Your 2019 Grammys Recap

Bella Breakdown This year’s Grammy Awards were a total knockout. Everything from the clothing to the performances to the acceptance speeches was on point. Firstly, we must acknowledge the wonderful show host, Alicia Keys, who slayed her hosting job with humor and grace. As a 15-time Grammy winner, it’s safe to say she knows her stuff. It was also an incredible night for one special group. WOMEN. Female artists took home a large portion of the awards this year, as well as taking the stage for some epic performances. Some of favorite performances were the Kacey Musgraves, Katy Perry,...

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Ariana Grande Pulls Out Of The Grammys After 7 Rings Dispute

Bella Breakdown Ariana Grande is standing her ground. Insiders close to the singer are reporting that she has become frustrated with Grammy producers who told her she could not perform “7 Rings” as part of her medley. Grande has had an incredible year and received two Grammy nominations, but for some reason, the producers behind the biggest night in music wanted a little too much control over their performing artists. “7 Rings” is the latest single from Grande, and even set a record on Spotify for the most streams in a 24-hour period. She is following up on the...

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Missy Elliott Makes History For Women In Rap

Bella Breakdown We all know that there is a shortage of women in the hip hop genre of music. And even when there is a strong female presence, recognition and honors tend to go to males anyway. Well, Missy Elliott is breaking that streak, becoming the first female rapper to be inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame. Elliott has six studio albums, four Grammys, and 30 million record sales. Needless to say, this honor has been a long time coming. She is also applauded for her work as a producer and collaborator, working with some of our favorite...

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The 2019 Grammy Nominations Are Here

Bella Breakdown When this year’s Grammy nominations were released, there was some commotion over whether the nominees truly deserved their honors, and whether there were some artists who got snubbed. There were certainly some big names missing from this year’s list, including Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande, despite their massive hits. Fans are also shocked that Jay-Z and Beyonce, AKA The Carters, were excluded from the biggest categories. They did get three nominations overall, but Everything is Love was anticipated to make an Album of the Year nomination. The two artists with the most nominations came from the rap...

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Why “thank you, next” Is The Type Of Love Song Women Need Right Now

Bella Breakdown Anyone who has been through a breakup will agree that it can be one of the most shattering life experiences. Everything is going along great and then, bam! You’re knocked on your dumped and all alone again. While we’re all sick of hearing the “celebrities are just like us” mantra, sometimes it’s a good reminder that other people (rich people!) experience the same heartbreak. And it’s been a hell of a ride for Ariana Grande lately. Breaking off an engagement with Pete Davidson, and coming to terms with the loss of ex and friend, Mac Miller, all...

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