Lady Gaga loves to call out President Donald Trump whenever she can, and did not waste an opportunity during the 2019 Grammy Awards on Sunday while she performed "Shallow" from A Star Is Born. "I'm in tears with honor and gratitude".
The Grammy Awards kicked off Sunday with a group of powerful women, including Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga, describing the role of music in their lives - a display that came a year after female voices were somewhat muted at the 2018 ceremony.
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"It was when my creativity & self-expression was stifled by you that i decided not to attend".
Five of the eight album-of-the-year nominees are women, including Carlile's "By the Way, I Forgive You", Janelle Monae's "Dirty Computer", Cardi B's "Invasion of Privacy", Musgraves' "Golden Hour", and H.E.R.'s self-titled album are also in contention.
Brandi Carlile and Kacey Musgraves swept the boards in their respective genre categories, Americana and Country, making the ones to beat in the night's main category - album of the year. Look, if there's people who have regular jobs who are coming out in the rain and snow, spending money to buy tickets to your shows, you don't need this right here. Her performance sent Twitter abuzz.
Carlile is the most nominated woman with six nominations, including bids for song and record of the year with "The Joke". "I support her and I support her decision", she added. Despite receiving eight nominations that year - the most of anyone - he went home empty-handed. Taylor Swift, who was snubbed and scored one nomination, also won't be at the show.
There will also be a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, who died last August.