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Darryle Aldridge

Megan Thee Stallion's debut album, "Good News," dropped Nov. 20. 

‘Good News’ isn’t all bad

Megan Thee Stallion ended a tumultuous 2020 with her debut album, “Good News” — a rightfully boastful and triumphant celebration of her empowerment and resilience.  

Artists like Dua Lipa, Selena Gomez and Hayley Williams have taken different tacts on whether to release music during the COVID-19 outbreak.

To release or not release

With all the chaos, sadness and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, two schools of thought are forming surrounding releasing new music  — should artists push scheduled dates, or release music during a crisis? 

In 2006, the Academy nominated Mariah Carey for eight Grammys, but she only won three — and all in R&B categories.

Grammys exposed for lack of diversity

It is no surprise black artists are underrepresented at the Grammys considering that of the 12,000 committee members who vote on nominations and award decisions, the overwhelming majority of them are white.  

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