej7AzJRW— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) December 10, 2020 It will be released at 5am on Friday morning here i...
Taylor Swift confirms boyfriend is mystery co-writer

Taylor Swift confirms boyfriend is mystery co-writer

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