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The Daily Californian Arts Awards: Music of 2018

This year, women are at the forefront of modern music. From those already at the top of their game, such as ponytail-wearing superstar Ariana Grande, to those just getting started, such as U.K. R&B singer Jorja Smith, female artists have dominated 2018’s soundtrack with their bops, ballads and visual albums.
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The Grammys scissor SZA’s hopes, dreams

While many of Sunday’s Grammy Awards went to deserving artists — Childish Gambino took home an award for “Redbone,” and Kendrick Lamar won four of his seven nominations — the glitzy night was not without snubs. One of the biggest disappointments? SZA, this year’s most-nominated woman, lost all five of her Grammy
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