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Grammy nominations 2021: Snubs, quirks and twists

The short lists for the 63nd annual Grammy awards that celebrate music's best feature an eclectic mix of pop powerhouses, feisty chart-toppers and little-known underdogs.

And, as usual, there was a laundry list of eyebrow-raising snubs and a bunch of straight up oddball nods.
Here's a look at the kookier nominations and head-scratchers in this year's Grammy race:

Jazz in Church Festival to take place over April 23 - 26 at Lutheran Church in Bucharest

The 8th edition of the Jazz in Church Festival will take place over April 23-26 at the Lutheran Church in Bucharest, informs a press release of the Association sent to AGERPRES on Tuesday. Participating in the festival will be 20 artists from all over the world, who will perform jazz, medieval music, contemporary pieces and improvisations.

The big threat of neopopulism

It may not be widely articulated, but the view that political power is won or lost in the political center has not been confirmed. The destruction of the middle class will be the fifth fundamental shift in the world where the so-called baby boomer generation emerged.

The 15 ugliest nationalities in the world! (photos)

Bad news everyone. You know how statistics and the internet do an amazing job at capturing reality? Well, the two recently combined their powers of assessment and aimed them unforgivingly at your face. Internet dating, perhaps the highest authority on beauty, has just released an exclusive, damning report on how ugly you are.

Tom Petty dead at 66 after going into cardiac arrest (VIDEOS-PHOTOS)

Tom Petty, the musical legend behind some of rock’s greatest hits, died Monday after going into cardiac arrest.

He was 66.

The “Free Fallin’” singer was taken to UCLA Medical Center early Monday morning but could not be revived, Tony Dimitriades, the band manager said in a statement.

He died at 11:30 p.m., surrounded by family, friends and his bandmates.