"Women in music don't need to "step up"-women have been stepping since the beginning of time", readsPink's handwritten letter". Portnow said it's up to the women to "step up" and it's up to the industry to make the "welcome mat" very obvious to them. Women OWNED music this year. Every year's different. We can't have a performance from every nominee.
"I believe in equality in the workplace.we'd like to see more women doing the skills many men have been doing for years", he said.
But his comments have proved particularly divisive on a night that saw Alessia Cara becoming the only female victor for Best New Artist - despite a strong concentration of female nominees.
Recording Academy presidentNeil Portnow has lodged his foot rather spectacularly in his mouth, suggesting that women need to "step up" after being nearly completely shut out at this year's Grammys. But in the music industry? An absent Ed Sheeran won over Kesha, who displayed an insane amount of emotional labor during her performance of "Praying", but failed to win either of the two Grammys she was nominated for.
His comments also seem weird since women like Adele, Beyonce, Taylor Swift have been dominating Grammys for years now, and 2017 saw some tremendous female calibre in names such as Sza, Cardi B, Kehlani.
'I don't know if it was a mistake, ' Ehrlich replied.
The producer of the award show, Ken Ehrlich, took a slightly different take.
After getting word of his comments, veteran pop star P!nkalso slammed the Grammy President for his statements, tweeting a full response written on a white board. These shows are a matter of choices. She had a great album. I didn't think we'd ever get to a point where the out-of-touch Recording Academy honored an album like DAMN, so that was welcome.
While briefly living in OR with her mother and five younger siblings, at age 10, McGowan was abused by her neighbor. In his statement Tuesday, Weinstein's lawyer says Affleck sent an email denying the interaction to his client.
It has been reported that Kate Middleton is using her brunette waves to change the lives of young children suffering from cancer. Although Kate lost to Will - 2-1 to be exact - she was very visibly a natural at the Swedish past time.
As for the iPhone X Plus, it will come with a 3300 or 2400mAh beefy battery, while the iPhone X SE will have a 2950mAh battery. It also paves the path for the upcoming new jumbo-sized 6.5-inch " iPhone X Plus" featuring the edge-to-edge OLED display .
Guardiola said: "All I ask is that the referee protects the players, not the Man City players, just the players". He is a guy who has spent all his career in England and that is why his opinions are his opinions".
Yemen's presidency on Monday condemned recent developments in southern Aden province, describing them as "tantamount to a coup ". Aden is meant to be the "interim" capital of the pro-Saudi Hadi government, but is also the historical capital of South Yemen.
Kim Kardashian may have been a no-show at the 2018 Grammys on Sunday Night (28 January) but she is still making headlines. In her defense, the Kardashian sister said she didn't dress up as a "race or a costume", but as a woman she admired.
The Ant-Man mask includes a twist knob that allows users to alternate between Red Vision, Ant Vision, and Quantum Vision. In the after credits of "Ant-Man", Hope gets her own super-suit, taking up her missing mother's mantle as The Wasp.
Spokesman Hazem Qassem said on Tuesday that Imad al-Alami had been unconscious since the January 9 shooting. Hamas claimed after the incident that al-Alami was wounded while he was checking his handgun.
Those regulations can help in avoiding security lapses through which hackers have been stealing huge amount of money. Unfortunately, the exchange is unable to reclaim the money directly, which poses a big problem.
ESPN later released an interview with Rousey, where she revealed she signed a full-time contract with WWE and intends to compete. Ronda Rousey attended a WWE event in September, among other major hints past year that a deal with the company was close .
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen reveal sex of baby
She uploaded a photo of her hand tenderly cradling her tummy on her Instagram page with the caption: "Mama and her baby boy". Chrissy Teigen is red hot ! She accessorized with a variety of silver rings and oval earrings.
Trading Indicator Watch on Shares of S&P 500 ETF Vanguard (VOO)
Traders often add the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of a trend. The RSI, or Relative Strength Index, is a commonly used technical momentum indicator that compares price movement over time.
Donald Glover Is Still Retiring Childish Gambino
Donald Glover has confirmed that he will still retire Childish Gambino following the conclusion of his next music project. "I'm making another project right now, but I like endings, I think they're important to progress", said Glover .
GLI Finance (GLIF) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
It is positive, as 15 investors sold OI shares while 85 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 289 raised stakes. UNITE Group plc has a 50 day moving average of 776.24 GBX and a 200 Day Moving Average share price is recorded at 702.37.
Chelsea complete Emerson Palmieri signing
He was photographed in London this evening, following a medical, and will wear the Number 33 jersey at Stamford Bridge. After joining from Santos in 2015, Palmieri established himself as an attacking full back in Serie A.
Monkey testing: VW suspends media chief
In 2015 VW admitted having fitted "cheat" devices in the USA that made its engines appear less polluting than they actually were. Steg has declared that he will assume full responsibility". "We're convinced the scientific methods chosen then were wrong".
John Wall Knee Procedure, Will Miss Six Weeks
One person tells The Associated Press that the length of Wall's absence will be determined after the surgery. Wall initially injured the knee in early November and since then has been dealing with periodic soreness.
Emotional Support Peacock Not Allowed to Fly on United
And in October 2016, Daniel, an emotional support duck, flew from Charlotte to Asheville, N.C., according to the Washington Post. Canadian carrier WestJet allows miniature horse and monkeys to board as emotional support animals - with proper documentation.
Moon trifecta in the Big Bear sky
Meanwhile, cloud cover - chiefly over the north-central states as well as parts of the Far West - may hide the shady lunar drama. The full moon will rise on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 30, and set around daybreak on Wednesday, Jan. 31, local time.