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Sarah McLachlan & India Take Flight

Grammy Award-winning singer, Sarah McLachlan, was spotted leaving Vancouver International Airport (YVR) with her 8-year-old lookalike daughter India to do some promotional appearances for her upcoming Lilith Fair tour.

After an 11 year hiatus, the female-driven tour will resume in Calgary, Canada on June 27th. Along with its godmother Sarah, some of the artists performing at Lilith are Kelly Clarkson, Go-Go's, Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow and Queen Latifah.

Sarah and her ex-husband, musician Ashwin Sood, are also parents to daughter Taja, who turns 3 later this month.

 

Beyonce takes 6 Grammys, makes history

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Beyonce made history at the Grammys on Sunday as she collected six trophies, including song of the year for her anthem “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It),” making her the most decorated woman in one night in the 52-year history of the awards show.

Beyonce won her sixth trophy with best female pop vocal for “Halo.” Perhaps she was not aware of her record-setting feat; her acceptance speech was decidedly low key.

“Thank you so much. This has been such an amazing night for me and I’d love to thank the Grammys,” Beyonce said in her brief remarks. “I’d like to thank all of the fans for their support over the years.”

The Kings of Leon, whose “Use Somebody” trumped her “Halo” to win record of the year, were a bit more entertaining when they picked up their trophy, the family quartet’s third of the night.

“I’m not going to lie, we’re all a little drunk. But we’re happy drunks,” said lead singer Caleb Followill.

Beyonce, who in 2004 won five Grammys on the strength of her debut album “Dangerously in Love,” a mark tied by the likes of Alicia Keys, Norah Jones and Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse and Alison Krauss, reached that milestone again Sunday en route to the new record. She is the first to reach that mark twice.

She won the songwriting trophy along with three writers for “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It).” The superstar also won best R&B contemporary album for “I Am … Sasha Fierce” among her other awards, and still had the opportunity to win the evening’s remaining top award — album of the year.

 

Beyonce earns 10 Grammy nominations

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The nominations for the upcoming 52nd annual Grammy Awards have been announced, and Beyonce leads the nomination parade with a total 10 nominations. Close on the heels of Beyonce is Taylor Swift who has secured nominations in eight categories. The result of this close battle will be out soon when the awards ceremony takes place on January 31 in Los Angeles.

Contact Music reports,

The ‘Halo’ singer and Taylor Swift - who has been recognised in eight categories - were revealed as the most nominated artists at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! yesterday (02.12.09), with both stars up for the coveted Record, Song and Album of the Year prizes.

Kanye West, soul singer Maxwell and ‘I Gotta Feeling’ stars Black Eyed Peas all received six nominations, while Beyonce’s husband Jay-Z, French DJ David Guetta and ‘Poker Face’ star Lady Gaga are up for five awards.

Let’s see whether Beyonce is successful in converting her nominations into trophies or Taylor Swift repeats her AMAs magic and walks away as the Grammy Queen. Hit the jump for the complete list of nominations.
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