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Thieves steal gold-plated SEX TOYS worth £15,000 EACH from Spanish factory – LINK

Where Are All the Single Guys? It’s Raining Men in Minneapolis! – LINK

58% of People Are Distracted by Their Pets During Sex – LINK

Are Swingin’ Seniors Tying Loofahs to Their Cars to Let People know? – LINK

This Valentine’s Day, If You Propose at Cracker Barrel You Could Win Free Food for a Year – LINK

Cop kicked off force for OnlyFans now makes $27K a month as ‘filthy MILF’ – LINK

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Spanish high court backs man’s right to walk naked in the street – LINK

U.S. military shoots down suspected Chinese surveillance balloon – LINK

The national windchill record was broken in New Hampshire Friday night.  At the top of Mt. Washington, it was minus-46 with 127-mile-per-hour winds.  So it felt like 108 below zero.  (Full Story)

A beer truck crashed in Santiago, Chile, and people immediately started stealing the 20 tons of Budweiser it was hauling.  (Full Story)

A guy with prostate cancer developed an Irish accent.  (???)  It’s the first case of prostate cancer being linked to “foreign accent syndrome.”  (Full Story)

Grammys 2023: Highlights, Speeches & Performances!

Music’s biggest names gathered at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles for the 65th annual Grammy Awards Sunday night. Here are the big moments that went down!

  • Host Trevor Noah opened up the show by calling out the star-studded room! After spotting Adele, he approaches her table, talks about how she’s never met Dwayne Johnson, and then brings The Rock over for a sweet Grammy surprise!
  • Stevie Wonder graced the Grammy stage for a Motown tribute that got everyone up on their feet! Smokey Robinson and Chris Stapleton joined in on the tribute.
  • Beyoncé won the award for Best R&B Song for “Cuff It” but was not there to accept the award. Host Trevor Noah said she was en route to the Grammys but, unfortunately, stuck in that awful LA traffic.
  • Beyoncé eventually made it and won Best Dance/Electronic album for Renaissance. With that win, Beyoncé became the Grammy’s most-awarded winner with 32. (See Additional Capsule for details).
  • Madonna made a surprise appearance and talked about being provocative, controversial, and problematic and how it’s a good thing to be before introducing Sam Smith and Kim Petras for their performance of “Unholy.”
  • During the In Memoriam segment, special musical tributes were given to Loretta Lynn, who died in October; Christine McVie, who died in November; and Takeoff from Migos rapper who was shot and killed in November.
  • Legendary rapper and record producer Dr. Dre was honored with the Dr. Dre Global Impact Award. LL Cool J  presented the award to Dre. After Dre accepted the honor, they slammed right into the Grammys’ tribute to 50 years of hip-hop which stole the show! (See Additional Capsule for details).
  • A shocked Bonnie Raitt won Song of the Year for “Just Like That.” She accepted the award saying, ” I’m so surprised, I don’t know what to say. I don’t write a lot of songs but I’m so proud that you appreciate this one. I’m totally humbled.”
  • Lizzo won Record of the Year for “About Damn Time.”
  • Harry Styles took home Album of the Year for Harry’s House.
  • Robert Glasper won Best R&B Album at Sunday’s Grammy Awards.
  • Apparently, Chris Brown, who was also up for the award, decided to show ignorance and bitterness at the same time.
  • Brown posted a series of Instagram Stories. One showed a photo of Glasper and said, “Y’all playing. Who da f–k is this?”
  • Another story post said, “Who the f–k is Robert Glasper? I’ma keep kicking y’all a– respectfully.” He continued, “I gotta get my skills up…Ima start playing the harmonica.”
  • Social media came for Chris’s disrespect for Glasper. One person wrote, “Instead of Chris Brown being nasty in his IG stories towards Robert Glasper he needs to be trying to set up a studio session with him, but I digress!”
  • Another person wrote, “Chris Brown having no idea who Robert Glasper and proceeding to come for him perfectly explains why his music hasn’t grown or matured in 15 years.”

Melinda Dillon, who received supporting Oscar nominations for her turns in Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Absence of Malice and portrayed the doting mom in the holiday perennial A Christmas Story, died Jan. 9, her family announced. She was 83. She was also wife to John Lithgow’s character in… Harry and the Henderson’s (1987) Melinda Dillon Dead: ‘Close Encounters,’ ‘Christmas Story’ Star Was 83 – The Hollywood Reporter

Avatar: The Way of Water has relinquished the top spot at the box office after seven weeks. The new number one film is M. Night Shyamalan’s thriller Knock At The Cabin. The film pulled in $14.2 million domestically over the weekend. The movie is Shyamalan’s seventh film as a director to open at number one.  The sports comedy 80 for Brady starring Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin, Sally Field, and Rita Moreno, finished in second place, taking in $12.5 million.  AvatarPuss in Boots: The Last Wish, and BTS: Yet to Come in Cinemas round out the top five movies of the weekend.

