Beyonce's nominations come mostly from her song "Black Parade," which celebrated Black culture and activism and was released during a summer of nationwide protests over systemic racism and police killings of Black people in the United States.
The decision comes just over a month after Dugan was suddenly suspended days before the 2020 Grammy Awards show on accusations of misconduct and bullying.
The NBA legend died hours before the show along with his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
Eilish, 17, who burst onto the alternative pop scene this year and is nominated for four Grammy Awards in January, came 5th on the list of most streamed songs, with “Bad Guy,” Apple Music said in a year-end list.
The seven-member boy band are among some 1,300 music industry professionals invited to become members of the Los Angeles-based Recording Academy.
Mars won all of the awards for which he was in the running in what was expected to be a major night for hip-hop, which for the first time dominated nominations for the major categories.
Reba McEntire, Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson wear white roses to Grammy Awards. The statement accessory comes just weeks after stars wore all black to the Golden Globes to support the #meToo movement.
The powerhouse from London scoops up five wins, becoming the only artist to win album, record and song of the year twice. But her moving statement about Beyonce's work and political performances make history at the 59th awards ceremony.
US pop star Prince, 57, found dead at his home in Minnesota
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