The roster of Grammy winners for best new artist includes such all-time greats as Bobby Darin, The Beatles and Mariah Carey. The roster of Grammy losers for best new artist may be even more star-studded.
Jennifer Lopez is getting some of the best reviews of her career for her new film Hustlers, which raises the possibility that she could receive her first Golden Globe nomination in more than two decades. And Lopez is in the Oscar conversation for the first time since her acclaimed performance in 1998's Out of Sight.
Lizzo is precisely the kind of artist the Recording Academy would like to see receive a Grammy nomination for best new artist. There's just one hitch: She may not qualify. Will the Academy bend the rules to let her compete?