Janelle Monae

1. “Dream Town” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

NBA player Steph Curry and musical artists H.E.R. and Jennifer Lopez have joined a national nonpartisan voting initiative launched by Michelle Obama as the effort gears up for the November midterm elections.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a pre-Grammy brunch honoring Janelle Monae, a few hundred music industry players and performers packed tightly in a room to hear the singer speak passionately about women being the backbone of the music industry and dominating in nominations at Sunday’s show.
NEW YORK (AP) — When the Grammys decided to extend the nominees in the top four categories from five to eight, they didn’t consider how much harder it would make our lives as credible prediction experts.
NEW YORK (AP) — Album of the year nominees Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month’s Grammy Awards.
Janelle Monae has been announced as a headliner at Glastonbury.

The ‘Make Me Feel’ hitmaker will head up the West Holts stage at the annual music extravaganza at Worthy Farm in Somerset, South West England, which takes place between June 26 and June 30.
NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu.

1. Janelle Monae, “Dirty Computer": When Janelle Monae released the masterfully brilliant “The ArchAndroid” in 2010, it was hard to imagine how this futuristic, already-seasoned artist could grow, and where that growth would take her. Enter “Dirty Computer,” her third full-length album and another
NEW YORK (AP) — After being nearly muted at this year’s ceremony, the 2019 Grammys are shaping up to be the year of the woman, with powerful female voices representing the majority in two of the top categories.
NEW YORK (AP) — The music of “Black Panther,” with Kendrick Lamar in its starring role, officially owns the 2019 Grammy Awards, where women are heavily represented in the major four categories following a year where their presence was barely felt.
A list of nominees in the top categories at the 61th annual Grammy Awards, announced Friday by The Recording Academy.
NEW YORK (AP) — Janelle Monae doesn’t remember the first album she owned as a child, but the first one she spent her hard-earned money on?
NEW YORK (AP) — When Ken Ehrlich, the longtime producer of the Grammys and other awards shows, worked with the Obama administration on a concert honoring women at the White House, first lady Michelle Obama laid down one rule.
Oscar season is looking more and more like one very well-dressed protest against President Donald Trump.
NEW YORK (AP) — Labors of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the uplifting NASA drama “Hidden Figures” stayed on top for the second straight week.