Lexi Jones

Lexi Jones is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in Las Vegas, she covers entertainment, music and LGBTQ+ news. Her main aspiration is to use her voice to inform others.

Chance the Rapper to Host ‘Punk’d’ Reboot

Punk’d is back and it has a brand-new host. MTV Studios and short-form content platform, Quibi, announced the prank show’s reboot Friday. Grammy-award winner Chance the Rapper will serve as its new host, following in the steps of original host, Ashton Kutcher. But this is not Chance’s first hosting gig; he recently filled in for James Corden on The Late Late Show back in December. In a press release, Chance said the original series is one of MTV’s most iconic...

Utah Becomes 19th State to Ban Conversion Therapy

This week, Utah became the next state to ban conversion therapy for LGBTQ+ children. The state is also the most conservative one to do so thus far. They join 18 other states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and several cities in banning the practice. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert first proposed the ban to the Utah legislature last November. Earlier in the year, Republican State Rep. Craig Hall, also a Republican, proposed a similar bill that later stalled in the legislature. According to...

The Jonas Brothers Announce Las Vegas Residency

The Jonas Brothers are bringing more happiness to Sin City! On Friday, Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas announced their spring residency at the Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas. The nine-show gig kicks off on April 1 and runs until April 18. Let's get it! Let's gooooo!! We’re headed to VEGAS for a brand new residency at Park Theater at Park MGM April 1 – 18!! CITI presale starts Monday, 1/27 at 10AM PT🔥 pic.twitter.com/ZtSRlbhuhh — Jonas Brothers (@jonasbrothers) January 24, 2020...

Deborah Dugan Speaks Out After Being Ousted By The Recording Academy

Deborah Dugan made her first public appearances on both Good Morning America and CBS This Morning Thursday following her departure from the Recording Academy. The organization placed Dugan on administrative leave just days before the Grammys. Dugan served as the Recording Academy’s first female CEO, beginning last year. Former CEO Neil Portnow left his position after he commented on how women need to “step up” in order to be recognized at the Grammys. Additionally in 2018,...

BTS to Perform at the 2020 Grammys

On Thursday, the Recording Academy announced that a special segment called “Old Town Road All-Stars” will take place during the Grammys. Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus will be joined by Diplo, Mason Ramsey and K-Pop superstars BTS. Yes, you read correctly—BTS are performing at the Grammys. The announcement follows Variety’s feature on Lil Nas X. The piece revealed the special stage, though the Recording Academy had not confirmed anything at the time. More speculation came out...

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