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February 11, 2019

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MONDAY, FEB. 11

GRAMMYS _ Rap artists and women have felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years. But this year, they both took center stage. Childish Gambino’s disturbing look at race relations, “This is America,” won record and song of the year on Sunday’s telecast. It was the first time a rap-based song won both of those awards, considered _ with album of the year _ the recording industry’s most prestigious. By David Bauder. SENT: 990 words, photos, video.

GRAMMYS-LIST. A list of winners in the top categories at the 2019 Grammy Awards, including wins for Drake, Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Cardi B, Dave Chappelle, Brandi Carlile and “Black Panther.” SENT: 465 words, photos.

GRAMMYS-JENNIFER LOPEZ _ Jennifer Lopez turned the Motown tribute into the J-Lo show. The Latin singer-actress hit the Grammys stage Sunday inserting her energetic dance-pop flavor into memorable Motown melodies such as “Dancing Machine” and “Dancing in the Street.” By Jonathan Landrum Jr. SENT: 250 words, photos.

GRAMMYS-ARIANA GRANDE _ Ariana Grande won her first Grammy Award on Sunday, but the singer didn’t collect it after deciding to skip the ceremony following a public dispute with the show’s producer. By Jonathan Landrum Jr. SENT: 380 words, photos.

GRAMMYS-RATINGS _ A look at the show’s overnight rights on Monday compared with previous years. By Media Writer David Bauder. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

GRAMMYS-FASHION _ Grammys fashion included sparkles, sequins and statement hats. By Leanne Italie. SENT: 630 words, photos.

MICHAEL JACKSON-ACCUSERS DOCUMENTARY _ The Michael Jackson estate has sent a letter to the U.K.’s Channel 4 warning that a documentary on two men who accuse the singer of molesting them as boys violates the network’s programming guidelines. By Entertainment Writer Andrew Dalton. SENT: 550 words, photos.

CARTOON-TRUMP INSULT _ At least one newspaper says it has dropped the syndicated cartoon “Non Sequitur” after a vulgar message to President Donald Trump appeared in it. SENT: 140 words.

TV CRITICS WATCH _ Coverage if the Television Critics Association winter press tour for Hulu, Turner and Viacom. By David Bauder and Lynn Elber. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS _ Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates says he hopes this season of the PBS series “Finding Your Roots” is helping a divided U.S. see how everyone has unique family mysteries that tell the story of a nation. This season series, which is airing on more PBS stations, takes advantages of genealogy and genetics and diverse subjects like former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and author George R. R. Martin to investigate the past of a number of American celebrities. By Russell Contreras. UPCOMING: 250 words, photos.

NY FASHION WEEK _ LONGCHAMP _ Models Kendall Jenner and Liu Wen took a break from the catwalk to sit front row for Longchamp’s second appearance at New York Fashion Week, and creative director Sophie Delafontaine couldn’t have been happier. By Morgan Evans. SENT: 480 words, photos.

NY FASHION WEEK-TORY BURCH _ Tory Burch was inspired by higher learning for her fall collection at New York Fashion Week. Specifically, she looked to Black Mountain College, a progressive school in North Carolina. By Jill Dobson. SENT: 210 words, photos.

NY FASHION WEEK-BRANDON MAXWELL _ Tears flowed at the New York Fashion Week show of Brandon Maxwell when his mom accompanied him on the runway for his bow. Pam Woolley has had a rough go of it lately. She was diagnosed with breast cancer after her son’s show last season. This time around, he dedicated the show to her and strong women everywhere. By Ragan Clark. SENT: 555 words, photos.

CELEB BIRTHDAYS. UPCOMING: 1,000 words.

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REVIEWS:

FILM REVIEW-ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING Wednesday.

FILM REVIEW-ISN’T IT ROMANTIC. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING Tuesday: 700 words by 6 p.m.

FILM REVIEW-FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Wednesday: 700 words by 3 p.m. Film stills.

MUSIC REVIEW-CASS COMBS. Reviewed by Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Monday: 250 words, photos, by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-ROBERT ELLIS. Reviewed by Steve Wine. UPCOMING Tuesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-PETER MULVEY. Reviewed by Steve Wine. UPCOMING Tuesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND. Reviewed By Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Wednesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-CHAKA KHAN. Reviewed By Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Thursday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-CARSIE BLANTON. Reviewed By Scott Stroud. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

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