profishingrods.com
profishingrods.com April 22, 2019


Lo Responds To Criticism Of Motown Grammys Performance

13 February 2019, 07:02 | Regina Holmes

Shutterstock View View 70

Jennifer Lopez Grammys 2019

One commenter on Twitter complained, "Jennifer Lopez is doing the Motown tribute and when Janelle Monae is right there and I just don't understand the creative decision".

But for anyone who'd been following along online over the last week, the tribute was indisputably controversial; Lopez came under fire after she was announced as the headliner for the tribute a few days earlier. Some especially took issue with the Recording Academy, which is responsible for producing the show, not using the many Black women vocalists in the industry to headline the tribute.

Lopez performed "Please Mr. Postman" while wearing a black ensemble with white feathers and accompanied by a group of dancers. "Any type of music can inspire any type of artist", the Bronx-born singer told ET. "Any type of music can inspire any type of artist", she told the publication. "You can't tell people what to love", Lopez said. "You gotta do what's in your heart", Lopez shared in her defense. "How do you do a Motown tribute without an ALL BLACK cast of artists?!" another person wondered, adding, "And it's Black History Month too".

- She IsAble (@blueladybug22)I was not pleased with this J-Lo bidi bidi bom bom "Motown" performance. Why??




Lalah Hathaway's whole body and self was sitting in the audience during a soulless Motown tribute. But you know, I want to dedicate this performance to my mom because this is the music we listened to in our living room.

Previously, he had said that he thinks "anyone who is upset is stupid". After all, it's Motown's 60th anniversary. According to Us Weekly, viewers watching the awards show from the comfort of their homes were shown a close-up of Rodriguez appearing stunned during Lopez's performance. "Motown was music for everybody".

"On the very first day of Motown Berry Gordy told the five of us who were present, 'I'm gonna start my own record company and we're gonna make music for everybody and always be sure to make quality music that the world can enjoy.' And through the Grace of God and hard work and determination, we accomplished that", Robinson continued.



Other News

Trending Now

USA measles outbreak grows
The Washington State Health Department says about 530 individuals were immunized in opposition to measles in January 2018. Almost all the circumstances occurred in kids younger than 10 whose parents had chosen not to vaccinate them .

Offset Releases Footage of Cardi B Giving Birth in New Album Trailer
In a since-deleted video on her Instagram Story, the "I Like It" singer thanked Tom Petty for the flowers and "beautiful note"... The little one had already mastered calling Offset "papa" so hearing her name was a huge moment for her 7-month-old baby.

Jamaican Lottery Winner Wears 'Scream' Mask While Claiming $1.2M Prize
He claimed he'd fallen ill after his win, sometimes finding himself in so much pain he'd forgotten his life-changing victory. I haven't found it yet, but I'll be looking for one soon". "I don't beg, I don't borrow".

Steelers WR Brown requests trade
Brown has been the subject of widespread trade speculation after he failed to show up to work the day before the season finale. ESPN reported shortly afterwards that he has officially asked the team for a trade.

England World Cup-winning goalkeeper Banks dies
We are devastated to lose him but we have so many happy memories and could not have been more proud of him . It said: "It is with great sadness that we announce that Gordon passed away peacefully overnight".

US President Donald Trump says could extend China trade talks deadline
Mid-level officials began discussions Monday in preparation for two days of talks starting Thursday involving U.S. Beijing officials have yet to offer satisfying proposals on U.S. demands.

Ellen DeGeneres shaves off Julian Edelman's beard
Degeneres made Edelman an offer: I'll donate $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston if you let me shave the beard right now. While Patrick Mahomes and Co. still managed to hang 31 points, their most explosive offensive player was a total non-factor.

Paul Scholes to be confirmed as Oldham Athletic manager on Monday
Oldham sacked Frankie Bunn in December and academy coach Pete Wild had been in caretaker charge prior to Scholes' appointment. His brother Phil Neville is the England women's team manager, having previously worked as a coach at Valencia.

French media slam France after emphatic loss to England in Six Nations
May scored England's first try after just 64 seconds, the third straight match he's scored in the first two minutes. May scored two more tries before Penaud reduced the deficit to 23-8.

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani out of Manchester United match
It's certainly an advantage (playing at home second), but first and foremost you have to focus on the first leg'. They have already faced English opposition after topping a group that contained Liverpool .