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The Recording Academy and MusiCares President/CEO Neil Portnow speaks onstage during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for NARAS)

Recording Academy Boss Says Women Need to ‘Step Up’ After ‘Grammys So Male’ Backlash

While the 60th Grammy Awards heavily promoted gender politics, from stars wearing white roses as a show of solidarity with the #MeToo and Time’s Up anti-sexual harassment movements to the pro-Dreamers speech from singer Camila Cabello to singer Janelle Monae’s “Time’s Up” speech, only one female performer took home a major award.

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Grammys: Hillary Clinton Makes Cameo as Stars Read Excerpts from Anti-Trump ‘Fire and Fury’

The 60th Grammy Awards went full anti-President Donald Trump on Sunday as the awards show host James Corden enlisted singers Cher and John Legend, rappers Snoop Dogg and Cardi B, music producer DJ Khaled, and failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to read excepts from Michael Wolff’s White House tell-all Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.

Kendrick Lamar, center, performs at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Kendrick Lamar Kicks Off Grammys with Politically-Charged Performance

The 60th annual Grammy Awards kicked off Sunday night with a politically-charged musical performance by California rapper Kendrick Lamar who sang his hit song “XXX,” as waving American flag filled giants screens above him and military fatigue-clad background dancers marched behind him.