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Here's Everything to Know About the 2019 Grammys

Here's Everything to Know About the 2019 Grammys

Just think of Album of the Year as the Grammy's Best Picture award, going to the year's absolute best musical work of art. With controversy brewing, many are wondering if the organizers will be able to pull off the event at all.

According to the publication's source, the "Thank U, Next" singer "felt insulted after producers initially refused to allow her to perform "7 Rings", which is her latest chart-topping single".

Grande declined to perform after producers stifled her creativity. There's allegedly a bit of drama between Grande and The Recording Academy.

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Meanwhile, Andra Day, Yolanda Adams and Fantasia will join forces for an Aretha Franklin tribute performance, and Diana Ross will celebrate herself with a special 75th birthday performance.

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Either way, fans of the award ceremony are confused by the pick. The Recording Academy president's comments that female artists should "step up" also sparked ire and added fuel to the #GrammysSoMale hashtag.

There are plenty of artists who should have been tagged for the job, but the academy went with Lopez. That isn't the case this year.

The nominees: Vying for Record of the Year this year are Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin for "I Like It", Brandi Carlile for "The Joke", Childish Gambino for "This is America", Drake for "God's Plan", Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper for "Shallow", Kendrick Lamar & SZA for "All the Stars", Post Malone for "Rock Star" and Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey for "The Middle".

Rapper Kendrick Lamar leads the 2019 field with eight Grammy nominations, followed by fellow hip-hop artist Drake follows with seven.

Ehrlich told CNN that the three were offered performance spots, but all declined. Some viewers may tune into music's biggest night, which airs live on CBS on Sunday, to see who's missing rather than who's there.