Arnold Schwarzenegger was involved in a traffic accident yesterday.  He crashed into a woman riding a bike.  But it wasn’t his fault, because she swerved into his lane to make a left turn. Luckily he wasn’t going fast at all. The bicyclist was transported to the hospital, and she’s going to be okay.  Her bike’s going to be okay too . . . Arnold took it to a local bike shop to get fixed. Law enforcement sources said Arnold is in the clear, and no crime was committed. (TMZ)

Ridley Scott’s Gladiator sequel has landed a 2024 release date. The action movie will hit theaters Nov. 22, 2024 via Paramount. The project is a follow-up to Scott’s best picture-winning 2000 feature, which followed Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe), a former general who is forced into being a common gladiator under the rule of Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix), the patricidal self-appointed Emperor of Rome. According to previous reports, the sequel’s story will center on Lucius, the son of Lucilla, played by Connie Nielsen, and the nephew of Phoenix’s Commodus. The project is currently untitled. Paul Mescal, who recently earned an Oscar nomination for his role in the A24 feature Aftersun, is in negotiations to star. At the time of the release, Gladiator grossed $460 million at the box office and earned eleven Oscar nominations, winning five statutes, including best picture and best actor for Crowe. Also due out in November 2024 is Marvel film Fantastic Four, which is slated for Nov. 8. Gladiator Sequel Release Date Set for 2024 – The Hollywood Reporter 

Red Hot Chili Peppers fans are disappointed with the band after their show last week in Australia. It seems like fans are upset that the band played a roughly two-hour show but didn’t perform their hits like “Under The Bridge” or “Suck My Kiss”. Fans commented that the Peppers’ concert was a “terrible show… Hundreds of people walked out early. Extremely boring set list had the crowd half asleep.” There were fans who defended the fan, though. One concertgoer wrote “Mad props to the persons slamming the boomer style sense of entitlement… Band releases new albums since you were a teenager and you’re disappointed that they play them and not that song you got drunk to that time?”

The 2023 Grammy Winners

There are a million Grammys.  Here are the winners in the MAIN categories . . .

Album of the Year:

“Harry’s House”,  Harry Styles

Record of the Year:

“About Damn Time”,  Lizzo

Song of the Year:

“Just Like That”,  Bonnie Raitt

Best New Artist:

Samara Joy

Best Pop Vocal Album:

“Harry’s House”,  Harry Styles

Best Pop Solo Performance:

“Easy on Me”,  Adele 

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group:

“Unholy”,  Sam Smith and Kim Petras 

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:

“Higher”,  Michael Bublé 

Best Rock Performance:

“Broken Horses”,  Brandi Carlile 

Best Rock Album:

“Patient Number 9”,  Ozzy Osbourne 

Best Alternative Music Performance:

“Chaise Longue”,  Wet Leg 

Best Alternative Music Album:

“Wet Leg”,  Wet Leg 

Best R&B Performance:

“Hrs & Hrs”,  Muni Long 

Best Rap Performance:

“The Heart Part 5”,  Kendrick Lamar 

Best Melodic Rap Performance:

“Wait for U”,  Future featuring Drake and Tems 

Best Rap Album:

“Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers”,  Kendrick Lamar

Best Dance/Electronic Music Album:

“Renaissance”,  Beyoncé  (This is the award that made her the winningest artist in Grammy history.) 

Best Country Album:

“A Beautiful Time”Willie Nelson 

Best Audio Book, Narration, and Storytelling Recording:

“Finding Me”Viola Davis.  (This makes her a member of the “EGOT” club.) 

Best Comedy Album:

“The Closer”,  Dave Chappelle (You can see the full, ridiculously long, winners list at Grammy.com.)

In times like these, it’s important to remember that not every singer, musician, and performer is Beyoncé.  Not that there’s anything wrong with . . . you know, success, acclaim, and recognition.

Here are 30 major musical artists who NEVER won a Grammy.

Are you surprised, or was the Recording Academy RIGHT in dodging them?

    1. Miley Cyrus. . . 2 nominations
    2. Nickelback. . . 5 nominations
    3. The Beach Boys. . . 4 nominations
    4. Guns N’ Roses. . . 3 nominations
    5. The Monkees. . . 4 nominations
    6. The Supremes. . . 2 nominations
    7. Def Leppard. . . 0 nominations
    8. Journey. . . 1 nomination
    9. Rascal Flatts. . 4 nominations
    10. Foreigner. . . 3 nominations
    11. Kenny Chesney. . . 6 nominations
    12. Kid Rock. . . 5 nominations
  1. Andy Williams. . . 6 nominations
  2. Backstreet Boys. . . 8 nominations
  3. Cat Stevens. . . 1 nomination
  4. Toby Keith. . . 7 nominations
  5. The Who. . . 2 nominations
  6. The Moody Blues. . . 0 nominations
  7. Creedence Clearwater Revival. . . 0 nominations
  8. Josh Groban. . . 4 nominations
  9. Heart. . . 4 nominations
  10. Katy Perry. . . 13 nominations
  11. Tupac. . .  6 nominations
  12. Run-DMC. . . 1 nomination
  13. Queen. . . 4 nominations
  14. Jimi Hendrix. . . 1 nomination
  15. Joe Satriani. . . 15 nominations
  16. Dierks Bentley. . . 14 nominations
  17. Snoop Dogg. . . 16 nominations
  18. Rebecca Black. . . 0 nominations

(For more COUNTRY artists, hit up this list that we did last year.) (Some of these artists DO have Grammy lifetime achievement awards . . . including Run-DMC, The Who, The Supremes, and Jimi Hendrix.  Maybe that’s a way to make up for overlooking them in the past?) (Billboard / Grammy.com)

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Kyrie Irving Was Traded . . . He’s Mark Cuban’s Problem Now – LINK

LeBron James Is Now the Second NBA Player to Score 38,000 Points – LINK

Tarasenko records 4 points at All-Star Game – LINK

Tom Brady’s retirement sand selling for at least $99K at eBay auction – LINK