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Pregnant Beyonce keeps all eyes on her despite shock Grammy loss

Pregnant Beyonce keeps all eyes on her despite shock Grammy loss

Published 13/02/2017

Beyonce holds the awards she won for Best Urban Contemporary Album for 'Lemonade' and Best Music Video for 'Formation' at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S. , February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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Late pop stars Prince, George Michael saluted at Grammys

Late pop stars Prince, George Michael saluted at Grammys

Published 13/02/2017

Singer Adele is applauded as he finishes her tribute to the late George Michael at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S. , February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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Factbox: Key winners at the 2017 Grammy Awards

Factbox: Key winners at the 2017 Grammy Awards

Published 13/02/2017

Adele holds the five Grammys she won including Record of the Year for ''Hello'' and Album of the Year for ''25'' during the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S. , February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The Grammy Awards, the biggest honors in the music industry, took place in Los Angeles on Sunday at a ceremony hosted by James Corden.

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Pop divas leave little to imagination on Grammys red carpet

Pop divas leave little to imagination on Grammys red carpet

Published 13/02/2017

The group Metallica and Lady Gaga arrive at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S. , February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The pop world's reigning divas dueled on the Grammys red carpet on Sunday, raising eyebrows with cleavage-baring looks, and politically charged fashion statements found a voice on the music industry's big night.

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Model with Down syndrome launches design label at NY Fashion Week

Model with Down syndrome launches design label at NY Fashion Week

Published 13/02/2017

Australian model and designer Madeline Stuart, who has Down syndrome, acknowledges attendees after presenting creations from her label 21 Reasons Why By Madeline Stuart during New York Fashion Week in Manhattan, New York, U.S., February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Less than two years after making her runway debut, Madeline Stuart, a model with Down syndrome, launched her own fashion label on Sunday at New York Fashion Week with a collection of sporty leggings, crop tops and skirts.

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`La La Land` wins big at Britain`s BAFTA awards to continue hot streak

`La La Land` wins big at Britain`s BAFTA awards to continue hot streak

Published 12/02/2017

Emma Stone and Damien Chazelle hold their awards for 'La La Land' at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Britain, February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Musical "La La Land" won big at Britain's main film awards on Sunday as it scooped the prize for best film, while Emma Stone and Damien Chazelle picked up awards for best actress and best director respectively.

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Seven-time Grammy winner Al Jarreau dies at 76

Seven-time Grammy winner Al Jarreau dies at 76

Published 12/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - Al Jarreau holds the Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for 'Breezin'' at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 11, 2007. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

Jazz and R&B singer Al Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy winner whose hits included "We're in This Love Together" and "Moonlighting," died on Sunday in Los Angeles at age 76, just days after announcing he was retiring from touring because of poor health.

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Prince back on streaming platforms, two new albums coming

Prince back on streaming platforms, two new albums coming

Published 12/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - Singer Prince performs in a surprise appearance on the 'American Idol' television show finale at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, U.S. on May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello/File Photo

Prince's early music catalog was made available across all streaming services on Sunday, almost a year after his death, and record label Warner Bros. said it planned to release two albums of new music from the pop funk musician in June.

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Lines in the sand: $60 million worth of cocaine washes up on eastern English beach

Lines in the sand: $60 million worth of cocaine washes up on eastern English beach

Published 10/02/2017

A law enforcement officer stands by holdalls containing cocaine that were washed up on Hopton Beach, near Great Yarmouth, Britain February 9, 2017. Photograph taken February 9, 2017. National Crime Agency/Handout via Reuters

Over $60 million dollars' worth of cocaine in brightly colored holdalls has washed up on two beaches in eastern England, investigators said on Friday as they appealed for the public to keep a lookout for any more.

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Uzbek farmers offered lemon trees and chickens

Uzbek farmers offered lemon trees and chickens

Published 09/02/2017

Uzbekistan's government plans to provide almost two million households with chickens and lemon trees so they can feed themselves and sell their produce, according to a draft document published for public discussion.

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