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Did You Miss It? John Legend Backtracks On Defense Of Kanye West

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The 2015 Grammys are three days in our rearview, yet headlines are still dominated with debate on Beck, Beyonce, and, of course, the controversial statements of Kanye West.

As reported here, after the ‘Heartless’ hitmaker suggested that Beck, winner of 2015 Grammy ‘Album of the Year,’ “respect artistry” and relinquish his award to Bey, he’s been on the receiving end of unceremonious slam from fans and fellow artists (see:  Shirley Manson, Michael McDonald, KISS, Nikki Six, and more).

Coming to the rescue of his former mentor and longtime collaborator, Grammy winner John Legend took to US Weekly to defend West from the onslaught of criticism.  But, after his quote found him on the receiving end as well, the ‘Green Light’ singer took to Instagram to clear up the confusion.

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Kanye West Reveals He Is Executive Producer Of Rihanna’s New Album

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Word has it the recording of Rihanna‘s eighth album has been anything but smooth, hence the myriad of delays that have plagued the project.

However, it seems the star may have found her musical knight in shining armour in the form of Roc Nation comrade – Kanye West.

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Kanye West: “Beck Should Have Given Beyonce His ‘Album of the Year’ Grammy”

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As the #Beyhive keeps Twitter abuzz over Beyonce‘s ‘Album of the Year’ loss, one of its more famous members – Kanye West - joins in the fight for #justiceforBeyonce via a fiery interview with E!.  

After ‘Loser’ hitmaker Beck won Album of the Year over the ‘Drunk in Love’ diva at Sunday night’s ceremony, the unpredictable Yeezy jokingly rushed the stage in what appeared to be a repeat of his infamous Taylor Swift upstage at the 2009 MTV VMAs.

After laughing off the joke, Beck continued to accept his award – much to #Beyhive dismay.  Later, a backstage interview proved that Yeezy wasn’t in much of a laughing mood, despite letting the rock singer have his moment on television:

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2015 Grammy Awards: Inside The Show (Photos)

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The 2015 Grammy Awards have been as been entertaining off-stage as much as they have been for the performances on them.

Check out pics from the audience and backstage above and below…

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Hot Shot: Rihanna, Kanye West, & Paul McCartney Rehearse For Grammy Awards

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The countdown is on to the 2015 Grammy Awards!

Boasting performances from Beyonce, Madonna, and Lady GaGa, the show will also see Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney take to the stage to perform their struggling new single ‘FourFiveSeconds’.

Given how much hinges on the showing, the trio are reportedly rehearsing in earnest – a point Rih emphasised when posting the pic of their prep today.

As we’ve mentioned, the track showcases some of the worst corners of the Ms. Fenty’s vocals, hence tomorrow night should be uber interesting.

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Kanye West & Lana Del Rey Cover Billboard’s 2015 Power List Edition

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Universal exec Lucian Grainge stands alongside Kanye West & Lana Del Rey on the cover of Billboard magazine this month, rocking the cover as its celebrates 100 of the most powerful players in the music industry.

Notable mentions in this year’s list are Epic’s LA Reid and Sylvia Rhone, Apple’s Jimmy Iovine and Roc Nation CEO Jay Brown, the mastermind manager behind Pop superstar Rihanna.

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Kanye West To Perform At The Grammys…Twice

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‘Only One‘ may be the name of his latest solo single, but today has brought news that Kanye West is to perform twice at this month’s Grammy awards ceremony.

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