Award season is upon us!

And the latest, and one of the most prestigious, is the BRIT Awards 2020.

Nominations for the UK’s equivalent of the Grammys were announced moments ago and brought major listings for the likes of Stormzy, Ariana Grande, Burna Boy, and more.

Ahead of the February 18th ceremony, which airs live from London’s O2 Arena, check out the full list of nominees below…

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With just three weeks separating Kesha from the release of her fourth studio album, ‘High Road’ (available January 31), you can expect to see much of the Pop songstress on the promotional trail in the coming days raising awareness for the project.

Her latest effort came via an appearance on Friday night’s ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ (January 10).  The pre-taped visit (which coincided with the original release date of ‘High Road’) saw K dish on the new LP, her newly announced tour with ‘Queen of Bounce’ Big Freedia, and so much more.

Look inside to see interview highlights and a performance of the set’s first single, ‘Raising Hell.’

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Shaggy has revealed that he politely stepped away from Rihanna‘s next album because he felt he was being forced to audition for a spot on the set.

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Paula Abdul.

Tina Landon.

Parris Goebel.

The last name on that list is, for many of today’s Pop stars, the go-to girl for killer choreography, out of this world concepts and ideas designed to elevate their songs to smash hit status on a viral front.

Like Landon and Abdul before her, Goebel enjoys a level notoriety which has seen her inherit some of the fans of the artists she creates for.

One of these artists…is Justin Bieber.

Unfortunately, it seems that their working relationship may have come to a bitter end.

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Christmas may be in rearview, but Beyonce is still in the giving spirit.

With a week to go before her hotly anticipated Adidas x Ivy Park line drops, Queen Bey is gifting a select few items from the collection.

Case in point ‘Grown-ish’ star Yara Shahidi. 

Moments ago, the actress took to social media to share what the superstar sent her way.

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Although it’s been nearly four years since John Legend released his last studio album, ‘Darkness and Light,’ the EGOT winner’s been far from absent from the music scene.

In addition to lifting standalone singles, holiday music, and features on other artists’ projects, Legend’s also cranked out material tied to television efforts including ‘Songland,’ ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ ‘The Voice,’ and more.  His newest song, ‘Conversations in the Dark,’ follows the same vein as it will be featured on NBC’s award-winning show, ‘This Is Us.’ Airing Tuesday, January 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, fans can also expect to see the 41-year-old make an appearance on the same episode.

Ahead of the cameo, look below to hear the new song:

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Since coming out in April 2018 (click here to read more), Janelle Monáe has been no stranger to making headlines for her candid discussions regarding sexuality, especially her own.

Using her platform to educate fans, followers, and more, the Grammy-nominated singer/actress ignited conversations around pansexuality – the concept of being omni-sexual and not limiting one’s sexual or romantic attraction to one gender or gender identity.

Single-handedly increasing Google searches of the term, it appears she’s on the verge of a repeat after participating in a trending topic on social media Friday (January 10) and seemingly announcing that she identifies as non-binary.

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As previously reported, January 17th will bring with it the unveiling of ‘Circles,’ the first posthumous album from Rap sensation Mac Miller.

Coming just two days shy of what would’ve been his 28th birthday, the set is comprised of music the emcee was reportedly working on before his untimely death (just a month after the premiere of his fifth studio album, 2018’s ‘Swimming’).

Ahead of ‘Circles’ debut, a new single from the set was released.  Titled ‘Good News,’ the tune – produced by language.la – was accompanied by an official music video.  Directed by Anthony Gaddis and Eric Tilford, look inside to see the visual’s emotional content, including some candid, behind-the-scenes footage of the late performer:

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The City Girls are ready to rock 2020 with a bag of musical tricks and visuals to match.

Today, they celebrate their ambition plans by covering Billboard magazine and giving the publication insight into their lives. Lives, they’ll draw from to create what they hope will be a fresh batch of hits.

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As hot streaks go, Stormzy‘s career is scorching!

The Brit-Ghanian rapper earned his third #1 in the UK last week with the Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy assisted ‘Own It.’ A track which now has the distinct honor of being the country’s first chart-topper of the decade.

Now, a week on, he’s not only retained the top spot – he’s mirrored the win on the album chart.

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K. Michelle is renowned for keeping it real. And this week saw her continue along said trajectory.

As she struts towards the January 31st release of new album ‘All Monsters Are Human,’ the songbird took to social media to wax honest about today’s new crop of R&B rising stars.

Her words below…

 

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Selena Gomez has unleashed the music video for ‘Rare’ – the title track to her new album (released January 10).

Following the Hot 100 topper, ‘Lose You to Love Me,’ and top 30 hit, ‘Look at Her Now,’ tuck inside to watch the colorful new visual and let us know if it’s poised to know the success of its predecessors:

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