Drake shines at AMAs; Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj get steamy
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Drake shines at AMAs; Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj get steamy

(AP)- Drake, who has skipped his fair share of awards shows in recent years, shined at the 2016 American Music Awards, already winning two trophies and debuting a new commercial for Apple Music. The rapper, the leading nominee, won favorite artist — rap/hip-hop and favorite album — rap/hip-hop for “Views” on Sunday. He was nominated … Continue reading

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Strong, sometimes foul political language marks the AMAs

Coming on the heels of a divisive political election, the American Music Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles became a platform for strong, and sometimes foul, political language. Here’s a look at some of the top moments from the American Music Awards show: NOT TRUMP’S NIGHT Less than two weeks after the presidential election, … Continue reading

Drake nabs 12 Soul Train Awards nominations; Beyoncé gets 8
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Drake nabs 12 Soul Train Awards nominations; Beyoncé gets 8

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake has nabbed 12 nominations for the 2016 Soul Train Awards. Nominations for the rapper-singer, who canceled three shows this week due to an ankle injury, include video, album/mixtape and song of the year. Beyoncé follows Drake with eight nominations, while Rihanna, Kanye West, Adele, Chance the Rapper, Bryson Tiller and … Continue reading

Drake shatters American Music Awards nominations record
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Drake shatters American Music Awards nominations record

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake earned a record-breaking 13 American Music Awards nominations on Monday thanks to his latest album, “Views,” shattering Michael’s Jackson’s mark of 11 nominations in a single year from 1984 when the King of Pop had “Thriller.” Rihanna got seven nominations and Adele and Justin Bieber tied with five each. Beyonce … Continue reading

Drake shatters American Music Awards nominations record
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Drake shatters American Music Awards nominations record

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake earned a record-breaking 13 American Music Awards nominations on Monday thanks to his latest album, “Views,” shattering Michael’s Jackson’s mark of 11 nominations in a single year from 1984 when the King of Pop had “Thriller.” Rihanna got seven nominations and Adele and Justin Bieber tied with five each. Beyonce … Continue reading

Suspect in Drake tour bus theft a homeless janitor
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Suspect in Drake tour bus theft a homeless janitor

PHOENIX (AP) — The suspect accused of stealing jewelry from Drake’s tour bus during the rapper’sPhoenix concert is a homeless man who works as a janitor. Travion Lamar King, 21, was released on his own recognizance on one count each of burglary and theft, according to court documents made available Thursday. Police say King entered … Continue reading

Drake tops nominees again for 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards
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Drake tops nominees again for 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards

  ATLANTA (AP) — Drake does it again. For the second straight year, the Canadian rappertops nominees for the BET Hip-Hop Awards. In a statement to The Associated Press, BET said Tuesday September 15th that Drake received 12 nominations for the 10th annual awards show. It airs Oct. 13. Drake’s chart-topping “If You’re Reading This … Continue reading