ABC's 'Good Morning America' - 2019

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For the First Time in 30 Years, There Will Be No Host at the Oscars.

Though there had been talks about a potential “multiple-host” idea for this year’s Oscars, the Academy has reportedly decided to forgo having a host all together. Instead, “producers will select a crop of A-listers to introduce various segments instead of relying on one marquee name to kick things off in a monologue filled with Trump zingers,” insiders told Variety.

So the search is on for the team of said A-listers. Mind you, the Oscars are just six weeks away. 🙃

Beyonce’s Father Says Destiny’s Child Did ‘Not Leave Our Eyes’ When Working with R. Kelly.

In a recent interview with Metro News, Mathew Knowles talked about how when DC3 was faced with recording with R. Kelly, he and Tina did all they could to make sure the girls were safe.

“They would almost force you to record with [their] artists,” Knowles said of dealing with Sony back in 1998. “I was there [during a recording session], and my former wife Tina was there. The thing with R. Kelly was, he liked to record late at night, around midnight. And what was different with his studio was that one room had a recording suite, and next door was a club, with 40 or 50 people dancing.”

He continued, “The girls were 15, 16. When they went to the bathroom, Tina would go with them. They did not leave our eyes.”

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Eminem Sold More Albums Than Any Other Artist In 2018.

In fact, he sold more albums than Drake and Taylor Swift combined, as noted by Highsnobiety. Em also performed well in the streaming arena, landing the fourth-highest streaming total of any artist in 2018 with over 2.5 billion streams. 760 million of them reportedly came from Kamikaze.

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